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About lphatton

Manager - Golden Cockatoo Retail Bird Store

Five Reasons Why You SHOULD own a Parrot

I recently got into a bit of an “blogging debate” with someone to whom I disclosed that I “sold parrots” for a living – from an exotic retail bird store – you would have thought I am the “devil incarnate” … Continue reading

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Happy Holidays from Golden Cockatoo!

All of us here at Golden Cockatoo wish you a Very Merry Christmas!  This is a wonderful time of the year ,,,, many are decorating the house, maybe putting up the Christmas tree, and most are having gatherings of friends … Continue reading

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OUR LUCKY WINNERS!!… and more —

 A lot of news flying in,,, The holidays are definitely here! so here’s the latest,,,,,,,,,, First a hearty congratulations to our grand prize winner Lucy Salzman  of Pompano Beach, Florida!!  She is the lucky winner of our in store raffle … Continue reading

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Golden Cockatoos Awesome Weekend Sales

UPDATE! UPDATE! UPDATE! OUR FEARLESS LEADER HAS GONE “ALL GENEROUS” ON US!! RICK HAS SWEETENED THE DEAL AND THE RAFFLE GIFT CARD HAS GONE FROM $50 TO $200!!  50% Of the raffles proceeds will be donated to the Bird Lovers … Continue reading

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Small Business Saturday is Coming Nov 30th

YOU CAN’T FORGET!!! MARK YOUR CALENDARS!!! Tie a red ribbon around your finger! Put a “post it” on your door! Write it on your mirror in lipstick! What is this about? Small Business Saturday is a day dedicated to supporting … Continue reading

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Holiday Hotel Reservations for Polly and Pete!

Believe it or not, the holidays are quickly approaching and  here at Golden Cockatoo, we are already getting many reservations for boarding at the worlds famous “Parrot Palace.” Don’t leave this little “to do item” to the last minute or … Continue reading

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Blue-throated Macaw Lockdown – Act Now

Attention Macaw Lovers!!  What Happened?? Three weeks ago the Magnificent Blue-throated Macaw  status was listed as ENDANGERED under the Endangered Species Act. What does this mean for us?? The sale of a  Blue-throated macaws across state lines will be outlawed … Continue reading

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Fun night for us – fright night for our parrots!

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Its Halloween time and our families and children are all excited with anticipation of donning that new costume and getting out there to collect their candy.  This is a great time for us but not so great a time for … Continue reading

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Healthy Harvest, Healthy Vegetables!

With fall comes a new flourish of healthy vegetables in our markets we can offer our feathered companions – While most birds will have no problems with fresh fruit, we must remember what Mama told us – “EAT YOUR VEGETABLES”!!! … Continue reading

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