Letters

Dear Parrots magazine,

Love at first sight!

I adopted my special needs cockatiel, Mikey, in November 2009. One day I was surfing through Petfinder and I found his profile which mentioned, he was missing his toes on one foot. So my parents and I arranged to meet him. I took him food, treats and toys, and the minute I saw him I fell in love!

Read more: Letters: Love at first sight!


Dear Parrots magazine,

Ringnecks make wonderful pets!

Contrary to recent comments in your magazine regarding Indian ringnecks being only suitable as aviary birds, and psittacula parakeets having a weaker bond with humans I wish to set the record straight.

Read more: Letters: Ringnecks make wonderful pets!


Dear Parrots magazine,

Shredded paper works a treat!

I have always used newspaper to line my bird cages, but have found that some birds tear it into tiny pieces.  This leaves the cage bottom bare.  It keeps them amused, but it does not make cage-cleaning easy!

Read more: Letters: Shredded paper works a treat!


Dear Parrots magazine,

Pride and prejudice

I have been a dedicated hobbyist breeder for over 45 years and wish to express my disappointment at the quality of modern-day birds and urge breeders to join a ‘new club for quality.’

Read more: Letters: Pride and prejudice

Parrots magazine is published by Imax Visual Ltd,
West Building, Elm Grove Lane, Steyning BN44 3SA

Telephone +44 (0)1273 464777
© Parrots magazine 2019