Alert: Sick Human!

bubbles 7-4-16In our April issue, Sherri reminds all who share their home and life with birds that when we get sick, our birds react in different, and often negative ways to our illness.  Sherri experienced a very nasty bout with two viruses over a few weeks and as she recuperated, Sherri took notice of how her illness affected Bubbles in a more direct and somewhat serious way.  Zack on the other hand was attuned such human frailties and takes moms sicknesses in relatively good stride.

While diseases are rarely shared with humans, birds can definitely share nasty bugs with us!  Read Sherri’s Feathered Frenzy article here.

What’s Really Contagious

After coming down with a nasty sinus infection a week before Christmas, Sherri soon bubbles 7-4-16realizes how some of her negative behavior can quickly transfer over to the behavior and reactions of Bubbles and Zack.

Sherri observes that companion birds can help us become better people – if we acknowledge that their reactions can shine a light on problems that we might want to avoid.  There’s so much to behavior on the part of humans and birds.

Visit our Feathered Frenzy page to find out how Sherri strives to balance a zack 5-16-14busy work schedule and implement relaxation techniques to help her get “centered” when the world around her gets out of control.

WELCOME TO THE ROOST!

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We’re Up! 

The Roost is your new virtual meeting place, an online ‘nest’ where birds and their  humans can have fun, learn and share information about all things birds!  We will strive to put a smile on your beak and get your toes tapping with happiness with every issue of The Roost!

The Roost is a blog for birdies and people who love them!  We look forward to growing with your support.  We’ll be adding new pages, resources and info based on your feedback!

We hope you enjoy the inaugural ‘opening’ of The Roost.  We welcome your comments and input, so please feel free to comment on any post or to drop us a message via Twitter – @TheRoost10 or on Instagram at theroostonline

Okay birdies, raise those wings, it’s time for lift off of The Roost!