Sugar Glider Community Calendar

Please click here to see larger view
Articles
More coming soon!!
Today's Birthdays
Mikaela, SGQ, SuggieMama4life
Featured Member
Registered: 11/10/15
Posts: 879
Last 10 Posts
Fruits and Veggies
by Hutch
34 minutes 29 seconds ago
Too Soon To Say Goodbye, my Lulu
by Terry
Yesterday at 08:13 PM
My dog Willow
by Terry
Yesterday at 08:10 PM
Twitchy tale movements
by Feather
Yesterday at 04:15 PM
Looking for vet recommendation, Atlanta
by Feather
Yesterday at 04:05 PM
Seeking a Bra Baby Glider for PTSD
by Ladymagyver
Yesterday at 02:00 PM
First time glider owner looking for wisdom
by Ladymagyver
Yesterday at 10:22 AM
Older Male/Joey Female or Older Female?
by KarenE
Yesterday at 08:47 AM
Cold snap!
by Terry
10/19/17 09:41 PM
Bedding
by Terry
10/19/17 09:31 PM
Google+

Facebook
Join Us On Facebook
Topic Options
#58655 - 09/17/05 09:42 PM Baby crying
Anonymous
Unregistered


Norbert has been crying ALOT the last couple of days. Is this normal behavior? He's 2 weeks OOP today. He especially cries if Petunia leaves the pouch even if Porky is in there, sometimes he cries when they're all in there, and always cries if he's left in there alone. If he's in there alone and I go get him he'll stop crying most of the time, so maybe it's just that he doesn't want to be by himself. Maybe he doesn't love his daddy?

Top
#58656 - 09/17/05 09:45 PM Re: Baby crying [Re: ]
Badgersmommy Offline
Glider Slave

Registered: 04/30/05
Posts: 1382
Loc: Kentucky
Does he seem to be hungry?
_________________________
Glider Kids - Badger and Bonnie, Pepsi and Grace, Victoria.. ahem..I mean ummm..Victor! and Isabella <img src="/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/smile.gif" alt="" />

Top
#58657 - 09/17/05 09:48 PM Re: Baby crying [Re: ]
Anonymous
Unregistered


I don't know how I'd tell if he's hungry. He doesn't nuzzle me or anything like he's looking to nurse. He'll curl up in my hand and go to sleep. Maybe he's cold? Porky doesn't seem to do the "dad" thing very well. Shouldn't he be staying in the pouch with Norbert while Petunia eats and stuff? Most times he doesn't.

Top
#58658 - 09/18/05 10:09 PM Re: Baby crying [Re: ]
Anonymous
Unregistered


My babies are 10 days OOP and the only time they will cry is if they are a). cold or b). hungry. Check to see if he has any milk in his tummy. If you hold him up to a light, you can see white-ish fluid in his tummy on the bottom left kind of by the scrotum area.

If he is cold, just stick him in your bra if he'll stay or try just cupping him in your hands and blowing warm air on him. Mine like when I do that and will fall asleep in a few seconds., :o) Hope everything is okay!

Top
#58659 - 09/18/05 11:01 PM Re: Baby crying [Re: ]
sugarglidersuz Offline
Glideritis Anonymous

Registered: 08/28/04
Posts: 14788
Loc: Cleveland, Ohio
[:"green"]He is probably cold if he's not hungry. Since he's falling asleep in your hand, my guess is that he's cold. I would tuck some fleece blankies into the pouch so that when Mom & Dad leave the pouch, he still has a way to keep warm.
You can check his tummy to see if it's full just as Tina described. I've attached a picture of a joey with a full tummy for your reference. It does sound like Porky isn't doing his daddy-job very well. But every male is different in how much he tends to the joey. Most are very attentive, but there are some who are rather blase about the whole thing.
Okay, here's that pic...


Attachments
458414-Bittah\'sMaleJoeywithFullTummy.JPG (40 downloads)

_________________________
Suz Enyedy
:bb: Carina & Coobah
Allira & Gizmo :grey:
:grey: Picasso, Trinity Joy & Luna
:rbridge: DaisyMae; Darwin; Mareki; Mambo; Pika; Cricky; Reggie & Bobo, Pepe & Bittah


Suz' Sugar Gliders

Top
#58660 - 09/19/05 07:49 PM Re: Baby crying [Re: ]
Anonymous
Unregistered


I'll try the blanket thing. And thanks, Suz, for the picture! I'd read about holding him up to the light, but when I did it I couldn't tell what to look for. His tummy's all full and I saw him nursing tonight. I guess he's cold because Porky thinks that if Petunia's out of the pouch he has to be out too.

Top
#58661 - 09/19/05 09:06 PM Re: Baby crying [Re: ]
Anonymous
Unregistered


A few fleece blankies should do the trick, otherwise just cupping him in your hand for the body warmth will work too. Glad he's alright! :o)

Top
#58662 - 10/05/05 07:38 PM Re: Baby crying [Re: ]
Anonymous
Unregistered


did u breed his mother or did u get him from somebody?
well i got a glider that was about that age and he did about the same thing. we found out that he was stressed. <img src="/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/worried2.gif" alt="" />

Top
#58663 - 12/05/05 12:34 AM Re: Baby crying [Re: ]
Anonymous
Unregistered


i don't have any babies because i nuetered my male so he'd stop [censored] out after i got him some friends <gals> ofcourse and three is plenty right now, however i live in a two bedroom apt and it gets cold in the winter , so i went out and bought a heating blankie for mine, it's big and wine colored bought it from walmart with the adjustable heating knob! but it's not directly on the top there is a babies forgot the word but little blinkie and then my grandma's nit blanket and then the heating blanket and they sleep in this one cage which is attatched to another huge one means of a ferrests tube. and are tosty warm with my fleece nesting boxes i make and will be creating a website and offering others them as well soon!!!!!!!! <img src="/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/smile.gif" alt="" />

Top




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



Please click above to see how you can help!!

Moon
CURRENT MOON
Who's Online
0 registered (), 14 Guests and 62 Spiders online.
Key: Owner, Admin, Mod
Newest Members
mandydarr, FinFiFuFe, Angelicat26, AbbyGlider, Klasha
6387 Registered Users
Forum Stats
20 posts in the last 24hrs
6387 Members
134 Forums
8901 Topics
147886 Posts

Max Online: 478 @ 07/15/07 01:24 AM
Last 10 New Topics
Twitchy tale movements
by FinFiFuFe
Yesterday at 12:29 AM
Looking for vet recommendation, Atlanta
by Jen_faith
10/19/17 08:40 PM
First time glider owner looking for wisdom
by
10/19/17 03:36 PM
Older Male/Joey Female or Older Female?
by
10/19/17 10:01 AM
Cold snap!
by Ladymagyver
10/19/17 12:51 AM
Bringing Home Your Baby
by Amanda159
10/18/17 06:42 PM
Bedding
by Amanda159
10/18/17 05:53 PM
Male Glider penis problem
by Jen_faith
10/18/17 04:58 PM
Little Roxie
by kidqwik
10/17/17 06:57 PM
Is newspaper safe?
by Glamper
10/17/17 06:39 PM
(Views)Popular Topics
I just found a lump on Timmy's chest--HELP! 20203052
Spencer needs your prayers/good thoughts 12465039
TEXAS 645923
Pitbull biter needs advice/help 588343
OHIO 504935
Member Titles 448688
MISSOURI 382977
HOLY CRACKERS AMERICAN HPW's 359451
OKLAHOMA 343994
URGENT - Genetic Flaw discovered 341966
Supported Browser
This site was tested and is best viewed in Google Chrome & Mozilla FireFox



Firefox 3

Download your copy today!!!


GliderCENTRAL
©1998-2017