Wearing a Green Bay Packers jersey, Joanne Smits hangs out with her pet cockatiel, Spike, in her De Pere home. Smits has raised birds for many years.
Instead of a cat or a dog, Joanne Smits' pet of choice is a bird - or two.
"I raise birds, and over the years, I have become the home for wayward birds," Smits, 54, said.
About 20 different birds have come through her doors, and she has had as many as five to six birds in her house at one time. ...