On 4/28/07, sings2ducks wrote:
> Hi bird people!
> I'm not sure where I should be asking this question, so for
> lack of something that makes more sense I'll post here. :-
> I've bought a used cage that's perfect in every way except
> that there's old gold paint flaking off of it and there's
> rust as well. So far I've scrubbed it in the bathtub and
> I've used bleach to kill germs.
> My question is about refinishing the cage. How do I know
> what is toxic paint or coating to my Cockatiels and what
> isn't toxic. I'm not taking any chances with these darling
> birds, so I'm waiting to put them in the cage until it's
> painted or coated with something that okay for them.
> Thanks much for any ideas from you all. :-)
I have the same problem with a cage I bought and found this
It has a list on non-toxic paints and an orgamic paint
called Real milk paint http://www.realmilkpaint.com
I haven't tried any yet but it's an idea.
Hope this helps!