I would buy fresh veggies from a well-dressed guinea pig any day.
Ooh, I love the idea of making feathers out of edible things! What other foods could you make feathers out of?
Hey owl! It's okay, you can come sit with us! Here, borrow my scarf, you look cold. Do you want some of my hot chocolate? So when do we get to dig into this awesome cake anyway?
What a wise old owl to watch over your valuables.