DIY Dried Fruit Bird Treats

The other day I was in the pet store, just browsing, because I tend to do that. Going to the pet store is hardly ever a quick trip for me. I get distracted with all the new pet products and foods, and the animals themselves of course. Anyway,  I was looking at bird food. I […]

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Pumpkin Seeds: The Perfect Fall Bird Treat

  Fall is in full force and I love it. If you’ve read some of my other posts you already know how much I love this season; the weather, the colors, and of course everything pumpkin. When I was a kid my great aunt used to bake pumpkin seeds every thanksgiving. After I moved to Florida my mom and I didn’t keep up the tradition, but last year my husband decided to try it. I don’t know the recipe he used but the seeds were delicious. Good enough that I’ve been asking him to make them again this year, and perhaps revive the tradition.

    With pumpkin seeds in mind it got me thinking about how I can share this treat with my pets, because I love them (and I feel like they know when I’m holding out on them). While the meat of the pumpkin is easy enough to share with most animals, not all pets are big seed eaters. Birds on the other hand are well adapted for such a food, and after finding out how easy pumpkin seeds are so easy to prepare I just had to share it with you guys.

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