Dave (courier_iii) wrote,
Dave
courier_iii

Smart Parrots, Smarter Cats.....,

I took a phone call from my sister, visiting at our brother's home.
There was noise in the background.
"What's that?" I asked.
"It's the parrots," she answered.
My brother has two [full sized] parrots and also several cats.
The cats go outside on occasion and, when it's time, my sister-in-law calls from the doorway and the cats come in.
The parrots have learned to imitate my SIL and now they call the cats.
The cats for their part long ago learned that parrots are NOT to be messed with and even though they are loose in the home the cats stay as far away as they reasonably can.

It sort of reminds me of another home that I once visited where the pet white rats would go snuggle next to the cats on the back of the couch.
Subscribe

  • Note to self...

    When turning on the air conditioner for the first time this season, do remember to also set the furnace thermostat for a [substantially] lower…

  • A Domestic Question...,

    But to begin with — some background. We live in a rural community. Seventy percent of the town is wooded parkland, we have working farms, hawks…

  • I should have taken a picture...,

    But I didn't. What's more important though is the simple fact. My weeping cherry has it's first, exactly one, open blossom, but, with many more to…

  • Post a new comment

    Error

    Anonymous comments are disabled in this journal

    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened

    Your IP address will be recorded 

  • 2 comments