Sugar Glider Community Calendar

Please click here to see larger view
Articles
More coming soon!!
Today's Birthdays
Mrs_S4man
Member Spotlight
KarenE
KarenE
LittleRock, AR USA
Posts: 43,239
Joined: March 2000
Show All Member Profiles 
Last 10 Posts
First Time Owner
by KarenE. 04/20/21 04:41 PM
Difference between fecal smear and float
by cookielover. 04/20/21 01:09 PM
Aggressive Glider
by Madiglider33. 04/19/21 10:48 PM
What to do with different weighted gliders
by Feather. 04/18/21 10:43 PM
First Time Owner looking for help
by lilsuggies. 04/16/21 06:47 PM
Vet Visit
by Shalena. 04/15/21 06:25 PM
Glider to glider bonding
by Feather. 04/15/21 06:21 PM
New owner Bonding
by Ladymagyver. 04/15/21 12:57 PM
Cycles....
by GliderParent. 04/15/21 09:24 AM
Google+

Facebook
Join Us On Facebook
Previous Thread
Next Thread
Print Thread
Head bobbing #1405941
12/24/16 03:12 AM
12/24/16 03:12 AM
Joined: Jul 2003
Posts: 789
Houston,Tx
Kim Schrader Offline OP
Glider Guardian
Kim Schrader  Offline OP
Glider Guardian

Joined: Jul 2003
Posts: 789
Houston,Tx
I have an 11yr old female. She has a cancerous tumors growing in her pelvic area. It's too risky to have removed and she's on meds. It's so large now that she bleeds from her pouch sometimes. She also had a problem with her tear duct clogging and we've had to have it drained several times because her cheek would swell up. As a result, her eye is a little damaged but she can still see out of it. However shes going blind in the other eye.

The last few days she started bobbing her head and moving it in a circular motion. Her eyes seemed to be shifting side to side. At one point she just fell over. I'm wondering if it's Veritgo or Parkinsons.

Our vet says theres nothing more she can do. Our glider doesn't seem to be in any pain. She still eats and drinks, but not like she use to.

I'm looking to see if anyone has any experience with the head bobbing and circular motion, I'm not sure why she's doing it.


jump Kimberli~Frank
mlove Itsey~BeBe~Gubby~Guy~Happy~Grumpy~Sneezy :glider:

(979)571-3702
Current Research, Studies & Resources
Re: Head bobbing [Re: Kim Schrader] #1405942
12/24/16 06:38 AM
12/24/16 06:38 AM
Joined: Aug 2001
Posts: 3,071
u.s.a.
the gliders angel Offline
Glider Addict
the gliders angel  Offline
Glider Addict

Joined: Aug 2001
Posts: 3,071
u.s.a.
ive lost a couple of gliders to cancer mammary cancer I think the bobbing is not getting enough air maybe your vet can give you something to make her feel more comfortable like a painkiller just like drs do for people if her nose is purple then u know for sure its that she is not getting enough air and she is having trouble breathing that's what mine had

Re: Head bobbing [Re: Kim Schrader] #1405947
12/24/16 10:24 AM
12/24/16 10:24 AM
Joined: Jul 2003
Posts: 789
Houston,Tx
Kim Schrader Offline OP
Glider Guardian
Kim Schrader  Offline OP
Glider Guardian

Joined: Jul 2003
Posts: 789
Houston,Tx
Thanks. Shes on a painkiller for her cancer. Her nose is a white/light pink color


jump Kimberli~Frank
mlove Itsey~BeBe~Gubby~Guy~Happy~Grumpy~Sneezy :glider:

(979)571-3702
Re: Head bobbing [Re: Kim Schrader] #1405948
12/24/16 11:12 AM
12/24/16 11:12 AM
Joined: Jan 2008
Posts: 13,787
Wisconsin
Feather Offline
Administrator
Feather  Offline
Administrator

Joined: Jan 2008
Posts: 13,787
Wisconsin
I am sorry your going through this.

Head bobbing and the circular motion is neurological afflictions.

I would take an uneducated guess and say she may have had a stroke. With her advanced age and advanced cancer, she is just getting to the end of her life.

Your little one is slowly slipping away from life.


Kimberley
Feathers-Sweetie, Mister Peanut & Big Mack
Fur-Guinan, Mr. Spock, T'Mir, Cho, Toothless, Maverick & Maharet :bb: T'Pol, Elizabeth & Curzon :wfb: TY, TJ, Light Fury, Madison & T'Pring :rtmo:
Forever in my heart, Gizmo, Tucker, Khayman and the rest of my babies over the :rbridge:


Moderated by  Feather, KarenE, Ladymagyver 

Sugar Glider Help Page



Please click above to see how you can help!!

Moon
CURRENT MOON
Who's Online Now
1 registered members (KarenE), 38 guests, and 27 spiders.
Key: , , Owner, Admin
Newest Members
dieterpace, lilsuggies, SueB, Michelle223, Echo
7236 Registered Users
Forum Statistics
Forums132
Topics10,229
Posts158,448
posts in the last 24hrs0
Members7,237
Most Online2,693
Jan 2nd, 2020
Last 10 New Topics
Difference between fecal smear and float
by cookielover. 04/20/21 01:09 PM
What to do with different weighted gliders
by cookielover. 04/18/21 01:16 PM
First Time Owner looking for help
by lilsuggies. 04/16/21 03:37 PM
First Time Owner
by lilsuggies. 04/14/21 08:48 PM
Vet Visit
by Shalena. 04/14/21 06:32 PM
New owner Bonding
by Echo. 04/11/21 05:12 PM
Broken tail?
by JammyGoldfish. 04/08/21 11:03 PM
Glider to glider bonding
by Tink. 04/08/21 07:55 PM
New Sugar Glider owner
by Echo. 04/08/21 02:25 AM
Popular Topics(Views)
817,186 TEXAS
649,950 OHIO
456,464 OKLAHOMA
405,006 UTAH
298,650 NORTH CAROLINA
Supported Browser
This site was tested and is best viewed in Google Chrome & Mozilla FireFox



Firefox 3

Download your copy today!!!
Home Forums Links Sitemap Vets Breeders Sounds Contact Us Names Rules & Policies

GliderCENTRAL
©1998-2021
Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software
(Release build 20180918)
Page Time: 0.031s Queries: 14 (0.009s) Memory: 1.2656 MB (Peak: 1.4063 MB) Zlib enabled. Server Time: 2021-04-21 14:13:59 UTC