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#1006306 - 09/18/10 09:49 AM Someone please tell me your glider does this too!!
CalamityAnnie
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My Jane gave me the scare of my life last night.
For a little background my Jane is a "nervous" glider. She is a very skittery animal and not one to relax a whole lot. Even when they are sleeping in the pouch and I peek in on them Jane will be the one to imeadiatly look up like "What, what, what's going on??"

So yesterday afternoon we were having our "afternoon nap" time, where they get their licky treats and they lay with me in their pouch while I read for an hour. So I was rubbing them through the pouch when I decide to peek in.
Jane is laying faceing me almost at the top of the pouch on my chest and she has her eyes about half closed, ears down. So I reach in and softly rub her head. No movement, not a flicker of her eye. I smile and rub very softly under her chin and when I remove my finger her head just goes "thunk" right back down. Again, not a eye flicker...nothing.
So now I poke her a little. Nothing. I poke harder and wiggle her a little. She is like, boneless, still eyes half closed...nothing, not even the smallest movement.
Now I get scared and actually shake her a little...nothing!
Terrified I sit straight up spilling both gliders to the bottom of the pouch willy-nilly and Jane..poof, gives her head a shake and looks up at me like "What the heck woman, where's the fire?"

Was she just completely relaxed and zonked out?? Like kids that you can carry from the car to the house and never even move?
I was 100% absolutely out of my mind with fear.
Please someone else tell me you have seen this sort of thing with your glider. I would love the fact that she was just that relaxed and comfy but did she have to scare me to death??

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#1006307 - 09/18/10 09:54 AM Re: Someone please tell me your glider does this too!! [Re: ]
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That has happened to me a few times too. And I still freak out! LOL
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#1006311 - 09/18/10 10:03 AM Re: Someone please tell me your glider does this too!! [Re: ]
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I am laughing so hard right now cause my Spencer sleeps hard and looks dead sometimes, anyway he has scared a few people that way including me! a few of my others sleep hard but not as hard as him!
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#1006316 - 09/18/10 10:15 AM Re: Someone please tell me your glider does this too!! [Re: ]
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Registered: 03/21/10
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LMAO!!!!!! My Bandit does the same! Teeka will be RIGHT there, awake at a moment's notice...but Bandit? Ha! He gets stepped on, foot in the face, body smooshed and nothing.

Sorry you had a scare...but I'm roflmao at the story!!
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#1006322 - 09/18/10 10:23 AM Re: Someone please tell me your glider does this too!! [Re: ]
PeanutsMommy
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Both my girls are light sleepers any movement at all and both of there little heads pop up like "come on mom enough already" haha this story did make me laugh even though I bet you about died yourself with fear!

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#1006356 - 09/18/10 11:56 AM Re: Someone please tell me your glider does this too!! [Re: ]
CalamityAnnie
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Phew! Thanks guys. smile
Glad to know some others have heavy sleepers too!
I thought I had suffocated her while I was rubbing and petting them and was about to have heart failure right on the spot!
I'll keep an eye out for the heavy sleep mode from now on...maybe it will be the only time she will let me hold her..lol!

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#1006371 - 09/18/10 12:43 PM Re: Someone please tell me your glider does this too!! [Re: ]
LSardou Offline
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Registered: 03/01/06
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Loc: Kansas
roflmao Perfectly normal, Carrie! You just have that special touch. smirk

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#1006540 - 09/18/10 09:40 PM Re: Someone please tell me your glider does this too!! [Re: ]
Feather Offline
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Registered: 01/19/08
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Loc: Wisconsin
My gliders do that all the time when I am wearing them. I swear they sleep sounder when they are on me than when they are in their cage pouches.

They feel safe when they can feel and hear your heartbeat, like being back in their mothers pouch so I am sure they sleep harder.

Sorry she scared the bejeebers out of you.
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#1006587 - 09/19/10 01:21 AM Re: Someone please tell me your glider does this too!! [Re: Feather]
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#1006762 - 09/19/10 03:52 PM Re: Someone please tell me your glider does this too!! [Re: ]
GeorgiaandDonald
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My girls do the same, I am still not used to it.I can tump them out of the pouch or my bra and there still asleep! Scares me every time! Im glad you asked about this cause I have often wondered if we were the only ones who had babies that sleep like the dead..

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#1010163 - 09/27/10 08:46 PM Re: Someone please tell me your glider does this too!! [Re: ]
ZnEcBsRuA Offline
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Registered: 07/19/10
Posts: 57
Loc: Charlotte, NC
My female did the same thing to me the other day. She had been sleeping in my bra tank and I was terrified my "girls" had smothered her!
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#1010412 - 09/28/10 12:33 PM Re: Someone please tell me your glider does this too!! [Re: ]
NicoleMalkavian Offline
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Registered: 09/23/10
Posts: 16
Loc: Italy
It happened just today!
OMG I totally freak out!
She don' teven move when I was grabbing her...
I hope it will be the last time, my sheva do this to me xD I can' t afford another one freak joke
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#1010484 - 09/28/10 03:15 PM Re: Someone please tell me your glider does this too!! [Re: ]
ZnEcBsRuA Offline
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Registered: 07/19/10
Posts: 57
Loc: Charlotte, NC
It's horrifying! Glad to know I'm not the only one who has suffered. Perhaps we need a support group!
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#1010495 - 09/28/10 03:48 PM Re: Someone please tell me your glider does this too!! [Re: ]
Mastiff_Mama Offline
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Registered: 07/01/10
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Loc: Missouri
Yep, mine do that. I have had the scare of my life too, but they were just in their deep sleep trance mode. Sometimes, I can even pick Laverne up, turn her on her back, and THEN she will wake up. I think it happens when they have a super heavy play mode at night and they are just dead tired.
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