Supplies


Key supplies:

Small hepa filter – lungs
Cool mist humidifier – lungs
Organic Aloe Vera spray – feathers & skin
Coconut oil – beak conditioning
Parrot first aid kit
High quality shears – feather clipping

Household supplies: (see cleaning recipes)

Vinegar
Water
Essential Oils
Borax
Baking Soda
Lemon Juice
Poop Off
Stainless Steel Cookware (NO TEFLON)

*Always clean away from your bird. If you feel the need to use chemicals, place your bird in a well ventilated and isolated room with a hepa filter and a towel under the door. Check the drafts in your home. If possible, create the bird room where the draft enters to prevent air born toxins from flowing down draft into a closed room.

Bird supplies:

Piddle Pads
Newspaper
Paper Towels*
Kleenex*
Toilet Paper Roll* (unused)
Bath towel – for grooming
Hand towel or fabric – for placing over unconventional perches
Harness – if your bird will wear it (Claire does not)
Wet Wipes – for car/travel

*Paper products can be used for both clean up and play

Cage supplies:

Stainless steel or ceramic bowls
Eucalyptus or Manzanita tree branches
Wide Dowels
Bungee Cords**
Sisal rope (for braiding into climbing ropes)
Chain & Hooks – for hanging toys
Wood pieces – for toys
Wood skewers – for propping whole foods (apples, oranges, etc.)
Birdie kabob

**Appropriate use depends on bird’s energy & habits. Watch to make sure feet do not get caught.

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