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Lissa's Blog – October 2014 Archive (2)


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Added by Lissa on October 20, 2014 at 5:30 — 11 Comments

Of mice.........

I have an aviary. It holds four ancient but happy Cockatiels who consume quite a bit of bird seed each week.

The aviary has wire around 2/3rds of it, made up of 1cm square holes.

Over the last 12years I have spent a gazillion dollars buying that expanding foam stuff and have plugged up every other hole to stop the mice getting in. I also used to have a good mouser, Gretel, but she passed away earlier this year. I can't let the other two, now ancient, dogs into the aviary as…


Added by Lissa on October 11, 2014 at 7:30 — 21 Comments

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