[Tweeters] re: Pet fur for nest material: yea or nay?

Catherine cma at squeakyfiddle.com
Sun Apr 9 17:39:27 PDT 2017


Pet fur - yes! It's a great insulator.

Dryer lint - no! It holds moisture and will chill the nestlings.

We used to save our old dog's shed undercoat during the year to put out in the spring. He passed a while ago but left us one last bag that will go out this year. Good dog!

Catherine Alexander
Lakewood neighborhood
South Seattle



> On Apr 9, 2017, at 5:01 PM, Michelle Maani <lamoustique at yahoo.com> wrote:

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> My neighborhood chickadees seem to like my cat's fur, which I put out on my deck. It's quite amusing to watch them stuff their little beaks with it. They also like my hair.

> Michelle Maani

> Salmon Creek, Vancouver,WA

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