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by Suggiemom
Fri Apr 11, 2008 10:53 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Not sure where to post.....
Replies: 18
Views: 6011

Yea that makes sense. It brings them to the surface and it's more noticeable because you have a small population as opposed to what you would find in a wild population that can spread out, etc.
by Suggiemom
Fri Apr 11, 2008 10:19 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Not sure where to post.....
Replies: 18
Views: 6011

Ok great. Thanks for the info.

And, if you're waiting for the degree to "pay for itself" I think you're in for the long haul.....LOL
by Suggiemom
Fri Apr 11, 2008 4:21 pm
Forum: General
Topic: what is your opinion on putting to flyers in one cage?
Replies: 4
Views: 1750

When I recently did my intros, I cleaned my cage and washed all the bedding, nest boxes, etc. and then intro'd everyone where there wasn't a lot of scenting from the first group. No one seemed a bit bothered, but I put a bowl of nuts and things up high and one down low along with several pouches, ha...
by Suggiemom
Fri Apr 11, 2008 4:14 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Not sure where to post.....
Replies: 18
Views: 6011

Thanks for the info....maybe someday I'll have time to read it, but for now, I'm off to romp with a baby fox!!!
by Suggiemom
Fri Apr 11, 2008 12:10 pm
Forum: Legalities of Owning a FS
Topic: Alabama?
Replies: 20
Views: 14913

I don't know. Whenever you deal with a govt entity, what you think is logical...well, they must learn logic 101 in a foreign language if you know what I mean. Our USDA rep tries to force us to feed our raccoons only dog food.....ok for our NON releasable coons we might consider that. MAYBE, but for ...
by Suggiemom
Fri Apr 11, 2008 11:05 am
Forum: General
Topic: Not sure where to post.....
Replies: 18
Views: 6011

ROFL I dunno, I have to ask Paula since that's where she's from as well.
by Suggiemom
Fri Apr 11, 2008 11:02 am
Forum: Legalities of Owning a FS
Topic: Alabama?
Replies: 20
Views: 14913

Here in SC the reason most wildlife is illegal to be kept as a pet is because everyone's grandaddy had one as a pet growing up.....LOL I don't know about in LA, but here they are an animal of "concern". Their numbers are dwindling and they may be there as well. The link about providing lan...
by Suggiemom
Fri Apr 11, 2008 12:05 am
Forum: General
Topic: Not sure where to post.....
Replies: 18
Views: 6011

Wow, I'll definitely be discussing that with our director!! I think her parents need a refund on her degree in Wildlife Biology apparently!!! Thanks SO much for clearing all of that up for me. Well, I'm off to take care of these three babies. They're missing their mom I'm sure, but thank goodness sh...
by Suggiemom
Thu Apr 10, 2008 11:29 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Not sure where to post.....
Replies: 18
Views: 6011

Well thank you I certainly appreciate the advice. Actually most mammals will not inbreed unless forced to live in situations that are unnatural to them such as being forced into cages or confined habitats. They usually establish a pecking order and remove the unwanted members by force if necessary. ...
by Suggiemom
Thu Apr 10, 2008 10:52 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Not sure where to post.....
Replies: 18
Views: 6011

Yes, they ARE beautiful aren't they? Thank you for saying so! Hmmmm since I'm relatively new to flyers and there aren't alot of experts on rehabbing them around here I just thought I'd ask to make sure since contrary to popular belief, not all animals will inbreed. And you know, since the original b...
by Suggiemom
Tue Apr 08, 2008 9:17 pm
Forum: Photo Contest
Topic: April's Poll
Replies: 7
Views: 5154

How come I can't see any of the pics? Says the pics have been removed or deleted.
by Suggiemom
Tue Apr 08, 2008 9:11 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Not sure where to post.....
Replies: 18
Views: 6011

Ok, everyone is all settled. The new guys didn't show themselves yesterday even though my flyers were taking full advantage of the new toys and swings, etc....LOL. They were full out maniacs!!! I got the best pic of one in the wheel. It's a very clear picture and I must have caught it just right bec...
by Suggiemom
Tue Apr 08, 2008 8:54 pm
Forum: General
Topic: MONSTER PAYBACK
Replies: 6
Views: 2199

Have y'all tried the peanut butter yoggie treats? The ferret sized ones, like chocolate chip size. They're human grade and I feed them to my sugar gliders and flyers all the time. They love those and the banana/raisin flavored ones too.
by Suggiemom
Sun Apr 06, 2008 9:46 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Not sure where to post.....
Replies: 18
Views: 6011

Ok, I'm home and got them all set up in their new, large cage. Apparently, they've been kept in a modified dog kennel! No room for the poor babies to jump and play!! They're not friendly like my others, but I'm sure they're nervous. They rode up from GA in the same car as the dogs that tried to eat ...
by Suggiemom
Sun Apr 06, 2008 10:41 am
Forum: General
Topic: Not sure where to post.....
Replies: 18
Views: 6011

Not sure where to post.....

Mods, if I'm posting in the wrong spot, please feel free to move it! Ok, I was notified that there were some flyers on Craigslist the other day so I popped over to see the ad. A girl in GA had moved up from FL where she had legally purchased three flyers. She didn't know they were illegal in GA unti...
by Suggiemom
Sun Apr 06, 2008 10:19 am
Forum: Rehabbers Retreat
Topic: just wondering how you become a rehabber
Replies: 11
Views: 4440

I think rehabbers are short and far between in most states. I work with Foothills Animal Rescue in Greenville, SC and we travel for several hours in each direction to help out. It's crazy. There is one other "known" group in our area, but they do about 1/4 of the animals we do each year. T...
by Suggiemom
Thu May 17, 2007 8:42 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Can anyone (experienced) check on this flyer in a pet store?
Replies: 46
Views: 16421

I received it as well, but they are a govt. organization and they must respond when they receive a complaint. They might not be able to do anything about it once they get there, but they HAVE to go out and look.
by Suggiemom
Wed May 16, 2007 6:14 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Can anyone (experienced) check on this flyer in a pet store?
Replies: 46
Views: 16421

Ok, emails sent and I can tell you that here in SC, our USDA rep takes this stuff seriously! In December, I found a 4wk oop glider stuffed in a 10 gallon aquarium with no pouch, etc., and they went the next day. Even if a store IS USDA licensed to sell or exhibit exotic animals, they must adhere to ...
by Suggiemom
Thu May 03, 2007 9:56 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Rockie's Sex Change ... AGAIN!
Replies: 35
Views: 9777

Rut Rohhh, running ta go take a peek in Felix's cage again, in case I mighta missed sumfin'....LOL I've never REALLY been quite sure. At what age does one usually see "the package"???
by Suggiemom
Wed Apr 25, 2007 4:24 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Powder Chronicals II
Replies: 47
Views: 14197

Awwww, she is the sweetest little girl EVER!!!! And what a little chunky monkey!
by Suggiemom
Mon Apr 16, 2007 4:12 pm
Forum: Flyer Death Announcements
Topic: I am so sad.....
Replies: 14
Views: 5106

Deep down I know that we did all we could, but man....every time I lose a rescue I wonder what I could have done differently and I know that some people can keep things in better perspective....I get WAY too emotionally involved, but in the end, I really wouldn't have it any other way. At least they...
by Suggiemom
Fri Apr 13, 2007 8:52 pm
Forum: Flyer Death Announcements
Topic: I am so sad.....
Replies: 14
Views: 5106

Thanks everyone. I just can't stand the thought that she is gone yet....I am ok with the whole life/death cycle....it's the not knowing if I could have done something differently or if I caused it in any way that hurts so much. She was soooo sweet and tiny. She would crawl straight into my hand ever...
by Suggiemom
Fri Apr 13, 2007 10:32 am
Forum: Flyer Death Announcements
Topic: I am so sad.....
Replies: 14
Views: 5106

I am so sad.....

This morning when I got up and started my usual routine of making fresh formula and getting ready to feed Fiona, She was very lethargic, which seemed to be the norm for her in the mornings...this morning though, she just wouldn't perk up. Yesterday, she ate and did her pottys like a little trooper a...
by Suggiemom
Wed Apr 11, 2007 7:35 pm
Forum: Flyer Death Announcements
Topic: We lost our baby
Replies: 24
Views: 8226

Ohh, that's so sad!! I'm so sorry she lost her baby....
by Suggiemom
Wed Apr 11, 2007 7:33 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Question on Cages
Replies: 6
Views: 2118

Some of those cages are great. Too bad they're all out of galvanized. Suggies can't use them, but the flyers sure will have fun in them!!! Lora, I have a cage that came with one of my glider rescues from Exotic Nutrition I think. I've never really looked at their website, but this cage is made just ...
by Suggiemom
Wed Apr 11, 2007 10:52 am
Forum: General
Topic: I'm sorry to report ...
Replies: 42
Views: 13273

ROFL Darra.....Have you checked online to make sure there aren't any registered flyer offenders in your area? We don't want anyone taking advantage of the situation....ROFL
by Suggiemom
Wed Apr 11, 2007 7:25 am
Forum: General
Topic: I'm sorry to report ...
Replies: 42
Views: 13273

The bottom of a yogurt cup......ROFLMAO!!!

Ohhhh you guys are too funny. Poor Chuck!
by Suggiemom
Tue Apr 10, 2007 2:44 pm
Forum: General
Topic: I'm sorry to report ...
Replies: 42
Views: 13273

OMG, I am crying over here I am laughing so hard!! Poor Chuck, now don't be too quick to do the intervention. Has anyone sat chuck down and had a heart to heart? I mean, you know, maybe he just needs a man - to - er squirrel talk. Don't judge. Y'all don't know what he's been through. Maybe in his mi...
by Suggiemom
Mon Apr 09, 2007 7:57 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Big cage for Rocky, my rescued injured wild flyer
Replies: 13
Views: 3438

Awwwww Gracie is BEAUTIFUL!!!!! And I love the story of Squirrely! What a neat story. I rescue sugar gliders too and I always say that I don't go looking for them, they find me and they do. I figure the ones that make it to me are meant to be. I'm up to 11 so it must be so!
by Suggiemom
Sun Apr 08, 2007 8:58 am
Forum: All the rest
Topic: Niagra is looking banged up!
Replies: 10
Views: 2642

Yea, what Lora said...LOL
by Suggiemom
Sat Apr 07, 2007 11:14 pm
Forum: All the rest
Topic: Niagra is looking banged up!
Replies: 10
Views: 2642

It sounds like she may have a parasite or something. i would definitely at least check with some hamster forums. My hammy has never had an issue with being itchy, but she did go through a period where she lost a LOT of weight and she was greasy feeling and pooping on herself, etc....I know this is g...
by Suggiemom
Sat Apr 07, 2007 7:46 am
Forum: Emergency Help Needed
Topic: Fiona doesn't look very well.....
Replies: 27
Views: 8906

I never thought I would be so excited over poop charts, but, here I am all giddy.....LOL It looks like a too much formula poop, so I'll ease her back onto formula today. She did better last night. I have to get a new heating pad though. The one I have shuts off automatically and for some reason, it ...
by Suggiemom
Fri Apr 06, 2007 11:57 pm
Forum: All the rest
Topic: What’s Really in Pet Food:
Replies: 7
Views: 2382

That is disgusting. It makes me sick that they do those sorts of things. You WANT to believe these companies care something for the animals, but they only care about profit margins, etc. I won't purchase IAMS any longer because I read an article about how they 'debark' the dogs in their labs so they...
by Suggiemom
Fri Apr 06, 2007 11:49 pm
Forum: Emergency Help Needed
Topic: Fiona doesn't look very well.....
Replies: 27
Views: 8906

That's true Wanda..LOL. I didn't think of that, but he's a daredevil boy, won't he hate being stuck in that cage with no toys, etc? She's all toasty now, and she moved away from the heat source already, but she's got lots of fleece in there too. I've got her in the bed with me for the night so I can...
by Suggiemom
Fri Apr 06, 2007 8:08 pm
Forum: Emergency Help Needed
Topic: Fiona doesn't look very well.....
Replies: 27
Views: 8906

Ok, I'm a bit confused...as to the heating pad.....the cage that Felix is in has a wire bottom on it. If I put the heating pad under the cage part way, will he even be able to feel the heat? It's a good inch or two from the bottom of the cage to the wire bottom that his blankies rest on, etc.I'd lov...
by Suggiemom
Fri Apr 06, 2007 8:05 pm
Forum: Non-Emergency Help Sought
Topic: She smells like syrup!
Replies: 9
Views: 2984

Ok so far there is the biggest difference I've noticed between the flyers and the gliders....these guys are CHEWERS!
by Suggiemom
Fri Apr 06, 2007 7:53 pm
Forum: Emergency Help Needed
Topic: Fiona doesn't look very well.....
Replies: 27
Views: 8906

Yea, I love the carrier too! So, should Felix still be on the heating pad too because he seems just fine. I think he's about five weeks old maybe??? He sleeps in the hidey hut and I cut up lots of fleece blankies......sfs size of course and I see him carrying them around all day to and from the nest...
by Suggiemom
Fri Apr 06, 2007 9:48 am
Forum: Emergency Help Needed
Topic: Fiona doesn't look very well.....
Replies: 27
Views: 8906

That's exactly it! She seems FINE when she's warmed up. I have the heating pad partially under her crate right now. Hopefully, that will solve this problem for her.
by Suggiemom
Fri Apr 06, 2007 9:03 am
Forum: Emergency Help Needed
Topic: Fiona doesn't look very well.....
Replies: 27
Views: 8906

LOL, I kinda like it too, but not real sure where it came from. I had to 'reposses' some rescue gliders from a girl in TN who was a scammer and we sent them to her in a large wire cage and they came back crammed in this one. It's a great travel carrier though for vet visits, etc., or for sick glider...
by Suggiemom
Fri Apr 06, 2007 8:35 am
Forum: Emergency Help Needed
Topic: Fiona doesn't look very well.....
Replies: 27
Views: 8906

Wanda - this is what she is in right now. It's not very large, maybe small shoe box size.....but I figured it would be better than a wired cage right now to help keep out drafts??

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