Phantom the Amazing Quaker
In Loving Memory
Phantom had gone for a regular annual vet check up just 2 weeks earlier on September 29th, 2011. The vet had found a mass on his back near his preen gland. We were told to soak the mass. It was not getting any better so on Monday we went for a second opinion. This vet said it is definitely a tumor and he would need surgery. His surgery was on Thursday October 6th, 2011.
On Wednesday morning October 12th 2011, our beautiful baby boy Quaker Phantom passed away in his sleep. He was only 11 years old. He passed away in the safety of his home knowing that he was surrounded by LOVE!
We spoke to the vet on the same day Phantom passed. The vet had received the test results from the biopsy and he said Phantom had a rare form of cancer that was malignant and aggressive and had spread.
Phantom left his mark on our hearts and left his mark on the bird world….through his special way of doing the ring toss he has taught other humans and birds that it doesn’t matter how you do the trick just that you have fun doing it. Phantom you are so special and beautiful.
Phantom loved to dance, give “Hi Five’s”, and sing but he would only sang in your ear. He didn’t want anyone else to know he could sing and talk.
Phantom taught us about life. He was not afraid to live his life his way!!
We know that Phantom….in true Phantom style passed away on his own terms. As he played ring toss, danced and talked “his way”…..he did this “his way”!!
You are so loved and missed!!! Fly free our beautiful boy!!!!
Till we meet again at the Rainbow Bridge!!!
These Parakeets are so so amazing. They are all so smart and so cute!
Scary Savings at FunTime Birdy
The Savings are pretty scary this month at FunTime Birdy……..Save on Bird Toys, Parrot Playgyms, Bird Perches and more.
Now through November 10th.
Check out these Customer favorite bird toys:
Bird Cubed Bird Toy for African grey/Amazon size parrots
Monkey Business Bird Toy for Cockatiel and Quaker size Birds
Reading a Bird's Feathers
Parrot feathers are so interesting and unique. Did you know feathers are only unique to the avian species and the only other creatures to have feathers were some theropod dinosaurs.
There is so much to learn about feathers. Feathers are 91% protein, 8% water and 1% fat and to make new feathers it takes a lot of protein, energy and nutrients.
Read article by Susan L. Clubb entitled “Reading a Bird’s Feathers” Learn more about molting, stress bars, types of feathers and more.
Zuri, Cookie, Oakie and Belle with the 4 Tier Layer Cake Bird Toy
I just received this picture from Autumn P. of her girls (Zuri, Cookie, Oakie and Belle) enjoying their FunTime Birdy Junior 4 Tier Layer Cake and their Foot Toys.
Thanks so much Autumn for the picture of the girls having fun!!!
I just love this video. These Penguins look so cute…you just want to jump across the screen and hug them. Enjoy!!!
Miss Vicki's Parrot Vilalge
We would like to thank Autumn P. for supporting Miss Vicki’s Parrot Village in Atlanta Georgia with a box full of FunTime Birdy Bird Toys.
Here is Miss Vicki’s Facebook post about the new FunTime Birdy toys she received:
Facebook Post from Miss Vicki
Thanks again Autumn P. and Miss Vicki.