The Bird Necessities
These entrepreneurs have made it big with an oddly brilliant idea.
What: Bird diapers, leashes and costumes
Who: Mark and Lorraine Moore of Avian Fashions
Where: Stafford, Virginia
When: Started in 1997
They are colorful and practical-even essential-for bird owners around the world. Dubbed FlightSuits, these specially engineered diapers are soft and reusable, and come equipped with a "poop pouch," sparing bird lovers the perpetual task of cleaning up after their feathered friends. In return, pet birds are granted more freedom from the "gravity" of their cages, says Mark Moore.
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