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    I was visiting a friend in Colorado. We were driving through a canyon one night, and a huge owl literally waddled out in front of us. There was nothing my friend could do. Oncoming traffic prevented swerving left, a guard rail prevented swerving right. We hit the owl with our...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Oct 25, 2012

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    I Have Lots Of Owl Things

    I love Owls partly because I'm a Night Owl & partly because I have some wisdom so I have lots of Owl photos & Owl figures that I've bought over the years but most are in a box in storage right now because I've got a small place & haven't toke them out since I've moved to where I...
    tumbelweed1958 tumbelweed1958 51-55, M Nov 24, 2012

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    This amazing bird,, was sat on his owners

    shoulder and arm...seemed quite content to be there...As long as his keeper fed him a little tasty morsal from time to time... 
    expressomarkie expressomarkie 46-50, M 2 Responses Jun 15

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    I don't know, there's this thing about them

    that I find very attractive to me. They always give me this feeling... Something mysterious, quiet, strong, patient and wise. Related to dreams, magic, the night, maybe life and death. It's... Weird I can't really place it Oh and of course they can be both cute and scary...
    Matt200 Matt200 18-21, M Jun 21, 2014

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    Owls <3

    I have a slight obsession with owls. I can't get enough of them. My background on my computer is an owl, my profile picture on this site is an owl, I really want a tattoo of an owl! I don't really remember when it started. I think it may have been one day in my Critical...
    ComatoseCricket ComatoseCricket 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 21, 2012

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    Little Linda Blairs

    I love how they can turn their head so far around, and they are quite lovely as well. WHO WHO
    deleted deleted 26-30 Sep 1, 2010

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    Owl In The Chimney

    I am totally new here, so bar with me.. "I posted this story in I Want AN Owl" and do not know my way around the site yet. Don't know anything about posting pics...So the pictures of the owl are posted on my profile page.. Hope you enjoy the story. When I came downstairs from...
    hiram253 hiram253 66-70 1 Response Dec 29, 2010

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    I Saw An Owl Several Times

    I wanted to share with you what happened last night. On my way home from work I had this very strong feeling that I was going to see my Owl. Not hear, but see. When I pulled into the driveway I got out of my car and stood quietly reflecting on my day and listening. Sure enough...
    Loveisallaround Loveisallaround 46-50, F 6 Responses Feb 1, 2011

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    My Spirit Animal

    don't ask how or why, because I don't really know. but my spirit animal is definitely some breed of owl.
    pratyekayan pratyekayan 18-21, M 4 Responses Sep 21, 2010

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    1 of my favorite animals,

    I try to collect anything owl-related, just bought a backpack tonight @ Claires that has some owl designs on it, Love it!
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jan 31, 2014

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    Owls...

    They are my most favorite animal...Not only can they see in the dark, but they also are very beautiful to look at...If i could live with owls i would...
    Godzirra7377 Godzirra7377 16-17, F Jan 22, 2010

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    Owls Are Amazing

    I love owls 'cause I think they're very graceful creatures, cute, they have the most expressive eyes but mysterious at the same time. I own many pretty owl things, from necklaces to toothbrush holder. I don't know if in my country it's legally permitted to have an owl 'cause if...
    thelacelashes thelacelashes 22-25, F Apr 4, 2013

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    The Only Birds I Love

    I'm actually terrified of birds and I don't even know why. It's something about the way they watch you as though they're planning something, I think. And the way their heads bob. And those sharp beaks that could easily poke your eye out. Okay, they're just vile, evil, demonic...
    Ragelovelumos Ragelovelumos 18-21, F Aug 7, 2012

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    Favorite Animal

    The owl is a magnificent bird of prey. I have loved owls for as long as I can remember. I collect owl things, mostly cups and figurines. I have a neat collection so far.
    justlana justlana 18-21, F Dec 13, 2012

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    Me And My Owl

    My name is horny tawny!! and i love to boooonnneee owls, dont be scared they love it whhooo whhhooo.... I am legally married to a brown barn own his name his raoul. We got married in march 2009, he's not much of a talker however he keeps me up alllll night.. wink wink we have an...
    HornyTawny HornyTawny 22-25 1 Response Sep 20, 2010

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    Up Close & Personal With An Owl

    I stumbled, by chance, on this website.  I love the anonymous nature of this, so happy to share the story about my first (but not last) close encounter with an owl.   As brief as I can be, here’s the synopsis.  A few years back, I was...
    serendipity13 serendipity13 46-50 4 Responses Nov 21, 2008

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    A Rare Sighting

    The owl may be one of my totem animals ~ in fact, I am fairly certain it is.  Years ago, I had a friend that was Wiccan and he was called "Brother Owl" by his closest friends.  He read Tarot cards in our friend's bar, out on the patio.  He used to...
    hippieheart hippieheart 41-45, F 4 Responses Feb 19, 2008

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    An Epilogue To My Earlier Story Titled 'a Sad Owl Tale'...

    I had brought home the crumpled remains of this little saw whet owl last December, without a definitive plan to do anything with them. I wrapped them in a piece of newspaper, and left it in my tool shed for the winter and forgot they were there. When spring rolled around it...
    VTMarkus VTMarkus 46-50, M 1 Response Jul 4, 2012

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    I've always loved owls

    and I had my first owl when I was 6 years old! My father has been an established falconer for the last 35 years so I have grown up with birds and couldn't be without them. My passion for these birds has lead me to recently set up my own business working with them. I visit...
    Mollie12345 Mollie12345 22-25, F Mar 14, 2014

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    Owl Concerto

    In the middle of the night sleeping in our tent, me and my boyfriend heard two owl singing just above our head! It seemed like a male and female (more high pitched) and they were signing long whooooooo one after the other, responding. They sang for about 1/2 hour! It was really...
    Sealotus Sealotus 31-35, F 1 Response Feb 26, 2012

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    PurpleUmbrella PurpleUmbrella 31-35, F 14 Responses Dec 21, 2008

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    An Owl Themed Room :d

    for my last birthday, my girlfriend attcacked my room with owl related things because it was so bare and i Love owls. Theres owl silouttes on the walls and pictures of owls everywhere and even oragami owls hanging from the ceiling. I eneded up with around 78 owl realated things...
    burrowingowl burrowingowl 13-15, M May 3, 2012

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    If You Think You Know It All About Owls

    Have I got a story for you! The book is Wesley the Owl, The remarkable love story of an owl and his girl. I collected owls for many years, more than 100 of one kind or another.  The collection dwindled but my curiosity persisted.  In recent years eating regularly and...
    aftermath aftermath 61-65, F Feb 20, 2009

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    A Dream I Once Had

    When I was a teenager, I had a dream I will never forget.It was an epic story about owls and their lives... sort of an 'Animal Farm' thing. I remember a pub the owls went to called 'Owl Palace' ... it had a green sign out front with a moon on it.
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit 31-35, F May 12, 2011

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    BabyCakex BabyCakex 18-21, F Dec 21, 2013

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    I Don't Know Why

    When people ask you what animal you would want to be, I always say owl. maybe Im mesmorized by the idea that owls mean "wise" or that they can fly at night, or have the most gorgeous eyes and cutest little bir heads....but I digress lol Owls are just cool, I wouldn't...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Jul 27, 2008

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    LivviyLove LivviyLove 16-17, F Jul 20, 2014

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    My Second Little Babies

    Not only do I freaken love cats, but I also love owls. They have to be tied with cats. They are so mysterious and beautiful! And their "hoo", sound is for some reason very calming. The Great Horned Owl has to be my favorite. They are so freaken big! And if you really watch one...
    Tatteredheart Tatteredheart 16-17, M Jul 6, 2012

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    An Encounter

    Several years ago I was driving down this country road and I had to slam on my brakes when an owl landed right in front of my car.  We looked at each other for a few seconds and he flew away.  I thought it was strange to see one in the day time.  I've had a thing...
    eromreven eromreven 26-30 1 Response Jul 26, 2008

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    Barn Owl

    I got really exicted two years ago when I spotted an owl in my neighbours yard around 8:00 one night. It took a whole year for my parents to finally beileve that I saw him. Now he comes around after 7pm every night and hunts in our back yard. Sometimes in my bed I can hear him...
    Hiddenintheleaves Hiddenintheleaves 22-25, F Nov 9, 2010

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    This one was in the woods on Sunday.

    ....isnt he fabulous?!?!
    expressomarkie expressomarkie 46-50, M 3 Responses Apr 23

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    They Fascinate Me

    I once laid in bed, just thinking about things.  Suddenly, I heard an owl.  The sound of that owl comforted me.  I just lay there in the dark, hoping to hear him again.  I wanted to open my window but was afraid I would scare him or her.  So I just lay there all cozy under...
    TexasLily TexasLily 51-55, F 4 Responses Apr 25, 2012

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    A Sad Owl Tale-

    My aging Honda Civic was in the shop today, just a two mile walk from my home. After I got the call that it was ready, I decided to get a little exercise and walk/jog to pick it up. It was a very mild and gloomy day here in Vermont; rain showers through late AM, and then drizzle...
    VTMarkus VTMarkus 46-50, M 2 Responses Dec 6, 2011

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    Gorgeous!!

    I think they're amazing creatures to watch, they're absoloutely gorgeous!! We have quite a few that perch nearby in the woods. I used to walk there at night to try and find them.
    Luangi Luangi 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 3, 2007

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