some pics of my "family" (pic heavy - of course!)

Discussion in 'Other Pets & Livestock' started by fallenweeble, Jan 13, 2008.

  1. fallenweeble

    fallenweeble Songster

    Dec 4, 2007
    this is calvin (black), our forever dog and his friend buster, one of our foster dogs. calvin is our resident guard-dog/sweet-heart. he'd kill anyone who broke into our house but is also amazingly gentle with other animals. he rules.

    this is ernie in his pajamas. he doesn't want to talk about it.

    this is my SO with jack and diane - two american birds doin' the best - they - can. (goldens)

    these two little trouble makers are ziggy and tippy. they are cherry-head conures. one came from the san francisco wild flock because she developed the neurological illness that many of them do and thus she has severe balance problems. the other we pulled out of the pasadena shelter. he had plucked himself so often that he will never have feathers on his underbelly again. when we want to tease him we call him "mr. no pants."

    this is weeble. he was born with one foot upside down and only three toes. we haven't ever told him he is "handicapped" and so he doesn't know. his cuteness/danger level is about the same as a silkie chicken. beware. he's a goffin's cockatoo but he prefers the term "rockatoo."

    this is me and peeps who i got as a "bonus" chicken from SnM poultry! peeps thinks i'm really cool. the feeling is mutual. (meaning that i think PEEPS is really cool - not that i think i'm really cool! just re-read that and was like - huh?!!!)
    Last edited: Jan 13, 2008
  2. countyroad1330

    countyroad1330 Thunder Snow 2009!

    Oct 15, 2007
    How cute! All of the pictures are cute. [​IMG] I love to see fellow rescuers. I always wanted a conure. I had a Green-Cheek for a while, but she had been abused by her former owner. I had to send her to someone who could help with her attitude issues. [​IMG]

    What are the yellow birds? They kinda look like conures. They are beautiful! And the picture of you and the Silkie is sweet. [​IMG]
  3. Roux

    Roux Songster

    Awwwww!!!! Look at all of your kiddos! Your dogs have such glossy coats - they look like a really content duo!

    Ernie SLAYS me...his expression is just priceless. [​IMG]

    And your FIDS!!!!!!!!! Weeble is my favorite, but I am a sucker for Goffins. Is he much of a talker? What is his personality like? And the Goldens...and the cherry-heads... cuteness sensory overload approaching!!!

    That is a bunch of obviously-loved critters! [​IMG] I'm glad to see someone else with a softspot for the "misfit toys" that other folks don't (or won't) care for properly. So many pets to little time. [​IMG] [​IMG]
  4. fallenweeble

    fallenweeble Songster

    Dec 4, 2007
    hey country road.
    the yellow birds are golden conures. they are really great birds. we love 'em.

    hey roux - yup, it's a pretty big "softspot" hehehe. regarding weeble - he is hilarious guy. he "plays" it pretty hard - sometimes he is the "baby" and needs mommy NOW, sometimes he is a "tough-guy" and can do everything himself . . . he doesn't say any human words but his cockatoo vocab is extensive. he's pretty much the birdy love of my life. oh, and in weeble's world there are only two people: mama (me) and not-the-mamma (everybody else)!
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  5. Mac

    Mac Songster

    Jul 1, 2007
    South Central PA
    WOW, what a beautiful family. And looking at the backgrounds in each picture, you have those lucky guys/girls living in absolute extravagance, which they all deserve, of course!

    Yes, I'm a fellow rescue person.

    Thanks for sharing!
  6. cockadoodlemom

    cockadoodlemom Songster

    Feb 25, 2007
    Loved your pictures and the fact that you foster!
  7. TomOBedlam

    TomOBedlam In the Brooder

    Dec 29, 2007
    Colbert, GA
    Those are awesome pics!

    LOVE Ernie, and his jammies!

    Is he a sphynx, or a peterbald? I love the wrinkly kitties!!!
  8. lacyloo

    lacyloo Cooped Up

    May 26, 2007
    north florida
    omg i love the freakin cat , hes so cuteeeeee
  9. Wildsky

    Wildsky Wild Egg!

    Oct 13, 2007
    Awww Ernie is a cutie for sure - I have a cornish rex, they look similar but my guy has a little bit of fur [​IMG]
  10. fallenweeble

    fallenweeble Songster

    Dec 4, 2007
    ernie IS cute and he knows it . . .
    whenever we have visitors he immediately starts "working" the room. he gets in everyones lap/face and starts purring and rubbing his whole nekkid self against them! such a flirt.
    he is a sphynx/persian mix believe it or not! a breeder "accident." it's a long story but we didn't have to pay an adoption fee for ernie, we just got to have him come live with us! he is awesome. i luv him.

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