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by Joan
Wed Apr 07, 2021 11:51 am
Forum: Non-Emergency Help Sought
Topic: How To Find an Escaped Flyer in the House
Replies: 16
Views: 13639

Re: How To Find an Escaped Flyer in the House

Any luck so far?
by Joan
Tue Apr 06, 2021 9:40 pm
Forum: Non-Emergency Help Sought
Topic: How To Find an Escaped Flyer in the House
Replies: 16
Views: 13639

Re: How To Find an Escaped Flyer in the House

If you have a small enough cage to put in the bathroom with his nestbox and food supply see if he goes to that during the night. Also, check under the sink cabinet if you have one. There are hand holes for installation. I plugged these up the small towels ... wait until he returns to the cage in ca...
by Joan
Sat Jan 30, 2021 9:17 pm
Forum: Emergency Help Needed
Topic: Swollen eye
Replies: 3
Views: 339

Re: Swollen eye

Any news on your furball?
by Joan
Wed Jan 27, 2021 10:36 am
Forum: Emergency Help Needed
Topic: Swollen eye
Replies: 3
Views: 339

Re: Swollen eye

illidan50 wrote: swollen eye with what looks like a yellowish mucous forming in the corner of it.


Sounds like an infection. She may need antibiotics ... best to check with your vet.
by Joan
Thu Dec 24, 2020 2:08 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Joan's Annual Recipe
Replies: 1
Views: 2002

Re: Joan's Annual Recipe

Here's a recipe for your Christmas annual party: Jose Cuervo Christmas Cookies 1 cup of water 1 tsp baking soda 1 cup of sugar 1 tsp salt 1 cup of brown sugar 4 large eggs 1 cup nuts 2 cups of dried fruit 1 bottle Jose Cuervo Tequila Preparation: Place your Flyer in your shirt to keep you company w...
by Joan
Fri Oct 23, 2020 12:03 pm
Forum: Selecting A Breeder
Topic: Finally!!!!!!!!
Replies: 0
Views: 613

Finally!!!!!!!!

Thank God they finally got him after decades of poaching in State and National parks. Stealing pups from their moms and also pregnant females. "Florida wildlife investigators uncover flying squirrel trafficking ring. At least seven people have been charged in an "elaborate" flying sq...
by Joan
Wed Sep 23, 2020 4:18 pm
Forum: MessageBoard Introduction
Topic: New Board Members
Replies: 0
Views: 872

New Board Members

As you are activated to the board please introduce yourself here and tell us about your furball if one owns you. :twisted:
by Joan
Tue Jul 21, 2020 8:49 am
Forum: MessageBoard Introduction
Topic: Why is there no recent activity? This is heartbreaking
Replies: 2
Views: 1295

Re: Why is there no recent activity? This is heartbreaking

mochi wrote:I recently got a new baby flying squirrel. I am so happy with him. His name is Mochi.

My first one was about 18 years ago, his name was Milo. He lived to be about 12 or 13 years old.


I hope Mochi lives as long a life and as happy as Milo did. :multi:
by Joan
Mon Jul 20, 2020 9:27 pm
Forum: Non-Emergency Help Sought
Topic: Cherry pits?
Replies: 1
Views: 690

Re: Cherry pits?

Bet they like the cherries better than the pits. :twisted: Cherry pits ... like apple seeds contain cynaide.
by Joan
Mon Jul 20, 2020 9:42 am
Forum: Rehabbers Retreat
Topic: Release or not to release?
Replies: 5
Views: 3807

Re: Release or not to release?

.... Han Solo is still with me. I wouldn’t consider him a ‘pet’ but then he was never intended to be. That why we call ourselves HOFs (Human Owned by a Flyer) :twisted: They train us, not the other way around! Flyers are happy owning a human and my Chuck owned me for 15 years and I was still being ...
by Joan
Mon Jul 20, 2020 9:35 am
Forum: Non-Emergency Help Sought
Topic: Large growth in chest area
Replies: 2
Views: 1367

Re: Large growth in chest area

Can you post a picture? viewtopic.php?f=34&t=7666 They can get fat boobs. Does it feel like fatty tissue ... soft, not hard?
by Joan
Fri Jul 17, 2020 8:55 pm
Forum: Emergency Help Needed
Topic: Please, please help!!!!!
Replies: 1
Views: 949

Re: Please, please help!!!!!

These guys have amazing healing abilities. I would try a goats milk formula to supplement what he's taking. Your vet will be better able to understand after an exam. Even if it's a head injury I've seen them carry a pecan to the side to compensate for this when running on a wheel. They are smart li...
by Joan
Thu Jul 09, 2020 9:47 am
Forum: Non-Emergency Help Sought
Topic: Question about Formula
Replies: 3
Views: 1126

Re: Question about Formula

Esbilac for puppies or Fox Valley is fine. I used the goat's milk Esbilac. Your pup will likely wean himself VERY soon. I see no need for mixing a formula when you can buy a can of proven success. The breeder was probably saving money by making formula instead of buying
by Joan
Thu Jul 09, 2020 9:40 am
Forum: Emergency Help Needed
Topic: Bot Fly Warning
Replies: 2
Views: 8558

Re: Bot Fly Warning

Extreme case ... not hard to spot. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PwA_8wZijOA
Indoor flyer not likely to ever get.
by Joan
Sun Jun 21, 2020 1:23 pm
Forum: NFSA Member Introductions
Topic: Squirrel Forum
Replies: 1
Views: 1579

Re: Squirrel Forum

This forum has great information. Contact them if you're not sure what fell into your yard. :twisted: Pictures help.
by Joan
Thu Jun 11, 2020 3:10 pm
Forum: Non-Emergency Help Sought
Topic: 4 week old flyer not pooping
Replies: 5
Views: 1829

Re: 4 week old flyer not pooping

Yes, a girl. In pups this age the penis is visable. Where did you get her? From a breeder or was she a wild rescue?
by Joan
Wed Jun 10, 2020 2:41 pm
Forum: Non-Emergency Help Sought
Topic: 4 week old flyer not pooping
Replies: 5
Views: 1829

Re: 4 week old flyer not pooping

If you are a first time mom, she will give you plenty of heart attacks. :twisted:
by Joan
Wed Jun 10, 2020 11:18 am
Forum: Non-Emergency Help Sought
Topic: 4 week old flyer not pooping
Replies: 5
Views: 1829

Re: 4 week old flyer not pooping

If she mainly is drinking you won't get much. You can continue to stimulate her anus with a wet kleenex as her mother would. I raised mine on goat's milk Esbilac and natural foods and he lived to 15. Switching back and forth with the formula may be part of the problem plus adding juices. If she is ...
by Joan
Tue May 19, 2020 5:50 pm
Forum: Breeding Flying Squirrels
Topic: Can you breed litter mates
Replies: 6
Views: 2750

Re: Can you breed litter mates

Be sure to let us know if you get pups in the future! :greenjumpers:
by Joan
Tue May 19, 2020 12:16 pm
Forum: Breeding Flying Squirrels
Topic: Can you breed litter mates
Replies: 6
Views: 2750

Re: Can you breed litter mates

Good luck! There is nothing like having pups around.
by Joan
Sun May 17, 2020 8:24 pm
Forum: Breeding Flying Squirrels
Topic: Can you breed litter mates
Replies: 6
Views: 2750

Re: Can you breed litter mates

Hi there, I'm going to be a new mama to flying squirrels. I have the ability to purchase two fs from the same breeder & I'm wondering can you breed litter mates? In other words, if I get a male & female from the same litter (sister & brother), can they mate or should I get a female from...
by Joan
Thu Apr 30, 2020 11:49 am
Forum: Non-Emergency Help Sought
Topic: Question(s) on mating season
Replies: 1
Views: 1256

Re: Question(s) on mating season

... So yea, just how long do the mating periods typically last?! Thank you for your time! Hope everyone and their babies are holding up through the pandemic Well, my Mishi had four litters one year; so I guess Chuck was always willing. :twisted: The thing is to stop the bitting or anything that hur...
by Joan
Tue Apr 21, 2020 10:22 am
Forum: Adult FS Diet
Topic: June Bugs
Replies: 0
Views: 2089

June Bugs

June bugs are out in Florida ... check your outside porch lights. Crispy and yummy. :twisted:
by Joan
Mon Apr 20, 2020 4:43 pm
Forum: Breeding Flying Squirrels
Topic: Pregnant?
Replies: 3
Views: 1829

Re: Pregnant?

Keep the pictures coming as they grow! It's such fun having pups. :multi:
by Joan
Fri Apr 17, 2020 12:20 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Please help!
Replies: 9
Views: 3442

Re: Please help!

8-[ ... every now and then peep will snort or “sneeze” kind of, but fast and in a row of like 5 then start to rub his face briefly with his paws. They can sneeze at times ... nothing to worry about as long as he's eating, drinking and active. :D ... Then lately he’s starting doing something he never...
by Joan
Wed Apr 15, 2020 1:12 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Please help!
Replies: 9
Views: 3442

Re: Please help!

...I just leave the door tied open with a small snipet of shoe string, so peep is usually cuddled up under the covers with me when we are sleeping. Is this an issue at all? Not if it works for both of you. :D ... Should he be put in his cage every now and then so that he has his OWN. Space that onl...
by Joan
Tue Apr 14, 2020 8:33 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Please help!
Replies: 9
Views: 3442

Re: Please help!

LOL He must have sensed the same cage cell idea! :twisted:
by Joan
Tue Apr 14, 2020 3:03 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Please help!
Replies: 9
Views: 3442

Re: Please help!

Hello everyone! I’m new and my little baby peep is the concern :/ so peep is my roughly 2 year old flyer that I’ve raised from a young pup. He is a rescue that I treated for MBD and he’s done amazingly so far from time of weining til now. It is now his second mating season and of course he is humpi...
by Joan
Sun Apr 05, 2020 12:23 pm
Forum: Breeding Flying Squirrels
Topic: Pregnant?
Replies: 3
Views: 1829

Re: Pregnant?

Either that or she needs to go on a serious diet. :twisted: She'll need extra calcium. My Mishi would start chewing on a dried starfish I had for decoration ... that always meant she was pregnant.
by Joan
Tue Dec 24, 2019 5:14 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Joan's Annual Recipe
Replies: 1
Views: 2002

Joan's Annual Recipe

Here's a recipe for your Christmas party: Jose Cuervo Christmas Cookies 1 cup of water 1 tsp baking soda 1 cup of sugar 1 tsp salt 1 cup of brown sugar 4 large eggs 1 cup nuts 2 cups of dried fruit 1 bottle Jose Cuervo Tequila Preparation: Place your Flyer in your shirt to keep you company while yo...
by Joan
Tue Dec 24, 2019 5:11 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Judy C's Annual Message
Replies: 0
Views: 1615

Judy C's Annual Message

Judy C. » Wed Dec 16, 2009 1:38 pm T'was the night before Christmas, and here in the south My flyers were chewing the wheel off my mouse. I'd hung up the stockings to fill them with nuts and fruit and surprises for my little furbutts. I got them all filled for the morning - what fun! It was getting ...
by Joan
Tue Jun 25, 2019 1:27 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Help, please
Replies: 5
Views: 2953

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: 2953

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: 2953

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: 1341

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: 2419

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: 2607

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: 2607

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: 1639

Re: FS teeth growing

Don't give him out of shell nuts ... make him work for it. :twisted:

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