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Pictures Excess rope/Toys being used up - Safety tip

Zara

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When buying toys I've had a few arrive to me with a lot of rope/string at the top that has nothing on it. I don't like giving that to my birds for safety reasons, so I would always tie as many knots in it to shorten it.. But there is a better way to fix it. Another time this tip is helpful is when your bird has pulled off some pieces from their toy, and now there's excess rope showing.

IMG_20201205_174828.jpg This is an example of a toy that is brand new but has excess string at the top. Another would be the yukka bird kabobs.

IMG_20201205_174902.jpg Push all the pieces up to the top as high as you can.

IMG_20201205_174936.jpg Tie a know right under the lowest toy piece, as close as possible.

IMG_20201205_175039.jpg Cut a cm from the knot et voilà!

Super easy,, but honestly I had never thought of it before and was doing weird knots at the top to try fix it, so though I would share for anyone else who didn't think of this.

All credit for this tip goes to @Danita (I saw it on her toy video)
 

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Great idea! I usually give up, cut the rop & try to rethread everything onto a skewer. This way is a lot less work!
 
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