Happy Second Hatchday, Cassie!


Time flies, and it’s another year for Cassie. Actually we don’t really know her actual date of birth, other than her arriving on 20th July 2014 with an estimated age of “seven weeks”. So we just take it as 6th of June, a pretty easy to remember date. Yes, I’m slightly late with this post.

In an attempt to not have this blog filled with bird stuff all the time, I thought I would finally try out this tumblr thing (yes, I’m even later to that party). I’ll still post Cassie’s photos here every now and then, but most of it should be at http://cassiethecockatiel.tumblr.com. In the meantime, more photos!

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Happy First Hatchday, Cassie!

Pardon for the slightly personal post, but it is a big day for someone dear to me.

Time flies, and it’s just about Cassie’s first hatchday already!

I say just about, since I don’t really know her actual hatchday, and it’s based on her being about 7 weeks old when she arrived last July. Since 6th June is fairly easy to remember, it will be her Estimated Hatchday. Right Cassie? I still remember when you first arrived with tattered tail feathers and clipped flight feathers; as you can see, her feathers have regrown, and she’s a lovely pretty bird, if a little dirty, as she still hasn’t learnt not to drag the extremities of her long feathers over dirty surfaces. Continue reading

New Members of the Family

Phew, how time flies! Last I was in BroadcastAsia in June and suddenly it’s August.

While some of the blame in the lack of updates here is up to me, a fair amount of time during the last three weeks or so have been taken up by this little thing.

That’s right, it’s a cockatiel. It’s name is Cassie, and here’s how it ended up in my home. Continue reading