If possible, cats should be brought into a home with a bird when they are kittens. If the felines are brought into a home with a bird at a young age, they can learn not to hunt. But, sometimes adult cats need a new home, or birds are the newcomers. If this presents a danger to the bird, there are
A bird in a new home should be placed in an environment as much like their past environment as possible. If the birdcage was placed in a corner, with a window to the left, a similar situation should be presented, if possible.
Bird toys should be brought along from one home to another, providing birds with a
Your Javas will need a generously sized cage due to their large size and preference for living with
Birds are clean animals, quickly and effectively removing dirt, debris and waste from their feathers. Some avians spend up to one-third of their waking hours preening themselves and other birds in their group. Water birds also protect their feathers from the moisture through this cleaning. However, their cage is another story, becoming the responsibility of their human partners.
Ammonia is released anytime bird poop is cleaned from a cage. This gas is dangerous for both humans
The first thing you'll notice about the black-headed caique is their love for a good time. These playful birds perform silly antics that quickly pull at your heartstrings. Owners report their caiques enjoy
Beaking versus Biting
What most owners experience is not true biting. Birds often “beak” objects, such as perches and toys (and, yes, fingers) to test their firmness
Birds lose heat to their environments in two ways. The first way occurs when the environment
Take a look at their endearing characteristics, care needs and cage requirements before making a final decision.
The first thing you will notice about these birds is their impressive black, yellow and red bill. Half of the Aracaris' 16-inch length consists of their bill alone. Despite their bills'
Here are some tips about weighing your pet bird as well as helpful information regarding weight loss and weight gain. For a list of average weights for common pet birds,
Ducks belong to the Anatidae family of birds. This family includes swans and geese as well. There are a lot of different types of ducks, but all are mostly aquatic
Color and Variety
Fruits and vegetables are good for you, and they’re good for your bird, too. In fact, your bird should have a serving of fruits or vegetables twice a day. Bird-safe fruits and veggies include melons, pears, bananas, leafy greens, corn, and squash. Be careful with your food choices because some fruits and vegetables