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#402811 - 10/22/07 01:02 PM Took in a rejected joey this am!
kaylakala
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She's scared and sleeping in my hand right now


No idea of age.

http://s201.photobucket.com/albums/aa318/kaylakala/?action=view&current=newpics07175.jpg

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#402816 - 10/22/07 01:05 PM Re: Took in a rejected joey this am! [Re: ]
pappy1264 Offline
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Oh, what a little cutie! Where'd she come from? Good luck with her, prayers going out.
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#402824 - 10/22/07 01:14 PM Re: Took in a rejected joey this am! [Re: pappy1264]
Spellsanddreams
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She looks maybe 2-4 wks eyes are open but what a cutie pie

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#402848 - 10/22/07 01:48 PM Re: Took in a rejected joey this am! [Re: ]
crabbypatty1997
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Awwww! She is soooo cute! Good luck with her! mlove

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#402888 - 10/22/07 03:24 PM Re: Took in a rejected joey this am! [Re: ]
kaylakala
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2-4 weeks oop? I can't tell. First time with a joey.

I've hand fed guineapigs. Puppies and a baby squirrel.

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#402890 - 10/22/07 03:26 PM Re: Took in a rejected joey this am! [Re: ]
kaylakala
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I could use some prayers. I've still got Coco puff in quarrentine!

Question? She is grooming herself but does she still need stimulated to go potty???

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#402897 - 10/22/07 03:34 PM Re: Took in a rejected joey this am! [Re: ]
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Registered: 04/13/06
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I would contact Nancy/jacknsally, she just dealt with picking up a joey that lost her parents.

Shes a cutie I wish yall the best.
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#402910 - 10/22/07 03:53 PM Re: Took in a rejected joey this am! [Re: MizValorie]
SuggieLuver4941
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She is adorable!! Prayers to you!!

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#402943 - 10/22/07 04:47 PM Re: Took in a rejected joey this am! [Re: ]
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Awwwwwwww, she's precious! I'm remembering handfeeding my 2 babies! I enjoyed it, but I'm glad it's over! dance
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#402952 - 10/22/07 05:06 PM Re: Took in a rejected joey this am! [Re: jannee66]
sugarglidersuz Offline
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Looking at her picture, based on her size and the fact that her tail is already getting fluffy, I would guesstimate her age at about 5 weeks out of pouch. She should be going potty on her own by now so you shouldn't have to stimulate her. For information on how much to feed, how often, etc. go to my page about Hand Raising A Joey - there is a section on Joeys 4-6 Weeks OOP that will be useful to you. As for feeding the joey, since you're in Australia, you will have better options than we do here in the States. I recommend using either Leadbeater's Mix (made slightly thinner than standard) or Wombaroo (if available).
Best Wishes & please keep us posted on her progress...
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#403031 - 10/22/07 07:22 PM Re: Took in a rejected joey this am! [Re: sugarglidersuz]
kaylakala
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LOL I'm in Melbourne Florida!

Thanks for the info.

From what I understand she was in a cage that was too small with several other gliders (prob som inbreeding going on. this one was rejected.

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#403038 - 10/22/07 07:32 PM Re: Took in a rejected joey this am! [Re: ]
krispifsu
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How are you feeding her?

I do have some French cath's if you need them - though at 5 weeks she should be licking food up.

I hand-raised one of my joeys so I know how exhausting (and rewarding!) it can be. Let me know if I can be of any help to you. I will be in Melbourne on Thursday through Sunday and over the next few weekends as well.

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#403054 - 10/22/07 07:43 PM Re: Took in a rejected joey this am! [Re: ]
kaylakala
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Thank you! I've got a couple of small syringes. We're doing fine so far but I'll let you know if I need anything! She hasn't eaten much yet but things have changed for her so much in the past few hours!

I've also got phone numbers of several people that know all about this.

We're thinking of naming her Xena warrior princess! She's got some serious fight in her!

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#403055 - 10/22/07 07:43 PM Re: Took in a rejected joey this am! [Re: ]
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Kayla-

I agree with suz- she looks to be about 5-6wks oop. I got my Harmony around the same age. I put her on the Basic Bml mix and she did great. I offered solid form fruits and veggies but she wouldn't take to them that early- so I used baby food till she was about 8wks oop. If your not comfortable using baby fruits and veggies- you could use the veggie relish & fruit smoothie receipes. I also offered her fruits and veggies through licky treats through the day to keep food in her belly.

One thing I worried about- was the amount she was eating only because I wasn't experienced with joey's that young. I was assured they will not eat a complete serving at such a young age- Harmony ate about half the tablespoon servings till about 8-9wks old. Now she is completely finishing a tablespoon serving.

If you can- get a weight check and keep track.
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#403126 - 10/22/07 09:16 PM Re: Took in a rejected joey this am! [Re: jacknsally]
kaylakala
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Good idea! We have a scale for weighing mail! I got her take a .5 cc! I'm checking every 3 hours. Likely more LOL.

Now I gotta work on getting her a cage!

her not eating much totally is my biggest concern!

Thanks you!

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#403477 - 10/23/07 01:34 PM Re: Took in a rejected joey this am! [Re: ]
kaylakala
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She's doing great! She's eating and drinking and going potty.

She's very playful in the early morning. She's eating really well every 3-4 hours. I'll weigh her later today.

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#403921 - 10/24/07 07:06 AM Re: Took in a rejected joey this am! [Re: ]
sugarglidersuz Offline
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Registered: 08/28/04
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Loc: Cleveland, Ohio
roflmao I saw Melbourne and automatically thought Australia! Didn't even see the Florida shakehead That's what I get for skimming your profile instead of really reading it!
Anyway, since you ARE here in the States, you shouldn't have any trouble with feeding her either thumb sounds like you've got it all under control! Glad she's eating and going potty for you just fine heart
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#404174 - 10/24/07 02:11 PM Re: Took in a rejected joey this am! [Re: sugarglidersuz]
kaylakala
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No problem! We've had people from Australia cancel orders from us when they realized we were NOT in australia! LOL

Thanks for the links! They helped a lot.

She is doing great! She's 24 grams. I'll keep checking on that.

I still have her in the critterkeeper when she's not in my bra. I've got a little parakeet cage for when she's ready for something bigger

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