Category: advice

What’s it like to take care of a bird? I’ve always wanted one 😊

The first thing I want to make clear about birds is that they are LOUD. Conures and other parrots in particular are very social and like to talk. Even if they can’t use words, they scream.
The day to day isn’t too high maintenance. You make sure they have food and water and toys and a clean cage and they mostly just bird. But most birds will also need some social time hanging it with you. Gabe likes to sit on my head or shoulder while I play games. Their little beaks are also surprisingly sharp and can hurt. When Gabe is grumpy, he’s been known to break skin.
Besides all that, they can be great companions. I love Gabe to death and can’t believe we have a bird who likes to snuggle!