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Hi! My name is Cookie

I am a Green-Cheeked Conure from Kalamazoo, MI.

Snip-it; Sniper

5 years old   F

Green-Cheeked Conure

Anything I am eating. Doesn't dislike any food and yet still maintains her slim figure.

My shoulder. My head. My lap. My plate of food.

Toffee, our Senegal. The cat. Not getting ALL of the attention. Toffee has flow away and the cat has died. Now my silly human has brought two new birds into MY house. What was he thinking!?

He lets me fly and play whenever he is home. He holds me whenever I nudge his cheek! He lets me take showers with him.

Luring Toffee over for feather preening and then nipping Toffee's foot. Singing "Cookie! Cookie! Cookie" in the shower.

Even though her flight feathers were trimmed, my precious Cookie flew into a door on Saturday and suffered severe head trauma. Please keep her in your thoughts and prayers. She seems to be blind right now but she is eating and drinking. She is such a wonderful, vibrant little buddy. Give your birds an extra hug tonight.
Cookie is doing MUCH better but HE now has diabetes insipidus. Result of the head trauma. I am so thankful for having such a good friend!


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  Flitzer: Dad sys Christmas is for the birds . . .
Hello. Christmas just a week away - - Yikes - Dad thought it was a couple weeks.

Busy crowds and busy stores. Music celebrating some fat guy in red instead of the One who is truly celebrating a Birthday....silly times.

Icy morning here - Dad is slip-sliding as he walks. ~Wings Up~

Come visit me, Flitzer.

12/18/2014 03:34.52 AM Report This Comment  
  Flitzer Flying By
Have a wonderful day!

Come visit me, Flitzer.

12/17/2014 03:35.41 AM Report This Comment  
  Happy Monday from Flitzer
Happy Monday. We had a nice weekend here with a variety of busy and quiet.
Hope you have a blessed day. ~Wings Up~

Come visit me, Flitzer.

12/15/2014 03:29.18 AM Report This Comment  
  Flitzer Friday
I gave Dad lots of extra birdie-hugs yesterday because it was so cold and snowy.
In the evening we shared a little root beer - my favorite! I have a great Dad.
~Wings Up~

Come visit me, Flitzer.

12/12/2014 03:54.43 AM Report This Comment  
  Hi from The Flitzer-bird!
I like Popsicle Stick Toys, and toys with little round "Bagels" I can chew.

Dad has bought me many toys that I find "decorative" for my cage but I don't play with them.

I'm more thrilled with a plastic spoon - love those.

Come visit me, Flitzer.

12/09/2014 03:42.04 AM Report This Comment  
  Happy Saturday from Flitzer n Dad
[From Flitzer's Dad:]
I caught Flitzer climbing up the wall to visit Jesus. There is a plaque of Jesus as the Good Shepherd with His sheep on the wall - heavy plaque hanging on a little nail.

Although I appreciate his Spiritual curiosity, I was afraid that Jesus and or Flitzer would come crashing down.
Looks like Flitzer is certainly a Christian - lol
Perhaps he was interested in the flock of sheep around Him -but either way it was a funny scene.
Greetings from Flitzer, the curious conure
~Wings Up~

Come visit me, Flitzer.

12/06/2014 03:02.45 AM Report This Comment  
  Happy Friday from Flitz
Happy Friday, Cookie, my friend!

What a great Thursday we had.
We started with "Flitzer Coffee" [I get a small taste],

we played "watch Dad chase after the balls", and later we had "Cuddle time".
Dad always wants to cuddle - silly man - he doesn't get that cuddling is strictly on My whim and My Say-so.

Hope you have a wonderful day.
~Wings up~

Come visit me, Flitzer.

12/05/2014 03:45.39 AM Report This Comment  
  Wed Hello from Flitzer
Hello, Cookie.
Cold rain-and-snow-mix here in Buffalo. Daddy's making extra coffee to keep warm.

I am being extra-nice because I had a bit of a biting fit yesterday -I got over-excited. Dad and I are both fine - it passed and we made up quickly.

Come visit me, Flitzer.

12/03/2014 03:37.23 AM Report This Comment  
  a Flitzer Hello
Hope you all are well and had a great holiday.
Daddy is recovering from a wonderful Thanksgiving gathering with friends. He had a scary drive back in the falling snow and ice - gonna be a long Winter here in Buffalo.
~Wings Up~

Come visit me, Flitzer.

11/28/2014 12:10.30 PM Report This Comment  
  Happy Day from Flitzer
Hey Cookie -

Happy Wednesday.
Thanksgiving Day tomorrow - lots to do.
Hope all my birdie friends and their servant humans have a good and productive day.
~Wings Up~

Come visit me, Flitzer.

11/26/2014 03:42.42 AM Report This Comment  
  Many still struggling south of Buffalo
Hello from Buffalo. We are well, but many South of where we live continue to dig out and continue to struggle from the massive storm. Now the temps are rising and they're getting some melting - adding weight to the snow on their roofs. They are encountering flooding and collapsing structures. Please keep them all in prayer.

Daddy and I are well -helping friends and neighbors on light errands where we can.
~Wings Up~

Come visit me, Flitzer.

11/23/2014 03:17.54 AM Report This Comment  
  Snowbird Flitzer
Hey, Cookie -

Greetings from Cold, Snowy Buffalo. We have about 6" here right now - but those South of us have a 'Wall Of Snow' and are expecting another 2-3 feet today.
Daddy and I are staying in and warm. Last night we even had "Popcorn Time" -we both LOVE Popcorn! ~Wings Up~

Come visit me, Flitzer.

11/20/2014 04:25.05 AM Report This Comment  
  Flitzer Hello
Quick fly-by on this busy day. =Flitzer

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11/18/2014 04:07.08 AM Report This Comment  
  ~~Hi from Flitz~~
Happy Monday from the silly, funny, feisty and loving Flitzer

Come visit me, Flitzer.

11/17/2014 04:34.38 AM Report This Comment  
  a Quiet Flitzer Sunday
Happy Sunday. A quiet day here. Dad's not feeling great, and is resting today. I'm watching over him, but mostly playing quietly in my cage.
We should see our first significant snow beginning Monday night.

Come visit me, Flitzer.

11/16/2014 11:24.56 AM Report This Comment  
Hey Cookie -

Happy Saturday from Buffalo, NY.
Very cold, but we haven't had accumulating snow here in the city -for now most of it is staying in our Southern tier.

Daddy is going to The Buffalo Philharmonic tonight. Why he doesn't stay home and cuddle with me and listen to music on the radio, I don't know. Oh well, we'll have time together earlier today.
Have a Great Day, Every-Birdie. ~Wings Up~

Come visit me, Flitzer.

11/15/2014 05:10.52 AM Report This Comment  
  Flitzer Hello
Daddy spent a good portion of Tuesday away. His best friend's Mom (94) had a fall and they needed to tend to her.
I enjoyed my food, treats and toys - and danced a bit to the Classical Music station Daddy leaves on - but I really missed Dad. Hopefully today we'll get lotsa time together. -Flitzer

Come visit me, Flitzer.

11/12/2014 04:35.23 AM Report This Comment  
  Hi from Fllitzer
Happy Veterands Day from Flitzer and Dad
~Wings Up~

Come visit me, Flitzer.

11/11/2014 01:13.48 AM Report This Comment  
  Flitzer Hi
Hi, Cookie-
A quiet Monday morning here. Should get some Daddy-Cuddle-Time today! ~Wings Up~

Come visit me, Flitzer.

11/10/2014 04:35.11 AM Report This Comment  
  Saturday Flitzer
Greetings from Buffalo, NY
It's Saturday - extra-lazy-time for Dad. Extra preening and jumping-around-on-Dad-time for me!
It's very cold. Dad put on a winter coat and hat to go outside last night. We should be getting snow sometime this week.
We started off the day with pumpkin donut - very yummy, and it makes Daddy's tummy big - which I like. ~Wings Up~

Come visit me, Flitzer.

11/08/2014 03:06.37 AM Report This Comment  
  Hey Cookie
Another fine day.
Spent a lot of time yesterday with Daddy. He was home on the sofa for a while. I preen his hair and rub my beak in his beard. I love Daddy-n-bird time.
~Wings Up~

Come visit me, Flitzer.

11/06/2014 04:14.19 AM Report This Comment  
  a Wednesday Kiss and Vote from Flitzer
Hello Cookie and Family!
Have a blessed day
~Wings Up~

Come visit me, Flitzer.

11/05/2014 04:00.59 AM Report This Comment  
Hi Flitzer,
Dad was late for banana time? No wonder you were upset! I guess you showed him! We have egg time every morning. Dante, HaHo and I love eggs. Now if we could only get him to make birdy bread.
We don't get kids at Halloween time any more. All of the neighborhood kids have grown up. Have a great Friday!


Come visit me, Cookie, Toffee, Folger, Dante, Lucy & Peanut.

10/31/2014 07:09.57 AM Report This Comment  
  it's Thursday - Flitzer
Happy Thursday.
We had a good day yesterday...except for my temper-tantrum. I got angry at Dad when he came home a half-hour late for "Banana-Time". Oh was I mad. I nipped him and stomped around angrily to show him that I was upset with him.
After that I was my normal, loving self.
We ignore Halloween here - my Dad says he's the "Halloween Scrooge" -he ignores the doorbell when it rings on Halloween night, and doesn't give out candy.

Come visit me, Flitzer.

10/30/2014 03:51.01 AM Report This Comment  
  Monday Monday
Happy Monday. Dad gave me a taste of his pumpkin pierogies yesterday - yum.
Don't know what's up for the week ahead, but we are expecting our first snow on Saturday.
~Wings Up~

Come visit me, Flitzer.

10/27/2014 03:26.36 AM Report This Comment  
  Saturday Flitzer
Happy Saturday. Dad needs to go phone-shopping as he dropped the handset of his phone into a sink full of water They don't even make replacement handsets for the old phone.
I chewed the caller-ID button on it and it hasn't worked in a couple of years. Time for a new telephone, I guess. ~Wings Up~

Come visit me, Flitzer.

10/25/2014 09:01.29 AM Report This Comment  
  Rainy Friday Here . . ..
Hey, Cookie!
Always good to hear from you.

My Dad and his friends took a road-trip to Rochester, NY on Thursday. One of their stops was a place called "Birds Unlimited". Though I'm not a fan of Dad admiring other birds - he did bring me home treats and the greatest new toy! ~Thanks, Dad~

Come visit me, Flitzer.

10/17/2014 04:05.53 AM Report This Comment  
  Happy September from Flitzer
Hello, Cookie. Hope you're having a great day. Give your Daddy a HUG from me. --Flitzer

Come visit me, Flitzer.

09/13/2014 06:17.17 AM Report This Comment  
  a Hug and a vote from your buddy, Flitzer
~Wings Up~

Come visit me, Flitzer.

08/10/2014 10:47.58 AM Report This Comment  
  Flying by to say HI.
Here's a VOTE and a Hug. Have a great day.
~Wings Up~ --Flitzer

Come visit me, Flitzer.

05/27/2014 07:37.37 AM Report This Comment  
  Thinking of you, Cookie
Sorry to hear about your injury Christmas Day. Glad you have caring people around you. *Hugs* Mark and Flitzer

Come visit me, Flitzer.

01/02/2014 05:52.34 AM Report This Comment  
  Hi guys
I've been totally off BC.Mommy 's been busier than a rooster in the henhouse!!Hee! She calls it a water softener,then along came a new dishwasher.mommy &pop put that critter in.I dined at 8pm!!!I finally got some TLC & cuddling.Now Mommy has to go to a meeting to be able to put a shed beside the house to hold a generator to have power. i don't think it will end.mommy looks so does pop!I hope you are fe4eling better.Keep the faith.come seeme again,Bentley

Come visit me, Nellie & Bentley.

09/24/2011 10:01.03 AM Report This Comment  
  Hi Cookie
I try to sing, and pops says I need a dump truck to carry a tune. He should talk, his isn't much better. He thinks he's ready for POPS GOT'S NO TALENT SHOW, hee hee.

Come visit me, Tweet & Squak.

09/06/2011 02:05.08 AM Report This Comment  
  Hi Cookie!
Yummy Cookie! Great photo!

Come visit me, Annie B. Congo & Bing.

09/04/2011 03:39.17 PM Report This Comment  
  Hi cookie
Pops says that when mom sings, she needs a dump truck to carry a tune. Well let me tell you, he doesn't do much better. Totally off tune. sounds like a wild animal. And yes, I am a mama's baby, and i just put up with him, unless he has one of my favorite treats, then I love hi, hee hee.

Come visit me, Tweet & Squak.

09/04/2011 03:27.01 AM Report This Comment  
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  Hello There, Cookie!
Kirby here, flyin' by with a "Hi" so that you know I was thinking of you today. Hope all is well with your flock and family.


Come visit me, KIRBY McFlockster & Riza •v•.

02/05/2011 10:15.31 PM Report This Comment  
  Ichi, Kiwi, and Mav's mom here!
Hello everybirdie! We have gone thru some big changes over here, hence our absence from this place for so long. We lost another flockmate, Tequila, leaving Maverick as the last of my keets. I have taken the profiles down of my babies that have crossed the rainbow bridge, to leave room for any new editions to my flock I may receive, which brings me to my latest news. As you may have heard on the news, Michigan's economy has become horrible, and alot of people are suffering, as well as the animals. Being a michigander myself, I have witnessed first hand the hard times we've fallen upon. My husband lost his job a few months ago, and both of us have been struggling looking for work. That, among other things, put a huge strain on our relationship, and alomst tore us completely apart. Thankfully, we were able to open our eyes and hearts, and work thru our problems and stay together. It was after going thru all of this, and seeing the growing number of homeless and abused pets, that I realized I must do something to help. My husband and I are opening our home to unwanted parrots. I have placed an ad on craigslist to help get the word out, and I'm spreading the word on here as well. Now being that we are hard pressed for cash, and don't have that much space, we are asking for any help and assistance people are willing to give. Donations, volunteers, advice, anything of that nature is welcome. Remember that I am not doing this for myself, this is for parrots. Tho it does give me great joy to care for every lil bundle of feathers that comes my way =]

Rachael, Grand Rapids, MI.

08/14/2010 01:14.32 PM Report This Comment  

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08/03/2010 10:33.11 AM  
  Hey Cookie Monster!
I will have to try lime juice..or even orange juice for that matter...sounds good! Amazing you ended up with diabetes after the encounter with a door ??? ...whoa...Glad you are feeling do you manage the diabetes now? Strawberries? Strawberries...Yessss...don't mind if I do....that calls for a major cleaning at my house. I've been known to throw strawberry pieces across a room!! V4u!~~Cookie

Come visit me, Cookie, Molly & Tahoe.

03/16/2010 04:46.27 PM Report This Comment  
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