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#1404680 - 10/14/16 11:53 PM Old Gliders - Behavior & Characteristics
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Registered: 01/18/06
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Hi everyone!! My little fluff ball is an old woman of just over 11 years now, and I'm starting to notice some very tiny changes in her behavior. She is healthy and happy, and still incredibly energetic.

I have noticed that her balance isn't as impeccable as in the past. I have never seen her fall, but she just doesn't move with as much finesse and grace.

I imagine this is typical of older gliders. What other things have you noticed in your old gliders that I can expect in the future? I just don't want to have a freak-out moment if I can avoid it! smile

I love my old woman! <3
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#1404682 - 10/15/16 07:15 AM Re: Old Gliders - Behavior & Characteristics [Re: SweetestShampoo]
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Registered: 01/19/08
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She may get diminished eyesight if she doesn't already have it.

It is great that she is so active. The last older (14 plus) I had here was a active little nut until the day she passed.
She was feisty and she had a good long life for a glider that saw 4 homes.
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