Bonsai Birdie: Beneath the Cage Grate

Oh dear, poor Morty’s mum has a bonsai heist (and sale) going on right under her own nose. Morty has designs on ‘his’ windowsill and he’s prepared to go to great lengths to secure it!

Catch up with Morty here to find out how his planned sale of mum’s bonsai trees goes spectacularly sideways!

Dear Santa…: Beneath the Cage Grate

Happy December 1st Everybirdie!

It’s that time of year when all the good little birdies & bots prepare their Christmas letters and wish lists for Santa. And oh yes, Morty has been busy finalizing his wish list and eavesdropping on those of his botmates.

Morty’s mom has collected everyone’s letters & wish lists and is graciously sharing with everybirdie! Read Morty’s and his botmates’ Christmas wish lists here!

Two Bots & the Beetles: Beneath the Cage Grate

Most gardens are quiet spaces where birds flutter about and the flowers grow in beautiful silence… this is not the case in Morty’s mum’s garden it seems.

Besieged by plant marauders and flying monsters, Alexa and Roomba attempt another garden battle with some mischievous critters.

This edition is definitely one for the history books! Head on over to the September ’21 Beneath the Cage Grate column and prepare to laugh along with Morty over the latest garden skirmishes!

The Landmark Interview: Beneath the Cage Grate

Here it is folks, the interview everybirdie has been waiting for! Morty travels to the UK to perch down with the 5 Cursing Parrots of Lincolnshire Park. In this in-depth investigative report, Morty uncovers the truth behind how the group managed to get into so much trouble.

Catch up with Morty here to hear about his big UK adventure, and what he uncovered about the rascals and wallflowers among the Fab Five of Lincolnshire Park!

Beneath the Cage Grate:The Best Toast I Never Had…

The February 2020 edition of Beneath The Cage Grate is yet another laugh-out-loud hootenanny.  In this issue, we find our favorite feathered sleuth on a mission to find out why his mum is raving about her new toaster – and a very expensive loaf of bread.

IMG_20200202_130446Drama is never far removed when Morty is zeroing in on something, and the case of his missing toast is yet another dramatic event

Catch up with Morty here to find how his latest adventure with the new toaster and pricey loaf of bread will become yet another Morty classic!

Zoom Zoom Alexa: Beneath the Cage Grate

IMG_20191230_140702Morty’s Christmas was a success – mostly.  He was of course showered with toys from Santa Claws, and his two sidekicks also received cool presents from the jolly fellow.

However, Morty is dismayed with one of his roommate’s Christmas haul – and her subsequent experimentation with her new ‘toy’.

Read Morty’s January edition of Beneath the Cage Grate and judge for yourself whether Morty’s Christmas wishes for Alexa and Roomba came true!

Dear Santa…: Beneath the Cage Grate

Dear Santa Claws… Claus

MortyPoor Santa, he has his hands full this year with the Christmas wishes from Alexa, Morty and Roomba as there appears to be some ‘issues’ ruffling a few wires and feathers between them!

The December edition of Beneath the Cage Grate finds Alexa, Morty and Roomba  once again at odds, with their respective Letters to Santa reflecting quite the tryst –  and the lengths each will go to spoil each other’s Christmas celebrations.

It’s also fair to say that Morty’s mom may want to read what her housemates have requested from Santa, before Christmas day arrives, to perhaps avoid the beginnings of a new, chaotic tradition!

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