Posted Feb 21, 2012By hbennett
LOS ANGELES (AP) — With lots of smarts and long lives, parrots were once favored by Baby Boomers, but more of the former pets are now wild, passed from owner to owner or ignored altogether in cramped cages without the feathered mates they crave, rescuers said.
Karen Windsor, executive director of Foster Parrots, which runs a sanctuary in Hope Valley, R.I., hears just about every excuse for giving up a parrot: divorce, marriage, babies, kids leaving home, kids moving back, “the bird hates me,” age, disease.
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Kicking off a new year of our monthly roundup of the best photographs of beasts and birds (and one frog).[insertSli
Chihuahua rescue. Over 5o Chihuahuas, along with a few mutts, and two poodles, were offered for adoption at the Mil
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Hundreds of tiny tacos, ballerinas and other costumed dogs fell short of a world record S
James Griffin of Branford, Conn., 62, of Branford, Conn., a writer of western novels, trains with his Pet Partners
The Daily Freeman in Kingston, New York, received more than 400 entries in its annual Pet Photo Contest this year.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — With lots of smarts and long lives, parrots were once favored by Baby Boomers, but more of the