Sugar Glider Community Calendar

Please click here to see larger view
Articles
More coming soon!!
Today's Birthdays
Lezly
Featured Member
Registered: 07/02/05
Posts: 307
Last 10 Posts
Dear Crabby
by Hutch
Today at 10:27 AM
Hubby said yes!
by KarenE
Today at 10:10 AM
TheWildRose311
by KarenE
Today at 10:06 AM
Joeys and parents long term?
by KarenE
Today at 10:04 AM
Double Critter Nation bedding ?
by Alan
Today at 09:19 AM
Melanistic Gliders
by Hutch
Today at 02:48 AM
Custom Cage Liners Machine Wash & Dry
by Kp3690
08/20/17 08:30 PM
Camille
by Terry
08/20/17 04:08 PM
Round 3 the swelling starts
by Terry
08/20/17 04:06 PM
"Homemade" yogie treats
by KarenE
08/20/17 10:04 AM
Google+

Facebook
Join Us On Facebook
Topic Options
#719022 - 01/19/09 03:38 PM Is there anything I can do!? Glider/animal abuse!!
LaughingOutLoud
Unregistered


Ok, Hi I'm new here and I saw on a sign for a pet store 'Sugar Gliders For Sale' so I got my parents to go in and the stench was almost unbearable, the clerk was complaining on the phone about having to work there and we went to go see the suggies and one was in way to small of a cage (not even a cubic foot! A TINYYY parakeet cage!), and the other was in a bit larger cage, and neither of them was being kept on a proper diet (the lady never got off the phone to speak with us she just kept complaining to her friend) but there was cat food in the dish!!! The Guinna pigs (six of them per cage) were be kept in a very small 18x10 cage with NO water and was standing in their own feces!!! and the rabbits the same... I cried when we got in the car, I wish we could of gotten the poor lil' suggies but the mean lady *sorry I'm venting frown * wanted $500.00 each! Plus mom and dad didn't know much about suggies... I feel so bad for those poor animals.... *burst into tears* Anyway is there any, some kind, of law that prohibits this awful living environment of these animals??? Please help these lil' guys!!! need_hug tant I don't even know if I posted this in the right place... :s

Top
Current Research, Studies & Resources
#719025 - 01/19/09 03:45 PM Re: Is there anything I can do!? Glider/animal abuse!! [Re: ]
CSteele Offline
Glider Slave

Registered: 10/09/07
Posts: 1701
Loc: Elkhorn, WI
You need to contact your local Humane Society and have the Humane Officer go out and do a welfare check.

Depending on where you are...your humane officer may be a regular police officer.

I am a humane officer in my jurisdiction and we also have a county humane officer...

call them...they won't do much for the small cages because technically in a pet store they are considered temporary housing but as far as the uncleanliness...thats a big no-no!!!
_________________________
Celeste
262-325-7137

Spoonful of Sugars-Gliders & Gear
www.glidersandgear.com

:grey: Nissa, Moose, Faye, Dexter, Frankie,
:wfb: Shakespeare, Elsbeth, Isabeau, Dartanion,
:wt: Adonis
:rtmo: Lily & Lil Aphrodite (my wht mo)

gangel Squirrel & Damien


Top
#719026 - 01/19/09 03:47 PM Re: Is there anything I can do!? Glider/animal abuse!! [Re: ]
shutteringheart
Unregistered


I hope that pet store gets shut down!


Edited by shutteringheart (01/19/09 03:48 PM)
Edit Reason: someone came along with more knowledge.^ ^

Top
#719391 - 01/20/09 02:24 AM Re: Is there anything I can do!? Glider/animal abuse!! [Re: ]
glidersafari
Unregistered


Awful I hope you can get someone to go check them out and get those poor animals out of a bad situation. sorry you had to endure that. Bless you for caring. Good luck we will be praying for their safety.

Top
#719403 - 01/20/09 05:15 AM Re: Is there anything I can do!? Glider/animal abuse!! [Re: ]
Beezer
Unregistered


I agree agree you should notify the ASPCA and your local county police - these people should be shut down and if they are only normal greys/browns $500 is entirely too much to be charging - somehow you should try to get these poor animals out of that invironment (sp) - It makes me so darn angry mad to hear about cruelty to any animal that can't speak for itself - good luck

Sue
Owned By &
Mom To

Top
#719429 - 01/20/09 06:54 AM Re: Is there anything I can do!? Glider/animal abuse!! [Re: ]
flutterbye Offline
Glider Guardian

Registered: 11/02/08
Posts: 1022
Loc: indiana
I am in Indiana and if it is close to me, I will go by and take a couple of pouches and try to educate those involved. Please send me a PM to let me know what pet store you were at. I agree to call and let the authorities know, but sometimes we don't always get the results we want and if it is close to me, I can keep an eye on the situation.
_________________________
Shelly

~enhance your life, own a suggie or four~


Slave to
4 very spoiled suggies~Ginger,Spice,Penzey and Pepper
1 very spoiled black German Shepherd~Annie
1 very spoiled black standard poodle ~Ty
1 dove

Rest in Peace my dear Sadie...mommy loves you!
4 parakeets
55 gal fish aquarium

Top
#720008 - 01/20/09 07:59 PM Re: Is there anything I can do!? Glider/animal abuse!! [Re: flutterbye]
flutterbye Offline
Glider Guardian

Registered: 11/02/08
Posts: 1022
Loc: indiana
unfortunately it is to far from me....did you call and report yet, if so what did you find out?
_________________________
Shelly

~enhance your life, own a suggie or four~


Slave to
4 very spoiled suggies~Ginger,Spice,Penzey and Pepper
1 very spoiled black German Shepherd~Annie
1 very spoiled black standard poodle ~Ty
1 dove

Rest in Peace my dear Sadie...mommy loves you!
4 parakeets
55 gal fish aquarium

Top
#720012 - 01/20/09 08:04 PM Re: Is there anything I can do!? Glider/animal abuse!! [Re: flutterbye]
ValkyrieMome Offline
Glideritis Anonymous

Registered: 01/13/07
Posts: 10983
Loc: Denton, TX
You can report it here, too:
http://www.petstoreabuse.com/
_________________________
Alden
"Animals can communicate quite well. And they do. And generally speaking, they are ignored." Alice Walker


Mom to Valhalla; 6 cats; 1 macaw; 2 hedgehogs;
and very many great gliders!

(plus the 2 skin kids)
valkyriegliders.com

Kyrie, nothing will ever fill the hole you left in my heart.

Top
#720042 - 01/20/09 08:51 PM Re: Is there anything I can do!? Glider/animal abuse!! [Re: ValkyrieMome]
SugarBlossoms Offline
Serious Glideritis

Registered: 02/23/06
Posts: 5830
Loc: USA
What town are they in?
_________________________
Keeper of Handprints on my Heart, You left your Footprints on my soul.
My precious loves that left to quickly, Peanut, Katie
Isabella, Kiwi, Bonnie and Monroe.

Spread your wings and glide free of pain,
Until the day I see you again.

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

Top




Moderator:  Feather, KarenE, Philwojo 
Sugar Glider Help Page



Please click above to see how you can help!!

Moon
CURRENT MOON
Who's Online
0 registered (), 26 Guests and 35 Spiders online.
Key: Owner, Admin, Mod
Newest Members
Glidermike, BeardedGlider, saharasnow, Louise, MzT3xdafun
6306 Registered Users
Forum Stats
11 posts in the last 24hrs
6306 Members
134 Forums
8814 Topics
147050 Posts

Max Online: 478 @ 07/15/07 01:24 AM
Last 10 New Topics
Hubby said yes!
by Ladymagyver
Today at 10:02 AM
TheWildRose311
by Feather
Yesterday at 08:37 PM
Joeys and parents long term?
by Pigbat
Yesterday at 01:56 PM
Double Critter Nation bedding ?
by Kp3690
Yesterday at 11:35 AM
Camille
by Feather
08/19/17 10:14 PM
"Homemade" yogie treats
by sugarfluff
08/19/17 05:44 PM
Joey or Full grown
by kinn2388
08/16/17 09:43 AM
How could I help this glider?
by MomoShiva
08/15/17 05:21 PM
One day too late
by CrypticDelirium
08/15/17 03:06 PM
a strange Diabetic question
by mechnut450
08/15/17 11:37 AM
(Views)Popular Topics
I just found a lump on Timmy's chest--HELP! 20200268
Spencer needs your prayers/good thoughts 12461107
TEXAS 626389
Pitbull biter needs advice/help 560958
OHIO 482974
Member Titles 431369
MISSOURI 367480
HOLY CRACKERS AMERICAN HPW's 342227
OKLAHOMA 328734
URGENT - Genetic Flaw discovered 322878
Supported Browser
This site was tested and is best viewed in Google Chrome & Mozilla FireFox



Firefox 3

Download your copy today!!!


GliderCENTRAL
©1998-2017