Tasseled Pockets® are another amazing Parrot Pocket® product that offers 8 inch leather ties on the sides to entice relunctant foragers to engage the Pocket strategy. You can use the ties to tie on colorful pieces of wood or leave them as is. The goal is to destroy the ties. New ties can always be tied on again. The ties are intended to not destroy the integrity of our initial design with the poly-cotton thread we double-back-sew with our industrial machine in an attempt to reduce unzipping events. After all, our parrots are clever! Depending on size Pocket you order, there are 5 or 3 ties on each side. Large and Medium sizes have 5 with Small and Extra small having 3 on each side.