April 21, 2014 § Leave a comment
Ever since the much-anticipted arrival of Spring, the woodchuck within Lola seems to have awakened and returned to the call of relentless wood destruction! She calmed down quite a bit this Winter, but the past few weeks she has truly been no holds barred.
That’s the mess she made in between the short time it took me to get ready one morning. She stripped a chunky willow bark perch nearly clean and made a lot of headway on one of those pretty Things for Wings toys! Thankfully, I had placed an order with I Got a Woody Bird Toys during their early April sale, and it arrived just in time to sate Lola, for now.
She got three big toys this time, Beadazzled, the Barrel Bead Wacky Woody, and Iris. The Wacky Woody from last time was a huge hit with her, so I figured I’d order her another, this time with her absolute favorite little barrel beads that provide such a satisfying snap. This toy certainly won’t last long under her beak, but I know she’ll relish every minute of play time with it. The Beadazzled is an awesome new offering from them that is truly packed with parts! I can’t believe how much is squeezed into this toy from cork to beads to a chunky base. I’m hoping this one will last a little longer with her. Finally, we’re also trying the Iris toy for the first time, which has thin, chippable pine slats stuffed with cork, which Lola loves.
But that’s not all! One of my favorite offerings on the IGAW website is the skewer cluster section. They make absolutely awesome little clustered toy parts that have small loops on one end so that you can string them onto a skewer and make your own toys in seconds. It’s perfect for those of us with busy little birds like Lola who are also a bit busy ourselves and can’t always take the time to make toys, but want a simple and safe option for skewered toys. They are so convenient and really offer a ton of variety. They also feature some of Lola’s favorite parts like the Hidden Treasure foot toys, lots of chunky cork bark, and embedded beads.
Sabrina hasn’t quite followed suit with the destruction just yet, but I’m sure she’ll start feeling the fever soon. In anticipation, I also purchased her two adorable and tiny toys, Butt Naked and Trinity. Packed with soft and shreddable parts, I am sure they will be a hit.
Of course, I can’t leave out Karat. Unlike my guys she absolutely loves straws, so I had to purchase the Serendipity Perch for it loaded with straws, corks, and embedded beads. I also purchased her the Spring Fling and the Polynesian Princess, both of which are loaded with her favorite toy ingredients, cork and balsa. I think she’ll be pleased!
Thanks to IGAW for another great order and for keeping these busy beaks quite content!