Posted January 23, 2018 by Ron Callari

I’m the proud owner of a 12-yr old grey-cheeked Conure. We named him ’Gauguin’ due to his similar color palette that matches the famous artist’s work — namely, viridian green, teal, cadmium yellow, red ochre and zinc white.

Posted January 3, 2018 by Ron Callari

When you think about natural science and all its research pertaining to the animal kingdom, it might shock you to learn that scientists also spend a lot of time 'thinking' about the unscientific.

Posted January 3, 2018 by Laurie Kay Olson

Mom let me out on the windowsill in a snowstorm so that I could build my very own snowman, er, snowbird.

Posted December 15, 2017 by Laurie Kay Olson

We are so glad that Mom finally got around to hanging up the mistletoe. Now we have an extra reason to sit around kissing.

Posted December 13, 2017 by Kitty Devine

With all of the stress the holiday season can bring a fun way to relax and rejuvenate. Cats and dogs can help with this. Why not curl up on a chill winter evening and try your hand at this old childhood favorite pastime with a Christmas Cuties Coloring Book.

Posted December 12, 2017 by Laurie Kay Olson

I am always ready for Hanukkah with my stylish blue and white feathers.

Posted December 7, 2017 by Ron Callari

The world has changed a lot in the last year. Our public discourse, social behavior and perceptions of what is acceptable has changed. Normalization is a threat when actions that were once verboten in the past have all of sudden become copacetic. As humans are finding their way in this new cultural shift, there’s solace in knowing man’s best friend is still at our sides to comfort us when change gets too tough to handle.

But wait, now even our pets are targets of discrimination?

Posted November 28, 2017 by Laurie Kay Olson

Israel is finding itself inundated with millions of extra birds. The birds, which usually use Israel as a stopover on the way to Africa, are opting to stay in cooler climes and hanging out in the country. The increasing encroachment of deserts and frequent droughts in Africa have made food for birds scarce. Many types of birds are staying longer in Israel as their migratory patterns change.