Petra and Alexa. The very first time we got her on video telling Alexa to turn all lights on, was in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma. We had no power, and had removed the hurricane shutter off the back door to let light in, and the dogs out to go potty. Petra was VERY mad … Continue reading All about Petra, Alexa & Google Home.
Our friend Megan, from five feather services, came by to trim Oscar's beak. He was hatched with a pretty bad underbite, and requires it to be trimmed so he can eat. Megan always does a great job with our birds. She uses a combination of clipping and grinding to help him. While she was here, … Continue reading Petra played fetch with the bird groomer, then danced. Oscar got his beaked trimmed.
Petra asked "Alexa? What's they?" to which her device says, "They is the 3rd person, plural personal, pronoun in modern English." I have been working on training her, and Petra learns the best with animation and praise. So I give her lots of positive feedback. Petra then says "PistachioooO!" To which she get's more praise, … Continue reading Petra finally says Pistachio! Asks Alexa “What’s They.” Get’s an English lesson, she then wants a peanut.
"Petra, why do you insist on having a party when I leave the house? I took the dog out again, I come in and you're playing this song." Our funny African Grey climbs higher up in the cage and says "Come here step up." She then tells me "I'm a good girl." Laughing I say, … Continue reading I leave the house, the parrot throws a party.
Aspergillosis will not win
Yesterday Oscar got his underbite trimmed back, and they got groomed. Petra wasn't to sure what to think of Miss. Megan the mobil bird groomer, but she was okay by the end. We have been told by numerous fans and now miss Megan to switch Petra from Peanuts to something else. Megan suggested pistachios. What … Continue reading To Peanut or not to peanut. Also, the groomer showed up.