It goes without saying that this past year saw a very active hurricane season which left behind so much disaster and devastation. Another season rolls around and it still seems “normal” for us to focus on the loss. We must admit, we are a society of sensationalists; junkies for “breaking news” and drama, and the adrenalin rush it gives us. We feel a secret sense of relief when we see that “there, but for the grace of God, go I. “ Unfortunately, what we see on TV or on social
Aside from ensuring that their pet bird doesn't accidentally fly away, the biggest reason that most bird owners trim their pets is for safety. Indoor life poses perils that birds do not normally face in the wild, such as windows, ceiling fans, ovens, doorways, sinks, and toilets. Trimming a bird's wings can help limit their access to dangers such as these.
Another reason that many pet birds have their wings trimmed is because it forces the bird to be more dependent on its o
Most of us can recall the day we first set eyes on the love of our lives. It might have been a passing glance in the park or a brief encounter through mutual friends. What we remember most is where we were... the exact moment when time stood still, and we locked eyes. My love story began like most. I paid a visit to my local shelter in Memphis to look for my neighbor's cat. He had darted out the door and down the stairs to the street and wasn't used to being outside. A well-