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by Joan
Tue Jun 25, 2019 1:27 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Help, please
Replies: 5
Views: 75

Re: Help, please

The squirrel is unwilling to enter into a smaller Are you saying you are unable to handle this flyer? [quote="Mirtis"]...I was wondering if it is possible to bond or at least familiarize myself with the squirrel without him leaving the cage? You are talking about the one that returned? Ho...
by Joan
Fri Jun 21, 2019 8:07 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Help, please
Replies: 5
Views: 75

Re: Help, please

Is there a way to keep the one in a smaller cage so you can leave the big cage open at night with food and water in it?
by Joan
Thu Jun 20, 2019 2:27 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Help, please
Replies: 5
Views: 75

Re: Help, please

I got three flying squirrels a few days ago but not the normal way I suppose. They were in a tree that was being cut down and my family took them in and put them in the only cage we had and made it as comfortable as possible for them. When they woke up later we realized that the bars for their cage...
by Joan
Thu Jun 20, 2019 11:36 am
Forum: General
Topic: Old flyer
Replies: 1
Views: 29

Re: Old flyer

Welcome and a BIG kiss to Sky! :multi:
by Joan
Tue Jun 18, 2019 11:15 am
Forum: Emergency Help Needed
Topic: Random Death of our 2 Year and 8 Month Old flyer
Replies: 4
Views: 78

Re: Random Death of our 2 Year and 8 Month Old flyer

So sorry for your loss. There is really no way to know the cause of death without a necropsy and even then sometimes there are no answers.You can guess at all kind of things but in the end, it's just guessing.In the wild, they are lucky if they live to 5. In captivity the life spans range all over ...
by Joan
Mon Jun 17, 2019 9:55 am
Forum: Non-Emergency Help Sought
Topic: Losing hair on tail
Replies: 3
Views: 61

Re: Losing hair on tail

It can look pretty strange :D
by Joan
Sun Jun 16, 2019 4:09 pm
Forum: Non-Emergency Help Sought
Topic: Losing hair on tail
Replies: 3
Views: 61

Re: Losing hair on tail

Can somebody please help. I have 2 young flying squirrels about 9 months old. All of the sudden 1 of them has the hair missing down the center of her tail. Her cage mate doesn't seem to have her hair missing, and I can't get them to the vet for a week. I read the other post about molting but the re...
by Joan
Mon Jun 03, 2019 5:43 pm
Forum: General
Topic: FS teeth growing
Replies: 2
Views: 61

Re: FS teeth growing

Don't give him out of shell nuts ... make him work for it. :twisted:
by Joan
Tue May 21, 2019 5:31 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Flying squirrels secretly glow pink
Replies: 4
Views: 362

Re: Flying squirrels secretly glow pink

Joan wrote:Flying squirrels secretly glow pink, thanks to fluorescence

https://tinyurl.com/yaduglrc


Nice video! :D
by Joan
Fri Apr 26, 2019 5:18 pm
Forum: General
Topic: NFSA site not secure?
Replies: 2
Views: 92

Re: NFSA site not secure?

It’s because The NFSA doesn’t have an SSL certificate. It makes the connection to the site encrypted. Modern browsers are starting to fuss if it’s not in place.
by Joan
Sun Apr 21, 2019 11:27 am
Forum: Rehabbers Retreat
Topic: Release or not to release?
Replies: 2
Views: 132

Re: Release or not to release?

.... So, I made a place for him with me. But now it’s April and his testicles have descended and he’s not interested in hangin out with me and I just want to make sure I’m doing him right. Should I try once more and place him in the wild or should I just let him hang with me? You can try again but ...
by Joan
Tue Apr 16, 2019 1:31 pm
Forum: MessageBoard Introduction
Topic: Greetings! New FOH!
Replies: 2
Views: 134

Re: Greetings! New FOH!

...Han Solo stayed after several attempts at release, so now he lives with me. Sounds like he has picked you as his pet. :twisted: ... His testicles have just descended in the last couple weeks and he’s become a bit obstinate. This is not unusual when they first reach puberty .. he will likely sett...
by Joan
Thu Mar 07, 2019 10:37 am
Forum: General
Topic: Flying squirrels secretly glow pink
Replies: 4
Views: 362

Re: Flying squirrels secretly glow pink

I'm sure they are glowing gold now and proud of it ... waiting to show you over the Rainbow Bridge. :wink:
by Joan
Sun Mar 03, 2019 8:21 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Flying squirrels secretly glow pink
Replies: 4
Views: 362

Flying squirrels secretly glow pink

Flying squirrels secretly glow pink, thanks to fluorescence

https://tinyurl.com/yaduglrc
by Joan
Wed Jan 23, 2019 10:26 am
Forum: General
Topic: Help!
Replies: 1
Views: 159

Re: Help!

Too much fat Caylee
by Joan
Tue Jan 01, 2019 11:56 am
Forum: Flyer Death Announcements
Topic: Rest in peace Bexley
Replies: 2
Views: 464

Re: Rest in peace Bexley

I feel you pain even though I lost Chuck several years ago. I have had dreams of his soft body diving down my shirt. We were truly blessed to have these little angels in our lives. Know they are all together waiting for us over the Rainbow Bridge. :angel13:
by Joan
Wed Dec 26, 2018 2:22 pm
Forum: MessageBoard Introduction
Topic: Hello
Replies: 1
Views: 226

Re: Hello

H..Also , do I send a donation now since December is close and will that allow me to read or get into other posts for answers or general information. I look forward to learning more about my flyers, that I love dearly! Thank you Lynn Lynn, no need for a donation as we no longer offer memberships. Y...
by Joan
Mon Dec 24, 2018 3:51 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Vacation questions
Replies: 1
Views: 203

Re: Vacation questions

Hello, again! What do you do when you have to go on vacation, or on a trip? Is it okay to have someone who has experience with a flyer come in every other day? We will be gone on a trip for 2 weeks and don't know what to do. :n00b:. What kind of food would you recommend leaving? Our cage is a huge ...
by Joan
Mon Dec 24, 2018 11:13 am
Forum: Raising & Feeding Pups
Topic: Feeding Infants & Pups
Replies: 11
Views: 33348

Re: Feeding Infants & Pups

I am curious about Joey milk. Milk for sugar gliders I think. Ive had a few people ask me if they could use it to feed their flyers. I always say I am unsure and I still suggest to them the usual formulas. Does any one know anything about joey milk? I know they are marsupials but I dont know if req...
by Joan
Tue Nov 13, 2018 5:34 pm
Forum: Enrichment
Topic: A companion?
Replies: 1
Views: 425

Re: A companion?

Hello, I was wondering if I should get my squirrel a companion to keep her entertained. I dont get to play with her alot at night and we dont switch out her toys much! Caylee just know that the second will bond closer to the first than to you. Also they may or may not get along. See: http://nfsa.us...
by Joan
Tue Oct 16, 2018 1:51 pm
Forum: MessageBoard Introduction
Topic: It’s been 3 years. Time Flies.
Replies: 2
Views: 391

Re: It’s been 3 years. Time Flies.

Great to get an update! =D> Chuck lived to 15 .. I hope you are as lucky with yours.
by Joan
Wed Oct 10, 2018 12:26 pm
Forum: General
Topic: White potatoes
Replies: 1
Views: 449

Re: White potatoes

by Joan
Wed Oct 10, 2018 12:24 pm
Forum: Non-Emergency Help Sought
Topic: White potatoes
Replies: 2
Views: 502

Re: White potatoes

If she loves it, fine ... she may hate it tomorrow. :twisted: This goes for both kinds.
by Joan
Mon Sep 24, 2018 3:34 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Regional food choices for your Flyer
Replies: 2
Views: 987

Re: Regional food choices for your Flyer

... Another healthy treat for your flyer is to add a few drops of Organic Apple cider vinegar to fresh water, at it's water change.. and then fresh water the next water change. Apple Cider Vinegar helps strengthen immunity and the delicate bone structure of the flyers, which can be apt to some bone...
by Joan
Sun Sep 16, 2018 11:03 am
Forum: General
Topic: Pregnancy
Replies: 1
Views: 311

Re: Pregnancy

Highly unlikely
by Joan
Thu Aug 30, 2018 10:38 am
Forum: Non-Emergency Help Sought
Topic: Putting 2 Flyers together
Replies: 1
Views: 354

Re: Putting 2 Flyers together

Hi I have 2 flyers females and they have lived in separate cages side by side for about 5 yrs we would like to combine them into one to be pals, is this possible and if so what’s the best plan of action Let one flyer out while the other is caged and see what happens. If there is no attacking let th...
by Joan
Thu Aug 30, 2018 8:02 am
Forum: Emergency Help Needed
Topic: 2 flyers
Replies: 1
Views: 759

Re: 2 flyers

.. wondering if it is food related as my husband gave them a couple salted cashews and then they were acting strange, like screaming and rolling around peeing themselves and pooping Cashews are usually salted. Excess salt can lead to salt toxicity, which causes vomiting, weakness, diarrhea, muscle ...
by Joan
Mon Jul 23, 2018 9:24 am
Forum: MessageBoard Introduction
Topic: Rocky
Replies: 7
Views: 993

Re: Rocky

:wav: for Rocky
by Joan
Mon Jul 16, 2018 9:08 am
Forum: Emergency Help Needed
Topic: Broken hand or arm
Replies: 3
Views: 708

Re: Broken hand or arm

Then don't worry as he'll know to protect that limb until it's healed.
by Joan
Sun Jul 15, 2018 10:39 am
Forum: Emergency Help Needed
Topic: Broken hand or arm
Replies: 3
Views: 708

Re: Broken hand or arm

Try to keep him in a smaller cage so it isn't as active. These little fellow have amazing recuperative abilities. You can't splint them anyway.
by Joan
Thu Jul 12, 2018 9:46 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Play Behavior aggressive at times and confusing
Replies: 13
Views: 3519

Re: Play Behavior aggressive at times and confusing

Good luck :)
by Joan
Tue Jul 10, 2018 12:26 pm
Forum: Non-Emergency Help Sought
Topic: Twitching leg!!
Replies: 3
Views: 792

Re: Twitching leg!!

Is she otherwise OK? Eating and acting normal?
by Joan
Fri Jul 06, 2018 10:09 am
Forum: General
Topic: Play Behavior aggressive at times and confusing
Replies: 13
Views: 3519

Re: Play Behavior aggressive at times and confusing

My fiancé should ignore him? Wouldn’t that distance her more? Or will that bring squirrel to her? They can't stand being ignored and unless he's going to be a One-HOF flyer, he'll try to get her attention. This should be done when you are not around to distract him. :twisted: Also. How long do you ...
by Joan
Wed Jul 04, 2018 10:08 am
Forum: General
Topic: Play Behavior aggressive at times and confusing
Replies: 13
Views: 3519

Re: Play Behavior aggressive at times and confusing

.. Kent is probably 1.5 years ... He’s also been nipping at me more often which we’ve already gone thru and he’s knows not to do. This may be hormonal and related to puberty .. I’m thinking of getting a small water spray bottle because voice commands don’t get him to stop. This is a good idea. Also...
by Joan
Tue Jul 03, 2018 5:24 pm
Forum: MessageBoard Introduction
Topic: Rocky
Replies: 7
Views: 993

Re: Rocky

Time will tell. Once they reach puberty (and it varies greatly) they will be scrotal (Puffs show) some of the time and non-scrotal most of the time. Just don't pull at any cotton balls you might thing are stuck to him. :twisted: http://nfsa.us/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=7061&p=60760&hilit=puff...
by Joan
Mon Jul 02, 2018 1:43 pm
Forum: MessageBoard Introduction
Topic: Rocky
Replies: 7
Views: 993

Re: Rocky

Welcome :multi: and you are REALLY lucky because a cat's saliva is deadly to flyers and they don't even need to bite them! For sexing see:
viewtopic.php?t=80
by Joan
Wed Jun 20, 2018 3:53 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Is a southern flying squirrel as a pet good for me and the fuzzy friend?
Replies: 1
Views: 452

Re: Is a southern flying squirrel as a pet good for me and the fuzzy friend?

I've known about southern flying squirrels for a while now. I have been thinking more seriously about this, but to be honest I'm still a :n00b: 1. There's this whole trend of exotic pocket pets, where people are adopting animals that are clearly not suited for life with a human, and neither the pet...
by Joan
Fri Jun 08, 2018 10:04 am
Forum: Hoping to Buy/Adopt
Topic: We need a companion, or two...
Replies: 1
Views: 607

Re: We need a companion, or two...

Caylee2111 wrote:Try Janda Exotics.

Do you know where they get their flyers?

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