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by pnerissa
Sat Aug 07, 2010 7:14 pm
Forum: All the rest
Topic: Auction question
Replies: 2
Views: 999

Re: Auction question

No problem.

As for oil... we still have tar balls, and now, oddly, displaced BP workers whose contractors drove them down here to work and then just left them with no money and no place to stay.
by pnerissa
Fri Aug 06, 2010 7:47 pm
Forum: All the rest
Topic: Auction question
Replies: 2
Views: 999

Auction question

Joan, I tried emailing you a couple of weeks ago and I can only assume that your never received my question so I'm reposting here. "Just wondering if you'd managed to get the two copies of "There's a Flying Squirrel in my Coffee" autographed yet? Just happened to think about it earlie...
by pnerissa
Fri Jul 02, 2010 10:11 pm
Forum: Flyer Death Announcements
Topic: Sadly
Replies: 6
Views: 1366

Re: Sadly

Just read this. I'm so sorry to hear about Taz. It's amazing that something so tiny can bring so much love and joy to our lives.

Bev
by pnerissa
Mon May 03, 2010 7:09 am
Forum: General
Topic: Where have all the HOFS gone?
Replies: 10
Views: 995

Re: Where have all the HOFS gone?

I'm kneedeep trying to help our local wildlife refuge with the coming oil spill. I'm either writing articles or spreading the word that they need help... Speaking of... if anyone has a reliable source of where they can get non-shut off heating pads, the Emerald Coast Wildlife Refuge is in dire need ...
by pnerissa
Sun May 02, 2010 7:14 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Newsletter update
Replies: 1
Views: 333

Newsletter update

Or lack thereof. I was going to try and finish up the newsletter before June, but there may be a slight delay now thanks to the oil slick off the coast. I have rolled up my elbows to help our local wildlife refuge by getting out timely news articles for them in preparation of the oil spill making la...
by pnerissa
Thu Apr 22, 2010 9:33 pm
Forum: Wild Flyers
Topic: Florida Wildlife Camera.
Replies: 2
Views: 1434

Re: Florida Wildlife Camera.

Thanks for sharing this. I've enjoyed watching it. :multi:
by pnerissa
Tue Apr 06, 2010 8:48 pm
Forum: General
Topic: being prepared for mbd
Replies: 11
Views: 1580

Re: being prepared for mbd

Thanks for the heads up Spiritedaway. I also keep a leopard gecko and several snakes that require lighting. I've always used the Repti-sun lights.
by pnerissa
Tue Apr 06, 2010 8:45 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Is there a way to "TRAIN" your FS to Not use me as a toilet
Replies: 2
Views: 482

Re: Is there a way to "TRAIN" your FS to Not use me as a toilet

Benji and Nibbles both seemed to benefit from "time-out" potty training. Since they love to be out of the cage and on me, every time one of the girls would pee on me I would immediately return them to the cage, shut the door and leave the room. It didn't take long for Benji to figure out t...
by pnerissa
Sun Apr 04, 2010 8:58 am
Forum: General
Topic: being prepared for mbd
Replies: 11
Views: 1580

Re: being prepared for mbd

The recipe for the squirrel blocks can be found here: http://thesquirrelboard.com/forums/showthread.php?t=21233 The woman who designed it has spent years researching a proper squirrel diet. For those that don't want to try making their own squirrel blocks, she does bake and sell them on her website ...
by pnerissa
Sun Apr 04, 2010 8:40 am
Forum: General
Topic: Cleaners
Replies: 9
Views: 829

Re: Cleaners

I think she was abbreviating baking soda to BS. Arm & Hammer is a very common brand name for baking soda.
by pnerissa
Fri Apr 02, 2010 7:55 am
Forum: General
Topic: being prepared for mbd
Replies: 11
Views: 1580

Re: being prepared for mbd

Reposted from The Squirrel Board (http://thesquirrelboard.com/forums/showthread.php?t=17677), another excellent resource for everything squirrel related. The dosage listed here is for larger squirrels so be sure to take that into account. Emergency Treatment for Metabolic Bone Disease (updated 3-31-...
by pnerissa
Sun Mar 14, 2010 8:24 pm
Forum: Adult FS Diet
Topic: Maple Trees in NE Florida
Replies: 7
Views: 1540

Re: Maple Trees in NE Florida

I Googled them (Japanese maple seed pods) and it said they're edible so I gave some to my furballs. There is nothing left! LOL. Completely and utterly devoured. Heh heh. It must be cool to be a little squirrel sometimes. (forgive my Nyquil induced ramblings) Is it possible to collect and freeze more...
by pnerissa
Sun Mar 14, 2010 5:44 pm
Forum: Adult FS Diet
Topic: Maple Trees in NE Florida
Replies: 7
Views: 1540

Re: Maple Trees in NE Florida

Oh wait, it gets better. My car is parked underneath a Japanese maple. Can flyers eat the seed pods from the Japanese Maple?
by pnerissa
Sun Mar 14, 2010 5:40 pm
Forum: Adult FS Diet
Topic: Maple Trees in NE Florida
Replies: 7
Views: 1540

Re: Maple Trees in NE Florida

Yeah, not much of that around here... Maybe I'll go scour the woods out by TimberLake.
by pnerissa
Sat Mar 13, 2010 8:19 pm
Forum: Adult FS Diet
Topic: Maple Trees in NE Florida
Replies: 7
Views: 1540

Re: Maple Trees in NE Florida

Dang... I don't think we have any in the panhandle or if we don't I don't know where they are...
by pnerissa
Wed Mar 10, 2010 7:28 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Squirrels with other pets.
Replies: 8
Views: 703

Re: Squirrels with other pets.

My squirrels have their very own room because we have 3 dogs that I would never ever be able to trust them with.
by pnerissa
Tue Mar 09, 2010 6:35 pm
Forum: General
Topic: How is everyone?
Replies: 19
Views: 1312

Re: How is everyone?

I guess you can call me new. I joined back in October and somehow managed to become Editor for the NFSA Newsletter. I am HOF to Benji and Nibbles, two adorable little (unrelated) girls.

Bev
by pnerissa
Mon Mar 08, 2010 7:57 am
Forum: Non-Emergency Help Sought
Topic: BEWARE SPIDER BITES
Replies: 28
Views: 5767

Re: BEWARE SPIDER BITES

I noticed a few days ago that this was an old thread from 2005, but the information is still valuable considering we don't often think about the little things that can hurt our flyers. Brown Recluse spiders like dark, humid places. In the house I would check under sinks and in hot water heater close...
by pnerissa
Sun Mar 07, 2010 1:38 pm
Forum: Pictures of our Furballs
Topic: Pictures of Emo!
Replies: 5
Views: 1034

Re: Pictures of Emo!

I especially like the cocktail umbrella pic. :)
by pnerissa
Sat Mar 06, 2010 6:29 am
Forum: NFSA Member Introductions
Topic: Re-entering The Forum!
Replies: 4
Views: 1516

Re: Re-entering The Forum!

Congratulations. You'll have to plan a little birthday party. :occasion6:
by pnerissa
Thu Mar 04, 2010 7:12 pm
Forum: Non-Emergency Help Sought
Topic: BEWARE SPIDER BITES
Replies: 28
Views: 5767

Re: BEWARE SPIDER BITES

Oh I am so very sorry to hear about this. I am absolutely terrified of spiders and have horrible allergic reactions to "normal" spider bites. Anyway, we have a guy come in (from Killingsworth Pest Control) every three months and spray. I thoroughly interrogated him first about the spray he...
by pnerissa
Thu Mar 04, 2010 8:07 am
Forum: Kudos
Topic: 2010 Conference Award
Replies: 2
Views: 9211

Re: 2010 Conference Award

Congratulations Kevin & Emma! :multi:
by pnerissa
Tue Mar 02, 2010 9:02 pm
Forum: NFSA National/ Regional Conferences
Topic: Official 2010 NFSA conf. Alabama
Replies: 21
Views: 19393

Re: Official 2010 NFSA conf. Alabama

If I haven't already said thank you to everyone, I want to do that now. You all did a great job and I had lots of fun. I'm usually a bit nervous meeting new people but everyone seemed like family - a great big extended HOF family. As soon as they list the scalloping dates for this year I'll get star...
by pnerissa
Tue Mar 02, 2010 8:57 pm
Forum: NFSA Member Introductions
Topic: New members 282
Replies: 3
Views: 1324

Re: New members 282

Welcome! Welcome! The more the merrier I say! :multi:
by pnerissa
Tue Mar 02, 2010 8:55 pm
Forum: NFSA Member Introductions
Topic: New Member 283
Replies: 2
Views: 1227

Re: New Member 283

Great to have you Heather!

Bev
HOF to Benji & Nibbles
by pnerissa
Tue Mar 02, 2010 8:05 am
Forum: NFSA National/ Regional Conferences
Topic: Official 2010 NFSA conf. Alabama
Replies: 21
Views: 19393

Re: Official 2010 NFSA conf. Alabama

Yes, I think a conference in the panhandle for 2011 will be doable. In the interim for those wishing to come down and kayak and scallop I'll try to set up a mini-meetup for late summer that won't necessarily be flying squirrel related but just good fun. I had a great time at the conference and enjoy...
by pnerissa
Tue Mar 02, 2010 7:58 am
Forum: BIRTH & ADOPTION ANNOUNCEMENTS
Topic: Surprise!
Replies: 12
Views: 1505

Re: Surprise!

Cricket looks great! I'm so glad things worked out for you. Keep the stories coming. :)
by pnerissa
Tue Mar 02, 2010 7:56 am
Forum: General
Topic: Earl the squirrel
Replies: 6
Views: 954

Re: Earl the squirrel

That's great news about Earl. Give yourself a big pat on the back, you deserve it. :)

Bev
by pnerissa
Sun Feb 28, 2010 9:45 am
Forum: NFSA National/ Regional Conferences
Topic: Official 2010 NFSA conf. Alabama
Replies: 21
Views: 19393

Re: Official 2010 NFSA conf. Alabama

More pictures are at located on my Flickr page http://www.flickr.com/photos/nerispace/sets/72157623523337024/ I'll be working on getting the video uploaded over the next week (day job interferes with fun stuff.) Due to the low lighting so that the slide show could be shown, the camera was unable to ...
by pnerissa
Sat Feb 27, 2010 11:22 pm
Forum: NFSA National/ Regional Conferences
Topic: Official 2010 NFSA conf. Alabama
Replies: 21
Views: 19393

Re: Official 2010 NFSA conf. Alabama

Very sleepy, but most post before eyes close...

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by pnerissa
Fri Feb 26, 2010 11:42 am
Forum: BIRTH & ADOPTION ANNOUNCEMENTS
Topic: Penny & Otis proudly announce...
Replies: 25
Views: 3512

Re: Penny & Otis proudly announce...

OMG I'm in love!! :love7: Such beautiful babies. :bluebird:
by pnerissa
Fri Feb 26, 2010 11:40 am
Forum: Non-Emergency Help Sought
Topic: No longer running on wheel
Replies: 9
Views: 872

Re: No longer running on wheel

I'm sorry I don't have a good answer for you. If she is as healthy as you believe her to be, I suppose it's possible that she's become bored with it. Have you checked the wheel itself to make sure that it's in good working order and turns easily? No broken parts or anything that might be causing her...
by pnerissa
Thu Feb 25, 2010 10:11 pm
Forum: Non-Emergency Help Sought
Topic: what do I have
Replies: 4
Views: 650

Re: what do I have

I use the small animal bedding that fluffs up. I'm not sure what it's called, heck it might just be called bedding or nest fluff, but it's safe for birds and small animals and doesn't have any strings that might injure them by getting tangled or wrapped. I'm sorry to hear that the female didn't make...
by pnerissa
Thu Feb 25, 2010 8:30 pm
Forum: Non-Emergency Help Sought
Topic: what do I have
Replies: 4
Views: 650

Re: what do I have

Wish I could help you but I've only seen Southern flyers. I'll have to defer to the experts on this one. Where did you get them?

Bev
by pnerissa
Wed Feb 24, 2010 7:51 am
Forum: General
Topic: any suggestions for traveling cages for SFS
Replies: 4
Views: 544

Re: any suggestions for traveling cages for SFS

I bought a sugar glider cage on ebay (5 foot tall and on rollers) which packs into the bed of our truck. For actually transporting the two girls, I put their sleeping bag into a small plastic pet tote. Then when we get to where we're going we roll in the big cage and then put the girls in it. You do...
by pnerissa
Thu Feb 18, 2010 6:44 pm
Forum: BIRTH & ADOPTION ANNOUNCEMENTS
Topic: Surprise!
Replies: 12
Views: 1505

Re: Surprise!

Is that the little girl? :multi:
by pnerissa
Thu Feb 18, 2010 8:36 am
Forum: For Sale
Topic: Helen's Little Critters Warning
Replies: 15
Views: 8026

Re: Helen's Little Critters Warning

I know I am about sick of this thread. I DID order a baby from HLC. She WAS shipped too young and was NOT in the best of health once she arrived. It took a good deal of effort on my part over several weeks to turn her into the healthy baby she is now. My experiences with HLC leading up to [img]final...
by pnerissa
Tue Feb 16, 2010 2:09 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Sizes
Replies: 3
Views: 420

Re: Sizes

Statistically in animals males are smaller than females. Maybe that's all you're dealing with.
by pnerissa
Mon Feb 15, 2010 4:24 pm
Forum: Flyer Death Announcements
Topic: Sweet Pea Passes On.
Replies: 5
Views: 1267

Re: Sweet Pea Passes On.

Very sorry to hear about Sweet Pea. It sounds like she passed in her sleep. I had a beloved manx that did that at 2 years old (he succumbed to a genetic defect.) It was somewhat comforting to see him curled up in the peaceful "sleeping" position that I found him in. Makes me think that he ...
by pnerissa
Sun Feb 14, 2010 9:00 pm
Forum: Adult FS Diet
Topic: Healthy Snack?
Replies: 0
Views: 711

Healthy Snack?

A couple of days ago I discovered Lil Buddy Snackers Crispers with Apple Bits by Geisler. I carefully read the ingredients and so far I am impressed. Ingredients: Whole wheat flour, Corn flour, Dehydrated cabbage, Dehydrated alfalfa, Dehydrated parsley, Dehydrated spinach, Dehydrated kale, Dehydrate...

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