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Get These Birds Moving

 By Jamie Cackler Bennetts

Mickaboo’s birds, and the stories of the travails that brought them to Mickaboo, touch so many people who see and hear of them. They ask: “What can I do?” View PDF in new window

Featured Volunteer: Nicole Powers

 By Shauna Hill

Mickaboo really has some great new volunteers who are bringing their zeal and energy with them! One such volunteer is Nicole Powers. She joined our group and just hit the floor running. We are so very appreciative of the renewed enthusiasm these newbies bring. Let’s take a moment to welcome Nicole and get to know her a little more. View PDF in a new window

Angel Bird Update: Chacco, the Rose-breasted Cockatoo

 By Shauna Hill

One of Chacco’s earliest pictures in Mickaboo’s care was this: bird slumped over in a hospital cage, sleeping with a hospital collar over his head to prevent plucking of a self-inflicted wound in his chest. He also had a fabric placed around his body to secure an injured left wing. View PDF in a new window

Adoption Success Story: Cosette and Levi

 By Diana Shatswell

This is the story of two lucky budgies who came to Mickaboo separately and have since been adopted into the same home. Cosette is a spunky female budgie who came to Mickaboo as a baby after mauling by what we think was a cat. Levi came to Mickaboo after being found near the intersection of Almaden Expressway and Trinidad Drive in San Jose. The finder was unable to find the bird’s owner, so gave Levi to Mickaboo after a time. View PDF in a new window

Upcoming Events

 By Pamela A. Lee

Mickaboo has several events intended to involve its supporters in our common cause of helping our beautiful and intelligent feathered friends. Save these dates on your calendar: View PDF in a new window

Bird of the Month

 By The Editor

Angus is on the young side. He`s fully feathered now. Eats pellets fruit and veggies. He will let you pet him and sometimes will step up. He almost always bites when he`s on your hand. He loves peanuts, so I try to keep his attention on the peanut so I don`t get bit. He mimics a lot of sounds but not talking yet Read More...