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I was giving an African grey about a month and a half ago. He was very afraid and pulled out his feathers from stress over the years. I bought the no pluck and what a difference its has made
my bird. He is growing feathers back and seems so much more happier. Love this product!!
Just wanted to send you a little note for your help yesterday. The Diamond Doves absolutely love the natural branches you suggested for them. The Mini aviary now looks beautiful. Your suggestion was right on the money!!! I wish I could send you a picture what a difference. It was also a pleasure meeting you. Both my husband and I enjoyed speaking with you yesterday. Thank you again and have a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.
Joe and Debbie
I am writing you because I want to thank you for helping me with my quaker parrot. I have spoke to you many times on the phone and you have been very helpful. You spoke to me more then the vet would. It was pretty sad when you go to the vet and pay big bucks and the vet wont speak to you and has there receptionist talk to you and go nowhere. I am so glad i tried your product because the stuff the vet gave me didn't do a thing. Pluck No More started helping really fast and the best part was when I was so upset and would call you in tears you were very helpful. You would have had different ways for me to try and you actually made me feel better and I didn't loose my bird which I thought I would because his wound was so bad he had plucked himself so bad he was bleeding and had put a big whole in his chest. I just want to thank you so much for your wonderful product and putting your cell phone number on the instructions paper for people to call you and ask you questions. No vet in the world would take the time like you did and give their own personnel cell phone for people to call. That was wonderful. No one would ever do that. I have told a few people about your product. I am always telling everyone about your Pluck No More. In fact I have bought an extra bottle and still put it in his water and keep it around just in case, but he is not going after his feathers anymore. Thank you again and when ever anyone tells me about their bird that plucks I tell them all about your product.
Cage Bird Club of Charlotte County
Pt. Charlotte, FL
Author of "Boken om tamme jakopapegøyer" (Norwegian book about greys)
My heart broke to see such a potentially beautiful bird tortured and ignored. He could talk and said, “whatcha doing” the minute you paid attention to the other birds, so I knew in my heart that all he needed was a better home, medication and love.
I already had two parrots so the thought of a third was daunting, but I couldn’t walk away. I’d go in everyday around the same time and sit by his cage with the door open and talk to him, it took about four days but he finally worked up the courage to come and see me. His poor feet were so mangled he couldn’t perch well and without his tail and wing feathers to help with balancing he fell to the floor a lot!! This terrified me, as someone not use to handling baby birds could potential do serious head damage to him! That was that, I decided to bite the bullet and bring him home.
I looked up feather plucking on line and found “King’s Cage” and “Pluck no More”. I was skeptical and the price concerned me, but after reading users reviews I took the chance to give CJ a chance at life. It was an amazing transformation. He is absolutely beautiful now and it was all due to the Pluck No More products. I followed the direction to the letter and used the bathing shampoo twice before winter set in. I use to call CJ “Pig Pen” because every time he shook there was a cloud of dust that littered the air around him. Besides putting olive oil on his feet now he’s on a regular vitamin supplement and has his sun lamp 6 hours a day. As you can see from the attached pictures, night and day!! THANK YOU PLUCK NO MORE!! YOU SAVED CJ’S LIFE!!
It took several weeks but Mekos feathers started to appear on his chest and some on his legs. The tail feathers haven't come back yet, but I'm not giving up hope. I still use it. He's becoming the beautiful bird that I originally had and I'm thrilled. He still sits crooning a tune every once in awhile on my husbands chair, but it doesn't sound as sad as it did before. It's been almost 2 years since I started to use Pluck no More. I tell everyone I know about it and even got my bird store to carry it.
After months of trying everything else, I hesitantly started using Pluck No More on my male eclectus, who is a chronic feather chewer, this past December. I noticed a difference immediately! I knew it was working right away because I no longer found little feather fragments all over the floor of his cage. Also, he would normally scream for 5-10 minutes every morning before breakfast, and after a few days on Pluck No More this behavior stopped entirely!
I normally had been giving him baths a few times a week just using water in a plant mister. The first day I received my order in the mail, I used the feather shine shampoo to give him a bath in the sink. I never realized how dirty he must have been. Once he had dried off, he looked better already, and his down feathers were so fluffy! Every morning I added Pluck No More to his water using the amount indicated on the bottle and using purified water instead of tap water. I also sprayed him with it 3-4 times a day. I used a small eyeglass cleaning spray bottle so that I would minimize waste.
Within a few weeks he had tons of little contour feathers coming in, and once he completed his spring molt, his flights and tail feathers came in, and for the first time in a couple of years, he let them come in without destroying them! He is now fully feathered after 4 months of using Pluck No More, and looks beautiful! Altogether I used about 6 bottles. It has been a couple of months now without using any at all, and he still looks great. I am so excited to have found a product that works, and I tell everyone about it!
He truly looked ready for the roasting pan!
This plucking started after a complete molt, I kept waiting for the new feathers but none were appearing, instead, less and less until he was naked. He was also plucking his buddy parrotlet during mutual grooming.
I separated them during this treatment period. Today 33 days later, he has fuzz all over him, his tail feathers have emerged about 2 inches, and still growing...and he is not plucking ...all the new pins are opening on his breast...
Here is what I do: I pour half of the 4 oz of water with the solution, into his bath dish. He loves to bathe and like all birds, he tastes the water before wetting himself. This way way I know for sure that he drank the Pluck No More solution. His feet get wet and the stuff gets absorbed in his skin...
I also soak his treat bread with the solution, sometimes put extra 4 drops...anything to make sure he has enough fluid with the remedy. I have been spraying him too.
He is calmer, previously he was sort of a fearful, neurotic fellow..I got him new toys and he likes to shake them. He tends to chew on paper towels and bird cotton twists.
This is a remarkable product...But then, I believe in homeopathy, since I use those products for allergies and occasional insomnia without using over the counter drugs...
I am SO glad that this product exists to help birds...(and their owner, who seem to be more upset than the birds). Looking forward for the next few months.
I am lucky to have found your site! Thank you,
Next time, will forward pictures...AND THANKS FOR THIS PRODUCT...
Nina ( NYC)
Pluck No More.
"Pippis plucking story
My oldest grey, Pippi, started plucking when I returned to work after a long sick leave. She was four years old at the time, and was previously used to being left in the company of my dog. Now, however, she had grown accustomed to me being at home in the day, and probably started plucking out of frustration.
It can’t be ignored that Pippi got a terrible wing clip when she was a chick, barely three months old. Due to this, she didn’t learn how to fly until after her first big molt. I really believe this could be one of the factors that made her prone to plucking.
Being otherwise healthy, and already living in optimal conditions, Pippi now got the full treatment. This means even more attention when I was at home, an aquarium to look at, daily baths instead of every second day etc. etc. This seemed to help, and she recovered a lovely plumage. Until my first day of overtime at work that is. When I got home that day, she had once more plucked a spot on her chest.
We had three intense rounds like this before I started looking for other options.
Fortunately, I stumbled across an exciting product at the King’s Cages website. It was called Pluck No More, and had supposedly helped 90% of the birds who had tried it. This is a natural product with no unwanted side effects. After reading all the recommendations, I decided to give it a go.
A few weeks later Pippi’s plumage was back in wonderful condition, while she got PNM in her drinking water. She was also sprayed with a water-based solution in addition to her daily shower. I still didn’t give PNM full credit, as she had become better on several occasions before as well. The big test was my first day of overtime since we started using the product. And wouldn't’t you know, she still had all her feathers intact when I got home that night! I continued to give her PNM for a couple of months before I slowly begun to cut her dosage. I discontinued the use over a few weeks, as I was worried she might relapse if I cut her off to suddenly.
The product also has a calming effect, so some people use it consequently in stressful periods, such as moving and other situations where the birds are prone to stress. I could clearly see this effect on Pippi too. She seemed happier and more harmonic than in her plucking periods, and luckily, this has lasted since."
Secondly, let me tell you about my Congo African Grey, Noah. He came to me in May 2008 and he was completely bald. He looked like a fuzzy baby chick and he was adorable! He didn't talk or play, and just sat on his perch all day long. After doing some research and reading other testimonials, I purchased Pluck No More at a bird show in Indiana at the end of June 2008 and eagerly went straight home to try it.
After two weeks, I noticed he had some pin feathers coming in and I was so excited! We had a couple downfalls after that and he reverted to over-preening, but another two weeks after that, he had bright red tail feathers! I didn't hold my breath, since he doesn't like the color red for some reason and every time he would see one he would pull it, but he let them grow!
By the end of August, 2008, he was almost completely feathered! He still had a couple bald spots on his wings, but the transformation was remarkable! I started weaning him off the product last November, and he is still going strong. He is now playing with toys, talking, and is beautifully fully feathered!
I mention your product to anyone I speak to in person, or over the internet, and I have gotten positive feedback from those who have tried it! I can't thank you enough for making my baby happy again! I have posted a video on my youtube page of his transformation http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eIUJPmcd9rg.
I am writing to tell you I love your product Pluck No More for my African Grey Scarlet. She does so well on it because she has so many phobias. We have had her to the vet and they can find no cause for her plucking. Blood work has been done for every bird disease know to man. The vet's conclusion is that she is just crazy. I love her dearly as she is a rescue. Can she be on this product indefinitely? She only plucks to the down on her chest no further and no other parts of her body. I have recently got an air purifier for her room as she is in the same room with my sulfur-crested cockatoo. They assured me that this might help. Is there some other product you carry for long term use? I don't care what she looks like but I want all her years with me to be the best. A loyal fan.
My 13 year old Indian Ringneck Parrot has plucked himself for six years now. He did not handle my divorce and the subsequent move well and over the next year began to feather pick his shoulders, chest, legs and back. I have taken him to vets, behaviorists, even a pet psychic. I spent more time with him, got him a new cage, lots more toys, better food, better lighting and even tried getting him a mate, twice. He loves me but he still plucked. I did not want to go to the extreme of a collar or drugs.
I tried Pluck No More on him and I am amazed at how fuzzy my little bird has become. Even my customers have noticed and now want their own bottles of Pluck No More. One customer tried it on her African Grey parrot and within a couple of days he stopped fussing with his feathers so much.
I especially like that it does not make my bird sleepy like medications often do. He is perky and active like always, but with more feathers.
Windy City Parrot, Inc.
Hello Mr. King,
My Momma Roseanna says I need to thank you for the wonderful PLUCK NO MORE! Every time my momma sees me, she tells me how amazing it is that my feathers have come in. You see, even before I came to live with Momma Roseanna, with the help of my wife Mrs. Hansey, I was plucked plumb naked from the bottom of my legs to the top of my neck. Mrs. Hansey was cranky all the time and for the past several months we have not been "co-habitating". My Momma Roseanna told my Auntie Christine about my nakedness, that 2 different vets could find nothing physically wrong with me nor with my diet and they both diagnosed me as a neurotic plucker. Momma also told her how Mrs. Hansey would attack me every time I would try to move back into my home. One day right before Memorial Day, a small package came to the house addressed to me, Mr. Hansey! It was a bottle of Pluck No More; a present from my Auntie Christine, Pele the Caique and Kiri the CAG! Auntie Christine told my momma to give it to Mrs. Hansey too so that she would calm down and quite trying to "git" me.
Within two weeks of using Pluck No More I had feathers again! If you don't believe me, just look at the pictures I have sent. As of July 12, I am almost fully feathered, AND, the best part for me is that Mrs. Hansey has had a complete change of attitude towards me since she has been on the Pluck No More. Looks like we'll be having a second honeymoon any day now.
I really, really, really want to thank you for helping me grow my beautiful feathers back and for helping Mrs. Hansey fall in love with me again! We are going to name our first two boys Richard and Andrew (after you and your son.) THANK YOU THANK YOU FROM THE BOTTOM OF MY HEART.
Roseanna and Hansey Lauenstein, Pinckney, MI (734)-878-1346 7/12/05
As you know, I got a bottle of the Pluck No More to try on Merlin, my mitered conure who lives across the street with my son. He is 13 and is a hardcore butt feather plucker and is naked between his wings all the way to his tail, also he feather picks his little legs. He has had a sad life, and is so very happy to have a 'boy of his own'.
I received the Pluck No More on Monday, and started doctoring his water immediately. I also decided to have a 'control group' so I have also been giving it to Solly. He doesn't pluck his feathers and has always been a happy camper, but this year is enjoying a particularly ratty molt.
After a full week, Merlin has fuzzy pants and is letting some down grow on his back, which he has always religiously shaved bare. There are a few baby feathers up between his wings, and he is talking much, much more and seems to be leaving the new feather growth alone. Solly is still molting, but his appetite, which has always been extremely finicky, has improved 100%. He is much, much more active and has joined Sheba for the daily flight around the room, which he never was much into before. He also is much more talkative, and he has always been a chatterbox, so that's saying something. I am going to add the Pluck No More to Merlin's misting bottle so he can get a heavier application.
Conclusions: I see some difference in both birds.
5207 Pt. Pleasant Pike
Doylstown, PA. 18901
Dear King's Cages,
I wanted to drop you a line to let you know that I have been using your product "Pluck No More" this past month on both my Severe Macaw and my Goffins Cockatoo who feather pluck. They both have a feather plucking problem that began as overgrooming. My Cockatoo "Winston" is not as quiet as he had been. He now talks a lot more than he had and he is playing with his toys again. I have an e-collar on him, I'm not ready to take it off yet but there is a big change in his behavior since adding "Pluck No more" to his water.
Byron, my Severe Macaw does not scream as much as he had and he has down feathers where before there was skin. Neither one of them has molted yet, so I won't know fully to what extent the product has helped, but I am happy with the changes I have already noticed.
UPDATE 03/08/05 - mutilation & feather plucking
I wanted to write and update you on the progress "Winston" my Goffins Cockatoo has made since starting him on "Pluck No More". In my last letter I told you how he had begun playing with his toys again and talking a lot more. I also told you I have had an E-Collar on him for almost 2 1/2 years. He had feather plucked so severely that he had a hole chewed in his chest. I was not ready to take off his collar when I last wrote. I wanted to let you know that he has been collar free for two weeks and his chest has healed and continues to look good. Before I was introduced to "Pluck No More", I was sure he would spend the rest of his life in an E-Collar.
7155 Helsom Bend
Just a note to tell you that I have been using "Pluck No More" with my 3 parrots for two weeks and can already tell a difference.
My female Eclectus, Tuki, has been feather plucking and breaking off her feathers for about 8 years. I tried everything…bathing, every kind of toy, chewables like wood and pine cones, special foods, vitamins, special light, changing and moving cages…even a special vet behaviorist who came to our home. She is healthy and seems to be happy, is a talker and a snuggler…she just doesn't want any feathers!
I am putting the product in the bottled purified drinking water as advised. I also placed some in a spray bottle and sprayed her a couple of times a day, avoiding face and eyes.
In the past I have uncovered her in the morning to what looked like snowfall. All her white downy feathers, plus some of her top feathers were all over the cage bottom. In the past 10-12 days she has stopped feather plucking. I am praying that this continues and that she regains her beauty and peace of mind!
Thank you for offering this product…if you are interested I will keep you advised of her progress.
19224 Ventura Blvd.
Dear Richard and Andrew King:
For the last ten years we have worked with numerous plucked and feather picking birds. We have tried every remedy on the market, have attended seminars and worked with behaviorists, nutritionists and avian vets. We have explored the effects of improved diet, additional lighting, increased humidity and every environmental factor and variable that we could think of, with limited success. Many of these birds responded temporarily and then resumed the feather plucking habit after a while.
When you first mentioned that you had the solution for this problem, we were skeptical because we thought that we had looked at everything. When you started sending me testimonials, the scientist side of the brain said no way can feathers grow that fast or long-term feather picking behaviors be altered like this.
Well, we are trying your product on a group of 5 badly plucked birds and one baby African grey that started feather plucking at the age of 6 months for no apparent reason. We started them on the Pluck No More Friday, March 4 after taking close-up pictures of their feathers and lack of feathers.
The owner of the young grey is desperate and had asked us to put the bird in a VSP collar. The collar arrived yesterday and when I went to put it on the bird, I noticed that new feathers were growing on her chest. Her demeanor was totally changed. When she came to us she seemed depressed and somewhat lethargic. Yesterday, I really thought that I was looking at a different bird. She was wildly swinging from a rope swing, chattering at her toys and acting more like a Caique than a Grey.
I know that these observations are subjective, but based on this remarkable turnaround in four days: we are encouraged and will carefully document the improvement that we are seeing.
Thanks for sharing this wonderful product with us.
Bill and Judy Lantz
178 Bellerive Blvd.
Nicholasville, KY. 40356
Mellisa Pointer Whitton
Vivian L. Whitton
To Who It May Concern,
We at Most Valuable Pets, Inc. recommended "Pluck No More", distributed by Kings Cages, to 6 customers. There was a total of 4 African Greys and 2 Umbrella Cockatoos who were feather pickers. I had feedback from 3 customers within the first week. They said they noticed a change in their bird almost immediately. One customer who lives in Virginia Beach could not believe how fast it started working and called me to say it was a miracle.
One of the African Greys was a baby from our store who had started feather plucking at 4 months of age. We tried collaring him, but he tore off all the collars and thrashed around. He was visibly distraught. Within the first few days of using "Pluck No More" the picking and chewing of feathers decreased. The product has been given orally to him in his drinking water since the first week in May. He has regained 70% of his feathers.
Mellisa Pointer Whitton
Mainline Shopping Center
I am writing to tell you how ecstatic I am with the results of your "Pluck No More" product. My Timneh Gray Rocket plucked all its chest feathers after we brought home a new greenwing macaw. We tried everything we could think of to stop the feather picking. We changed his food, added new toys, tried medical treatments, and provided more light but nothing stopped the feather picking. We were worried sick that he would hurt himself if he kept feather plucking at the rate he was. Then "Pluck No More" came onto the market and we gave it a try. Within a week he stopped feather plucking and we started to see a change for the better in his feather picking habits. I am very happy to say that he now has all his feathers back and he looks great, we owe it all to King's "Pluck No More".
Its important to note that I am not a novice when it comes to working with birds. I work at Todd Marcus Birds Exotic and have access to a lot of treatments and supplies. Mr. Marcus has 22 years experience in the exotic bird business and stocks a large inventory of medical treatments for birds. None that I have tried worked with the exception of King's "Pluck No More".
Convinced of the merits of the product I began recommending it to our customers who one by one reported the same outstanding results. Not one person that I have recommended the product to has reported an unsatisfactory result. You can not do better than one hundred percent effective can you? Finally a veterinarian heard me talking about the new King's "Pluck No More" and said they always recommended a different brand. After reading the list of ingredients in the King "Pluck No More" Product, the veterinarian concluded that it was far superior to what she had been recommending.
In closing "Pluck No More" is a great product that has helped my bird Rocket and made me a real hero with our customers who had birds which feather pluck. Keep up the good work and thank you for saving me hundreds of dollars in vet costs.
Frederick W. Hess
To King's Cages:
In all my years of running a parrot rescue/adoption there are several questions routinely asked. One in particular is "How can I stop my bird from plucking?". Now calls I receive are from people all over giving high praise to this homeopathic product "Pluck No More". After the calls kept coming, I had a volunteer try it on a featherless African Grey. We now see red tail feathers we have never seen before as well as an influx of body feathers. Putting the product in a mister bottle gives him an extra boost. Thank you for giving the birds that are normally overlooked a new lease on a better life.
My House of Wings Parrot Rescue/Adoption
This is my first order since 1986 and I can not tell you how pleasantly surprised I was with the entire transaction.
The order of your largest cage models and the "Pluck no more" and bird shampoo arrived a week before I expected it.(pleasant surprise) It was very professionally packaged and the shrink wrapping was perfect.
The cages went together easily as EVERY bolt hole lined up perfectly(not often seen). the finish is the best I have seen anywhere and better than even you had in the 80's. Each cage was a showpiece and we sold 2 the first 48 hours they were on display and at a fair profit. The customers have all been very satisfied and were amazed when we pointed out some of the cage features such as the food and water bowls locking into the holders with just a twist and the doors to the bowls are easy for them to open but virtually immpossible for the birds to do the same.
I put the "Pluck no more" on the shelf and since I bred the large birds for 36 years was sceptical as to would it sell with the price being what it is. I sold 2 bottles the first day.
I just wanted to let you know how pleased I was with the entire transaction and to let you know my next order(with much confidence) will be arriving to you shortly.
Frank's Pet World L.L.C.
We had seen Marc Morrone many times on the Martha Stewart Show and his vast knowledge led me to believe he’d be sure to send us a healthy bird and Parrots of the World was the only place which gave a guarantee on the birds' health. Of course with animals there are no guarantees, but obviously this bird was healthy. She arrived in a carrier which was flown on a jet from New York to Austin, TX with no incident.
I don’t go out to work so have plenty of time to dedicate to a parrot. I cooked her food, gave her toys, played with her and gave her the time required by these intelligent animals. Then, the last thing I ever though would happen happened; she started to pluck her pin feathers out and was very agitated and rustrated. I didn’t think this issue was boredom since I spent all day with her, so I brought her to the “avian” vet. After 800 dollars and no findings using these expensive, tests she continued to pick at herself along her back and her legs. Disease ruled out I felt awful as I watched my beautiful bird turn into a bald, sick looking bird. When I’d spray her with water daily it would really show how she’d plucked out every feather on her legs and was much worse than I thought when I saw her dry. It continued to the point where I did not know what to do. She did not have medical problems.
When I called Marc from Parrots of the World he told me about a holistic product called, Pluck No More. I was willing to try anything at this point and the vet was useless. I ordered the product from King’s Cages and started putting Pluck No More into Mika’s water every day, along with putting it in her spray bottle as well. I ordered the suggested amount of bottles, (which I believe was five) and put my faith in this product. I was very impressed with the service King’s Cages gave me to explain everything.
Every day I made sure I gave Mika fresh water which did not have chlorine in it with the suggested dose of Pluck No More, and slowly over the next month or so I noticed her feathers started coming back in. I had to ask my husband if he’d seen her doing that picking at her legs and back with the same frustration as before and we both couldn’t remember when the last time it was we saw this behavior. It was gradual enough we didn’t notice till she stopped altogether.
I never took photos of her when she was bald because I never thought to, but had to tell our story. When I hear Marc Morrone on his radio show I call to say how great this product is and that, when following instructions to the letter had great results. My Hahn’s Macaw, Mika is full of beautiful feathers like magic!
Now I use the Pluck No More any time I think Mika is getting stressed. This can happen when the day length shortens or gets longer or if she is in season and has sexual frustration (yes, parrots get this) or when her stress leads to watery poops. I take out a bottle of Pluck No More; start her back on it and less than a week she is back to normal.
For any pet bird owner the worst thing is to be doing everything right, but you have a behavior which is so unhealthy for the parrot. It is painful to watch and I found a product which does what it says it does. It WORKS! Imagine that. It’s so much less invasive than blood draws, which add more stress. I’m not saying there aren’t times to bring a parrot to the vet, but feather plucking (in my opinion) is stress related, from sexual frustration to seasonal changes or less frequently by some illnesses.
Last, but not least, I eventually found a Board Certified Avian Vet (hard to come by) and when Mika had her annual he performed NO tests, none needed, thought she looked wonderful, shiny and had a sweet temperament.
If you have a bird which plucks, please try this product, Pluck No More. In addition to the product I now set up forage puzzles, and keep her busy with millet and allow her to play alone each day. She is an emotionally healthy bird and it started with the breaking the cycle using Pluck No More.