I hope you will come in and sit a while, maybe even be able to learn something new.
I enjoy sharing with you the multitude of information I have learned through my years of living with feathers and fur.
I want to make it clear that this site is for your information and enjoyment only; it can be used as a guideline to understand more about your pets. But, I am not a veterinarian! merely an experienced animal lover who too is always learning in what I call parenthood and the many joys it brings. Please always consult your vet if any problems with your animals arise or at the first sign of illness. With many species, especially birds, they will hide any illness as a survival mechanism, since many are prey, only the strong can survive meaning often it can be too late once they have become ill.
The information that you will find throughout this site has come from many sources; many animal/species specific books, and my own experiences. I will continue to add information as I find it.
Thank you for your time. Now lets grab a cup of coffee or whatever your pleasure and please enjoy the site as we cover from beaks to whiskers.
And as always... To those that believe happiness is poop on your shoulder or fur in your sandwich, I hope you have an amazing day.
"The greatness of a nation and its moral progress can be judged by the way its animals are treated."
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Ten Commandments for Pet Owners
1. My life is likely to last 10 to 15 years. Any separation from you will be very painful.
2. Give me time to understand what you want of me.
3. Place your trust in me - it is crucial for my well-being.
4. Don't be angry with me for long and don't lock me up as punishment. You have your work, your friends, your entertainment. I have only you.
5. Talk to me. Even if I don't understand your words, I understand your voice when it's speaking to me.
6. Be aware that however you treat me, I'll never forget it.
7. Before you scold me for being lazy or uncooperative, ask yourself if something might be bothering me. Perhaps I'm not getting the right food, I've been out in the sun too long, or my heart may be getting old and weak, or maybe stubbornness might just be in my natural nature.
8. Before you hit me, remember that I have teeth that could easily crush the bones in your hand, but I choose not to bite you.
9. Take care of me when I get old. You, too, will grow old someday.
10. Go with me on difficult journeys, Never say "I can't bear to watch it" or "Let it happen in my absence." Everything is easier for me if you are there. Remember, I love you.