Wednesday, June 8, 2011

Almost had a heart attack!

Having a lovely day.  I'm at my kitchen table working on the earthenware clay pieces that need to be cleaned so that I can bisque fire them.  I'm watching project runway - getting ready to start a movie (The Rite) - that's the other reason I'm working in the kitchen instead of the basement - I don't want to be down the basement alooooone while watching a scary movie. I sit la la la la la....
 Howard is in his spot doin' his thing...
 and I happen to look over and HOLY CRAP! The bird has escaped from his cage!
Howard would love to have him for lunch!  And any of you who have read my White Clover Stitches blog know how much I hate this bird.  He is Jason's bird and he hates everyone but Jason.  If you are eating he throws food at you.  He would love to rip your hand off if given a chance.  So when I looked over and realized that he was out of his cage my first concern was that Howard would see him and attack.  My second thought was how the heck am I going to get him back in his cage without Howard noticing.  Luckily Jason hadn't left with his friends yet so he was able to put him back but now I'm worried that he is going to do it again when Jason isn't home.  Stupid bird.  Well, not so stupid since he figured out how to prop open the door for his food dish and slip out without the door coming down on him.  Never a dull moment.


  1. I thought there was going to be a photo of a giant spider at the end of this post, lol! Instead it was just a cute (but mean) bird!

  2. Hey! Birds are scary! (Nothing cute about them. My son was attacked by a sulphur crested cockatoo when he was 18 months old. We walked into a cousin's backyard and within moments the bird had opened it's cage , flown directly across the yard to my son and bitten him on the lip. In fact he bit right through his lip. He required surgery and a course of antibiotics to fix it. Apparently the cousin's 18 month old granddaughter was staying with them and had been banging the birds cage. So, smart enough to open his cage, but not smart enough to distinguish between my son and the granddaughter!

  3. Sounds like the bird deserves to be eaten - lol. i would have been scared too - i watched alfred hitchcock's 'the birds' and i don't trust any birds now...