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#1145038 - 07/14/11 09:46 AM Our little Jamila.
Skylerpax Offline
Joey Member

Registered: 07/11/11
Posts: 151
Loc: American Fork, Utah
My wife and I recently adopted two sugar gliders and they are fantastic. One thing though our little girl, Jamila, was born without a front right leg. She is fine and acts as though she doesn't even know what she is missing, but is there anything my wife and I should do to cater to this very special girl that has come into our lives?
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Glide Free Little Lucy :rbridge: You Touched Our Hearts In Ways We Could Never Imagine

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#1145045 - 07/14/11 10:20 AM Re: Our little Jamila. [Re: Skylerpax]
glidrz5 Offline
Serious Glideritis

Registered: 06/13/01
Posts: 7297
Loc: Quincy, IL
To her being a tripod it normal. She doesn't have to adjust since she's never known what it is to have 4 legs. I had a little tripod girl, Carina Trey. She had a leg, but it was atrophied and she was missing all but her pinky finger on her hand due to an accident as a joey. She was active, curious and didn't let it slow her down. About the only things that I needed different for her, was she needed a place to sit to eat rather than trying to hold on to the side of a cage as well as eating. She also had more trouble climbing over PVC pipes in a reptarium (that could have been the fact that she was petite as well as only having 3 legs tho). I did add more ramps/ledges/hammocks in my cage, but she tended not to use them.
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#1146267 - 07/16/11 04:28 PM Re: Our little Jamila. [Re: Skylerpax]
Celticfaery
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Kudos to you for giving a special little girl a forever home. Please post some pictures soon!

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#1146981 - 07/17/11 09:23 PM Re: Our little Jamila. [Re: Skylerpax]
LiJie
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She sounds like a character! Thanks for opening your heart for this girl, and CONGRATS! I hope to see pictures of your babies some day.

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#1147416 - 07/18/11 04:03 PM Re: Our little Jamila. [Re: Skylerpax]
Vicky Offline
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Registered: 05/08/11
Posts: 771
Loc: Miami, FL
No pictures? frown LOL

I'm sure she will do great, since she was born that way she has adapted to the way she is because she doesn't know anything else and I'm sure it won't slow her down!
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#1168213 - 09/05/11 11:09 PM Re: Our little Jamila. [Re: Skylerpax]
Skylerpax Offline
Joey Member

Registered: 07/11/11
Posts: 151
Loc: American Fork, Utah
Alright, so I finally got around to uploading some photos of Jamila. Here they all are. Isn't she the cutest thing you ever saw! I'm so proud to be her father!

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Glide Free Little Lucy :rbridge: You Touched Our Hearts In Ways We Could Never Imagine

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#1168233 - 09/06/11 12:06 AM Re: Our little Jamila. [Re: Skylerpax]
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Registered: 11/07/06
Posts: 767
Loc: Canton Tx
She is so lucky to have found you, she looks very content to have you as her daddy.
Congrats.
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#1168388 - 09/06/11 01:04 PM Re: Our little Jamila. [Re: Skylerpax]
cke Offline
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Registered: 07/25/11
Posts: 169
Loc: UT, USA
she's a doll! I love looking at their little faces!
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#1168784 - 09/07/11 12:45 PM Re: Our little Jamila. [Re: Skylerpax]
meganelizabeth
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omgoodness so cute!! she is just precious, you sound like a wonderful suggie parent!

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#1168800 - 09/07/11 01:37 PM Re: Our little Jamila. [Re: Skylerpax]
Dwiizie Offline
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Registered: 05/09/11
Posts: 832
Loc: Richmond, VA
"Tripod" cool term for it. She is a beautiful awesome lil girl. You'll take good care of her smile
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#1169456 - 09/08/11 10:34 PM Re: Our little Jamila. [Re: Skylerpax]
Addington Offline
Joey Member

Registered: 09/08/11
Posts: 102
Loc: Away
Yup, I love her! I have a big heart when it comes to animals, but it seems to grow ten times bigger when it's a special needs.

She's a doll!

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#1169513 - 09/09/11 12:34 AM Re: Our little Jamila. [Re: Skylerpax]
Gizmogirl Offline
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Registered: 07/31/09
Posts: 13454
Loc: South Africa
She's a cute baby doll! heart
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#1169514 - 09/09/11 12:35 AM Re: Our little Jamila. [Re: Skylerpax]
Gizmogirl Offline
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Registered: 07/31/09
Posts: 13454
Loc: South Africa
Oh, and I love her name. smile
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#1169604 - 09/09/11 10:25 AM Re: Our little Jamila. [Re: Skylerpax]
Skylerpax Offline
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Registered: 07/11/11
Posts: 151
Loc: American Fork, Utah
My wife came up with it, she is studying arabic in university so Jamila means beautiful, we call her Jam or Jami for short though (her brother's name, Asi, is persian for Sky). She is such a cuddler as well! Last night during playtime in the tent the other three were running around and exploring and playing with each other but she just curled up on my wife's chest and watched our movie with us. We are truly blessed to have her in our lives.
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Glide Free Little Lucy :rbridge: You Touched Our Hearts In Ways We Could Never Imagine

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#1170169 - 09/10/11 11:33 PM Re: Our little Jamila. [Re: Skylerpax]
jag Offline
Glider Lover

Registered: 07/29/07
Posts: 438
Loc: nc
awwwwww, you two are awesome!

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#1170993 - 09/13/11 02:19 AM Re: Our little Jamila. [Re: Skylerpax]
Gizmogirl Offline
Glideritis Anonymous

Registered: 07/31/09
Posts: 13454
Loc: South Africa
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:grey:Gizzy, Boesman, Muchu, Kiamon, Sky & Boog:grey:
A glider's eyes have the power to speak a great language

RIP Sugar 2009 & Kaida 2013

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#1172471 - 09/16/11 01:33 PM Re: Our little Jamila. [Re: Skylerpax]
Carolyn Offline
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Registered: 06/23/11
Posts: 378
Loc: Long Island, New York
She is adorable. So glad that you have her in your family.
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#1172499 - 09/16/11 02:57 PM Re: Our little Jamila. [Re: Skylerpax]
Johannasgliders Offline
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Registered: 03/21/10
Posts: 2342
Loc: Inman, SC
She's so cute! mlove
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