Doodle is a nontoxic, fragrance-free, bird-safe enzymatic cleaner. Not only does it work great on cages, it works superb as a general household cleaner. Use on carpets, counters, floors etc.
The Edstrom Water Buddy ª is a top-filling, no leak water bottle for birds, dogs and small animals. Made from rugged, clear PVC plastic, Water Buddy features a drinking valve that does not leak or drip. Mounts to the side of a cage with a spring (included). Water Buddy is dishwasher safe and available in 8-, 16- and 32-ounce sizes. Color is blue and the suggested retail prices are $8.50, $11.50 and $14.50.
Exotic Creations announces a unique bird-playing experience. The Round About has moveable marbella rings on curved hardwood posts attached to a pine dowel. This bird toy is great for all birds small to medium in size. At 11 inches long, there is much to play with.
Replace quick links with the hanger perch/toy. Place desired items onto hanger, put through cage top or side and attach ball for a fun bird toy. When ball is tight, your bird can turn the hanger inside its cage and the ball turns with it. Great for food, wood and toys. Prices range from $6.50 to $11.50.
The "Wacky Ladder" toy is functional and fun. It is wrought iron that is completely powder coated in fun, bright colors. What makes this ladder different is it is attached with rings at each rung of the ladder to make it wiggle and move. The entire toy can be restrung so it will last a long time even with aggressive chewers. It is 22 inches long.
The Wild Man is a unique extra-large parrot toy at 19 1/2 inches tall and 6 inches wide. Contains hardwood pieces ranging from 1 1/2 to 2 3/8 inches wide and lots of plastic chain. Strung on 3.5 millimeter nickel-plated chain with a stainless-steel, wide-jaw, oval quick link. Designed for large Amazons to macaws.
Featherwings Bird Toys
Polly Wanna Necklace provides fun interactive playtime between birds and owners. The necklace promotes bonding and easily hangs in a cage for a fun bird toy. Made of bells, wood blocks, plastic links and bright, colorful, shaped beads to provide hours of fun playtime. Packaged with a descriptive ready-to-hang header card. Suggested retail price is $8.50.
Fun Time Birdy Toys are engaging and captivating to give your feathered friend hours of fun playtime. All toys are made from safe materials. The company makes toys for the little guys (budgies) all the way up to the big guys (cockatoos).
Fun Time Birdy
Giggle Bird Toys introduces the "Big Daddy." By far the heaviest offering in its line of high-quality parrot toys, the Big Daddy weighs in at approximately 9 pounds. Constructed with a variety of brightly colored hard and soft woods, this toy, built on 2.5 millimeter chain, is completely refillable. Suggested retail price is $35.99.
Giggle Bird Toys
Don't let the cuteness of Pantalooniestm fool you, this 3-foot toy is meant for beak business. Chewing fun is in store with hunky, chunky blocks, fun pleasing and teasing shapes to destroy, and supreme cotton curls for preening pleasures. Prices are: large, $59.95; medium, $39.95.
GreyFeather Toy Creations
Snugly Havens are available in four sizes for pet birds and small animals to play, hide or sleep. They easily hang inside cages or playgyms and collapse for traveling. Havens come in a variety of designs and easily washable fabrics, with durable and safe construction. Prices range from $10.95 to $23.95.
Island Oasis Bird Rest by Island Cage Company is a secure resting and sleeping place for parrots. A sturdy place for a bird to perch and look out from the back of its secure cage, they are currently available in two sizes and four colors. Available at retailers that carry Island Cage Products.
Island Cage Company
Suspended from a sturdy chain that easily quick-links to any cage frame, Sneaky Beaky is composed of a four-part play globe, with a fruit-flavored hardwood heart inside and a hanging assortment of fruit-flavored hanging chew balls underneath. Sneaky Beaky is available in two sizes -- the small size is for cockatiels and smaller birds; the large size for up to Amazon size.
The Triangle Dangle by JW Pet is an avian dream. Utilizing eye-catching colors, three triangles are fused to become one geometric oasis of fun. Cockatiels or budgies can be amused with two bells, two mirrors and moveable beads. The Triangle Dangle is distinct from ordinary bird toys, keeping in step with the innovative design of JW Pet Products. The price is $4.29.
JW Pet Company, Inc.
This toy is approximately 16 inches long and 4 inches wide. It has multi-colored wood stars, multi-colored balls, 100-percent cotton rope and a 3.5 millimeter quick link. Chain and quick link are nickel plated. Suggested retail price is $15.95. Also available in 5.5 hardware for $18.95. Dealer inquiries are welcome.
The IndestructiBell features a large bell encased in the same high-impact, bullet-proof material used in manufacturing bullet-proof glass. It hangs from a welded nickel-plated chain with spring-loaded quick link for easy removal. Screws are safely recessed from probing tongues. Two sizes: large, for cockatoos and macaws, and one for all mid-sized parrots.
This new innovative toy with a sandy perch and acrylic core makes birds run to it. The natural manzanita core spins when birds tug at it. Coating is FDA human-grade approved. Trims nails and beak perfectly while bird has hours of fun. Natural wood insulation. Four sizes -- small, medium, large and jumbo, and 20 colors, including FDA-safe glitter.
Platinum Toy Works introduced its Mardi Gras line of toys in late 2004. The toys consist of paper-wrapped colored wood pieces, acrylic beads, cotton rope and leather all strung on chain. The paper wrap is acid-free and nontoxic to birds. The toys accommodate all sizes of birds. All toys can be seen on the Web site.
Platinum Toy Works
Pollywood presents wooden chew toys for parrots starting from 15 blocks at 1 pound up to 90 blocks at 5 pounds. Made from new Douglas fir (no mill ends or "free" wood), 100-percent natural sisal rope, USDA-approved food color and stainless steel. Priced from $9.95 to $33.95.
Pollywood Toy Company
Living World Pedi-Perches with multi-grip wave surface promote foot circulation and help prevent arthritis and atrophy while maintaining blunt, well-groomed toenails. Living World Pedi-Perches are available in five sizes from 4.3 inches to 13.6 inches and in assorted colors.
Rolf C. Hagen Corp
Service Lamp Corp. of New Jersey carries the next generation of floorlamps: The VITAL Lamp Floor Lamp for birds. This stylish floorlamp, with the brilliance of 150-watt light output, illuminates your bird and caged area with the proper amount of full-spectrum lighting needed for maintaining good bird health. For orders and dealer information, call or visit the Web site.
Service Lamp Corp
(866) VITA LAMP
The Get A Grip provides a climbing and playing environment that emulates a natural forest or jungle. Made of safe, durable and washable hemp, this climbing grid can be hung or draped, and its configuration can be changed as often as you like. Owners can hang toys and leaves on the grid; parrots can explore with safe and secure footing. Get A Grip is appropriate for small, medium and large birds.
Suzzie is a great toy for macaws, cockatoos, and other birds that like to chew and destroy their toys. It is made with chain, sisal rope, beads and a high-density material that lasts much longer than wood. Provides hours of fun.
Stuff For Birds
Hide N Sleep™ is a high-quality private room/sleeping area for birds that can be securely mounted inside or outside of cages from ceiling or side bars with Adaptor. All parts are washable -- replacement parts available. Cover is 100-percent cotton with no inside seams. The sturdy frame has a textured floor made of high-density polyethylene and does not contain polyvinyl chloride or phthalates. The support post and Screwballª are solid hardwood. Can also be used free standing or on playgyms. Four sizes available in assorted tropical patterns. Prices range from $39.95-$65.95.
* The toy chart appears in the June issue of BIRD TALK. Check out this issue for more products and photos.