Clear the Shelters

Clear the Shelters, a nationwide pet adoption event, takes place today. Nearly 20,000 pets found a forever home at last year’s drive. oacsBoth Alfie and Ozzie were adopted from the County of San Diego Department of Animal Services. Sido was adopted from the Free Flight Exotic Bird Sanctuary.sidocsIf you’re thinking of adding a pet to your family, please consider adoption. There are many pets in the shelters and rescues who need loving homes.

You can read more about Clear the Shelters here.

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1095 days of Alfie

Three years ago, today, I brought home a cardboard box from the animal shelter. I had no idea what the budgie inside looked like – he was in a back room of the shelter and I took him home sight unseen. Imagine how thrilled I was when I saw this cute little fellow inside.

(7/2/13)13(7/2/14)14(7/2/15)15(today)alfjul22016Alfie is our little clown. He loves food (lettuce is still a favorite) and is usually the last one to finish eating He doesn’t have a girlfriend (I can’t imagine why none of the girls have gone for him), so he makes do with his bell. He likes to run around on the floor (probably looking for stray seeds), but is a very good flier. He is very chatty, and has long, intense conversations with the bird in the mirror, toys or even the wall. I think his favorite thing to do is bathe. This little guy loves a good bath – complete with spritzing. You can always count on Alfie to put a smile on your face. Happy anniversary Alfie – we love you!

 

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