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#475735 - 02/12/08 02:12 PM joey at the top
morksmom Offline
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Registered: 08/30/06
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Loc: Texas
of the sleeping pouch. I was so glad I pulled out the pouch to check on them before going to town and the little one was almost to the top. Shouldn't the mom or dad gotten her/him down?

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#475764 - 02/12/08 02:51 PM Re: joey at the top [Re: morksmom]
sugarglidersuz Offline
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Kathy,
When the joey is at the top of the pouch, it usually means that it's looking for food. Since neither the mother nor the father got him down, then you should probably start to supplement feed him at least 3-4 times a day. Mom may not be producing enough milk for him.
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#475795 - 02/12/08 03:35 PM Re: joey at the top [Re: sugarglidersuz]
morksmom Offline
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OK Thank you so much!

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#475958 - 02/12/08 07:01 PM Re: joey at the top [Re: morksmom]
morksmom Offline
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We'll the little one just passed. Poor angel was took wek I guess. I gave him Pedialyte as Suz recommended but he was just too far. cry

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#475963 - 02/12/08 07:04 PM Re: joey at the top, now passed [Re: morksmom]
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cry My poor babies.

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#475973 - 02/12/08 07:14 PM Re: joey at the top, now passed [Re: morksmom]
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hug2 sending hugs to you. hug2

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#475974 - 02/12/08 07:14 PM Re: joey at the top, now passed [Re: morksmom]
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I'm so sorry Kathy hug2
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#476019 - 02/12/08 07:57 PM Re: joey at the top, now passed [Re: BeckiT]
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I wish I would have seen this post before.
Quote:
When the joey is at the top of the pouch, it usually means that it's looking for food. Since neither the mother nor the father got him down, then you should probably start to supplement feed him at least 3-4 times a day. Mom may not be producing enough milk for him.

I would have recognized the issue before losing my joey! upset
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#476081 - 02/12/08 09:16 PM Re: joey at the top, now passed [Re: GliderNursery]
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hug2 hug2 Kathy I'm so sorry you lost the joey.

I lost our joey that Grace held in stasis for over 8 mos. The baby came OOP night before last or yesterday morning while I was asleep. I found it already passed on the cage floor and flipped out.

We can't be right there 24/7 watching. We don't always recognize any problems until the next one comes along. It hurts bad, I've learned so much the hard way and hand raised one joey but still never expected this to happen. We just can't think of every single thing, gliders are very complicated.

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God speed my precious angels. I love you. Mama.

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#476097 - 02/12/08 09:29 PM Re: joey at the top, now passed [Re: SugarBlossoms]
bethflanigan
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we just lost our first, it came out of pouch a week ago and died day 2- mama just didnt know what she was doing- I kep an eye on her but she left her for too long, I am so sad about it, and my male has been neutered for 2 months. Is it true they can hold them in stasis for months? what is the liklihood of there being another one in the works if she just had one come oop and lost it?

I'm sorry you lost yours. hug2


Edited by sugarglidersuz (02/13/08 04:55 AM)
Edit Reason: to change emoticon

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#476098 - 02/12/08 09:32 PM Re: joey at the top, now passed [Re: ]
bethflanigan
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I didnt intend the really happy smiley, hugs instead.

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#476290 - 02/13/08 04:57 AM Re: joey at the top, now passed [Re: ]
sugarglidersuz Offline
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Kathy,
I'm so very sorry that your little one did make it cry I had the highest hopes, but we were just too late frown Sending lots of hugs and prayers your way hug2 hug2 hug2

off_topic Beth, It is true that females can hold joeys in stasis for up to a year.
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#476291 - 02/13/08 05:06 AM Re: joey at the top, now passed [Re: sugarglidersuz]
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Kathy, I am so very sorry for your loss hug2 hug2

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#476309 - 02/13/08 06:16 AM Re: joey at the top [Re: morksmom]
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I'm so sorry for your loss. Godspeed little angel.....
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#476344 - 02/13/08 08:36 AM Re: joey at the top [Re: pappy1264]
37creekview
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so sorry for yout loss....virtual hugs coming your way

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#476349 - 02/13/08 08:40 AM Re: joey at the top [Re: ]
Destani
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I'm sorry for your loss cry
Godspeed little one!
hug2 hug2 hug2

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#476573 - 02/13/08 02:18 PM Re: joey at the top [Re: ]
chrailee
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i am sorry about your loss.

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#476678 - 02/13/08 04:09 PM Re: joey at the top [Re: ]
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I'm so sorry hug2
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#478087 - 02/15/08 09:54 AM Re: joey at the top [Re: sugarlope]
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Registered: 06/04/06
Posts: 4526
Loc: Columbia, Missouri
I'm so sorry for your loss.
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