MISSION AND PURPOSE
1. To maintain an enriched, clean, and caring
environment for all Psittacine species that come into our care.
2. To provide educational outreach to the public at large, and
to perform public service when possible, such as assisted animal therapy.
3. To maintain liaison with local animal shelters, animal welfare organizations,
the media, local avian veterinarians, and all local politicians interested in furthhering the cause of animal welfare.
4. To help protect the wild Quaker Parakeet population of New York State, and
maintain current legislative persistence to pass bills which aim to protect these amazing parrots.
5. To provide a legal "safe haven" for avian victims of domestic violence and
disputes. Please see our "SAFE HAVEN" page.
SPECIAL NEWS AND EVENTS:
May 18, 2013: CHICKEN the CAG went to her new home today!
May 4, 2013: HOUDINI the Amazon and SEAN the Quaker each went to their new
May 3, 2013:RALPHIE the Cockatoo went to his new home today.
April 25, 2013: Gayle took and passed the 2-day NYC Dept. of Health course
on Small Animal Handling and Care. We now have a certificate indicating this achievement.
April 1, 2013: RALPHIE the Cockatoo and CHICKEN the CAG came in for adoption.
More information on Petfinder.com.
March 30, 2013:Rocky the CAG went to her new home today.
March 29, 2013: The No Name Cockatiel and Ollie the Cockatiel went to their
new home today.
March 12, 2013: SEAN the Quaker came in for adoption this evening. Further
details to be posted on Petfinder.com
March, 2013: We have been added to the Domestic Vioence Animal Shelter database.
See our SAFE HAVEN page for more details.
February 23, 2013: Caymana the Green-wing Macaw and Kaibo the Blue & Gold
Macaw went to their new forever home today.
February 17, 2013: We were interviewed today by Virgilia Hess from the Brooklyn
News Service, a joint news service venture of Brooklyn College and the State University of NY. The video of the interview
will be available on YouTube.com in a few weeks.
February 12, 2013: Peeps the Caique went to her new home today.
January 28, 2013: We were visited by our new Congresswoman,
Grace Meng (6th C.D.), who spent some time with us.
January 13, 2013: Peeps, a 5-1/2 yr old Black-headed Caique, came in for adoption
today. Please see her listing on Petfinder.com.
December 29, 2012: Kaibo, a 6-year old male Blue and Gold Macaw, and Caymana,
a 7-8-year old female Green Winged Macaw, came in for adoption today. They are both healthy and wonderful birds, further information
will be posted on our Petfinder.com site.
November 18, 2012: Ollie the Cockatiel came in today and is available right
away for adoption.
September 1, 2012: Two No-Name Lovebirds went to their new home today.
AT THE PRESENT TIME, WE CANNOT ACCEPT BUDGIES, COCKATIELS,
OR COCKATOOS. WE CAN RECOMMEND OTHER RESCUE GROUPS WHO MAY TAKE IN THESE BIRDS.
WE DO NOT HANDLE WILD BIRDS, SUCH AS PIGEONS, SPARROWS,
AND STARLINGS. PLEASE GET IN TOUCH WITH "THE WILD BIRD FUND" IN MANHATTAN FOR THIS PURPOSE.
PLEASE DO NOT CONTACT US REGARDING CATS AND DOGS. THERE ARE MANY
COMPETENT CAT/DOG SHELTERS AND CAT/DOG WELFARE GROUPS IN THIS AREA WHICH CAN HANDLE YOUR NEEDS. WE SUGGEST YOU CONTACT THE
ASPCA REGARDING THIS.