Sugar Glider Community Calendar

Please click here to see larger view
More coming soon!!
Today's Birthdays
No Birthdays
Featured Member
Registered: 12/12/17
Posts: 1
Last 10 Posts
Three weeks in, first timer, questions .
by Lisa11
Nail trimming
by Lisa11
Confused! Thought I was right now know I am wrong!
by Feather
01:15 AM
Hi! I need some help
by Feather
12:55 AM
A Weird Dream
by Claralice
09:11 PM
Exotic nutrition products
by Claralice
09:04 PM
2018 Sugar Glider Calendar and Cafe Press Store
by theresaw
12/15/17 07:04 PM
Self Mutilating
by Ladymagyver
12/15/17 05:53 PM
BML Help
by Ladymagyver
12/15/17 10:21 AM
Injured Tail W/No Vet Instru/Help!
by Terry
12/14/17 09:31 PM

Join Us On Facebook
Topic Options
#115357 - 07/03/06 03:07 AM Cheese?

Hello all..I have a question I've been meaning to ask about giving gliders Cheese...I know that Cheese would not be a good snack as a regular thing...but my Ziggy seems to have a LOVE for String Cheese...It started when I was eating it one day while he was in my was the middle of the day and I was at home, and he literally RAN out of my shirt and up my arm to see what I had...which he will normally ONLY do if I have Turkey...of course The Turkey is ALWAYS for he kind of knows he is going to get something good...Anyway, he ran down to my hand and first tried to take a mouthfull..then he tried to pull it away from me...I have to admit I let him have a small piece...he peeped and clicked like he had gotten the worlds BEST Mealie...I was wondering if anyone else here ever gave their suggies cheese once and a while as a snack...he just loved it soooo much that I'd like to be able to give it to him every now and again...but if it's really really bad for him, I'll buck up and be the bad guy...NO CHEESE FOR YOU!!!
Thanks <img src="/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/smile.gif" alt="" /> in advace <img src="/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/smile.gif" alt="" />

#115358 - 07/03/06 06:13 AM Re: Cheese? [Re: ]
Charlie H Offline
Glider Slave

Registered: 11/13/03
Posts: 1659
Loc: Wallis Texas
Cheese is ok in very small pieces as treats. It is a good source of protein and calcium. If you give much there is a danger of constipation. About once a month we brown ground turkey breast with a little water. Add eggs and sharp chedder cheese and blend together. Let cool and the gliders go wild over it.
Charlie H
Rescue & Rehabilation

#115359 - 07/03/06 07:06 AM Re: Cheese? [Re: ]

<img src="/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/offtopic.gif" alt="" />
That sounds like a glider delicacy. I think there needs to be a recipe section or thread for treats and foods...

#115360 - 07/03/06 08:58 AM Re: Cheese? [Re: ]

I like that idea, Aproductof!

#115361 - 07/03/06 09:16 AM Re: Cheese? [Re: ]

I just keep hearing about great ideas about different ways to prepare healty meals and snacks. It'd be great to add even more variety. Unfortunately, I don't have any recipes, so hopefully someone will come along soon and start a glider cookbook.

#115362 - 07/03/06 10:02 AM Re: Cheese? [Re: ]

haha its funny how obsessed we come and start worring less about what we are gonna eat for dinner and start prepairing these 4 star dishes and make our kitchen into that 4 star resurant..... but for sugar gliders <img src="/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/tongue.gif" alt="" />

#115363 - 07/03/06 10:43 AM Re: Cheese? [Re: ]

I think its a nice treat- our babies love cheese and shrimp- both occasional treats.. though hrm- with the weight issues we're fighting right now (unde3rweight baby) maybe some extra cheese will help...

#115364 - 07/03/06 02:37 PM Re: Cheese? [Re: ]
Srlb Offline
Glideritis Anonymous

Registered: 10/30/03
Posts: 16758
Loc: St. Johns, Florida
My babies not only love cheese, but they also love it when that once a month time comes around when they get mac n cheese!!
Just remember, everything in moderation. <img src="/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/thumb.gif" alt="" />
Critter Love
Critter Love® Diet Center

If you want to know what a person is like, watch how he treats others.

You'll never know what the outcome is if you don't step up and try.

#115365 - 07/04/06 01:24 AM Re: Cheese? [Re: ]
KattyM Offline
Serious Glideritis

Registered: 12/24/02
Posts: 9910
Loc: Phoenix, AZ
I was eating string cheese once, and pulling little strings and dangling it (for myself), and it caught the eyes of all three of my bra babies. Of course, that wriggly string was too much for them to resist.

Cheese can not only constipate, but is pretty salty, so none of us have enjoyed string cheese in several months.
Owned by my :grey: "Eight is Enough" colony:

• 2003: Hiroshi (M)
• 2009: Herbie (M)

• 2002-2004: Keiko (F) and baby Tomoki (M)
• 2009: Sammy (F), Charlie (F), Murray (M)
• 2010: BJ (M)
My gallery

#115366 - 07/04/06 01:34 AM Re: Cheese? [Re: ]

Haha! Maybe MoMo will be my successful diet I've been looking for! I'll worry so much about feeding her. Plus, her diet is so much healthier than the usual groceries I buy. I do see a lot more veggies, fruit, yogurt in my future! <img src="/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/yelclap.gif" alt="" />

#115367 - 07/06/06 01:28 AM Re: Cheese? [Re: ]

Thank You all SO Much...My Gut told me that it would be OK once in a blue moon...but I just wanted to ask to be sure <img src="/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/smile.gif" alt="" /> Ziggy will be a happy camper, but I know better now than to eat cheese when he's on me!


Moderator:  Feather, KarenE, Ladymagyver, Philwojo 
Sugar Glider Help Page

Please click above to see how you can help!!

Who's Online
1 registered (Lisa11), 12 Guests and 14 Spiders online.
Key: Owner, Admin, Mod
Newest Members
RAWRnivore, Tara24, Sal305, Cherylr1995, SarasotaSugs
6452 Registered Users
Forum Stats
31 posts in the last 24hrs
6453 Members
134 Forums
9003 Topics
148809 Posts

Max Online: 478 @ 07/15/07 01:24 AM
Last 10 New Topics
Confused! Thought I was right now know I am wrong!
by Claralice
07:25 PM
Nail trimming
by ptamom
06:19 PM
A Weird Dream
by Ladymagyver
08:23 AM
Hi! I need some help
by RAWRnivore
12/15/17 05:12 PM
BML Help
by Alan
12/14/17 04:59 PM
Grieving sugar glider
by Firefly
12/14/17 01:04 PM
Self Mutilating
by Anonymous
12/14/17 11:26 AM
Injured Tail W/No Vet Instru/Help!
12/13/17 03:57 AM
Recipe for glider yogi's please!
by Claralice
12/12/17 10:03 PM
My Caramel Gliders anything I need to know about neutering?
by Claralice
12/12/17 04:14 PM
(Views)Popular Topics
I just found a lump on Timmy's chest--HELP! 20205135
Spencer needs your prayers/good thoughts 12468650
TEXAS 659345
Pitbull biter needs advice/help 608661
OHIO 520589
Member Titles 461385
URGENT - Genetic Flaw discovered 353242
Supported Browser
This site was tested and is best viewed in Google Chrome & Mozilla FireFox

Firefox 3

Download your copy today!!!