Don’t you hate it when you feel that deep down inside the ear itch, and you know your finger won’t work, and a Q-Tip just won’t cut it either?
Solution? Yank out that wing feather and go to town!
A pen is too big to scratch an ear, but it does make Mom jump up fast off the couch when you grab one and run off to your cage with it.
I mean the walls are not that clean to begin with, why would she worry about ink spewing all over them if you bite the pen in half?