Sugar Glider Community Calendar

Please click here to see larger view
Articles
More coming soon!!
Today's Birthdays
No Birthdays
Featured Member
Registered: 10/01/17
Posts: 3
Last 10 Posts
Is newspaper safe?
by KarenE
Today at 10:24 AM
Taking your glider to work
by Ladymagyver
Today at 03:53 AM
Fruits and Veggies
by Srlb
Yesterday at 08:15 PM
Little Roxie
by kidqwik
Yesterday at 07:41 PM
Custom Cage Liners Machine Wash & Dry
by kidqwik
Yesterday at 06:14 PM
Seeking a Bra Baby Glider for PTSD
by Mio
Yesterday at 01:09 PM
Sick glider- post surgery decline
by the gliders angel
Yesterday at 05:43 AM
gr8pots
by Terry
10/16/17 09:21 PM
Gliders of the Round Table 5
by KarenE
10/16/17 10:10 AM
Can sugar gliders live in darkness or do they need a light in the day time?
by KarenE
10/16/17 10:05 AM
Google+

Facebook
Join Us On Facebook
Topic Options
#737423 - 02/18/09 08:12 AM Our First Tent Time
corie4u99
Unregistered


Last night we had our first tent time with our new suggies. I took them out about an hour before they normally wake up because their usual wake up time is after my kids go to bed, and I'd love to train them to wake up while the kids are still awake.

Boomer and Tucker loved tent time. They climbed all over us and even gave my youngest daughter kisses. Tucker was fascinated with my ponytail and wouldn't leave it alone. He kept using it as a vine to climb up to my head. Tucker is the bravest of the three boys.

Boomer is Tucker's brother and loves to play hide and seek. He would climb under the piece of fleece we had on the floor of the tent then peek out from under it. When we let him know that we saw him, he'd get really excited and run up one of our arms.

Poor Rocky really wasn't ready for tent time. He's the daddy. He would come to me for yogurt treats, but he didn't want anything to do with play time. He retreated to a corner of the tent and turned his back to us. Boomer kept going over, trying to get him to come play with us, but he just didn't want to. At least he's not biting or running away from us. He's just being shy. Hopefully he'll warm up to us the more he sees the boys playing with us and the more treats we give him.

Here's a picture of Tucker on the top of the tent.


Attachments
010.JPG




Edited by corie4u99 (02/18/09 09:47 AM)

Top
#737443 - 02/18/09 09:16 AM Re: Our First Tent Time [Re: ]
RafikiGlider
Unregistered


That's great that your tent time went pretty smoothly!

Top
#737464 - 02/18/09 09:56 AM Re: Our First Tent Time [Re: ]
CharmedSuggies Offline
Glider Addict

Registered: 10/27/07
Posts: 4273
Loc: Dayton, Ohio
Good to hear you had a great tent time! Rocky will come around soon enough, bless his heart.
_________________________
Melissa & Aaron

Brat Pack
Roxy, Eddie, Lily :bb:

Crabby Crew
Brutus Theodore, Hugo Bug, Lulu :wfb: :leu:

Akeesha, Orion & Niko :rtmo:

SFS
Bella Belle mlove


Top
#737532 - 02/18/09 12:18 PM Re: Our First Tent Time [Re: CharmedSuggies]
monluvspagen
Unregistered


My babies are so scared of the tent! LOL The are getting better though. I guess they are getting use to it.

Top
#737539 - 02/18/09 12:33 PM Re: Our First Tent Time [Re: ]
DarknessFalls
Unregistered


my lil dante hides in the corner too....he will check stuff out and then find his spot to sit and watch....nero tries to get him to play but dante is still very shy

Top
#737550 - 02/18/09 12:57 PM Re: Our First Tent Time [Re: ]
CandyOtte Offline
Serious Glideritis

Registered: 09/03/08
Posts: 5138
Loc: Lutz Florida
My glider kids do not like the noisy nylon floor in the tent. I use an old fleece throw to cover the floor so they do more running around on the floor and climbing the screens.
_________________________
Candy Otte
& the Glider Kids
Sassy, Corky, Mehitabel & Missy
Wacco, Yacco, & Dot
Mindy, Kanobles, Elmo, & Chipper

http://www.gliderkids-diet.com

CandyOtte@aol.com

Top
#737799 - 02/18/09 08:58 PM Re: Our First Tent Time [Re: CandyOtte]
LabNGliderMom Offline
Glider Addict

Registered: 01/04/09
Posts: 3753
Loc: Florida
That's why I use a room for tent time... mine hate that sound, too
_________________________
Julie
Hubby: George
Kids: Ayla & Michael
Grandsons: Trysten, Dayton, KJ & Nathyn
The Zoo: Midnight, Severe & Nala - Claude, Pixie, Tippy & Chili - Scout & Soluna, Theo & Deegie

http://hammockhavenpetsplus.com



Top
#738062 - 02/19/09 11:22 AM Re: Our First Tent Time [Re: LabNGliderMom]
corie4u99
Unregistered


Last night we had tent time again. We brought toys in with us, and Rocky finally warmed up. He played with the toys then slowly worked his way around behind me. While I was playing with Tucker, Rocky climbed up my back then stayed on me for the rest of tent time. He is really a sweet boy.

Top
#738210 - 02/19/09 06:05 PM Re: Our First Tent Time [Re: ]
Chelsie
Unregistered


Melissa

I am glad to hear that the boys are doing well. I will tell Beth where to find this post so she can see and read about them.

Please keep us posted on there progress and let me know if you have any questions or concerns!!

Top
#738213 - 02/19/09 06:09 PM Re: Our First Tent Time [Re: ]
corie4u99
Unregistered


Chelsie, I'll send both of you an e-mail with pictures once I get them off my camera. I couldn't be happier with my little guys. They are just what our family needed.

Top
#738225 - 02/19/09 06:40 PM Re: Our First Tent Time [Re: ]
beth
Unregistered


Hi Melissa!

Way to go. I knew they were going to love you. I agree with giving Rocky time. He was the shy one for me too. He will warm up. Especially with love and treats. These little love bugs can be bribed.
I'll pm you later. I am so happy you all had fun in your first tent time.
Beth

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
1 registered (Ladymagyver), 16 Guests and 14 Spiders online.
Key: Owner, Admin, Mod
Newest Members
aalissa, Mio, Immelh, PipersMom, Bravo
6381 Registered Users
Forum Stats
20 posts in the last 24hrs
6382 Members
134 Forums
8893 Topics
147821 Posts

Max Online: 478 @ 07/15/07 01:24 AM
Last 10 New Topics
Little Roxie
by kidqwik
Yesterday at 06:57 PM
Is newspaper safe?
by Glamper
Yesterday at 06:39 PM
Taking your glider to work
by Amanda159
Yesterday at 05:08 PM
Fruits and Veggies
by Amanda159
Yesterday at 05:06 PM
Seeking a Bra Baby Glider for PTSD
by Mio
10/16/17 05:32 PM
gr8pots
by Feather
10/16/17 05:20 PM
Beads wooden are they safe?
by tootles
10/14/17 06:20 PM
Can sugar gliders live in darkness or do they need a light in the day time?
by Link
10/14/17 01:53 PM
One Year
by Stef333
10/14/17 09:16 AM
Too Soon To Say Goodbye, my Lulu
by Terry
10/13/17 08:23 PM
(Views)Popular Topics
I just found a lump on Timmy's chest--HELP! 20202923
Spencer needs your prayers/good thoughts 12464917
TEXAS 645203
Pitbull biter needs advice/help 587774
OHIO 504109
Member Titles 448128
MISSOURI 382420
HOLY CRACKERS AMERICAN HPW's 358842
OKLAHOMA 343431
URGENT - Genetic Flaw discovered 341303
Supported Browser
This site was tested and is best viewed in Google Chrome & Mozilla FireFox



Firefox 3

Download your copy today!!!


GliderCENTRAL
©1998-2017