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by CatsChair
Sat May 09, 2009 7:15 pm
Forum: IRNs Behavior & Taming
Topic: Help! Lola eats Plaster!
Replies: 8
Views: 972

Maybe you could get her a little muzzle.... what can I say, Gelly & my Lola are chewing through the studs on their aviary! ROFL
by CatsChair
Wed Apr 29, 2009 8:18 am
Forum: News
Topic: New home, new husband for Lola.
Replies: 6
Views: 1236

I am going to have to have a talk with my dad....I had to buy my own house (and aviary). Sigh......
by CatsChair
Wed Apr 29, 2009 8:14 am
Forum: IRN Photo Forum
Topic: Updated shots
Replies: 2
Views: 635

Updated shots

Here are the kids now...Gelly has developed a lovely ring and is a typical bratty hormonal young teenage male. Lola is still ignoring his antics, but they are happy together. Life is good...just very busy! http://i117.photobucket.com/albums/o53/catschair/IRNs/IMG_4231.jpg http://i117.photobucket.co...
by CatsChair
Wed Apr 29, 2009 8:02 am
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Indian Ringneck Stuffed Animal
Replies: 9
Views: 1615

How cool! A lot of us have been fans of AJ's for a while. Glad to see you here.
by CatsChair
Tue May 01, 2007 6:00 am
Forum: IRN Photo Forum
Topic: Introducing ..
Replies: 11
Views: 3347

Sorry about the SO -- what a scare! Great shot of the fids!!
by CatsChair
Mon Apr 30, 2007 8:36 am
Forum: IRN Photo Forum
Topic: Wet Bird
Replies: 7
Views: 1628

too cute!~
by CatsChair
Sun Apr 29, 2007 11:30 am
Forum: Share Your Flock With The Family
Topic: See How Big I've Gottin!!
Replies: 9
Views: 2851

What a darling!
by CatsChair
Sun Apr 29, 2007 10:04 am
Forum: Share Your Flock With The Family
Topic: A few ekkie pics...since Catschair asked ;)
Replies: 4
Views: 1963

They are adorable! I think that cage is about the same size as my first apartment. Thanks for sharing.
by CatsChair
Sun Apr 29, 2007 9:01 am
Forum: Ringneck Stories
Topic: Beeping and Squeaking eh?
Replies: 8
Views: 2409

She is far too young and graceful to be feeling like a squeaky <expletive deleted> :D :P :roll:
by CatsChair
Sun Apr 29, 2007 9:00 am
Forum: IRN Photo Forum
Topic: Here's some new ones of the lovely Ms. Prinny
Replies: 9
Views: 2205

She is such a beauty! Now, where are Mikey and Noah? HUH ??? Fingers crossed for the B&G today.
by CatsChair
Sun Apr 29, 2007 8:15 am
Forum: IRN Photo Forum
Topic: Jaws in all his glory
Replies: 16
Views: 3800

Great shots! I know it is hard to imagine, but you will spend most of your life wanting folks to think you are younger than you really are. Hopefully Toby doesn't hate Jaws too (or stays far away from him); Toby looks like a sweetie!
by CatsChair
Sun Apr 29, 2007 8:12 am
Forum: IRN Photo Forum
Topic: Lets try these pics again.. Are they working now?
Replies: 14
Views: 3394

Woo hoo! I'm so glad he has learned the joys of bathing, they are so cute when they are wet.
by CatsChair
Sun Apr 29, 2007 8:06 am
Forum: IRN Photo Forum
Topic: 6 IRN's
Replies: 9
Views: 2579

They are so lovely!
by CatsChair
Sat Apr 28, 2007 9:38 pm
Forum: IRNs Behavior & Taming
Topic: Shy Ringneck
Replies: 10
Views: 2296

they can be a bit moody, but try not to react when he bites you.
by CatsChair
Sat Apr 28, 2007 9:36 pm
Forum: IRN Photo Forum
Topic: Lets try these pics again.. Are they working now?
Replies: 14
Views: 3394

Took Magellan a while to decide bathing was a good thing, now she loves to be sprayed (will holler if I am misting the tiels instead of her!)
by CatsChair
Sat Apr 28, 2007 11:45 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: IRN moulting
Replies: 16
Views: 2993

Not a probelem -- there are cat people, dog people and fools like me that would buiild an ark and get multiples of everything. Sounds like your neighbors don't do a whole lot of brushing -- mine leave fur everywhere but not many "chunks" (uh...cats, not neighbors).
by CatsChair
Sat Apr 28, 2007 8:16 am
Forum: IRNs Behavior & Taming
Topic: Shy Ringneck
Replies: 10
Views: 2296

I am so jealous! My tiels will whistle back at me but Gelly will only prattle away in her own little lingo when I am out of sight. You can pick out pretty girl, pretty bird, hello and I love you..... can't quite figure out what they other words are, but she sure does have a lot to say.
by CatsChair
Sat Apr 28, 2007 8:11 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: IRN moulting
Replies: 16
Views: 2993

I'm not so sure about that.......of course I have two cats and almost 40 birds, so maybe it is not a fair comparison (but going to work with cat hair on you is much less bizarre than looking like your pillow burst at some point during the night) :roll:
by CatsChair
Sat Apr 28, 2007 8:09 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: Conspiracy among bird owners on this site!!!!
Replies: 18
Views: 4481

Nice little teaser there Miss Angie.....we want pics and details!
by CatsChair
Sat Apr 28, 2007 8:04 am
Forum: IRN Photo Forum
Topic: Yearning for more pics, eh?
Replies: 8
Views: 1835

fortunately the traffic is usually at a near standstill so you have plenty of time to consult your maps, GPS, call a friend and ask........
by CatsChair
Sat Apr 28, 2007 8:02 am
Forum: IRN Photo Forum
Topic: Jaws in all his glory
Replies: 16
Views: 3800

What a lovely bird! Mine can only gaze at the world outside.
by CatsChair
Fri Apr 27, 2007 9:03 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: Conspiracy among bird owners on this site!!!!
Replies: 18
Views: 4481

I think you may have hit the nail on the head (she says from under the pellets and down)
by CatsChair
Fri Apr 27, 2007 6:13 pm
Forum: IRN Photo Forum
Topic: Yearning for more pics, eh?
Replies: 8
Views: 1835

oops...wasn't done...
LA freeways are about as close to nature as I have gotten lately. Though I am immensely amused by the crows playing in the birdbath I put outside for the little guys!
by CatsChair
Fri Apr 27, 2007 6:12 pm
Forum: IRN Photo Forum
Topic: Yearning for more pics, eh?
Replies: 8
Views: 1835

Awesome.....

I could post some photos of the LA freeways.......
by CatsChair
Fri Apr 27, 2007 6:10 pm
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Hello, I am new to IRNs and IRN.com
Replies: 10
Views: 1940

Welcome! Sounds like your new baby is settling in well!
by CatsChair
Thu Apr 26, 2007 6:41 pm
Forum: IRN Photo Forum
Topic: Lets try these pics again.. Are they working now?
Replies: 14
Views: 3394

what a sweetie!!
by CatsChair
Thu Apr 26, 2007 6:40 pm
Forum: IRN Photo Forum
Topic: Addicted To My Camera...
Replies: 8
Views: 1726

You must have hit your head....asking this crowd if they want pictures? PUH....LEEZE

I like spiders. What a whacko, eh?
by CatsChair
Thu Apr 26, 2007 6:39 pm
Forum: IRNs Behavior & Taming
Topic: Yoda loves Michael Buble?
Replies: 9
Views: 2586

I talk to the cat next door....and sometimes the wall (certainly the computer)...... now you have me worried!
by CatsChair
Wed Apr 25, 2007 8:46 pm
Forum: IRN Lounge
Topic: Our Planet
Replies: 4
Views: 1273

The really scary thing is that we WERE thinking about these things years ago. I was a tree-hugger back in the sixties, but we have forgotten so many things that we learned. One silver lining though..... we did get rid of DDT & the pelicans are back -- anybody else remember "Silent Spring&q...
by CatsChair
Tue Apr 24, 2007 11:06 pm
Forum: IRN Lounge
Topic: ringneck or alex
Replies: 4
Views: 1288

We agree -- potential is the same, just depends on the birds and how they are raised.
by CatsChair
Tue Apr 24, 2007 10:23 pm
Forum: IRN Photo Forum
Topic: Addicted To My Camera...
Replies: 8
Views: 1726

Great shots! Glad life is treating you well.
by CatsChair
Tue Apr 24, 2007 7:20 pm
Forum: IRNs Behavior & Taming
Topic: Guess what??
Replies: 23
Views: 6370

I am so glad you are making progress! Sounds like you are well on your way!
by CatsChair
Tue Apr 24, 2007 5:45 pm
Forum: IRNs Behavior & Taming
Topic: Shy Ringneck
Replies: 10
Views: 2296

I have had my IRN for about six months and she babbles away when I am out of sight (not quite words), but won't say a thing to me directly; think it just takes a long time (and I know six months is a long time when you are 16 -- but time will go fast!) Keep us posted.
by CatsChair
Mon Apr 23, 2007 11:23 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: tragic accident
Replies: 90
Views: 47704

That is WONDERFUL news! Congrats to Luna & her awesome parronts.
by CatsChair
Mon Apr 23, 2007 10:12 pm
Forum: IRN Lounge
Topic: Good on ya mates
Replies: 3
Views: 1143

Good on ya mates

A word of thanks to honor our Aussie and Kiwi friends who have served the cause of freedom. Just a bit early for ANZAC Day~.
by CatsChair
Mon Apr 23, 2007 6:47 pm
Forum: IRN Video Forum
Topic: This is what made me want to get a quaker
Replies: 6
Views: 2283

too cute!!! But I DON'T need any more fids..... self control..... deep cleansing breaths
by CatsChair
Sun Apr 22, 2007 10:29 pm
Forum: IRN Diet & Housing
Topic: Vegimite?
Replies: 11
Views: 3092

ew yuch..... is that the same as Marmite? Worse yet, my mother used to eat chunks of yeast cake...... That said, I don't think it should hurt a bird any, might even be good for them (of course that was what Mom always said when she tried to get me to eat such things........)
by CatsChair
Sun Apr 22, 2007 3:58 pm
Forum: IRN Photo Forum
Topic: Mucky pup!
Replies: 8
Views: 1507

What a cutie! Think birds can get away with grotty faces, just us humans that get dinged for such horrors.
by CatsChair
Sun Apr 22, 2007 3:55 pm
Forum: Share Your Flock With The Family
Topic: New Arrivals
Replies: 9
Views: 2644

What darlings!
by CatsChair
Sat Apr 21, 2007 9:20 am
Forum: Share Your Flock With The Family
Topic: what has been taking all my time
Replies: 3
Views: 1657

She is lovely!
by CatsChair
Fri Apr 20, 2007 5:43 pm
Forum: IRN Photo Forum
Topic: how many of these would these be ringnecks?
Replies: 11
Views: 2623

that is why the scientific names come in handy!

(your resident pointy headed scientist)
by CatsChair
Fri Apr 20, 2007 5:42 pm
Forum: Share Your Flock With The Family
Topic: New Arrivals
Replies: 9
Views: 2644

congrats on your new arrivals! MBS strikes again......
by CatsChair
Fri Apr 20, 2007 6:08 am
Forum: IRN Photo Forum
Topic: how many of these would these be ringnecks?
Replies: 11
Views: 2623

What beauties! I saw a plum head at the bird show last month!
by CatsChair
Fri Apr 20, 2007 6:05 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: omg omg omg ...
Replies: 10
Views: 1891

You KNOW that MBS doesn't go away...... Many congrats on your new birds!!
by CatsChair
Wed Apr 18, 2007 7:02 pm
Forum: IRN Lounge
Topic: Protect Domestic Violence Victims and Their Pets
Replies: 1
Views: 893

Protect Domestic Violence Victims and Their Pets

For your consideration: I have just read and signed the petition: "Thank CA Senator for Her Efforts to Protect Domestic Violence Victims and Their Pets" Please take a moment to read about this important issue, and join me in signing the petition. It takes just 30 seconds, but can truly mak...
by CatsChair
Mon Apr 16, 2007 10:39 pm
Forum: IRN Photo Forum
Topic: Three new Birds !
Replies: 3
Views: 983

Very cool.... but a symptom of MBS nonetheless 8)
by CatsChair
Mon Apr 16, 2007 5:50 pm
Forum: IRN Photo Forum
Topic: Pictures of Pete and Little bird
Replies: 5
Views: 1212

How cute! Alex doesn't look so sure about having Pete on his back.... "hey, what is going on back there?"
by CatsChair
Mon Apr 16, 2007 5:48 pm
Forum: IRN Photo Forum
Topic: Pics of new family member!
Replies: 18
Views: 3654

Don't worry about being young, you will be old soon enough (and hopefully for a long time!) The fids & you featherless ones are adorable :P
by CatsChair
Mon Apr 16, 2007 6:04 am
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Have I blown my chances for a relationship with my new IRN?
Replies: 23
Views: 6890

What beautiful fids! Glad to have you onboard.
by CatsChair
Mon Apr 16, 2007 6:01 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: irn??
Replies: 4
Views: 1157

Are you going to get the Alex, or just curious (I'm just nosy!)
by CatsChair
Sun Apr 15, 2007 7:49 pm
Forum: IRNs Behavior & Taming
Topic: Another clip yesterday
Replies: 2
Views: 857

weighted ankle bracelets?


JUST KIDDING!!
by CatsChair
Sun Apr 15, 2007 10:50 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: Cute test to see what kind of bird you are!!!
Replies: 7
Views: 1503

Came out caique..... true some days, but you REALLY don't want to see me dance
by CatsChair
Sun Apr 15, 2007 8:29 am
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: PLEASE HELP!!!!!!!! New IRN
Replies: 22
Views: 6196

Cheeky is adorable!
by CatsChair
Sun Apr 15, 2007 8:26 am
Forum: IRN Photo Forum
Topic: Photo's, Photo's and more photo's
Replies: 5
Views: 1039

Thanks for sharing!
by CatsChair
Sat Apr 14, 2007 6:32 pm
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: PLEASE HELP!!!!!!!! New IRN
Replies: 22
Views: 6196

Welcome to the flock! We'd love to see photos of your fid.
by CatsChair
Sat Apr 14, 2007 9:46 am
Forum: IRN Photo Forum
Topic: Grey on an IRN's back?
Replies: 3
Views: 735

Great montage!
by CatsChair
Sat Apr 14, 2007 9:46 am
Forum: IRNs Behavior & Taming
Topic: My Petey is spoiled!
Replies: 2
Views: 796

Now comes the tough part..... if you don't ignore him, he will learn that it works and will never stop. Hard to say who is training whom, eh?
by CatsChair
Sat Apr 14, 2007 9:44 am
Forum: IRNs Behavior & Taming
Topic: Help?
Replies: 9
Views: 2528

Magellan goes straight to my shoulder, won't stay on my hand (but stays on the shoulder pretty well)
by CatsChair
Fri Apr 13, 2007 5:33 pm
Forum: IRN Photo Forum
Topic: Yoshi & Bahamut
Replies: 6
Views: 1117

They are so cute!!
by CatsChair
Fri Apr 13, 2007 6:07 am
Forum: IRN Lounge
Topic: Amazon has a Flock
Replies: 3
Views: 1071

congrats on the new additions!
by CatsChair
Thu Apr 12, 2007 6:08 pm
Forum: Share Your Flock With The Family
Topic: NEW TO THIS AMAZING SITE AND WANNA SHOW OFF MY IRN'S
Replies: 7
Views: 2559

How do they hang at those angles? I can barely stay upright <g>
by CatsChair
Thu Apr 12, 2007 6:07 pm
Forum: IRN Photo Forum
Topic: MICKEY & MALORI
Replies: 4
Views: 960

They are darlings!
by CatsChair
Wed Apr 11, 2007 9:52 pm
Forum: Our Angels in Heaven: Rainbow Bridge
Topic: Toby is no longer with us.
Replies: 8
Views: 3224

Not to start a battle....but tell me that you did not kill six cats because they followed their instincts and hunted a bird. That makes me very sad.
by CatsChair
Wed Apr 11, 2007 8:36 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: Conspiracy among bird owners on this site!!!!
Replies: 18
Views: 4481

and imagine the offspring!
by CatsChair
Wed Apr 11, 2007 8:35 pm
Forum: IRN Lounge
Topic: Our Gwennie has a B-Day coming up
Replies: 9
Views: 1953

My fids and I are perfectly willing to party for days on end....just let us know when and where!
by CatsChair
Wed Apr 11, 2007 8:33 pm
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: LOOKING FOR ANY INFO AND ADVICE U HAVE!!
Replies: 5
Views: 1111

Welcome!
by CatsChair
Wed Apr 11, 2007 8:32 pm
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: New guy with an unusual question
Replies: 4
Views: 965

Welcome! Sounds like Peanut's fid, color wise. Search out the photos of how he has progressed, sounds like your baby may be the same variant
by CatsChair
Wed Apr 11, 2007 5:59 am
Forum: IRN Photo Forum
Topic: MR Bojangles getting black ring!
Replies: 8
Views: 1360

How exciting! He is a looker 8)
by CatsChair
Tue Apr 10, 2007 7:30 pm
Forum: IRN Lounge
Topic: Our Gwennie has a B-Day coming up
Replies: 9
Views: 1953

Many happy returns!
by CatsChair
Tue Apr 10, 2007 6:04 am
Forum: IRN Photo Forum
Topic: Happy belated Easter
Replies: 7
Views: 1252

Great pics!
by CatsChair
Tue Apr 10, 2007 6:00 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: Conspiracy among bird owners on this site!!!!
Replies: 8
Views: 1355

Hmm....not sure what you are asking. I have a lot of birds, but they are almost all rescues. We have a mix of members, some breed, some rescue, some buy..... just a group of folks who love their ring necks.
by CatsChair
Mon Apr 09, 2007 5:56 am
Forum: IRN Photo Forum
Topic: Images of new house!
Replies: 7
Views: 1336

It is lovely! My little house would be lost in a corner :D . Congratulations
by CatsChair
Mon Apr 09, 2007 5:53 am
Forum: IRN Lounge
Topic: Happy Easter
Replies: 5
Views: 1258

What a darling photo!
by CatsChair
Sat Apr 07, 2007 7:24 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: I need help with a name for a grey
Replies: 4
Views: 978

Congratulations! How about Dorian.....then he will always stay young!
by CatsChair
Sat Apr 07, 2007 7:04 pm
Forum: IRN Photo Forum
Topic: Someone has been into my margarita!
Replies: 3
Views: 787

Made a valiant effort at landing in it when it was full, but no point in trying to steal a margarita from me :D
by CatsChair
Sat Apr 07, 2007 11:29 am
Forum: IRN Lounge
Topic: Happy Easter
Replies: 5
Views: 1258

Happy Easter

or Passover or....whatever you celebrate.

Gelly just wants all the bunnies to go home -- they seem to have invaded the place.


Image

Image
by CatsChair
Sat Apr 07, 2007 11:23 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: tragic accident
Replies: 90
Views: 47704

This is so great to hear! Luna has really made remarkable progress & you guys are doing such a wonderful job. Give her an extra jelly bean (well, you had probably better eat it for her).
by CatsChair
Sat Apr 07, 2007 11:12 am
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Greetings from South Africa
Replies: 5
Views: 1154

Hi Terrie! Welcome to you & Chippie.
by CatsChair
Fri Apr 06, 2007 6:23 am
Forum: Ringneck Stories
Topic: Violent Ringneck - KILLED 3 LOVEBIRDS !!!
Replies: 13
Views: 7394

I'm so sorry for your loss. I think it is hard for all of us not to attribute human emotions to our pets, but I think it is very rare for animals to act out of animosity. It took us humans generations to learn to not act out of instinct all the time (with limited success). I'm very nervous about lea...
by CatsChair
Fri Apr 06, 2007 6:17 am
Forum: IRN Photo Forum
Topic: new pics
Replies: 5
Views: 856

they are so cute together! Magellan snaps at my tiels through their cages, so I have never let them out together.
by CatsChair
Thu Apr 05, 2007 5:57 pm
Forum: IRN Photo Forum
Topic: Images...
Replies: 5
Views: 987

Very cool....now let me get this straight, did you buy the house for the bird? He is a beauty!
by CatsChair
Thu Apr 05, 2007 6:07 am
Forum: IRNs Behavior & Taming
Topic: Frustrated!
Replies: 11
Views: 2796

Magellan actually gets more vocal with men than women & I kept giggling the other day because a fairly..... what is the PC term.... slight? young man came to do some repairs and Gelly acted like he was a woman. I'm sure he thought I was nuts (of course once they see nine bird cages in the living...
by CatsChair
Thu Apr 05, 2007 6:03 am
Forum: Ringneck Stories
Topic: Bat Bird
Replies: 1
Views: 1101

How long have you been hanging upside down, m'dear? Watching a bit too much Rosie? I'm guessing it must not bother them, since they all seem to love it (back to birds now). Have a great long weekend! I am so jealous of all my coworkers offshore who get Good Friday and Easter Monday, we get..... oh t...
by CatsChair
Thu Apr 05, 2007 5:59 am
Forum: Our Angels in Heaven: Rainbow Bridge
Topic: Toby is no longer with us.
Replies: 8
Views: 3224

I'm so sorry for your loss. I get worried because Magellan is leaning new ways to escape all of the time (I am hoping the maids knocked off an or-ring and she hasn't really learned how to unscrew them -- I can barely do it), since I have two well behaved, but still cats, living here with the crew an...
by CatsChair
Wed Apr 04, 2007 6:06 am
Forum: IRN Photo Forum
Topic: New babies
Replies: 37
Views: 12208

This is an awesome sequence! And yes, I want a baby too....but considering the racket in my house (and the sun is not up....) will show self control! Thanks for sharing
by CatsChair
Wed Apr 04, 2007 6:05 am
Forum: IRN Photo Forum
Topic: Atticus PBFD Update
Replies: 5
Views: 1133

Poor darling! Hopefully she doesn't know quite how funny she looks!
by CatsChair
Wed Apr 04, 2007 6:03 am
Forum: IRN Lounge
Topic: Check this out
Replies: 9
Views: 2111

I'm going down to South Africa for two weeks in July-- Capetown (with penguins and wine....woo hoo), then the Blue Train across the country, a stay in Kruger National Park, and up to Victoria Falls. I'm so psyched!!
by CatsChair
Wed Apr 04, 2007 6:01 am
Forum: IRNs Behavior & Taming
Topic: Frustrated!
Replies: 11
Views: 2796

Magellan is a great watch dog. Two inspectors came to check the house yesterday; she screeched when they walked in and I quieted her down. Then they were walking around outside and everytime they got in her line of sight she started yelling. Of course, I laughed and once I explained to them that she...
by CatsChair
Tue Apr 03, 2007 5:07 pm
Forum: IRN Lounge
Topic: Check this out
Replies: 9
Views: 2111

Less than three months til I get to see them in person (sorry....just felt the need to burble....I won't carry on TOO much about this adventure)
by CatsChair
Tue Apr 03, 2007 6:04 am
Forum: IRN Lounge
Topic: Tsunami
Replies: 3
Views: 1026

Most of us were furious rather than confused; the only silver lining is how many indicviduals stepped up. Sorta like 9-11, you do get to see that most folks are good and many are unexpected heroes. If it is any comfort, we had the tsunami warning on the computer for almost 12 hr in California (not ...
by CatsChair
Mon Apr 02, 2007 5:45 pm
Forum: IRN Lounge
Topic: Tsunami
Replies: 3
Views: 1026

Tsunami

Okay, so this is probably a dumb question, but why did it take so long to get help to the Solomon Islands? We got a tsunami warning (in Los Angeles) around noon yesterday, but even late last night, there was nobody there. Aren't they only about 1500 miles from Aus? Couldn't seaplanes land if the air...
by CatsChair
Mon Apr 02, 2007 5:40 pm
Forum: IRNs Behavior & Taming
Topic: our IRN is part KANGAROO
Replies: 4
Views: 1313

What a kick! Gotta love it.
by CatsChair
Sat Mar 31, 2007 8:36 pm
Forum: IRN Photo Forum
Topic: Enter's pic update!!!!
Replies: 8
Views: 1471

What a beauty!
by CatsChair
Tue Mar 27, 2007 10:15 pm
Forum: Breeding IRNs
Topic: ? on breeding IRN's & why mom killing offspring
Replies: 10
Views: 2405

they are adorable! Hope they grow up as lovely as their folks.
by CatsChair
Tue Mar 27, 2007 10:09 pm
Forum: Share Your Flock With The Family
Topic: My daughters clever little cockatiel
Replies: 4
Views: 1697

What sweeties (tiel & daughter) You have a lot to be proud of!
by CatsChair
Sun Mar 25, 2007 9:30 pm
Forum: Breeding IRNs
Topic: The Babies Are Here!!!!!
Replies: 5
Views: 1351

woo hooo..... congratulations!!
by CatsChair
Sun Mar 25, 2007 9:29 pm
Forum: Our Angels in Heaven: Rainbow Bridge
Topic: Bye-Bye Buddy...
Replies: 7
Views: 3512

So sorry to hear of your loss. It is always hard to let them go. Good luck with the move.
by CatsChair
Thu Mar 22, 2007 9:16 pm
Forum: IRN Photo Forum
Topic: Hi from Robbie.
Replies: 6
Views: 1124

Great shots! Some of them are so perfect that they look like a composite. What a lovely crew of fids! Welcome to the board.
by CatsChair
Thu Mar 22, 2007 9:13 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: tragic accident
Replies: 90
Views: 47704

Not many viruses that pass between humans and birds (with a few really bad examples), so I suspect your baby will be fine. Hope you feel better, there are some nasties going around Cali too!
by CatsChair
Thu Mar 22, 2007 9:10 pm
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Hi Everyone! I'm so glad I found you!
Replies: 9
Views: 1442

Hi Tami! Welcome to you and your new buddy. Are you looking to work in a small animal or mixed practice? Maybe we can get you hooked enough on birds to want to work with an avian vet!
by CatsChair
Thu Mar 22, 2007 9:07 pm
Forum: IRN Diet & Housing
Topic: Housing IRN with other birds such as a cockatiel
Replies: 12
Views: 4531

Congratulations on your new additions. A week is not very long for birds to settle in, sometimes it takes weeks or much longer. Did they have toys in their previous home? You may need to show them what to do! Would love to see photos and hear more about your little ones.
by CatsChair
Thu Mar 22, 2007 6:00 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: advice please anyone
Replies: 15
Views: 2265

The thread has drifted a bit (very interesting though), but I wonder if it is worth pointing out that there are poison control centers (at least in US) that you can call to get quick information on potential toxicity of ingested compounds. They may not be completely up on avian medicine, but can usu...
by CatsChair
Thu Mar 22, 2007 5:56 am
Forum: IRN Lounge
Topic: yuck... raffles
Replies: 5
Views: 1466

I think lots of folks enter raffles just to win (anything). I seem to remember a big fuss about a charity auction with someone donating a purebred dog here, think a celebrity bought it to be sure it had a good home....big kerfuffle (though you can tell how much stuck in my mind). Would it help to wr...
by CatsChair
Mon Mar 19, 2007 5:33 pm
Forum: IRN Diet & Housing
Topic: NUTS.???
Replies: 8
Views: 3419

You make me feel much better Imran -- everytime I see this title, I want to answer....

:lol: YES OF COURSE I AM!! 8)

and yes, the fids like most any kind of raw nut that I give them!
by CatsChair
Sat Mar 17, 2007 8:30 pm
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: hi there
Replies: 2
Views: 869

Glad to meet you! Welcome....
by CatsChair
Sat Mar 17, 2007 8:29 pm
Forum: IRN Lounge
Topic: Hey Yall:
Replies: 6
Views: 1667

Awesome digs! Glad to hear all goes well.
by CatsChair
Sat Mar 17, 2007 9:23 am
Forum: IRNs Behavior & Taming
Topic: hi new to the forum
Replies: 6
Views: 989

What a beauty! Welcome to the "flock". Sorry to hear about your loss, but delighted you and Hodgie found one another.
by CatsChair
Fri Mar 16, 2007 6:16 pm
Forum: IRN Lounge
Topic: Happy St Patrick's Day!
Replies: 2
Views: 986

Happy St Patrick's Day!

Think with our global community we can party the clock around! We will count on you Aussies to get us started (and we know you can)
by CatsChair
Fri Mar 16, 2007 6:15 pm
Forum: IRNs Behavior & Taming
Topic: proper quarantine
Replies: 8
Views: 1450

I dunno....but I want to see your new babies!!!
by CatsChair
Thu Mar 15, 2007 6:26 pm
Forum: IRN Photo Forum
Topic: Esape Artist!!
Replies: 7
Views: 1643

Great shot!!
by CatsChair
Thu Mar 15, 2007 6:25 pm
Forum: IRN Photo Forum
Topic: say what?
Replies: 5
Views: 1187

What a sweetie!
by CatsChair
Thu Mar 15, 2007 6:01 am
Forum: IRN Lounge
Topic: I got a good one today!
Replies: 7
Views: 1608

Ouch! And that is a bad spot -- bet it feels even worse today. I admire your forbearance and hope I wiill be able to do the same if someone ever really takes a chunk out of me. I've never had a bite that wasn't becuase I was doing something (eg moving a budgie or tiel) that alarmed them. Thanks for...
by CatsChair
Wed Mar 14, 2007 6:27 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: tragic accident
Replies: 90
Views: 47704

You are doing such a great job! I hope to have someone like you around if I ever need to get better -- you are an inspiration.
by CatsChair
Wed Mar 14, 2007 6:15 pm
Forum: IRN Photo Forum
Topic: I want to see, too!!
Replies: 8
Views: 1825

Funny you should say that since someone tried for my margarita earlier (this is the after photo....not to worry, I drank it, she did not!)

Image
by CatsChair
Tue Mar 13, 2007 8:42 pm
Forum: IRN Photo Forum
Topic: I want to see, too!!
Replies: 8
Views: 1825

I want to see, too!!

Image

What is everybody doing out there??
by CatsChair
Tue Mar 13, 2007 5:47 pm
Forum: IRN Photo Forum
Topic: Cocky
Replies: 10
Views: 1994

I am SO jealous. Also found it pretty amusing that the google ad says who is God...promptly followed by the photo of a 'too. Might explain some of what is going on in the world, eh?
by CatsChair
Tue Mar 13, 2007 5:44 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Adoption!!
Replies: 3
Views: 2169

How exiciting! Can't wait to "meet" the new kid on the block
by CatsChair
Mon Mar 12, 2007 5:30 pm
Forum: Ringneck Stories
Topic: Shikoba is having an identity crisis
Replies: 3
Views: 1673

My IRN is not such a copycat, but my tiels can make the noises of every other bird in the house. Wonder if they are actually communicating :o
by CatsChair
Mon Mar 12, 2007 5:27 pm
Forum: IRN Lounge
Topic: Alexandrine!!!!
Replies: 4
Views: 1391

Congratulations! Can't wait to see the little one......
by CatsChair
Sat Mar 10, 2007 9:54 am
Forum: IRN Lounge
Topic: ummm yeah soo
Replies: 12
Views: 3420

I love a happy ending! So glad your baby came back. Not sure why it is so quiet. Have a touch of spring fever -- supposed to be in the 80's today and 90's tomorrow, so I am off to the home improvement stores with list and credit card in hand.
by CatsChair
Sat Mar 10, 2007 9:52 am
Forum: News
Topic: fighting spam
Replies: 3
Views: 1980

Kudos
by CatsChair
Fri Mar 09, 2007 12:29 am
Forum: IRNs Behavior & Taming
Topic: Seeing Red
Replies: 17
Views: 3632

Hey Sakib, your avatar sure did grow up in the last couple of days! What a cutie!
by CatsChair
Fri Mar 09, 2007 12:25 am
Forum: IRN Video Forum
Topic: Not IRNs but CUTE!
Replies: 1
Views: 1298

and the ones outside my house make enough noise that none of the neighbors hear my crew!
by CatsChair
Fri Mar 09, 2007 12:23 am
Forum: IRNs Behavior & Taming
Topic: People vs Fids
Replies: 4
Views: 1034

Yep, fids would win in my house too. If they really want to chatter, they wiill. From time to time, my budgies (caged and covered) decide 2 AM is a cool time to start chattering. Of course, once one is up they all start. Suspect they do it more often than I realize, since I could sleep through the s...
by CatsChair
Wed Mar 07, 2007 7:06 pm
Forum: Share Your Flock With The Family
Topic: meet Lulu
Replies: 9
Views: 2856

She is adorable. I am so very happy for you!
by CatsChair
Wed Mar 07, 2007 7:05 pm
Forum: Share Your Flock With The Family
Topic: Newest member
Replies: 5
Views: 1796

what a cutie!
by CatsChair
Tue Mar 06, 2007 6:17 pm
Forum: IRN Lounge
Topic: *eeek*
Replies: 2
Views: 1223

We will forgive you....only based on all that snow you had to endure this winter!
by CatsChair
Mon Mar 05, 2007 6:58 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: NAIL POLISH
Replies: 6
Views: 1676

My mind is wandering..... down in the Islands, I stayed in a resort with a whole mess of iguanas. They thought my nail polish was food and would come lick my fingers. I thought it was cute, though many of the other women would run screaming (to the great amusement of the men and the iguanas). None o...
by CatsChair
Mon Mar 05, 2007 6:53 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: Blue IRN
Replies: 18
Views: 4795

Magellan is blue, has a "shadow" of a ring. I don't know how old she is, so may surprise me and be a he some day. Think I have created a monster .... she actually seems to pose for the camera. The little red eye reduction light blinks and she stands up and gives it a nice attitude. Good t...
by CatsChair
Mon Mar 05, 2007 6:49 pm
Forum: Share Your Flock With The Family
Topic: Meet Sayde Rose!!!!
Replies: 11
Views: 3750

What a sweetie!!
by CatsChair
Mon Mar 05, 2007 6:48 pm
Forum: Share Your Flock With The Family
Topic: Sharing my flock...
Replies: 2
Views: 1346

Would love to see photos of the fids. I have quite a collection of tiels (along with the other birds) at the moment and am learning all sorts of things about them!
by CatsChair
Mon Mar 05, 2007 6:43 pm
Forum: News
Topic: really cool article
Replies: 7
Views: 3056

How cool, I have seen the clip, but did not know the tale. Awesome!!
by CatsChair
Mon Mar 05, 2007 6:40 pm
Forum: IRNs Behavior & Taming
Topic: Don't look at me!
Replies: 2
Views: 834

They are little individuals, aren't they? I'm amazed how different each of my fids seem to be
by CatsChair
Mon Mar 05, 2007 6:38 pm
Forum: IRN Photo Forum
Topic: Pics of our new baby, and Peanut too!
Replies: 7
Views: 1607

What a little pumpkin!
by CatsChair
Mon Mar 05, 2007 6:36 pm
Forum: IRN Lounge
Topic: AHHHHHHH !!!
Replies: 5
Views: 1639

who knew I should be grateful for a "back-up" computer at work!
by CatsChair
Mon Mar 05, 2007 6:34 pm
Forum: IRNs Behavior & Taming
Topic: Think we have a secret talker in our house!
Replies: 2
Views: 743

How funny! Magellan only talks when she thinks I am not paying attention. It is funny, since the tiels and I make noises back and forth all the time and she doesn't start until I am otherwise engaged. Go figure!
by CatsChair
Sun Mar 04, 2007 10:28 am
Forum: IRN Lounge
Topic: We got snowed in. Pic
Replies: 14
Views: 3639

Was thinking about you all as I watched the news (and heard my friends in Toronto talk about the ice). Seems we always had the worst storms right when we thought winter was almost over. Hang in there -- you will have tulips and daffodils in no time! (and yeah, it is supposed to be in the 80's here t...
by CatsChair
Sun Mar 04, 2007 10:25 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: tragic accident
Replies: 90
Views: 47704

That is wonderful. It is good to know that Luna is hanging in there. You all keep fighting as long as it is right; we are in the trenches with you!
by CatsChair
Sun Mar 04, 2007 10:22 am
Forum: IRN Photo Forum
Topic: Drooling
Replies: 11
Views: 2913

What a beauty! Good thing he is so far away or I would have to plan a midnight adventure and borrow him :twisted:
by CatsChair
Sun Mar 04, 2007 10:20 am
Forum: IRN Video Forum
Topic: Mr Bojangles says "crikey"
Replies: 5
Views: 1715

What a hoot!
by CatsChair
Sun Mar 04, 2007 10:17 am
Forum: IRN Lounge
Topic: Love the new look!!
Replies: 8
Views: 2666

It did seem to me that it was finally time for a new monitor, but it has grown on me once I realized it was supposed to look like that (just took some coffee). Love the IRN!
by CatsChair
Fri Mar 02, 2007 8:25 am
Forum: IRNs Behavior & Taming
Topic: OMG Cricket just wont shut up. .....
Replies: 8
Views: 1531

I would love to get to any of your neighborhoods! But, count your blessings.... all of my birds are in my living room. Think the little birdie hormones are running rampant, because everyone is much noisier than usual, but they have learned that "talking" will get my attention and screaming...
by CatsChair
Thu Mar 01, 2007 8:11 pm
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Hi from FGM and Mr Bojangles!
Replies: 6
Views: 1635

What a cutie! Magellan thinks Mr. B must be a twin of hers that was separated at birth and sent around the world!
by CatsChair
Thu Mar 01, 2007 8:08 pm
Forum: IRN Lounge
Topic: Our very first clutch
Replies: 5
Views: 1715

I think you would feel much better if you posted pictures of your babies for us (okay, even I could not say that with a straight face -- but we do love pictures). Welcome to the flock!
by CatsChair
Thu Mar 01, 2007 8:05 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: tragic accident
Replies: 90
Views: 47704

Hang tough. Spinal cord trauma can take a really long time to heal (or for the swelling to just go down). I know this is incredibly hard for you and your family, but trust your vet would tell you if Luna was in any pain. That being the case, he is already in a better place, or taking a nice rest. Do...
by CatsChair
Wed Feb 28, 2007 1:13 pm
Forum: IRN Photo Forum
Topic: Preening Time
Replies: 9
Views: 1605

says something about my grooming habits <ROFL>
by CatsChair
Mon Feb 26, 2007 6:39 pm
Forum: IRN Photo Forum
Topic: I love my baby!
Replies: 5
Views: 1095

what a cutie!!
by CatsChair
Mon Feb 26, 2007 6:38 pm
Forum: IRN Photo Forum
Topic: Preening Time
Replies: 9
Views: 1605

Aside from IRN spit, I have had really good luck with the Pantene Breakage Defense line -- with the lotion you put in after the shower, I can even comb it. Who knows...Mom and I might have been much nicer to each other if they had it when I was a kid with "rats nests" in my long thick (but...
by CatsChair
Mon Feb 26, 2007 6:35 pm
Forum: IRN Lounge
Topic: We got snowed in. Pic
Replies: 14
Views: 3639

Oh, how I miss the upper midwest (NOT!!) I do keep the snowshovels (regular, car sized and ergonomic) in the garage to remind me how lucky I am to be home!
by CatsChair
Mon Feb 26, 2007 6:33 pm
Forum: Ringneck Stories
Topic: Tiki scared the crap out of me last night!
Replies: 9
Views: 3427

In my house it is the tiels or budgies that have the night frights. They start flapping around wildly, then the cats come in to see what is going on, then Magellan starts making warning calls -- then I fly out of bed and really set them off...... haven't had one of those two AM adventures for a whil...
by CatsChair
Mon Feb 26, 2007 7:02 am
Forum: IRN Photo Forum
Topic: Preening Time
Replies: 9
Views: 1605

Great shots! "Gell loves to preen too, but tends to forget how fine my hair is and it breaks (she really does try to untangle it all the way to the end). Good thing I am usually too lazy to put gook in my hair. I wonder if IRN spit is a good conditioner (there is a question I can't ask in publi...
by CatsChair
Mon Feb 26, 2007 6:59 am
Forum: IRN Lounge
Topic: Check in!!!!
Replies: 9
Views: 2504

Glad you are feeling better, Gwen! Stay safe with all that nasty cold weather.
by CatsChair
Mon Feb 26, 2007 6:56 am
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Hi!
Replies: 7
Views: 1842

Welcome! Lovely birds, we are glad to "meet" you all.
by CatsChair
Mon Feb 26, 2007 6:55 am
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Hi there..!
Replies: 6
Views: 1802

My condolences.
by CatsChair
Sat Feb 24, 2007 10:12 am
Forum: IRN Photo Forum
Topic: new pics, new love? haha
Replies: 9
Views: 2145

Aren't they adorable!
by CatsChair
Sat Feb 24, 2007 10:11 am
Forum: IRN Photo Forum
Topic: My Cockatiels
Replies: 7
Views: 1598

What darlings! If you fancy a bit of spring & a challenge, I have six unruly tiels in my living room......
by CatsChair
Wed Feb 21, 2007 7:21 pm
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Been lurking for a bit, but still new
Replies: 7
Views: 2654

Welcome!
by CatsChair
Wed Feb 21, 2007 6:54 am
Forum: IRN Photo Forum
Topic: Randoms
Replies: 9
Views: 2807

Too funny! Magellan and the tiels both like wooden clothespins; I am going to have to break down and buy new ones, since I have so few left. Suspect they would be harder on plastic ones -- many beaks, no waiting
by CatsChair
Tue Feb 20, 2007 8:58 pm
Forum: Ringneck Stories
Topic: give me a a "doggy" back ride:lol:
Replies: 7
Views: 3246

Would love to see a picture of that!
by CatsChair
Tue Feb 20, 2007 6:22 pm
Forum: IRNs Behavior & Taming
Topic: VERY affectionate new IRN
Replies: 3
Views: 2132

Sounds like a sweetie!
by CatsChair
Tue Feb 20, 2007 6:18 pm
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Newbie
Replies: 9
Views: 3384

What a darling! Welcome to the flock!!
by CatsChair
Mon Feb 19, 2007 11:28 pm
Forum: IRN Photo Forum
Topic: Datsun
Replies: 9
Views: 2993

Great shots!
by CatsChair
Mon Feb 19, 2007 11:22 pm
Forum: IRNs Behavior & Taming
Topic: HOT? - A cheap way to cool off your birds
Replies: 2
Views: 1704

They have something like these in the playgrounds of the day care center at work. It is right out the window, but down a few floors, from my old office and the first few times they turned them on I thought the place was on fire!
by CatsChair
Mon Feb 19, 2007 7:46 am
Forum: News
Topic: Adding a new mod
Replies: 8
Views: 3862

Congrats on your appointments, ladies!
by CatsChair
Sun Feb 18, 2007 5:29 pm
Forum: IRNs Behavior & Taming
Topic: HOT!
Replies: 3
Views: 1624

Think that is when I would sneak everyone into the office under my shirt! Hang in there....
by CatsChair
Sun Feb 18, 2007 10:10 am
Forum: Ringneck Stories
Topic: cosmo is phone mad
Replies: 3
Views: 2217

How funny! All my beasts start vocalizing when I am on the phone, but I don't think they realize there is someone talking back at the other end (it is far too noisy in my living room to use the speakerphone!)
by CatsChair
Sun Feb 18, 2007 9:57 am
Forum: Our Angels in Heaven: Rainbow Bridge
Topic: R.I.P Echo
Replies: 7
Views: 4102

I'm so sorry for your loss. That is great advice for people and animals!
by CatsChair
Sat Feb 17, 2007 10:14 pm
Forum: Share Your Flock With The Family
Topic: two babies say bye bye and new cage for all
Replies: 2
Views: 1391

two babies say bye bye and new cage for all

Well, the budgies got jealous of the tiels and 'Gell having such big cages, so they lobbied for one of their own. http://i117.photobucket.com/albums/o53/catschair/IMG_0914.jpg Just to make the day a real adventure, two of the babies went off to a new home! They grow up so fast! http://i117.photobuc...
by CatsChair
Sat Feb 17, 2007 10:10 pm
Forum: Share Your Flock With The Family
Topic: meet Lulu
Replies: 9
Views: 2856

This is a bit spooky -- I really was wondering what you were up to yesterday. So glad to hear you are ok and what a lovely new baby! Have you found a new apt and all?
by CatsChair
Fri Feb 16, 2007 9:24 pm
Forum: Breeding IRNs
Topic: And Yet an other question on GENETICS
Replies: 12
Views: 4449

I have a menagerie of rescues -- mostly little: zebra finches, budgies, canaries, tiels and one IRN. I don't really intentionally breed them, but from time to time they manage on their own, and I generally keep a couple and give away a couple. Just when I have gotten back to the original number, som...
by CatsChair
Fri Feb 16, 2007 12:02 am
Forum: Breeding IRNs
Topic: do I take the chance?
Replies: 3
Views: 2038

Hiya,
Lots of info in this forum, I think, if you search around a bit. My IRNs are the only ones in the family who haven't given me little ones at some point, so I am not much help. Good luck!
by CatsChair
Fri Feb 16, 2007 12:01 am
Forum: News
Topic: NEW BIRD
Replies: 7
Views: 4070

How sad, but very exciting about your new baby. Can't wait to see him!
by CatsChair
Thu Feb 15, 2007 6:53 pm
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: newbie to this site
Replies: 11
Views: 3705

Welcome!
by CatsChair
Wed Feb 14, 2007 7:06 pm
Forum: IRN Diet & Housing
Topic: is this flower ok?
Replies: 29
Views: 13814

he was about the size of a dinner plate. Used to be quite the adventure to visit my house when I was in high school. The tortoise would crawl over your feet and the budgies wanted to sit on your head. Several of my more "girly" companions never came back. Of course, if you made it through ...
by CatsChair
Wed Feb 14, 2007 6:33 pm
Forum: Breeding IRNs
Topic: And Yet an other question on GENETICS
Replies: 12
Views: 4449

DDP --- do you breed IRNs in Cali? Which half? (no, I am NOT getting any more birds...we are staying under 50, just would love to see some of these combos)
by CatsChair
Wed Feb 14, 2007 6:29 pm
Forum: IRNs Behavior & Taming
Topic: Not quite lift off!
Replies: 7
Views: 2348

Yep, Avril is right, the budgies do it A LOT; Magellan and the tiels like to do it too. The canaries and finches usually are actually flying in their cages (the budgies also fly). Only ones who worry me are the foster fids who really bang around. I have put them in two cages instead of one, but don'...
by CatsChair
Wed Feb 14, 2007 6:25 pm
Forum: IRN Diet & Housing
Topic: is this flower ok?
Replies: 29
Views: 13814

I had quite a variety of the little guys. Had the little red ears (that you can't get now without swearing you will never get Salmonella or sue), two younger, two older; two box turtles and one big old desert tortoise. They all stayed in the house in a variety of cages with "swimming pools"...
by CatsChair
Wed Feb 14, 2007 6:19 pm
Forum: IRN Photo Forum
Topic: Happy Valentines day everybody!
Replies: 5
Views: 2228

Awwww! HVD!!
by CatsChair
Wed Feb 14, 2007 6:14 pm
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: hiya!:o
Replies: 8
Views: 2938

Welcome; my ringneck is also blue!
by CatsChair
Tue Feb 13, 2007 6:55 pm
Forum: IRN Photo Forum
Topic: Amazon pictures as we promissed
Replies: 8
Views: 2815

what a little darling! Happy Valentines' Day down Under-- think you guys hit it quite a while back!
by CatsChair
Tue Feb 13, 2007 6:53 pm
Forum: IRN Diet & Housing
Topic: is this flower ok?
Replies: 29
Views: 13814

My mom was crazy, but much of her advice was good! No turtles now; was up to seven at one point!
by CatsChair
Mon Feb 12, 2007 7:07 pm
Forum: IRN Video Forum
Topic: Amazons Videos
Replies: 3
Views: 2016

He is a doll. And I learned my phrase for the day...I think, is an "up & go" a juice box?
by CatsChair
Mon Feb 12, 2007 7:04 pm
Forum: IRN Diet & Housing
Topic: is this flower ok?
Replies: 29
Views: 13814

Your mom may have been on to something, my pet turtles LOVED rose petals!
by CatsChair
Sun Feb 11, 2007 6:50 pm
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: HI I'm New
Replies: 11
Views: 4107

Think she may just need a lot of time and patience. I am lucky that my IRN is very gentle, because I honestly don't spend enough time home to train her if she was not. Good news is that you have landed with a flock of folks who have been there, done that, and have the scars & happy birds to prov...
by CatsChair
Sun Feb 11, 2007 6:48 pm
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: newbie looking for bird enthusiasts in riyadh
Replies: 4
Views: 2017

I have not seen too many folks from your part of the world on any of my bird boards -- guess I thought it might be a language/culture issue. We sure are glad to have you though!!
by CatsChair
Sun Feb 11, 2007 6:47 pm
Forum: IRN Diet & Housing
Topic: open perch or cage?
Replies: 10
Views: 3550

Mine are in cages when I am out, since the kitties are not. Also would not bet the house is completely fid or kid proof if I were to give them long enough to play.
by CatsChair
Sun Feb 11, 2007 6:45 pm
Forum: IRN Diet & Housing
Topic: is this flower ok?
Replies: 29
Views: 13814

Not sure about how they are with fids, but they grow like weeds around here. Don't tell Mum, but I think I may have eaten more than one in my childhood (hey my friend used to eat her mud pies) and lived to tell the tale.
by CatsChair
Sun Feb 11, 2007 6:43 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: WTF is this?
Replies: 7
Views: 2554

looks like an owl to me, as well
by CatsChair
Sun Feb 11, 2007 6:42 pm
Forum: Share Your Flock With The Family
Topic: Four foster fids
Replies: 6
Views: 2140

Thanks! They do have a million dollar view; I bought the view, not the house (though I like the house too). They are settling in, but are still pretty shy.
by CatsChair
Sun Feb 11, 2007 12:05 pm
Forum: IRN Diet & Housing
Topic: is this flower ok?
Replies: 29
Views: 13814

Foliage looks like a geranium, doesn't it? Check http://www.geraniumgallery.net/index.asp
by CatsChair
Sun Feb 11, 2007 11:59 am
Forum: IRN Video Forum
Topic: sherman!
Replies: 5
Views: 2568

Yep, Magellan does it all the time. Think she is trying to groom me & can't quite figure out why my feathers are so puny!
by CatsChair
Sat Feb 10, 2007 6:30 pm
Forum: IRN Diet & Housing
Topic: food and housing
Replies: 8
Views: 3454

:idea: I think you should get more birds
That is what I do when I have an inch of extra space! :roll:


The trouble maker :twisted:
by CatsChair
Sat Feb 10, 2007 6:27 pm
Forum: IRN Video Forum
Topic: Jade & New Toy
Replies: 3
Views: 2064

Is it wood or rawhide or ?? Looks like a lot of fun!
by CatsChair
Sat Feb 10, 2007 10:05 am
Forum: IRNs Behavior & Taming
Topic: Brand new cockatiel!
Replies: 5
Views: 2077

My IRN seems a bit aggressive with the tiels, so I keep them apart. Looking forward to seeing pictures of your new baby!
by CatsChair
Sat Feb 10, 2007 10:04 am
Forum: Our Angels in Heaven: Rainbow Bridge
Topic: Remembering 'Chicky'
Replies: 3
Views: 2148

Chicky is flying free -- maybe in this world, maybe in the next. I'm sure he knows he was well loved!
by CatsChair
Fri Feb 09, 2007 6:46 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: Gilberts Angry?
Replies: 5
Views: 2033

I don't think I am going to let Magellan read this thread....she is far too ladylike to consider attacking (famous last words, I know)
by CatsChair
Wed Feb 07, 2007 6:35 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: How to hold them???
Replies: 20
Views: 5631

Glad to hear she is doing well! Maybe we will have to schedule a group field trip to come visit your aviary (just kidding, don't panic).
by CatsChair
Wed Feb 07, 2007 6:30 pm
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: NEW TO THIS SITE NEED SOME SERIOUS HELP!
Replies: 4
Views: 2030

Welcome
by CatsChair
Wed Feb 07, 2007 6:29 pm
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: G'day
Replies: 7
Views: 2680

What a great present! Look forward to "meeting" them 8)