Saturday, September 15, 2007


Hi Stewie! Thanks for adding us to your roll, Rigel is happy to know he has a following. :)

He has two really favorite toys. One I call jingly balls, plastic whiffle-type balls with bells inside. They are even more fun with a plain tissue sticking out of a hole. The other is my husband’s ring. It’s titanium so it won’t get scratched at all. He likes to take it off our fingers in a wiggle motion and…well the rest needs to be recorded for full appreciation for how much he loves it.

He had no interest in the Bird Buddy (by Happy Hut) except for the strings. Anything with strings is just a toy with annoying things hanging off it.

So yeah, the nice $10 toys, he’s not so interested. Go figure.

I never got him a treat labyrinth because I got him the treats that go in it, and he is uninterested so far. My shirts function very well as shredding toys. *doh* He has a rope comfy perch, but I’m still not sure if he would like a swing. Maybe next month. Speaking of wood ladders, it appears he knocked his over in the last 10 minutes. Huh.


  1. My Stewie really likes those round Nutri-berry treats. He has them in the tropical fruit blend and the garden veggies blend and he likes them both (except for the dried peas, which he picks off and flings across the cage).

    Here's a photo of him fighting with a different toy to get at them:

    p.s. I also tried to answer your question about bird clicker training here but I'm sure there are plenty of better explanations. I haven't really started yet because the first basic exercise was thwarted by the fact that he was afraid of the "target stick." Oops.

    p.p.s. Stewie does give kisses already though, so he's definitely trainable! :)

  2. Sorry, clicker training post:
    clicker training