Cheeps Lost her Tail

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Cheeps Lost her Tail

Postby Kay » Wed May 02, 2007 9:53 pm

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Cheeps is a baby I rehabbed last fall. I took her to my niece in Montana because she lost fingers and had the same spots on her tail that looked like the bumps on her fingers before they fell off. The vet was not sure what it could be, but thought of possible crushing injuries from the tree that fell with her. She said the tail would go too. It only just fell off when I was in Montana in April.
No, she does not look like a hampster. She looks like a flying sqrl who lost her tail :cool: She still jumps to me and dives my shirt, just like when she was a baby. Now, she goes to the small of my back and hangs out.

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Postby gloryaf88 » Wed May 02, 2007 10:09 pm

Poor baby! What is the chances of it growing back?
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Postby gwsgrand » Wed May 02, 2007 10:12 pm

I was wondering the same thing. I thought they used their tail like a rutter??? I guess they can "jump" with out using the tail as a guide. Most interesting. Thanks for the Pictures. She is a cutie.
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Postby Kay » Wed May 02, 2007 10:42 pm

She jumps very short distances and I've never seen her spread her wings. She's a wheel and cage runner, very active, but nope, no gliding. I think her tail ends have been dying off, I never saw her curl it either. It just hung there.
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Postby Joan » Wed May 02, 2007 10:50 pm

She's precious even without a tail.

Cheeps got no tail ... Frosty got no puffs! Is it you Kay? :twisted:
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Cheeps Lost Her Tail

Postby Lora » Thu May 03, 2007 7:10 am

Ahhhh, losing her tail just makes Cheeps unique. She's just precious Kay. Joan.... quit picking on Frosty cause he has no puffs!

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Postby Mary » Thu May 03, 2007 8:42 am

Aww poor baby. Cute pictures.
I am so glad you resued her and can keep her. There is no way she could make it in the wild.

I hope no more problems for this little one.

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Postby ravenqueen » Thu May 03, 2007 12:46 pm

Ohhhh! Poor thing...but I'm sure she doesn't mind. Bless you for being there for her!

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Re: Cheeps Lost Her Tail

Postby Joan » Thu May 03, 2007 1:07 pm

Lora wrote: ... Joan.... quit picking on Frosty cause he has no puffs!


Oh gosh, there's a misunderstanding. I was aiming at Kay! :twisted:
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Postby Kay » Thu May 03, 2007 4:39 pm

Of course it's something about me . . . . . I release the healthy ones!!!
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Postby Joan » Thu May 03, 2007 6:01 pm

Let's see ... between Deb and Kay, we have a tailless flyer who can only jump. A paraplagic flyer who hops in the wheel and a penisless flyer who now humps, but doesn't know why. And Tom who is a supplier of such flyers. :twisted:

And don't even get me started on Wanda who drags in all sorts of creatures. Judy's the only sane rehabber we have and I'm not all that sure about her. :twisted:
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Postby Helen » Thu May 03, 2007 10:44 pm

oo! Poor baby without a tail...thought its not essential it does make them more unique looking then hamsters but she definately does not look like a a hammy. so cute!
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Postby voguemamselle619 » Thu May 03, 2007 11:16 pm

aww, no tail! good thing you saved her. i'm sure she's just happy to have wonderful squammy.
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Postby Linda » Fri May 04, 2007 9:02 am

Some of Cheeps' tail may start growing back.
We had something similar with a gray.
Sadly she died about a year ago after fighting with a gang of really vicious young squirrels.
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Postby Wanda » Fri May 04, 2007 9:39 am

Joan wrote:Let's see ... between Deb and Kay, we have a tailless flyer who can only jump. A paraplagic flyer who hops in the wheel and a penisless flyer who now humps, but doesn't know why. And Tom who is a supplier of such flyers. :twisted:

And don't even get me started on Wanda who drags in all sorts of creatures. Judy's the only sane rehabber we have and I'm not all that sure about her. :twisted:


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Postby Moonsong » Sat May 05, 2007 2:11 pm

Joan wrote:Let's see ... between Deb and Kay, we have a tailless flyer who can only jump. A paraplagic flyer who hops in the wheel and a penisless flyer who now humps, but doesn't know why. And Tom who is a supplier of such flyers. :twisted:

And don't even get me started on Wanda who drags in all sorts of creatures. Judy's the only sane rehabber we have and I'm not all that sure about her. :twisted:



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Postby krups1110 » Sun May 06, 2007 9:38 am

Aww poor Cheeps.
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Postby Judy C. » Mon May 07, 2007 1:12 am

Just think - Cheeps has no tail, and Peeps has an addition to hers, thanks to her flyer and a mealworm!!!!!
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Postby Moca » Mon May 07, 2007 9:41 am

gloryaf88 wrote:Poor baby! What is the chances of it growing back?


None.
Only some reptiles can re grow a tail.
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Postby Kay » Mon May 07, 2007 6:25 pm

I'be had grays and flyers who lost parts of tails and the hair on the end of the grays grew really long. Nubbin's tail had about one inch of bone and about four inches of just hair past the other hairs == which made her be able to pitch a fit and display her warnings.
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