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beakertrout: I am doing major kitchen/pantry cleaning. I just threw out Beaker's several year old dry food that he refused to eat. Jan 26, 2020 12:43:29 GMT -7
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beakertrout: I give up, he won. Jan 26, 2020 12:43:52 GMT -7
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beakertrout: So, I put a big bowl filled with the dry food in his cage and he dived into it! What a nut! Jan 26, 2020 13:40:16 GMT -7
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Jane: Must have been the "novelty" aspect! Jan 27, 2020 2:19:11 GMT -7
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beakertrout: He was true to form, he stuck his beak in the bowl and then decided it wasn't what he wanted after he did a beak search. Jan 27, 2020 8:28:31 GMT -7
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beakertrout: Today was air bath and vacuum day. I turn my back (this is after Beakers's air bath)after vacuuming and there is already white down on the floor in several places. Feb 1, 2020 13:18:07 GMT -7
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Jane: I wonder if I had collected all the down shed by Monty and Mitzi for the last 28 years whether I would have enough for a pillow - or a duvet! Feb 2, 2020 8:45:28 GMT -7
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beakertrout: As I have said, all my "dust bunnies" look like feathered mice. Feb 2, 2020 13:08:44 GMT -7
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z00ropa: Funny you should ask that Jane. I was thinking if I just collected the dander that comes off of Ash, in last 14 years it much be a thousand pounds off a bird that weighs 460 grams. Feb 3, 2020 8:57:44 GMT -7
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Jane: We will have to start an international business - Genuine African Grey Parrot down bedding :) Feb 4, 2020 6:39:06 GMT -7
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beakertrout: Beaker was on top of his cage yelling for my son to come play with him. I got tired of the yelling and told him,"Trevor isn't home!". He stopped yelling and looked at me like I should have told him before he started yelling! Feb 6, 2020 19:40:10 GMT -7
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Jane: Beaker thinks that, as his slave, you should have kept him fully informed! Feb 8, 2020 2:25:22 GMT -7
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z00ropa: I've been away from home for almost a week. Wife asked Ash if she wanted to take a shower, her response was "I want to go to daddy." It's good to be missed. Feb 10, 2020 4:31:20 GMT -7
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Jane: So sweet! Feb 10, 2020 7:25:32 GMT -7
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Haz: These female greys seem to be Daddy's girls. Chy is always asking for Daddy. Feb 12, 2020 11:15:44 GMT -7
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beakertrout: Beaker was a total brat last night. He refused to go to bed, ran from me then got fluffed up and into attack mode if I tried to force it. Feb 16, 2020 10:32:10 GMT -7
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beakertrout: So, I took my nightly walk and let him stay up. He sure didn't like being left alone! I returned, he got on my hand and went straight to bed. What a nut. Feb 16, 2020 10:33:19 GMT -7
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Jane: Mine go on their bedtime perches and if I don't get them covered up Mitzi goes on the bars and starts flapping her wings furiously. Feb 17, 2020 4:14:08 GMT -7
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chris: That was a good strategy for handling a misbehaving grey. The temptation is to try to force things but that just never works very well in my experience. Feb 17, 2020 6:22:33 GMT -7
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beakertrout: Thanks Chris. When Beaker goes into "attack" mode, best be wise to back off. Some times he is just playing but I can read him pretty well. Little brat. Feb 17, 2020 9:30:38 GMT -7

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