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by crystal3
Thu Apr 06, 2006 10:27 pm
Forum: Emergency Help Needed
Topic: My squirrel got wet...or something.
Replies: 17
Views: 7607

HAHAHAHA! When I used to have Pixie before I gave her to gordon, I used to have to bathe her quite frequently, ( stinky squirrel LOL! ) anyways I found the easiest thing between baths was to use a baby wipe, you could try using a baby wipe on your little one, you would be surprised at how well you c...
by crystal3
Tue Mar 07, 2006 3:12 pm
Forum: BIRTH & ADOPTION ANNOUNCEMENTS
Topic: Pixie Update
Replies: 8
Views: 3184

perhaps you could name one of them cupid seeing how she had them around valentines day...just a thought :smt049
by crystal3
Tue Mar 07, 2006 3:10 pm
Forum: BIRTH & ADOPTION ANNOUNCEMENTS
Topic: Pixie Update
Replies: 8
Views: 3184

how exciting..... great to hear that she is doing well and the babies are healthy :D
by crystal3
Mon Feb 13, 2006 11:21 am
Forum: BIRTH & ADOPTION ANNOUNCEMENTS
Topic: Pixiwe and Zorro are new parents
Replies: 6
Views: 2437

I am so happy for you! ( and Pixie and Zorro! ) I think it is awesome to know that Pixie has found love and what a valentines present this is! COngrads! I know that Pixie is going to be a great momma! Looking forward to seeing some pics of these amazing little pups!
by crystal3
Sat Dec 17, 2005 6:34 pm
Forum: Flyer Death Announcements
Topic: Crystal's Petrie
Replies: 22
Views: 10493

Thanks you all, it makes me feel at peace in my heart to hear all your well wishes and to have a place to let my fears and insecurities be known. I appreciate it having a place to vent. Thank you all.
by crystal3
Fri Dec 16, 2005 3:20 pm
Forum: Flyer Death Announcements
Topic: Crystal's Petrie
Replies: 22
Views: 10493

well the findings came back from the necropsy report, and I am a little puzzled by it. First Petrie had something in his belly, the report said he was metabolizing his fat ( Cant remember the medical term....hepatic lipidosis I think...) I dont understand why he would have been doing this because he...
by crystal3
Fri Dec 16, 2005 3:12 pm
Forum: Flyer Death Announcements
Topic: Gordon and Jennifer's Rocky
Replies: 12
Views: 5590

So sorry for the empty spot that is with you with the loss of such a longtime love. And I want to say how proud I am to have met such successful HOFs. I hope you plan on having a new baby soon?! Gordon and Jennifer adopted Pixie from me just a few days before Rocky passed, coincidentally the day Go...
by crystal3
Fri Dec 02, 2005 12:44 am
Forum: Flyer Death Announcements
Topic: New Avatars for those who have lost their babies...
Replies: 7
Views: 6362

I think its a wonderful thing you have done for so many of us out there that are mourning.
by crystal3
Thu Dec 01, 2005 10:14 pm
Forum: Flyer Death Announcements
Topic: Crystal's Petrie
Replies: 22
Views: 10493

No when I asked if it could be tested he said that there were so many tests to run to figure out if it was poisonous or what it was it could run in the thousands so, I cant imagine what it could be. He asked me alot of questions about what PEtrie ate and I told him what he normally ate and he asked ...
by crystal3
Thu Dec 01, 2005 9:58 pm
Forum: Flyer Death Announcements
Topic: Gordon and Jennifer's Rocky
Replies: 12
Views: 5590

Gordon and Jennifer I am so sorry to hear of Rocky's passing. I hope you find solace in the sweet little face of Pixie and know in your hearts that Rocky was happy healthy and loved and had more than any squirrel could hope for when he came into your hands. I know how hard this day is for me after 2...
by crystal3
Thu Nov 03, 2005 4:13 pm
Forum: BIRTH & ADOPTION ANNOUNCEMENTS
Topic: For Adoption
Replies: 6
Views: 2282

Sorry you all! With the baby being slightly colicky and gassy and fussing most of the time it has been hard to get back to the computer. I am adopting Pixie out to Gordon he has 2 other flyers one of which has just turned 14 and I feel he and his wife would give Pixie a great home. I will miss her d...
by crystal3
Sun Oct 23, 2005 9:02 pm
Forum: BIRTH & ADOPTION ANNOUNCEMENTS
Topic: For Adoption
Replies: 6
Views: 2282

For Adoption

I have a young female SFS named Pixie that I got in Feb. at 4 weeks old she is a beautiful sweet friendly little gal and she likes everybody. I can no longer keep her due to the fact that I am lactating and plan on breastfeeding my daughter for at least 6 months and everytime I take Pixie out she tr...
by crystal3
Tue Oct 04, 2005 10:46 pm
Forum: All the rest
Topic: Crystal has a little girl
Replies: 9
Views: 3371

Thanks Guys! Mom and baby are doing well she just weighed in at 8 lbs 6 oz at the DR's today. After 2 weeks I am getting to be very sleep deprived and only rest really in the morning with her. As a matter of fact she is calling me right now! LOL! Just had a minute to pop my head in and say hi, and t...
by crystal3
Tue Sep 06, 2005 4:20 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Need Advice
Replies: 6
Views: 3124

Darra I wish you lived closer too! Maybe I could relocate to the hills, and they could have Auntie Darra baby sit them a couple of nights a week. Sigh~ if only it were that easy, right? I think I am gonna sit on it for a while and see how everything progresses I dont wanna make any rash decisions wh...
by crystal3
Mon Sep 05, 2005 10:20 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Need Advice
Replies: 6
Views: 3124

Need Advice

I need some advice. I am 9 months pregnant and I am expecting to have my little one at the end of September. I am exhausted just trying to do the things around here that need to be done not to mention giving my squirrel babies enough love and cleaning up after them. My hubby wants me to get rid of t...
by crystal3
Thu Aug 18, 2005 8:57 pm
Forum: Breeding Flying Squirrels
Topic: Males?
Replies: 6
Views: 3754

I wouldnt say that Petrie (my one and a half year old male) had a personality change. He is the same mommas boy he has been since I got him. He is wonderful, and I love him to pieces! :D He first dropped at around 9-10 months old and I didnt understand at the time why he had biten me. After further ...
by crystal3
Thu Aug 18, 2005 8:49 pm
Forum: Non-Emergency Help Sought
Topic: Traveling question: Better to leave flyer home or take him ?
Replies: 13
Views: 5825

LOL that is hilarious! I have a bird cage a small one that works well in a pinch as long as there is room in the car. gives them a little room to move about too....
by crystal3
Thu Aug 18, 2005 8:30 pm
Forum: Non-Emergency Help Sought
Topic: Traveling question: Better to leave flyer home or take him ?
Replies: 13
Views: 5825

i also have the little travel carrier that unzips on both sides resembeling a purse with the mesh sides. Petrie has been all over with us, he has been in a Bob Evans ( wish we had one here :( ) Dennies, The mall in Orlando, and all kinds of other weird places. I think he likes to see all the strange...
by crystal3
Mon Aug 15, 2005 9:48 pm
Forum: General
Topic: mood swing
Replies: 12
Views: 4223

I think it depends on the squirrle but I am not sure. I will tell you this, Playing with my babies is like playing with a playful kitten, they nip and scratch a little sometimes but you can tel the difference from a playful romp and an aggresive bite. I have been bitten a few times from petrie also....
by crystal3
Mon Aug 15, 2005 9:34 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Toys - Best & Worst...
Replies: 6
Views: 2496

My little Pixie loves blankets and other such pieces of cloth that are draped or hanging ( i use a little hook in her cage and make a kind of tent...) she loves to burrow through and peak out. she even stuffs various spots with cotton balls and stashes things in there! Petrie however he loves dirt a...
by crystal3
Wed Aug 10, 2005 9:30 pm
Forum: Adult FS Diet
Topic: Corn
Replies: 7
Views: 2891

I have given my babies a whole ear of corn before...shucked of course and they loved it....the only really messy thing I give them that I sometimes regret, is a bowl of dirt. They just love to dig in and toss out the dirt. I think its hilarious...first time Petrie got into my pottedplant on my dress...
by crystal3
Wed Aug 10, 2005 9:25 pm
Forum: Flyer Housing
Topic: this look good?
Replies: 4
Views: 2224

I think the cage looks great, and the more doors the better! I wish my cage had a few more doors so i could reach inside better to arrange clean grab....etc....
by crystal3
Tue Aug 09, 2005 2:54 pm
Forum: All the rest
Topic: a good idea?
Replies: 4
Views: 2428

I hope you find someone that you can get a handraised baby from...it really is worth all the effort. I didnt intend to come off harsh, if I did I apologize, Its jsut that I know there are so many babies out there that need a good home, and I know I have read how hard it is to tame an older flyer, es...
by crystal3
Tue Aug 09, 2005 2:52 pm
Forum: All the rest
Topic: Rocky the Flying Squirrel's Burial Shroud
Replies: 29
Views: 17101

I dont recall seeing this post either! LOL ROFL! :rotflol:
by crystal3
Tue Aug 09, 2005 2:22 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Smelly Squirrel
Replies: 8
Views: 3429

you know maybe thats it...she has never smelled this bad before, SO..... that is a great idea Katie..THANKS! :D I usually dont take out everything but.... I was a little cleaning crazy that day! :silly: ANywho thanks!
by crystal3
Mon Aug 08, 2005 7:44 pm
Forum: All the rest
Topic: Clancy has arrived
Replies: 16
Views: 7191

gwsgrand wrote::roll: I can just hear all 4 of them saying lets prepend that we don't know she is around. Mom has a funny looking flying squirrle. Is she going to let it sleep with us????? NOT IN MY BED. We best be good or she may change our fur color. :?



:rotflol:
by crystal3
Mon Aug 08, 2005 7:42 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Smelly Squirrel
Replies: 8
Views: 3429

She has just turned 8 months old. I know she pees ok, she pees on me from time to time but she doesnt pee in the pouch she sleeps in ( that was my first thought so I changed all her bedding to see... ) she has always had a little odor to her where as Petrie has none....maybe her feet stink ?! LOL! I...
by crystal3
Mon Aug 08, 2005 7:35 pm
Forum: All the rest
Topic: Meant to post this pic months ago...
Replies: 7
Views: 3176

what does it say on the back side? sorry I'M BLIND ! :D
by crystal3
Mon Aug 08, 2005 7:33 pm
Forum: All the rest
Topic: a good idea?
Replies: 4
Views: 2428

Working with a flyer that is labeled as a proven breeder may be difficult. Since you donot have any flyers currently it would more than likely be a good idea to find a baby that will bond with you and you with it. I wouldnt say that it isnt possible for an adult flyer to bond with you ...but why are...
by crystal3
Sat Aug 06, 2005 4:51 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Smelly Squirrel
Replies: 8
Views: 3429

I know Petrie always smells like warm and cozy ya know... Maybe she (Pixie) doesnt groom herself properly.... I dunno but the bath really doesnt help! Crazy huh?
by crystal3
Fri Aug 05, 2005 11:28 pm
Forum: All the rest
Topic: Animals As Healers
Replies: 2
Views: 1905

Have you all ever read about Bill Goss...he has a flying squirrel who was a gift to help him overcome cancer....he thinks that his healing so fast after his surgeries has to do with his squirrel who liked to sleep on his scars...... I believe animals feel when we are depressed and they know somehow ...
by crystal3
Fri Aug 05, 2005 11:07 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Smelly Squirrel
Replies: 8
Views: 3429

Smelly Squirrel

I brought out Pixie and Petrie tonight and I just cant believe the difference in the two of them! She is the stinkiest little furball ! I cant understand it...PEtrie has never had a smell to him! I change her bedding ( cotton balls same as Petrie ) I even gave her a warm little bath with some johnso...
by crystal3
Fri Aug 05, 2005 5:43 pm
Forum: All the rest
Topic: Red Giant Flying Squirrel - interesting article
Replies: 14
Views: 6178

Darra wrote: and has stuff like that on the brain.


Ok I know I have one of those around here some where... :scratch: ... Now where did I .... AH HA! There it is ! Now who put that in a jar.... :smileyinthejar: ( let me out says Crystals brain....) :laughing5:
by crystal3
Thu Aug 04, 2005 6:37 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Introducing Kya and Squirrelly...hopefully
Replies: 6
Views: 2399

you know not to try to make it seem impossible or not give you hope...but Petrie and Pixie still are not house mates. She is 8 months old now and he is a little over a year and a half..... I have never been able to get them to " bond" with each other ya know? All the cotton switching and nest switch...
by crystal3
Thu Aug 04, 2005 1:07 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Idea for Darra
Replies: 10
Views: 3804

Well I was asking becasue I only have 2 more months myself and I am not havign a litter just one...a girl this si me when I was 20 weeks pregnant I have more on my home computer I will post one this afternoon of how big my belly is now! http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v487/crystal3/New%20pics/2222...
by crystal3
Thu Aug 04, 2005 12:52 pm
Forum: All the rest
Topic: Red Giant Flying Squirrel - interesting article
Replies: 14
Views: 6178

Darra wrote:Well I really don't think I would care to have it in my bra.



Well who on here has a bra that BIG!?! LOL! Hey it might try to nurse... LOL!
by crystal3
Thu Aug 04, 2005 12:35 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Frosty is back on Formula
Replies: 10
Views: 3595

Look I see an alien! :plane: Jk! You know when I fed Pixie formula when I first got her Petrie wanted some too... soo cute! He is always gonna be my little baby though, no matter what..... :love7:
by crystal3
Thu Aug 04, 2005 11:33 am
Forum: Adult FS Diet
Topic: Water Dish
Replies: 7
Views: 3155

I will have to stop by Petsupermarket and look at the water dishes they have....those heavy ceramic urinals I mean water dishes seem like they will do the trick :D Pixie had a plastic water dish that attached to the side of her cage...she would chew on the piece that would hold it on the cage until ...
by crystal3
Wed Aug 03, 2005 8:59 pm
Forum: Adult FS Diet
Topic: Water Dish
Replies: 7
Views: 3155

Do they attach to the side of the cage or are the free standing? I have a free tanding water dish for pixie and she keeps knocking it over ...its driving me crazy ...these look really nice.
by crystal3
Wed Aug 03, 2005 8:55 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Idea for Darra
Replies: 10
Views: 3804

RebeccaMarieUCF wrote:HaHaHaHa! Cali won't be drinking if I can't. 4 more months!

4 more months till .... are you expecting a litter of your own? :angel1: :angel2:

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