A year ago a horrific fire took the life of a gentle, beautiful soul. Alice (a.k.a. Warden) and Penne brought much joy, happiness, silliness, and love to so many humans and parrots from around the world. This commemoration is in honor of that love, and the friendships borne out of Alice's and Penne's connections with … Continue reading Remembering Warden & Penne: Never forgotten, forever loved
by Tiellover Word went out from a local bird club about a tragic case of dog vs. bird. A 30 year-old double yellow-headed Amazon had played regularly with the family dog, without incident. The bird was allowed to roam the floors freely and walked up to the dog's food dish. The bird, being a bird, … Continue reading Keeping our Birbs Safe!
Birds have inspired some of the most moving and insightful art and literature in history. Consider for example the poem by Emily Dickinson (1830 - 1886) Hope is the thing with feathers Hope is the thing with feathers That perches in the soul, And sings the tune without the words, And never stops at all, … Continue reading Showcase your bird-inspired creative writing & artwork on Horus
By Sherri Moorer I think the hardest part of losing Chloe (or any bird) is the empty space. It’s not just the empty space where the cage used to be. It’s the mental and emotional space in her absence. It’s getting up and going to bed with one less bird. It’s coming home to one … Continue reading The Empty Space