Sugar Glider Community Calendar

Please click here to see larger view
Articles
More coming soon!!
Today's Birthdays
Rebecca, TheGliderNinja
Featured Member
Registered: 09/05/15
Posts: 144
Last 10 Posts
Riding on back?
by Nejwig
0 seconds ago
Round 3 the swelling starts
by mechnut450
13 minutes 31 seconds ago
Custom Cage Liners Machine Wash & Dry
by gr8pots
28 minutes 46 seconds ago
Joey or Full grown
by josefine
Yesterday at 11:30 PM
Joeys from Lucky You Gliders
by Lynsie
Yesterday at 01:11 PM
Joeys from Lucky You Gliders
by Lynsie
Yesterday at 01:10 PM
Joeys from Lucky You Gliders
by Lynsie
Yesterday at 01:10 PM
Let's see your cages!
by KarenE
Yesterday at 10:29 AM
a strange Diabetic question
by mechnut450
Yesterday at 09:08 AM
How could I help this glider?
by Feather
08/15/17 06:31 PM
Google+

Facebook
Join Us On Facebook
Topic Options
#86513 - 03/05/06 12:34 PM New little girl & some ?s . . .
Anonymous
Unregistered


Hi,
I just got a girl glider, Sabriel (4 years old) two days ago. <img src="/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/laugh.gif" alt="" /> She is the sweetest little thing. She hasn't even crabbed and already lets me pet her and give her licky treats. I also have 2 boys, all three are in seperate cages right now.
I was wondering . . . Merlyn (2 years old) is already bonded to me and has had stress issues and hair loss for a while. This is why I originally got Magic as a friend for him, which hasn't worked out yet because they are both un-neutered. Should I, (after the boys are neutered) first introduce Merlyn and Sabriel, since I think he is the one most in need of a friend? Or do I introduce the two boys first?
The only problem I see with the second plan is that Magic (5 months) is not very nice and even with over two months of work, he still lunges and crabs. I can see it taking at least a few more months to even start seeing some improvement with him. He bites, and I wouldn't want him with one of the friendly gliders, because it would be harder to play with them if he was there.
Any advice or opinions would be very appreciated. Thank you so much!!

Top
#86514 - 03/05/06 02:30 PM Re: New little girl & some ?s . . . [Re: ]
itsasugarglider Offline
Glider Slave

Registered: 09/30/05
Posts: 1603
Loc: Nevada
I think you should just keep working with Magic, and introduce Sabriel and Merlyn. Also, neuture the boys of course. Magic might even calm down a bit after being fixed. But sometimes I think it can be hard to introduce another glider to an already bonded pair.
Sorry I'm not very much help, someone with more experiece will probably be along soon.
_________________________
It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.

The aim of education should be to teach us how to think rather than what to think.

The difference in involvement and commitment is like a ham omelet. The chicken was involved. The pig was committed.

Top
#86515 - 03/05/06 02:40 PM Re: New little girl & some ?s . . . [Re: ]
Anonymous
Unregistered


Thank you. I just wanted to add that the two boys will be neutered March 14th and intro's will not start until after they are recovered. Right now the gliders cannot see each other, only smell. Other replies are still appreciated.

Top
#86516 - 03/05/06 02:49 PM Re: New little girl & some ?s . . . [Re: ]
Anonymous
Unregistered


I agree that Merlyn and Sabriel (pretty name, btw) should be the first to get to know each other. It may take a long time for those hormones to work themselves out of the boys to the point that they don't see each other as rivals, so during that time it would be nice for Merlyn to have a friend (after, of course enough time passes after the neuter that he and Sabriel won't have any little surprises <img src="/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/wink.gif" alt="" />).

I also agree that there are no guarantees that any of them will get along, but it seems like Merlyn and Sabriel would have the best chance. Maybe after enough time passes and Magic sees how nice it is over in "the fun cage" (think Madagascar, the movie) he'll want to join them. <img src="/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/roflmao.gif" alt="" />

Top
#86517 - 03/05/06 03:28 PM Re: New little girl & some ?s . . . [Re: ]
Anonymous
Unregistered


Hi and thanks. How long should I wait after neutering before Merlyn and Sabriel live in the same cage? Assuming, of course, that pouch and cage swapping goes well.

Top
#86518 - 03/06/06 04:14 PM Re: New little girl & some ?s . . . [Re: ]
Anonymous
Unregistered


Does anybody have answers or suggestions? Please . . .

Top
#86519 - 03/06/06 04:18 PM Re: New little girl & some ?s . . . [Re: ]
Anonymous
Unregistered


I would say at least one month to ensure you have no babies <img src="/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/smile.gif" alt="" />
I would also recommend waiting until the little guy is the about the same size as the others before introducing him into the group. Good luck!

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
3 registered (Nejwig, mechnut450, gr8pots), 17 Guests and 10 Spiders online.
Key: Owner, Admin, Mod
Newest Members
Minxies, Neversaynever, velish, ccjl1665, Kp3690
6299 Registered Users
Forum Stats
18 posts in the last 24hrs
6300 Members
134 Forums
8808 Topics
147008 Posts

Max Online: 478 @ 07/15/07 01:24 AM
Last 10 New Topics
Joey or Full grown
by kinn2388
Yesterday at 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
Glider in distress
by maycstay
08/15/17 12:11 AM
Dear Crabby
by TwoDog
08/14/17 06:10 AM
Let's see your cages!
by Nanina_Bryan
08/13/17 10:11 PM
Black Beauty Male
by Srlb
08/13/17 12:02 PM
End of my rope...
by TwoDog
08/12/17 04:30 AM
Reputable Rescues?
by Zoomom31
08/12/17 04:11 AM
(Views)Popular Topics
I just found a lump on Timmy's chest--HELP! 20200030
Spencer needs your prayers/good thoughts 12460846
TEXAS 625519
Pitbull biter needs advice/help 559386
OHIO 482199
Member Titles 430002
MISSOURI 366821
HOLY CRACKERS AMERICAN HPW's 340735
OKLAHOMA 328114
URGENT - Genetic Flaw discovered 320994
Supported Browser
This site was tested and is best viewed in Google Chrome & Mozilla FireFox



Firefox 3

Download your copy today!!!


GliderCENTRAL
©1998-2017