What’s In a Name: Feathered Frenzy

How did you decide your bird’s name?

The fact that our feathered friend may live for decades means, parronts should pick something that we and they can live with for a long time.

Read Sherri’s April issue of Feathered Frenzy and find out how she and Rick came up with Zack and Bubbles.

Emergency! Feather Frenzy

It’s been said that two of the biggest threats to a bird’s safety are themselves, and humans. Other times, their own kerfuffles result in emergency situations. illness can happen without warning or explanation.

The key is to be prepared and have what you need to act quickly and calmly to establish healing, calm, and order. Today, I’d like to give you tips on how to handle these emergencies so you and your birds get better and back on track.

Sherri’s March ’22 Feathered Frenzy column provides many good steps to take and tips to be aware of to address an emergency!

Expanding Your Flock: Feathered Frenzy

“Zack was seven years old when we decided that being an only bird wasn’t suitable, surely a companion parrot would be suitable to keep Zack happy and balanced during our workdays.”

Sherri’s February ’22 Feathered Frenzy column offers readers some practical advice on introducing a new feathered companion into an ‘only bird’ home, and tips on adopting another bird.

The Post Holiday Blues: Feathered Frenzy

Coming out of Christmas and the holiday season can be hard for us all. Once the decorations comes down, everything seems bleak once January comes along. The post-holiday blues affects our avian companions too.

In her inaugural 2022 Feathered Frenzy column, Sherri offers us parronts ways to help our fids – and us transition to a new year. Such measures will help you grounded while also giving you and your birdies something to look forward to every day!

Creative Christmas Ideas: Feathered Frenzy

Happy December 1st Everybirdie!

For the December ’21 edition of Feathered Frenzy, Sherri offers some excellent – and timely, re-gifting ideas for our birdies this Christmas.

Despite the current global supply chain issues, we parronts can come up with fabulous gift ideas for our fids regardless! Click here to read Sherri’s innovative tips for keeping the season festive without breaking the bank or leaving us feeling anxious.

Educating Others – Sharing the Joys of Parrot Companionship: Feathered Frenzy

In the November ’21 edition of Feathered Frenzy, Sherri encourages readers to think about how other people in our social circles may perceive us birdie owners, and how, when people come to visit, need to understand both our feathered companions and the people with whom they share a deep, loving bond.

While other people need to understand and respect our feathered friends, we birdie people need apply the same level of patience with people as we do with our parrots

Find out here what Sherri proposes we do to encourage others to learn some of the nuances of bird companionship.

Avian Inspired Self Improvement: Feathered Frenzy

As a follow up to her September’ column on the importance of training parrots to live comfortably in our home, Sherri’s October Feathered Frenzy article looks at the flip side, focusing on how our feathered companions inspire us to make beneficial changes in our lives.

Read Sherri’s full October ’21 column here.

The Importance of Training: Feathered Frenzy

As many of us get ready to get back to work or return to school, we’re all getting ready to get back into routines and back to learning mode. Whatever the work or school setting, we all need to relearn or remember important rhythms and patterns.

Humans aren’t the only ones who need to keep learning!

Head on over to the September ’21 Feathered Frenzy column where Sherri discusses the importance of training our avian companions.

Breaking the Law: The Parrot That’s Illegal in 12 States: Feathered Frenzy

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How could anybirdie be illegal anywhere in the US – or for that matter anywhere in the world? Well, it seems the Moncks Parakeet (a.k.a. Quaker) holds that particular moniker in several US states as well as being deemed a nuisance in countries such as Spain.

Sherri’s August edition of Feathered Frenzy offers a detailed overview of why the Quaker has gained a poor reputation among some regulators, and why some of the negative hype is unfair.

Creepy Crawly Unwelcome Guests: Feathered Frenzy

Every now again, every household has to contend with those creepy little crawlies that give many of us humans the shivers.

Sherri’s July column offers superb advice on ways to successfully reduce and deter those critters that give some of us the willies.

From peppermint oil to coffee grounds to vinegar, this issue of Feathered Frenzy is a must-read for everybirdie!

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