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  1. Children's top toys already making the Christmas listRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday |

    Parents have already A begun the hunt for this year's A Christmas toys, with stores stocking up on what will be the most sought-after gifts. Star Wars figures, robotic pet birds, and a game that delivers a plate of whipped cream to the face of the unlucky recipient are among the favourites, according to Smyths Toys.


  2. Migrating birds bring avian flu warningsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | FarmingUK

    That is the message from the Deputy Chief Veterinary Officer of the Department of Agriculture and Rural Development , Dr Perpetua McNamee, to all bird keepers today following outbreaks of AI in England in late 2014 and 2015. Dr McNamee said: "As we approach autumn and with the arrival of increased numbers of migrating birds, I advise bird keepers to remain vigilant and continue to practise high standards of biosecurity on their premises.


  3. At the operaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 1 | South Shore Record

    ... 1000 Hempstead Ave., Rockville Centre. (16) 323-4444 or L.I. Parrot Expo Get ready for birds, birds and more birds, at the annual Parrot Expo, presented by the Long Island Parrot Society. Long Island's only major exotic ...


  4. Pet of the weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 29 | Pacifica Tribune

    ... on the 2nd floor. Solo is one of the "others," along with rabbits, guinea pigs, domestic rats, turtles, snakes and pet birds. Solo is a mellow guy who likes to spend time with people and take baths. He would be happy to spend time in your arms or on ...


  5. Other Pet Food in Austria: New research report available at Fast Market ResearchRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 29 |

    In 2015, other pet food will remain heavily affected by the trends in pet keeping in Austria that were seen during the review period. It will benefit from growing populations in fish, small mammals and reptiles, but suffer under a continuing decline in pet birds.


  6. Fatal retirement community fire apparently was an accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 28 | Brookale Public Radio

    ... forced their way into her Leisure Village West home. She was pronounced dead a short time later. Hernandez's two pet birds and her cat also died in the blaze, which was reported around 6:35 a.m. Authorities say the fire apparently began along the ...


  7. 'Murder victim' alive after 31 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 27 | Newsday

    ... from her bank to start a new life, he said, and gave a student neighbour keys to her apartment to look after her pet birds. He said the officially dead woman's elderly mother and brother were "absolutely shocked" when they heard she was still alive.


  8. Smart, social and messy: Birds make great pets, fans sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 26 | Post and Courier

    Atina Cote's pet bird, Beeker, a 6-year-old female spectacled parrotlet, is one of three birds that roam freely in her Toronto home. Atina Cote's three birds roam freely in her home, participate in making bird treats and bird toys, nibble playfully at her fingers as she types at her computer keyboard and even join her in the shower.


  9. 78-year-old woman dies in Manchester fire, authorities sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 26 | The Jersey Journal

    ... to injuries sustained in a fire, said Al Della Fave, spokesman for the Ocean County Prosecutor's Office. Two pet birds and a cat also died in the fire, which was first reported at 6:38 a.m. by a neighbor who smelled smoke, he said. Hernandez was ...


  10. Kitten feared lost in blaze returns home in EveshamRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 19 |

    ... stairs flat. Mr Johns was treated in hospital for smoke inhalation and burned finger. He lost several hamsters and pet birds in the fire.


  11. Coroner's investigation sheds little light on Davis murder-suicideRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 16 | Davis Enterprise

    ... that day, lay dead from shots to her head and chest in a room being used as an office and aviary for her many pet birds, according to a coroner's narrative of the scene. In a nearby bedroom was Hein, dead of a self-inflicted head wound he fired ...


  12. Science Of UsSome Animals Can Suffer From Mental Illness,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 16 | New York Magazine

    ... behaviors in animals that look a lot like the behaviors in humans with certain mental illnesses: There are pet birds that pluck out their own feathers, dogs that won't quit licking their tails or paws, and bonobos that pull out their own hair. Some ...


  13. Appeals after kitten still missing following house fireRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 15 |

    ... of the upstairs flat. Johnny Johns, who was treated in hospital for smoke inhalation, lost several hamsters and pet birds in the fire, and although one cat was rescued, a kitten is still missing. Susan Johns, Mr Johns ex-wife, said: "Johnny is out ...


  14. To Your Good Health: 'Bird Lung' allergy or infection?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 14 |

    ... is "bird-fanciers lung" - essentially an allergic reaction to bird droppings, feathers and the proteins of various birds. It can look very much like pneumonia, with abnormal chest X-ray findings that can be indistinguishable. The only cure is to get ...


  15. Dog, birds die in Hillsborough mobile home fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 13 | ABC Action News

    A family's dog a their pet birds perished in a fire at a mobile home after a man and a woman were rescued, according to Hillsborough County Fire Rescue. Around 7:25 a.m., HCFR units responded to a mobile home fire at 11940 N. U.S. Highway 301 in Thonotosassa.


  16. Entrepreneur Leaves $100,000 to Her Pet BirdsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2015 | New York Magazine

    ... estate be put into a trust fund for her 32 pet cockatiels, dog, and cat. (Never has a cat had more incentive to eat 32 birds.) She also went into great detail specifying the care the birds were to receive, including what and when they should be fed ...


  17. Did Your Cockatiel Fly the Coop?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2015 |

    Please help SHARE because, "A lot of times these birds are from another town, county or even state," according to the animal control officer That person called police and police, in turn, contacted Animal Control Officer Diane Treadwell, who said this made the third tropical bird her office has been called to pick up this summer. "People have pet birds and this time of year their windows are open and the bird gets out or it escapes through an open door," Treadwell said.


  18. -story-blockRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 4, 2015 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    ... ltry, eggs and meat are the most common sources of salmonella infection. Various fruits and vegetables, as well as pet birds, turtles and other reptiles, can also transmit salmonella.


  19. New scenic cruise operation is for the birdsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 27, 2015 | Grand Haven Tribune

    Kim and Paul Brandt, who launched Blue Water Cruises in Grand Haven this summer, bring their three pet birds along for the ride. There's no fishing aboard the 36-foot Carver named Parrot Bay, just, as you guessed it, two African grey parrots named Tiki and Toby; along with Dieselle, a friendly umbrella cockatoo.


  20. Poultry owners learn about preventing bird fluRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 26, 2015 | Daily Chronicle

    ... in Illinois this spring, Larson received his fair share of phone calls from panicked poultry farmers who swore their birds were infected, he said. “I've had an awful lot of phone calls in the course of the last couple months saying, 'I've got ...