If you are looking to adopt a parrot, then there are many options that you can look for. Many times, people look for baby parrots as their first bird. You many be surprised to learn that there are many older parrots also looking for homes. Too often, older parrots get overlooked by people looking to adopt. There are many benefits to adopting an older parrot.
Halloween can be fun and festive for people, but there are some parrot safety hazards that should be kept in mind for this day. Here are some tips to help you ensure that your parrot has a happy and safe Halloween.
Watch the Candy
Make sure candy is kept safely away from your parrot(s). Chocolate is toxic to parrots. If you suspect your parrot has ingested chocolate, contact your veterinarian.
Are you thinking about fostering a parrot? Read on to find out about the benefits of becoming a foster home:
Fostering a parrot is a great way to get your feet wet if you are considering adopting. If you have never owned a parrot before then you would need to learn about parrot behaviors and how to care for parrots. Some types of parrots are not suitable for every home, but all parrots need a caretaker willing to commit to a lifetime of caring for them. Fostering is a great way to learn what type of parrot fits into your household and whether or not you’d be able to take on the responsibilities of caring for a parrot for many years.
The Refuge for Saving the Wildlife, Inc. is hosting a memorial walk for one of our permanent residents, Sigh, a Moluccan Cockatoo, who has recently gone on to the Rainbow Bridge. Sigh came to the refuge in early 2000 when he was in his mid-20’s. He was featherless, fearful and unable to move very well. After years of medicines, therapies and love, Sigh became a very trusting, loving and active bird until his untimely death in 2015.
Come celebrate his life and help raise public awareness about rescued birds and much needed funds to help the brothers and sisters Sigh has left to fill the void from his passing. Sigh will be sadly missed by all who knew him.