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by CarolinaWren
Sun Dec 17, 2006 6:56 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: bird talk
Replies: 9
Views: 1599

by CarolinaWren
Fri Dec 15, 2006 9:07 pm
Forum: Breeding IRNs
Topic: There's ALOT of sex going on!! ;o)
Replies: 3
Views: 2344

oh yeah ... they're both 3.5 yrs old & Santana wuz a breeder before i got her, but she only laid 2 eggs in her last clutch, so that's why i wound up with her ... she needed to removed from her mate & i wanted a "buddy" (HMPH!) for Willie ... SURPRISE, SURPRISE, SURPRISE!! yes, i've...
by CarolinaWren
Fri Dec 15, 2006 10:01 am
Forum: Breeding IRNs
Topic: There's ALOT of sex going on!! ;o)
Replies: 3
Views: 2344

There's ALOT of sex going on!! ;o)

mkay, Willie & Santana have been "going at it" since yesterday morning ... i wuz sitting here at the 'puter which is right beside their cage & i hear all this cooing & stuff ... so i look up & see ... OMG!! they're just gettin their groove on right in front of God & eve...
by CarolinaWren
Thu Dec 14, 2006 6:07 pm
Forum: Breeding IRNs
Topic: Compile Pics of Mutations Here for future thread:
Replies: 17
Views: 8411

http://i34.photobucket.com/albums/d102/CarolinaWren/IMG_0302.jpg http://i34.photobucket.com/albums/d102/CarolinaWren/IMG_0317.jpg http://i34.photobucket.com/albums/d102/CarolinaWren/IMG_0299.jpg Willie Nelson Cinnamon Blue Male 3½yrs± Rescue Santana Turquoise Female 3½ yrs Rescue
by CarolinaWren
Mon Oct 09, 2006 7:54 am
Forum: News
Topic: Willie Gots a Gurrfriend
Replies: 4
Views: 3388

Willie Gots a Gurrfriend

mkay, i felt so badly that Wills didn't have a playmate that i went to searching ... found a very nice lady right around Savannah who has ringnecks ... she just happened to have a little turquoise girl who needed a home we picked her up on saturday & Willie's in hawg heaven!! we've named her Sa...
by CarolinaWren
Mon Oct 09, 2006 7:44 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: I am...
Replies: 8
Views: 1258

I AM ... always a day late & a dollar short, but COUNT ME IN!!

huggles,

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by CarolinaWren
Fri Oct 06, 2006 5:37 am
Forum: IRN Photo Forum
Topic: Keep On Smilin' - Wet Willie pix!! :o)
Replies: 6
Views: 985

Bird crazy wrote:His head feathers look purple, just the light or just wet or maybe both?

Or is his head really purple?


he's SOAKED, Silly!!
by CarolinaWren
Wed Sep 27, 2006 4:37 pm
Forum: IRN Video Forum
Topic: No bite, Step up! Good girl, Punkin !
Replies: 4
Views: 2401

Mik - how purty is them birds?!?!?! and Willie just went absolutely APE$HIT when he heard the audio!! roflmfao!!! he wuz already in for the evening & he came out of the cage & went up top to look down on me like .. "wuh?? wuh?? .. not ANOTHER bird??" i nearly lost it!! huggles, http://i34.ph...
by CarolinaWren
Wed Sep 27, 2006 3:41 pm
Forum: Share Your Flock With The Family
Topic: My Quakers Kiwi and Elvis And Fred the Grey Dogs Neko &
Replies: 5
Views: 2449

Donna, y'all sound like us with our flock/pack!! :D

huggles,

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by CarolinaWren
Wed Sep 27, 2006 3:36 pm
Forum: IRN Photo Forum
Topic: Keep On Smilin' - Wet Willie pix!! :o)
Replies: 6
Views: 985

Keep On Smilin' - Wet Willie pix!! :o)

her ya go, y'all ... Mr. Nelson is enjoying his shower more & more every day ... he gets on my finger & i put him under the running shower & sing "Keep on Smilin" ... wuzzat?? my age is showing?? hmph!! anyway, we have a great time in the shower now & he even likes it down in the tub...
by CarolinaWren
Wed Sep 27, 2006 3:30 pm
Forum: IRN Photo Forum
Topic: Ok guys I have pics...but don't get used to them
Replies: 16
Views: 3405

man, Willie won't let Max NEAR him!! PERIOD!! i wish that they could share a cage cuz Willie's is HUGE, but he'll have none of that!! Max is skeert to death of him, too! she quakes in her booties when i put her on his cage during the day ... she NEVER turns her back on him ... Max can't fly either ....
by CarolinaWren
Wed Sep 27, 2006 10:55 am
Forum: Our Angels in Heaven: Rainbow Bridge
Topic: Goodbye Bodi...
Replies: 10
Views: 4542

(((((Dani))))) i'm soooooo sorry for your loss, sweetie i haven't been around lately cuz i've been going thru some new treatments with a new doc ... i just read this & i'm heartbroken for you. God bless u, gurl. huggles, http://i34.photobucket.com/albums/d102/CarolinaWren/wrennie.jpg
by CarolinaWren
Wed Sep 27, 2006 10:32 am
Forum: IRN Photo Forum
Topic: Guess what day it is today?
Replies: 15
Views: 3802

well, here we are ... a few days late, but happy hatch-day indeed, you HANDSOME FELLER!! BOY, BOY BOY (IMHO)!!! check out my Wills ... see the 'semblance??!!? http://spotted.blufftontoday.com/pages/gallery.php?gallery=222407 huggles, http://i34.photobucket.com/albums/d102/CarolinaWren/Siggie.jpg
by CarolinaWren
Wed Sep 27, 2006 10:03 am
Forum: IRN Photo Forum
Topic: Baby pictures
Replies: 5
Views: 1342

SSCHMMMAAAAACK!! right on that wittle beak!! i just wanna kiss it!!
by CarolinaWren
Wed Sep 27, 2006 10:00 am
Forum: Polls
Topic: does ur irn have a bedtime?
Replies: 51
Views: 24794

hmph!! 6-6:30pm for Max or i don't get ANY break ... also, a nap for her during the day from 1-sh to 5-ish ... she's a U2 & gets CRANKY as hell otherwise & i can't catch a break ... i have an illness that sometimes renders me USELESS & i can't deal with her ON ME all day! Willie, on the ...
by CarolinaWren
Wed Sep 27, 2006 9:50 am
Forum: IRN Photo Forum
Topic: Ok guys I have pics...but don't get used to them
Replies: 16
Views: 3405

(((((BIG HUGS)))))

so happy for y'all!! awesome pix, Dani!!

luv,

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by CarolinaWren
Mon Sep 11, 2006 5:31 pm
Forum: IRN Photo Forum
Topic: Our Backyard :o)
Replies: 11
Views: 2388

awww, shucks Gwennie & Lou!! u purty bird! huggles & night, night!! imma try & getchy'all a berry special pic soon!! our Rocky Raccoon (marsh coon) has turned out to be a ROCKETTE ... i went to take Maggie out this p.m. & here comes Rocky up from the bog, with HER BABY in tow!!! :P:...
by CarolinaWren
Mon Sep 11, 2006 3:44 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: Question I have been to afraid too ask:
Replies: 23
Views: 3752

oh man, Mik ... i have that issue with Wills, but u know his story ... k, i'm gonna admit sumpin ... i've taken to coverin him with a towel or a shirt or sumpin just to hold him near me ... know wut?? he's over it just as soon as i put him back on his perch or cage or wutever ... if this is wrong, t...
by CarolinaWren
Mon Sep 11, 2006 3:32 pm
Forum: IRNs Behavior & Taming
Topic: new noise
Replies: 22
Views: 4090

:cry: STOP!! YER KILLIN' ME!! :cry:
by CarolinaWren
Mon Sep 11, 2006 3:31 pm
Forum: IRN Photo Forum
Topic: Our Backyard :o)
Replies: 11
Views: 2388

:lol: BACKATCHA!! :lol:
by CarolinaWren
Mon Sep 11, 2006 3:24 pm
Forum: IRNs Behavior & Taming
Topic: new noise
Replies: 22
Views: 4090

:roll: coooooo, cooooooooo :roll: <<< Gina :cry:

:cry: wuz like a soft coo of a mourning dove. waaauughhhhh!! :cry:
by CarolinaWren
Mon Sep 11, 2006 3:11 pm
Forum: IRNs Behavior & Taming
Topic: new noise
Replies: 22
Views: 4090

OMG!! she's cooing!! i MISS that SOOOOOO much ... Gina did it ALL the time with ME!! she just LOVED me ... Willie has only done it a VERY few times since Gina passed & i MISS it SO!!! flatten out & cooooo, cooooo!! *** sniff *** dialing 1-800-wauughhhh *** enjoy it & send me some, too!! ...
by CarolinaWren
Mon Sep 11, 2006 1:23 pm
Forum: IRN Photo Forum
Topic: Willie & Max Face Off in the Shower :o)
Replies: 17
Views: 3527

well, my Maxie's a handful, but we're workin on it ... ackshully, Willie keeps her straighter than i could EVER ... she's askeert to death of him!! it's REALLY funny, but NOT. i'd never let him mess with her, nor vice versa, but it's funny to see how possessive she is of me with ANYone else in the h...
by CarolinaWren
Mon Sep 11, 2006 1:11 pm
Forum: IRN Photo Forum
Topic: Our Backyard :o)
Replies: 11
Views: 2388

Mik ... u so craaaazy!! ackshully ... i wuz RAISED in da swamp just a few streets over ... NOW, i lives upon the May River ... here's me: i just happened to get these pix at a nice high tide ... i'll take some more when i feels better ... collard greens, nuh uh ... i had to smell too many of them co...
by CarolinaWren
Mon Sep 11, 2006 9:38 am
Forum: IRN Photo Forum
Topic: THINK I DID IT,HERE IS SENTINAL AND WINTER...GUESS WHOS WHO?
Replies: 6
Views: 1115

:P HUBBA, HUBBA!! :P hellooooooooo GORGEOUS x 2!! ;)

huggles,

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by CarolinaWren
Mon Sep 11, 2006 9:35 am
Forum: IRN Photo Forum
Topic: Our Backyard :o)
Replies: 11
Views: 2388

Our Backyard :o)

k, then ... here's 2 views of our "yard" ... and lookie who i found out there a'fishin!! i know that the brightness could be adjusted, but seeing as how it's 9/11/2006, i thought it more appropriate to leave the semi-gloominess of the mid-a.m. here. huggles, Wren http://i34.photobucket.com/albums/d1...
by CarolinaWren
Mon Sep 11, 2006 9:22 am
Forum: IRN Photo Forum
Topic: Willie & Max Face Off in the Shower :o)
Replies: 17
Views: 3527

Wren: And wanted to let you know I love to watch those little carolina wrens flitting about flicking their tails. Pretty little things. Sue and Nila thank you, thank you (both of y'all) ... ***takes a bow & flits her tail*** we luv 'em, too ... got skillions of 'em here, of course!! i NEVER get...
by CarolinaWren
Mon Sep 11, 2006 8:59 am
Forum: IRN Photo Forum
Topic: Willie & Max Face Off in the Shower :o)
Replies: 17
Views: 3527

Willie is just gorgeous! And Max is cute...though I myself couldn't own a 'too... Dani thanx, Dani ... as u may know, i don't choose my pets anymore, they choose me ... i ONLY take in creatures who need homes & Max wuz in DIRE need about a week after we lost Gina ... i dunno that if, in my youn...
by CarolinaWren
Mon Sep 11, 2006 8:47 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: Dani Update on Aggie
Replies: 5
Views: 817

(((( **BIG BIRDIE HUGS** ))))

hoping & praying that y'all will be together SOON!!

luv,

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by CarolinaWren
Mon Sep 11, 2006 8:41 am
Forum: News
Topic: Billie Is .......... Look here
Replies: 10
Views: 4373

:lol: HAPPY, HAPPY, JOY, JOY!! HAPPY, HAPPY JOY!! :lol:

;) Willie's sending schmackers down that way! :P

luv,

Image
by CarolinaWren
Mon Sep 11, 2006 8:37 am
Forum: IRN Photo Forum
Topic: Will I?
Replies: 7
Views: 1469

awww, wut a dollface he is!! just wanna smooch that beak!! reminds me of my Gina, but with Willie's boyish good looks! ;)

you'll get that ring soon enuff, you!!

huggles,

Image
by CarolinaWren
Sun Sep 10, 2006 3:23 pm
Forum: IRN Photo Forum
Topic: Willie & Max Face Off in the Shower :o)
Replies: 17
Views: 3527

dunno, really ... patience, persistence & COMPETITION, i think!! and, oh yeah, CLIPPED WINGS!! after he settled in here (emotionally), i never let him out of his cage unless he stepped up onto my finger ... he had a REALLY weird issue with human hands when i got him ... had been fully flighted a...
by CarolinaWren
Sun Sep 10, 2006 1:56 pm
Forum: IRN Photo Forum
Topic: Willie & Max Face Off in the Shower :o)
Replies: 17
Views: 3527

thank you, thank you ... Willie's an absolute ANGEL ... he's such a good boy that he gets to stay outside of his cage all day ... door open for him, obviously ... he wuz completely wild when i got him & he's making SUCH good progress ... he's bitten me out of fear, but so help me, NEVER has he ...
by CarolinaWren
Sun Sep 10, 2006 1:51 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: newest baby
Replies: 12
Views: 1551

:lol: k, then!! ;) oh cwap!! here goes Willie's afternoon IRN hollerin ... i gots a headache now ... time for a BC powder & some seltzer. had to give up the Coke, doc said ... ***looking up the # for 1-800-WAUGHHHHH***

luv,

Wren :?
by CarolinaWren
Sun Sep 10, 2006 1:49 pm
Forum: IRN Diet & Housing
Topic: showering
Replies: 24
Views: 8658

well, Willie doesn't bathe when i vacuum, but he raises plenty of hell!! sits upon his play gym & WILL NOT hush up ... you know, them ear-piercing boy IRN sounds?!?!! i thunk that he wuz skeert ... wrong again!! he DOES bathe in his drinkin water but ONLY when DaddyCakes is sittin here working o...
by CarolinaWren
Sun Sep 10, 2006 1:24 pm
Forum: IRN Photo Forum
Topic: Willie & Max Face Off in the Shower :o)
Replies: 17
Views: 3527

Willie & Max Face Off in the Shower :o)

k, this is as close as they'll get ... ummm, i mean as close as Max will get to Willie ... Willie will chase her down if they're on the same rod ... we have an old clawfoot tub so we have 2 spring rods for the curtains ... this is our shower routine ... never on the same rod ... EVER!!! see how hig...
by CarolinaWren
Sun Sep 10, 2006 1:18 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: newest baby
Replies: 12
Views: 1551

sorry ... chat shorthand ... rolling on the floor laffing my a$$ off :lol:

huggles,

Wren 8)
by CarolinaWren
Sun Sep 10, 2006 1:08 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: newest baby
Replies: 12
Views: 1551

:lol: parront! :lol:
roflmao!!
by CarolinaWren
Sun Sep 10, 2006 10:45 am
Forum: IRN Photo Forum
Topic: Willie Takes a REAL Shower!! :o)
Replies: 7
Views: 1079

:lol: thank you, thank you :lol:

*** Willie takes a bow ***
by CarolinaWren
Sun Sep 10, 2006 10:44 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: newest baby
Replies: 12
Views: 1551

oooh, he reminds me of my Willie in his eyes!! how handsome!!

huggles,

Image
by CarolinaWren
Sun Sep 10, 2006 10:37 am
Forum: IRN Photo Forum
Topic: My baby BOY...
Replies: 7
Views: 1348

DITTO!! wut a handsome feller! ;)

man, i WISH that i could get my fids together, let alone together with me & the other creatures!! NOT!!!

luv,

Image
by CarolinaWren
Sun Sep 10, 2006 10:28 am
Forum: IRN Photo Forum
Topic: orchids
Replies: 3
Views: 876

VERY lovely flowers!! thanx, Crazy!

huggles,

Image
by CarolinaWren
Sun Sep 10, 2006 10:07 am
Forum: IRN Photo Forum
Topic: Happy Birthday!!
Replies: 9
Views: 1389

wow, wut a wittle fweety-burd :!:

happy burrrrfffffffdayyyyyyy toooooo youuuuuuuu!!!!! **bows**

luv,

Image
by CarolinaWren
Tue Sep 05, 2006 4:42 pm
Forum: IRN Photo Forum
Topic: Introducing....Jazzy and Buddy!
Replies: 40
Views: 21849

:lol: SQUAWWK!! purty birds, purty birds! :lol:

huggles,

Image
by CarolinaWren
Tue Sep 05, 2006 3:29 pm
Forum: IRN Photo Forum
Topic: Willie Takes a REAL Shower!! :o)
Replies: 7
Views: 1079

Willie Takes a REAL Shower!! :o)

i've said before that Max showers with me EVERY a.m., but Willie's been content with his trigger-spray bottle ... well, a few days ago, i said, "by damn, he's gettin' in there!!" ya see, if i leave the doors to the bird/computer room & the bathroom open, they can see the shower ... poor Willie ...
by CarolinaWren
Tue Sep 05, 2006 2:47 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: R.I.P. Steve Irwin
Replies: 9
Views: 2933

:cry: Go in peace, Steve ~ you will be missed, you crazy Aussie!! :P

All Things Bright & Beautiful
All Creatures Great & Small
All Things Wise & Wonderful
The Lord God Made Them All

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by CarolinaWren
Sun Sep 03, 2006 4:51 pm
Forum: Our Angels in Heaven: Rainbow Bridge
Topic: In Loving Memory of Gina & Scooter
Replies: 4
Views: 2877

In Loving Memory of Gina & Scooter

just two small photos in remembrance of my Gina & Scooter ... y'all have already heard the stories, so there's no need to "go there" ... thanx for your kindness & hugs. http://i34.photobucket.com/albums/d102/CarolinaWren/23March2006avvie.jpg http://i34.photobucket.com/albums/d102/CarolinaWre...
by CarolinaWren
Sun Sep 03, 2006 4:29 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Would it upset you?
Replies: 13
Views: 6140

having recently lost a fid & a hammie, you MUST know that i vote yes!! dunno if i could've dealt with their deaths as i did if not for you peeps. huggles, http://i34.photobucket.com/albums/d102/CarolinaWren/Siggie.jpg In loving memory of Gina & Scooter. http://i34.photobucket.com/albums/d102...
by CarolinaWren
Fri Sep 01, 2006 2:53 pm
Forum: News
Topic: In need of parrot photos!
Replies: 18
Views: 6688

yep, i do know, g/f ... that's why i shared that with ya ... i feel a kinship with you ... as far as the accent, i consider it a blessing, not a curse ... DAMN proud, i am ... my hubby's a Virginia boy, but his mama wuz from Memphis & his daddy wuz from Minnesota, so he doesn't really have an a...
by CarolinaWren
Fri Sep 01, 2006 10:14 am
Forum: News
Topic: In need of parrot photos!
Replies: 18
Views: 6688

BACKATCHA, SISTER!! that wuz made for me by my friend. Stefan (pronounced just like your boy) in London, who has visited the SE United States, more specifically, South Carolina, Georgia & North Carolina. he's a GREAT friend & he just LOVES it here & thinks that our accents are DA BOMB!!...
by CarolinaWren
Fri Sep 01, 2006 6:54 am
Forum: News
Topic: In need of parrot photos!
Replies: 18
Views: 6688

well, here's the link to my photoblog on my local newspaper ... the pix aren't in any order & i KNOW that there are some duplicates ... i have my share of senior moments ... ... they aren't exactly wut you asked for, but you're welcome to use any of them that you like ... also, if you'd like any...
by CarolinaWren
Thu Aug 31, 2006 4:30 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: FINALLY!!!!!!
Replies: 8
Views: 1290

well, Ernesto went right on by us in the SC SlowCountry!! we had a VERY faint drizzle & just enuff "breeze" to bring the temps down to around NINETY!!! unfortunately, it looks like the Upcountry got SLOSHED & NC & VA coasts are getting hammered. grateful, as always, for being spared. hu...
by CarolinaWren
Thu Aug 31, 2006 10:18 am
Forum: Our Angels in Heaven: Rainbow Bridge
Topic: R.I.P. Baby
Replies: 32
Views: 16715

((((Missi)))) OMG! i just read this & had to go out & have a smoke/get my wits about me before i could post a reply ... i'm sooooooo sorry for your loss, Missi. ya know, i have 2 grown sons, 3 grandaughters, a hubby, 2 Chihuahuas, 1 cat, 1 IRN (Willie) ... and of course, now i have Max, the...
by CarolinaWren
Thu Aug 31, 2006 8:05 am
Forum: News
Topic: Post your email here...
Replies: 40
Views: 26553

by CarolinaWren
Thu Aug 31, 2006 7:50 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: FINALLY!!!!!!
Replies: 8
Views: 1290

FINALLY!!!!!!

wow!! i've been trying for weeks to get in here & i couldn't!! i had to do a PC restore, then i switched (at last) to cable internet ... i thunk it wuz just ME ... forever banned cuz of my LONGING for hi-speed i've been trying even MORE over the last 24 hours cuz i wanted to see that all y'all ...
by CarolinaWren
Sat Jul 29, 2006 1:20 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: New avatar
Replies: 3
Views: 501

:lol: squawk, purty birds, purty birds!! :lol:

luv,

Wren 8)
by CarolinaWren
Sat Jul 29, 2006 10:02 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: When It Rains, It Pours :o(
Replies: 12
Views: 1108

well, we've just returned from the vet with Scooter ... we had to have him euthanized ... doc xrayed him & he had a tumour taking up most of one side of his little tummy, which wuz pushing his intestines over to the other side (constipation) & smooshing his bladder so badly that we couldn't...
by CarolinaWren
Sat Jul 29, 2006 6:03 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: Baby says shower perches SUCK!!!
Replies: 22
Views: 4297

Willie likes his "spray-bottle" showers, but he's JUST becoming tame ... he wuz fully-flighted & wild as ... well, a bird, i s'pose ... when i got him ... he wuz being fostered 'til i got Gina settled ... he'll step up, but if i'm not VERY gentle with him, he gets nervous & plays dive-bomber...
by CarolinaWren
Fri Jul 28, 2006 10:47 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: I think, I think, I think
Replies: 9
Views: 1211

that's how Willie started ... kinda "under his breath" mumbling, but you could make out wut he wuz trying to say, too ... we'd listen really closely & soon it became VERY clear ... he still does his little-boy-bird noises when humans are around, but when we leave the room, he's a chatty-boy! Gi...
by CarolinaWren
Fri Jul 28, 2006 10:32 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: When It Rains, It Pours :o(
Replies: 12
Views: 1108

When It Rains, It Pours :o(

ok, y'all know that we've had a couple of losses recently ... well, now our hamster, Scooter, is ill and damn PETSMART to hell!! k, i phoned them yesterday to say that something's really wrong & do they treat hamsters ... they SELL 'em all day long, right? ... "oh yeah, our vet treats hamsters"...
by CarolinaWren
Fri Jul 28, 2006 10:14 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: I think he spoke...........
Replies: 11
Views: 1351

My husband says he thinks Kokkewiet is a male because when my husband is near me, Kokkewiet gets jealous. While I am typing, I am actually missing my Kokkewiet.....WEIRD!!!! He can make me so angry. I kissed him once and I did not know he was mad or in a bad mood, and then he bit my lip. Was very s...
by CarolinaWren
Fri Jul 28, 2006 9:55 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: 'S's & 'Ch' sounds...
Replies: 6
Views: 803

the only words Gina ever said were come 'ere & good parrrot ... and she worked those in between IRN screams ... but those were fine, too, as she cooed mostly ... if i wuz near her, she wuz cooing ... Willie's just started talking in the last few months ... he learned alot from Gina, but i've ta...
by CarolinaWren
Fri Jul 28, 2006 9:24 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: Lutino Eyes
Replies: 3
Views: 700

sorry ... dunno the answer to that ... i just wanted to say that your baby is quite gorgeous!!

huggles,

Wren 8)
by CarolinaWren
Fri Jul 28, 2006 9:18 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: Baby says shower perches SUCK!!!
Replies: 22
Views: 4297

well, i needn't even WHISPER-THINK about another bird of any kind, wut with this velcro-bird 'TOO i now have ... wow! talk about CLING!! and ain't no way that our shower comes on without her being in there, altho she tends to make "meanie-faces" to her Daddy & he freaks out ... "i'm gettin out ...
by CarolinaWren
Mon Jul 17, 2006 1:54 pm
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: "Blanket" Welcome
Replies: 3
Views: 532

:P silly bird! :P
by CarolinaWren
Sun Jul 16, 2006 8:18 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: Sad Weekend
Replies: 4
Views: 496

Sad Weekend

well, hubby's best friend of 47 years passed away ... we found out yesterday when he phoned him his father, who's a retired US Navy Commander & in better health than all of us, said he didn't have our phone numbers to let us know our friend, Bodie, passed away on the very day that our Gina pass...
by CarolinaWren
Sun Jul 16, 2006 6:28 pm
Forum: Our Angels in Heaven: Rainbow Bridge
Topic: RIP
Replies: 5
Views: 2900

(((((Gwennie))))) i'm sooooooooo sorry, darlin' ... just know that he's flying free now!! i know that's not much consolation right now, but time will ease the pain ... you know that i just lost my Gina on 30 june ... thank God that Max came into my life just the following week ... problem is, i kee...
by CarolinaWren
Sun Jul 16, 2006 6:19 pm
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: "Blanket" Welcome
Replies: 3
Views: 532

"Blanket" Welcome

i know that this is cheating, but i've had alot on my plate lately ... welcome to all of the newbies & let's hope that i can keep up from here on out y'all will learn alot here ... there are some kind, loving peeples here, whether you need a question answered or just some warm arms to cyber-hug...
by CarolinaWren
Sat Jul 15, 2006 6:40 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: Concern! Advice, please
Replies: 18
Views: 1125

ya know, i don't get it either!! with all of the vets in my area, there's only ONE avian vet & when Gina became ill, i called her office ... well, she's pregnant, expecting any day & she makes occasional "pop-ins" ... if she just happens to be there when you phone with an EMERGENCY, she MIG...
by CarolinaWren
Fri Jul 14, 2006 2:27 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: Grandaughter's first meeting with Max :o)
Replies: 4
Views: 572

Grandaughter's first meeting with Max :o)

well, our grandaughter, Jaden, is coming to spend the day with us ... she'll be 5 next month she's enrolled in a day-camp thingie & her parents hafta pay whether or not she's there, but i said, "bullsh#t! i don't care! i AM the grandmother & if i want her to 'skip skool,' she should!" she h...
by CarolinaWren
Fri Jul 14, 2006 12:04 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: MAX is GREAT!! :o)
Replies: 5
Views: 568

hey, Ed ... they're living on a diet of Science Diet dog food & boiled eggs (shell & all), all puréed together; i dilute it just a TINY bit & feed them with a syringe; the "bird girls" (owners) at the vet raise baby wild birds all of the time, so that's wut they gave me ... my local vet ...
by CarolinaWren
Thu Jul 13, 2006 7:04 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: MAX is GREAT!! :o)
Replies: 5
Views: 568

DUH!! dunno why i thought i'd be up all night ... must've been thinking of puppies or kittens ... i covered their cage & they were quiet all night & this a.m. ... never made a peep (screech, rather) 'til we took the cover off ... OMG!! i got up around 5:30a.m. & caught Johnny out there ...
by CarolinaWren
Wed Jul 12, 2006 2:53 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: MAX is GREAT!! :o)
Replies: 5
Views: 568

MAX is GREAT!! :o)

just wanted to let y'all know that Max's vet visit went VERY well ... she's a healthy little girl!! ALSO, my daughter-in-law just phoned me up to come & rescue 4 baby chimney swifts ... they fell outta their nest & the woman packed 'em up & brought 'em to the vet's office. ummmmm, do i ...
by CarolinaWren
Tue Jul 11, 2006 1:24 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: Very small moths...
Replies: 18
Views: 4200

i've been battling grain moths for about a year, i guess i believe that they came in some commercial WILD bird seed, which USED TO BE kept indoors ... because it's WILD bird food, it doesn't have the same quality standards as PET food ... by the time i figured out wut they are, i had to pitch every...
by CarolinaWren
Mon Jul 10, 2006 3:22 pm
Forum: IRN Photo Forum
Topic: I would like to introduce you all to my new baby.
Replies: 20
Views: 4291

Thanks ok Wren you've got a 'too now...that's all the loving you can handle girl! Those things are velcro birds... Dani no kidding, Dani ... i read up on them before i went to get her & man, everything is true ... she already bit Johnny this afternoon, tho!! it wuz after i'd taken a nap & s...
by CarolinaWren
Mon Jul 10, 2006 9:57 am
Forum: IRN Photo Forum
Topic: I would like to introduce you all to my new baby.
Replies: 20
Views: 4291

thanx, Dani ... i just couldn't bring myself to take Gina off of my avvie & this is one of my fave pix of her Mik, i LUV that warm beak thang, too ... i wish that Willie would settle down enuff to give some luvin', but i just don't see it happening ... Max gives BIG HUGGLES & KISSES, tho, s...
by CarolinaWren
Mon Jul 10, 2006 7:42 am
Forum: IRN Photo Forum
Topic: Introducing MAX :o)
Replies: 4
Views: 743

Introducing MAX :o)

everyone, meet Max ... an 8-year-old FEMALE umbrella cockatoo ... she needed a home & we needed a bird ... i think that i mentioned that my daughter-in-law had her "feelers" out for us ... well, lo & behold, here's Max!! we picked her up on saturday ... i won't discuss her circumstances her...
by CarolinaWren
Mon Jul 10, 2006 7:23 am
Forum: IRN Photo Forum
Topic: I would like to introduce you all to my new baby.
Replies: 20
Views: 4291

:lol: wut a HANDSOME feller :D thanx for sharing!!

luv,

Wren 8)
by CarolinaWren
Fri Jul 07, 2006 3:33 pm
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: newbie irn owner also.
Replies: 7
Views: 829

welcome to IRN parenthood!! it's like a roller coaster ride sometimes, but i love it ... i never thought that i'd actually miss those female IRN screams, but it's been one extremely quiet week here ... my Willie just starting talking & doing his noises again yesterday ... i think he's finally f...
by CarolinaWren
Fri Jul 07, 2006 3:27 pm
Forum: Our Angels in Heaven: Rainbow Bridge
Topic: In memory of Ravi
Replies: 5
Views: 2615

fly free, little bird ... fly free ((((Angelface)))) having just gone thru this a week ago, i definitely feel your pain ... it hurts us so to lose these little punkins, but we have to remember that they're now free to fly as nature intended. it still doesn't make the pain any easier, i know. huggle...
by CarolinaWren
Thu Jul 06, 2006 10:12 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: Baby flew the coup
Replies: 11
Views: 2175

((((((Denise)))))) OMG! i'm sooooooooo sorry ... i DO hope that she comes back ... i think i'll heed that "clipped & clipped well" advice from Dani ... i had Willie clipped last week when Gina wuz ill ... he had been flighted before i got him & only had a few flight feathers back, but wuz gi...
by CarolinaWren
Wed Jul 05, 2006 11:30 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: Getting worried...
Replies: 23
Views: 7204

Im from NC hun so, probably like yourself, I dont hesitate to woop **** and take names later. Huge tomboy. you got me pegged, sister ... i tell my hubby-to-be, Johnny, "i might can't whoop 'em, but they'll damn sure know i been there!" he's from WAY up north (Virginia ) & sez he ain't never met...
by CarolinaWren
Wed Jul 05, 2006 2:31 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: Getting worried...
Replies: 23
Views: 7204

well Mik ... i, for one, am VERY proud of you for raising hell about the macaw!! i would've done the same thing ... there's an African grey just up the street in a smallish cage in a flower shop that i'd take home in a heartbeat, but they won't give her up! i pop in occasionally to talk to the bird...
by CarolinaWren
Wed Jul 05, 2006 2:01 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: Can't believe what happened :(
Replies: 7
Views: 737

(((((((huggles))))))) my Gina wuz the same way ... always hurt my feelings, but i got over it when she got back to her snuggly self ... about a month ago, she & i were playing kissy-face & she wuz on my finger, flattened out & cooing, then hubby walked by & i kissed him ... well Mis...
by CarolinaWren
Tue Jul 04, 2006 10:58 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: Your Honest, Unbiased Opinions, Pleeze!
Replies: 2
Views: 443

Your Honest, Unbiased Opinions, Pleeze!

hey again, everyone ... well, i decided that i've cried all of the tears that i can for now ... we were finally able to bury Gina at sea on sunday (had to wait 'til the tide wuz going out the wind calm) ... we said a prayer for her, kissed her & let her go to fly to heights she'd never seen. tha...
by CarolinaWren
Tue Jul 04, 2006 10:14 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: Wow...Prinny sure is GREEN with envy :P
Replies: 2
Views: 512

Putting feathers in your **** DOESN'T make you a chicken or an IRN...


:lol: thanx Dani ... i needed a good laff! :lol:

luv, Wren 8)
by CarolinaWren
Tue Jul 04, 2006 10:10 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: ALRIGHT U GUYS
Replies: 13
Views: 1312

Jen, i tried, but i only have dial-up so it wuz taking FOREVER!! we're gonna (if we have a chance) switch to cable modem this week ... i can view 'em then ... meanwhile, i think my "pincuter" (grandaughter's pronunciation) is crashing, so i think i'm gonna hafta do a restore SOON! first, i gotta ge...
by CarolinaWren
Fri Jun 30, 2006 5:02 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: In loving memory of Gina...
Replies: 4
Views: 773

Go in peace, my Baby Girl ... Mommy loves you & misses you ... :(
by CarolinaWren
Fri Jun 30, 2006 3:48 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: HELP!!
Replies: 20
Views: 3061

doc just phoned ... she's only getting worse ... encephalitis now ... the toxins from the liver have reached the brain ... even with the heat, oxygen & fluids, there wuz no hope in sight ... i asked him to "help her out" ... she deserves to NOT suffer anymore ... thank you all for your prayers ...
by CarolinaWren
Fri Jun 30, 2006 10:33 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: HELP!!
Replies: 20
Views: 3061

well, we've just returned from the vet ... he kept Gina there .. she's on IV fluids in an oxygen tent ... prognosis is NOT good, said he ... i am to phone up this afternoon to see if she's responding at all ... that is, if they don't hafta phone me first ... he assured me that it's nothing that i'v...
by CarolinaWren
Fri Jun 30, 2006 2:12 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: HELP!!
Replies: 20
Views: 3061

thanx, y'all ... i'm very sad to say that Gina's on her way out ... she's curled up in her little crate & just barely breathing ... i took her out of there yesterday around 5pm & i just felt it ... i wrapped her in a blankie & cuddled her cuz i really didn't think she'd make it 'til dar...
by CarolinaWren
Thu Jun 29, 2006 8:38 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: HELP!!
Replies: 20
Views: 3061

hey, thanx everyone ... it's another bad day here ... i phoned the avian vets' office this a.m. & neither of them are in the clinic today ... Gina has an appointment tomorrow at 12:30pm ... the soonest i could get ... now i could just KICK myself for not having phoned yesterday!! she's weak in ...
by CarolinaWren
Wed Jun 28, 2006 7:56 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: HELP!!
Replies: 20
Views: 3061

thanx, Jen ... well, she wuz quiet all day, but i took her out of her nest several times & cuddled her in a blankie close to me ... she only squawked/talked once ... that wuz when she got down & walked back to her room ... she still can't climb up her little rope, so i hafta put her up on t...
by CarolinaWren
Wed Jun 28, 2006 7:54 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: HELP!!
Replies: 20
Views: 3061

hey! thanx! no, i haven't phoned the vet yet ... wuz kinda waiting to see wut the general response from y'all will be & how she's actually going to act this a.m. ... her poo actually looks like normal for the first time in a week or so ... white w/greenish "stuff" ... vet told me to INCREASE see...
by CarolinaWren
Wed Jun 28, 2006 6:18 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: HELP!!
Replies: 20
Views: 3061

HELP!!

ok, i just went & got Gina up & there are small spots of wut looks to be regurgitated seed?? should i be concerned?? obviously, i am, but should i be?? any advice here would be GREATLY appreciated ... 2 small spots of poo overnight (14 hours) & about 5 spots of vomit?? her little water ...
by CarolinaWren
Wed Jun 28, 2006 2:07 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: Prayers for Gina-Bird
Replies: 17
Views: 2114

well, we've made it thru another 24 hours & it seems that Miss Gina's getting stronger by the day! she ate really well yesterday & she talked & played ... i hafta do my 'puting in the wee hours cuz my 'puter is in the birds' room ... Gina's back to climbing all over me when i sit here! ...
by CarolinaWren
Tue Jun 27, 2006 5:45 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: Talk about moody
Replies: 2
Views: 436

man, does THAT sound like Miss Gina!! MUST be a female thang! the worst part for me is that i have an immune system disease & i must LIVE on corticosteroids ... there are times, say every 2-3 months, when i must take the CURSED prednisone for a round of 3-4 weeks (INSANE side effects) ... at th...
by CarolinaWren
Tue Jun 27, 2006 1:01 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: Prayers for Gina-Bird
Replies: 17
Views: 2114

well, Miss Gina had a great day ... she started her usual squawking/talking/screaming around 4pm, which is usually the time that i put them in the cage for the evening ... i put her in her carrier (which is sanitized EVERY day) around 4:30pm after i'd gotten her food & drink placed in there ......
by CarolinaWren
Tue Jun 27, 2006 12:39 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: update..
Replies: 14
Views: 1247

:? praying for y'all in South Carolina & we have everything crossed for you & your babies. :|

luv,

Wren 8)
by CarolinaWren
Mon Jun 26, 2006 9:27 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: Prayers for Gina-Bird
Replies: 17
Views: 2114

well, i phoned the vet & he said "great, we'll see you in 10 days then, unless things awry before then" ... he wants to do blood testing, etc., then ... i guess a complete workup ... i've given her some cranberry juice & she had a sip or 2 ... mostly, she's just EATING like crazy & drin...
by CarolinaWren
Mon Jun 26, 2006 7:55 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: Prayers for Gina-Bird
Replies: 17
Views: 2114

another 24 hours :o)

hey again & thanx everyone! Miss Gina's feeling better every day, thank goodness ... she spent yesterday in her "nest" again & ATE like a little porker!! she's still sleeping in our room in her carrier & she woke us up squawking this a.m. (she's barely been able to coo since thursday ni...
by CarolinaWren
Sat Jun 24, 2006 4:32 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: Prayers for Gina-Bird
Replies: 17
Views: 2114

thank y'all both ... well, we made it thru today! i got Gina up around 8am & cuddled her in a blanket on my chest most of the morning ... she ate some scrambled eggs, jasmine rice, brown rice, honey-nut rice/corn chex, peanut butter sugar wafers, toasted pecans & some chicken (cannibal ) .....
by CarolinaWren
Sat Jun 24, 2006 4:19 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: Prayers for Gina-Bird
Replies: 17
Views: 2114

Prayers for Gina-Bird

hey everyone ... sorry that i haven't been around ... been reading the boards but not posting ... i've been SOOOO busy with all these creatures that i haven't even had time to do much emailing ... i have about 300 or so in my inbox right now my Gina fell off of her perch on friday, 2 weeks ago, but...
by CarolinaWren
Sat Apr 15, 2006 4:52 am
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Gina-Bird :o)
Replies: 10
Views: 1235

grits with sugar?!?!? NO WAY!!!

sorry, Ed, but we don't put sugar on grits around here ... that's a northern thang ... just butter, cheese & Louisiana hot sauce. save the sugar for the cream of wheat, thank you. btw, i AM a genuine G.R.I.T.S. Julie, grits are ground corn ... larger grind than corn meal ... ever had polenta?? s...
by CarolinaWren
Mon Jan 23, 2006 10:41 am
Forum: IRNs Behavior & Taming
Topic: HELP!!!! Jealous bird
Replies: 9
Views: 1911

OMG!!! this sounds like my house!!

WOW!! my Gina does this same stuff to my hubby!! he HATES it cuz he LUVS all of our adoptees equally, but Gina seems to DETEST him ... i'm told that she thinks that i'm her mate she gets all over me & coos & giggles & rolls those eyes ... HOWEVER, our new Willie-Boy seems to be taking to...
by CarolinaWren
Mon Jan 09, 2006 2:06 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: Willie's Here!! :o)
Replies: 3
Views: 410

Willie's Here!! :o)

first, let me 'splain ... my g/f Gina (RIP) always LOVED Willie Nelson ... so since i named my first bird after Gina, i named this one, who is obviously a male, Willie ... so Gina FINALLY has her very own Willie!! ain't he purty?!?! luv, Wren http://i34.photobucket.com/albums/d102/CarolinaWren/chef....
by CarolinaWren
Wed Jan 04, 2006 10:49 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: New Bird Coming Shortly!!
Replies: 1
Views: 324

New Bird Coming Shortly!!

hey everyone! this a.m., i spoke with a lady who is fostering another rescued IRN (blue); apparently, he's just over a year old ... just got his ring ... she has several birds & they're all flighted, so i asked that she clip this one's wings before i take him ... he isn't tame yet, so i need the...
by CarolinaWren
Mon Jan 02, 2006 6:28 am
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Gina-Bird :o)
Replies: 10
Views: 1235

"... no self-respectin' southerner uses instant grits ..." ~ My Cousin Vinny rofl! i LUV that line! ok ... well, i reckon i feel comfortable sayin' y'all, then!! whew, that "you all" thing wuz killin' me! poor little hammies!! you're right ... unfortunately, hammies don't have long life spans, but ...
by CarolinaWren
Sun Jan 01, 2006 3:24 pm
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Gina-Bird :o)
Replies: 10
Views: 1235

YAYYYYY!!

lôôk!!! i did it!! i did it!!! there's my Gina!!! ain't she purty?!?! having a cookie her first day at home! she wuz very undernourished, so the vet said feed her lots of good, high-calorie stuff for the first few weeks to put some "junk in her trunk" ... of course, she had NO objection to that! tha...
by CarolinaWren
Sat Dec 31, 2005 7:34 am
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Gina-Bird :o)
Replies: 10
Views: 1235

Gina-Bird :o)

hello all ... just flying in from South Carolina to say hello ... i'm here with my IRN, Gina ... a rescue ... s/he was found in the wild & brought to the local vet's office, where my daughter-in-law works ... she phoned looking for a home & well, here we are!! she's been here since 16 novemb...