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by Joan
Tue Oct 17, 2017 5:53 pm
Forum: Non-Emergency Help Sought
Topic: What is this?!
Replies: 2
Views: 18

Re: What is this?!

kdizzlebalch wrote:She has two white spots on nose and one crunchy feeling ear. The ear looks normal doesn't seem to bother her any. should I be concerned? 8-[

Spots on her nose may be from rubbing against something. Crusty ear the same ... is it like a scab?
by Joan
Mon Oct 16, 2017 4:51 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Hello all and Questions
Replies: 3
Views: 17

Re: Hello all and Questions

Adorable pictures :multi:
by Joan
Mon Oct 16, 2017 4:50 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Hello all and Questions
Replies: 3
Views: 17

Re: Hello all and Questions

... I do seem to have a pretty picky eater. so far i know she loves rosehips walnuts and pine nuts. she wont eat broccoli, mushroom, avacado ,squash, sunflower seeds or pumpkin seeds. I'll keep offering it though. They will love something one day and hate it the next ... also they can only eat what...
by Joan
Mon Oct 16, 2017 4:26 pm
Forum: Non-Emergency Help Sought
Topic: First Southern Flyers ( babies) questions
Replies: 4
Views: 24

Re: First Southern Flyers ( babies) questions

... We live in North East MS; the temps here are just now getting a little cool at night ( 60's). At this age and size, would they have sufficient time to learn to forage, and have a good chance for survival, if rehabbed properly for release? I think this depends on if you can release them in hardw...
by Joan
Sun Oct 15, 2017 9:39 pm
Forum: Non-Emergency Help Sought
Topic: First Southern Flyers ( babies) questions
Replies: 4
Views: 24

Re: First Southern Flyers ( babies) questions

Housing for two tiny babies? We currently are using a clear plastic tub with air holes drilled , plus areas cut out and covered with hardware cloth to allow more air. It's 18"by 12" by 12".... Is this suitable? Or do we need to get a certified flyer proof super size cage ( but are th...
by Joan
Mon Oct 02, 2017 1:02 pm
Forum: FS Health
Topic: Tooth emergency: a tale of woe and long teeth
Replies: 1
Views: 31

Re: Tooth emergency: a tale of woe and long teeth

Thanks for you post. Sorry your furball had such a difficult time.
by Joan
Fri Sep 29, 2017 10:50 am
Forum: Raising & Feeding Pups
Topic: Adding Daddy back in with Pups
Replies: 0
Views: 42

Adding Daddy back in with Pups

This question came from Shannon. Others may be interested in the answer: "My little girl had two babies! They will be 5 weeks Saturday. I’ve had her for over three years and didn’t think she could get pregnant. I separated her and Rocky when she kicked him out of the bed. When can I reintroduc...
by Joan
Tue Sep 26, 2017 5:57 pm
Forum: Flyer Death Announcements
Topic: Rascal - RIP my little rascal.
Replies: 2
Views: 54

Re: Rascal - RIP my little rascal.

I truly understand your pain. It's almost 2 years now that my Chuck left me. He too taught children about Southern Flying Squirrels for years. I miss him every day ... especially when I see a child at Starbucks where he'd hang out with me and pop his head up to give the kids a thrill. His picture i...
by Joan
Tue Sep 26, 2017 5:51 pm
Forum: Emergency Help Needed
Topic: If anyone is still around, please help.
Replies: 5
Views: 122

Re: If anyone is still around, please help.

I am happy to say my little guy(Jon) is completely normal despite this experience. He was a little off for a couple days after it happened but now he's back to creating mischief as usual. The healing abilities of these little guys is truly amazing I have to thank this guy for posting this YouTube v...
by Joan
Sun Sep 24, 2017 9:29 am
Forum: General
Topic: Play Behavior aggressive at times and confusing
Replies: 4
Views: 82

Re: Play Behavior aggressive at times and confusing

They do have energy. I call them Jack Russells on cafiene. :twisted: They reach adult size fast but bulk up later. The two of you are getting to know each other better and this will continue. These little furballs are very smart.
by Joan
Wed Sep 20, 2017 10:37 am
Forum: General
Topic: Play Behavior aggressive at times and confusing
Replies: 4
Views: 82

Re: Play Behavior aggressive at times and confusing

...At certain times he will approach my finger and initiate wrestling, but then often flips on his back and goes into a defensive mode where he vocalizes and seems ready to nip hard, although he hasn't done so, in part because I back off when the aggression seems to be mounting. Just like puppies a...
by Joan
Tue Sep 19, 2017 3:11 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Quiz Time
Replies: 6
Views: 1730

Re: Quiz Time

Google isn't cheating it just doesn't help when it comes to scientific names. :twisted: "Sprouting on the face are whiskers called vibrissae. These are among the longest whiskers in the squirrel world." https://www.washingtonpost.com/local/the-otherworldly-creatures-that-take-flight-at-ni...
by Joan
Mon Sep 18, 2017 3:55 pm
Forum: Non-Emergency Help Sought
Topic: Need exercise wheel fast but stealth workshop closed
Replies: 1
Views: 58

Re: Need exercise wheel fast but stealth workshop closed

I used a Wodent wheel before I got the Stealth and modified it: http://nfsa.us/viewtopic.php?f=80&t=5099&p=49570&hilit=gutter#p49570. Really any safe rodent wheel will do until you can get what you want permanently.If you can flyer proof one room and play with him there it might help. W...
by Joan
Mon Sep 18, 2017 3:44 pm
Forum: NFSA Member Introductions
Topic: From NYC suburbs
Replies: 3
Views: 98

Re: From NYC suburbs

If you are still interested in releasing him, contact a rehabber in your area and they can do that. Flyers are considered "adult" at 8 weeks and are on their own
by Joan
Thu Sep 14, 2017 4:42 pm
Forum: Legalities of Owning a FS
Topic: Illinois
Replies: 1
Views: 60

Re: Illinois

Thanks for info Trista
by Joan
Sun Sep 10, 2017 11:51 am
Forum: Emergency Help Needed
Topic: If anyone is still around, please help.
Replies: 5
Views: 122

Re: If anyone is still around, please help.

He knows what to do .. just keep an eye on him for clicking. He may be suffering effect of lack of oxygen. Time will tell if any permanent damage. You are the only person I know who has resuscitated one.
by Joan
Tue Sep 05, 2017 10:27 am
Forum: General
Topic: Are frogs and mushrooms on the diet?
Replies: 2
Views: 66

Re: Are frogs and mushrooms on the diet?

The thing about flyers is their instinct for what is OK ... except for sweets :hkiss: I would drag all kinds of things in from the woods and mine would eat it or ignore it
by Joan
Tue Sep 05, 2017 1:05 am
Forum: Flyer Housing
Topic: Pictures of cages
Replies: 21
Views: 26811

Re: Pictures of cages

Nice :multi:
by Joan
Mon Sep 04, 2017 12:05 pm
Forum: General
Topic: What can they see?
Replies: 2
Views: 70

Re: What can they see?

I've not seen any research on their ability to see or not see colors. They have excellent vision, but don't know about seeing colors or not.
by Joan
Thu Aug 31, 2017 9:11 am
Forum: MessageBoard Introduction
Topic: Hi from the Wales!
Replies: 1
Views: 42

Re: Hi from the Wales!

Welcome Mr. Chips! :wav: There is lots of info on diet ...http://nfsa.us/viewtopic.php?f=10&t=2931 Flyers eat more protein than most realize plusthey need dark green eaves to convert the D2 into D3 (the sunshine viatmin). Usually 1 male to 2 females is best so she doesn't get harassed too much.
by Joan
Tue Aug 15, 2017 9:42 am
Forum: For Adoption
Topic: 2 adult females
Replies: 1
Views: 122

Re: 2 adult females

Good Luck
by Joan
Tue Aug 15, 2017 9:42 am
Forum: NFSA Member Introductions
Topic: Intro
Replies: 1
Views: 138

Re: Intro

Welcome! :wav:
by Joan
Tue Aug 15, 2017 9:41 am
Forum: NFSA Member Introductions
Topic: New Member
Replies: 1
Views: 80

Re: New Member

Welcome! :multi: Where is Otter Creek? I'm near Jacksonville.
by Joan
Tue Jul 11, 2017 7:50 pm
Forum: For Adoption
Topic: 2 females available for adoption
Replies: 3
Views: 127

Re: 2 females available for adoption

Anywhere near Andalusia ?
by Joan
Tue Jul 11, 2017 7:48 pm
Forum: Squirrel Tales
Topic: My flyer suddenly, begins biting
Replies: 2
Views: 144

Re: My flyer suddenly, begins biting

Sounds like he reached full puberty. This will likely calm down ... unlike females who cycle so often
by Joan
Tue Jul 11, 2017 7:37 pm
Forum: Non-Emergency Help Sought
Topic: Nancy-Wells Gosling
Replies: 3
Views: 188

Re: Nancy-Wells Gosling

Last I heard she had no contact with family and they were unsure of her whereabouts.
by Joan
Fri Jun 30, 2017 4:45 pm
Forum: For Adoption
Topic: 2 females available for adoption
Replies: 3
Views: 127

Re: 2 females available for adoption

Where are you located?
by Joan
Fri Jun 30, 2017 4:44 pm
Forum: MessageBoard Introduction
Topic: A Floridian Flyer
Replies: 2
Views: 132

Re: A Floridian Flyer

Please do post pictures .... there are many of us in Florida. What part are you in?
by Joan
Fri Jun 30, 2017 4:43 pm
Forum: MessageBoard Introduction
Topic: New to msg board
Replies: 1
Views: 71

Re: New to msg board

OH MY! You are going to give up rehabbing anything but flyers now once you get under these furballs spell. :twisted:
by Joan
Fri Jun 30, 2017 4:41 pm
Forum: General
Topic: HOPING TO BUY/ADOPT
Replies: 1
Views: 118

Re: breeder

You might want to post this under "Hoping to Buy/Adopt".
by Joan
Fri Jun 30, 2017 4:38 pm
Forum: Non-Emergency Help Sought
Topic: Adult male won't eat
Replies: 1
Views: 62

Re: Adult male won't eat

Answer is "Tough Love". Put what you want him to have (and nothing else) in the cage and remove it in the morning. Never known one to starve himself, but they can get very "picky". :evilbat:
by Joan
Fri Jun 30, 2017 4:35 pm
Forum: Non-Emergency Help Sought
Topic: Nancy-Wells Gosling
Replies: 3
Views: 188

Re: Nancy-Wells Gosling

Mark last I heard it would be impossible to find her as she was homeless, living out of her car and work as a temp. :(
by Joan
Fri Jun 30, 2017 4:32 pm
Forum: NFSA Member Introductions
Topic: New here
Replies: 2
Views: 138

Re: New here

All kinds of ways to attract wild flyers to your house. :D
by Joan
Fri Jun 30, 2017 4:31 pm
Forum: NFSA Member Introductions
Topic: hello from NJ USA
Replies: 1
Views: 90

Re: hello from NJ USA

Welcome to the land of HOFs (Humans Owned by Flyers) :multi:
by Joan
Mon Jun 26, 2017 8:52 pm
Forum: Flyer Death Announcements
Topic: Rest in peace Beacon
Replies: 2
Views: 170

Re: Rest in peace Beacon

I have follow much of Beacon's life here. I know how you feel ... just as I do about Chuck. It's exceptional that they lived as long as they did and grew to have diseases of old age. Given they are lucky to make 5 years in the wild, I'd say our boys got many extra years of love. :angel13:
by Joan
Thu Jun 15, 2017 4:46 pm
Forum: Legalities of Owning a FS
Topic: Flyer Friendly/Unfriendly States
Replies: 57
Views: 40848

Re: Flyer Friendly/Unfriendly States

Remember to check local and city ordinance too.
by Joan
Sat Feb 20, 2016 2:13 pm
Forum: BIRTH & ADOPTION ANNOUNCEMENTS
Topic: My New Baby Boy, Chewy
Replies: 4
Views: 4244

Re: My New Baby Boy, Chewy

How's he doing? He looks to be about 5 weeks old in those photos.
by Joan
Mon Jan 11, 2016 1:49 pm
Forum: Adult FS Diet
Topic: Nut n' Berry or Henry's Healthy Blocks
Replies: 3
Views: 5742

Re: Nut n' Berry or Henry's Healthy Blocks

="Sreisig1"... Also, do you still recommend just getting 1 squirrel so it bonds properly, and then add another a year later if need be?


Yes as two will bond to each other. My second one bonded to Chuck more than me, but he remained strongly bonded to me. I got the second a year later.
by Joan
Thu Jan 07, 2016 6:55 pm
Forum: Adult FS Diet
Topic: Nut n' Berry or Henry's Healthy Blocks
Replies: 3
Views: 5742

Re: Nut n' Berry or Henry's Healthy Blocks

I used rat or Macaw food as a basic with fresh food daily. Chuck also like a woodpecker block I got at Walmart. Make sure you check the ingredients for supplements so you are bot adding them if they already exist. I quite additional supplements years ago and Chuck lived to 15.
by Joan
Sun Oct 04, 2015 9:43 pm
Forum: Flyer Death Announcements
Topic: Chuck Makes His Final Flight
Replies: 3
Views: 7172

Chuck Makes His Final Flight

I was blessed to have this wild creature who came to trust this human and consider her his "Favorite Tree". It's an honor to have that kind of unique and unusual bond with one of Nature's truly remarkable animals and to have had the privilege of caring for this precious gift that God put ...

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