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#882644 - 12/15/09 03:58 PM TINY joeys

This was amazing thing ever, but kinda scary at the same time!!!!! mlove
My glider was at the bottom of the cage and gave birth and I got to see the joeys come out and then I was watching the joeys tryin to get to the pouch and they fell off into the poop pan help so I picked them up gently and my husband helped me get her into the sleeping pouch and held the momma so I could get the joeys into the mommas pouch and I got them in and we fed momma some mealies and then she just sat in my hand opened her pouch and licked her babies and got them attatched!!! dance It was AMAZING and my husband got a pic of them in my hand!!! cloud9 IT was scary but had a wonderful outcome!!!!! I just had to share this with everyone!!! jump the joeys were soo tiny I cant even begin to explain it!! jump

joeys born2.jpg (333 downloads)

#882646 - 12/15/09 04:01 PM Re: TINY joeys [Re: ]
SugareeErin Offline
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Registered: 01/21/08
Posts: 3843
Loc: Lisle, Illinois
Good thing you were there to rescue then! Nice job Grandma! clap Love the little miracle babies!

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Simba, Nala, Rain, Snow & Sugaree

Shadowdancer, Sugar Magnolia, Sunshine Daydream, Winter, Twinkle, Twilight, Everlette, Sparkle, Polar Bear, Indigo & Willow

#882671 - 12/15/09 04:43 PM Re: TINY joeys [Re: SugareeErin]

OMG, that is so crazy! Look at those little things! Congrats!

#882673 - 12/15/09 04:51 PM Re: TINY joeys [Re: ]

Oh wow, good thing you were around! They are SO tiny! I bet you'll have a special bond with them now

#882695 - 12/15/09 05:36 PM Re: TINY joeys [Re: ]
hwh4ev Offline
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Registered: 12/03/08
Posts: 2836
Loc: roseville, mi
oh my god, they look like little red ants in the picture.
thank goodness you were around at the right time.
these are miracle babies.
i hope everything turns out ok with these babies.

happy holidays,
nancy in detroit
nancy in roseville (formerly in detroit)

#882698 - 12/15/09 05:41 PM Re: TINY joeys [Re: hwh4ev]
krysKritters Offline
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Registered: 04/02/05
Posts: 2664
Loc: Hudson Valley, NY
Thank god you were there and have such an amazing bond with the momma!
I think that is the smallest/youngest joey pictures I have ever seen!
Krys DeRosa
Godfather of the NY Glider Mafia


A child with Autism is not ignoring you, they are waiting for you to enter their world.

#882704 - 12/15/09 05:46 PM Re: TINY joeys [Re: krysKritters]
Feather Offline

Registered: 01/19/08
Posts: 12055
Loc: Wisconsin
You must have an amazing bond with your gliders. It was a good thing you were there to help.
Feathers-Sweetie, Sklyar Blue, Mister Peanut, Big Mack & Ibo
Fur-Guinan, Mr. Spock, T'Mir, Micheal, Stevie, Cho & Maharet :bb: T'Pol, Elizabeth & Curzon :wfb: TY, TJ, Khayman & T'Pring :rtmo: O'Ryan :leu:
Forever in my heart, Gizmo, Tucker and the rest of my babies over the :rbridge:

#882723 - 12/15/09 06:07 PM Re: TINY joeys [Re: Feather]

Holy Cow! You know I have read how small they are, but I guess it is hard to picture. I have been reading a lot of posts on GC of people witnessing the birth of their joeys- lucky!

#882944 - 12/16/09 02:31 AM Re: TINY joeys [Re: ]
Merissa Offline
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Registered: 11/29/09
Posts: 652
Loc: Kentucky
Oh my. They are so small. Everybody says they are tiny when born but who would thought of them being that small. LOL
I love my Speedy, Roxy, Chance,Isabella and Gabriella:)

#882963 - 12/16/09 05:26 AM Re: TINY joeys [Re: Merissa]
sugarglidersuz Offline
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Registered: 08/28/04
Posts: 14788
Loc: Cleveland, Ohio
I am so glad it all worked out so well and she allowed you to help her get them into her pouch. I will never forget the time that Daisy gave birth while I was holding her heart It's one of those 'once in a lifetime' experiences, for sure!
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

#882965 - 12/16/09 05:30 AM Re: TINY joeys [Re: Merissa]

Wow! They look like little jelly beans! Good thing you were there!
Keep us updated on how they are doing!

#882979 - 12/16/09 06:41 AM Re: TINY joeys [Re: ]
vagraphix Offline
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Registered: 09/29/05
Posts: 3080
Loc: Hampton, Virginia
wow how lucky for you to be there and experience that.!
Two sons in the U.S. Army
Slaves to:
Mikki, Loki & Thor
dogs: Morgan & Isabella
Bunnies Bob & TMan
gangel RIP Wellington, Minnie & Dazzle bunny, Willow July 6 2013, Squirtle 7-24-09, Maggie May 12-14-10

Licensed wildlife rehabilitator - Cottontail Rabbits & Squirrels

#884209 - 12/18/09 11:18 PM Re: TINY joeys [Re: vagraphix]
Merissa Offline
Glider Guardian

Registered: 11/29/09
Posts: 652
Loc: Kentucky
Can i email your picture to my grandmother? She has no computer but she can check her email from her phone and she has always wanted to see what a baby suggie looked like.

Let me know.
I love my Speedy, Roxy, Chance,Isabella and Gabriella:)

#884263 - 12/19/09 06:31 AM Re: TINY joeys [Re: Merissa]
GregCranston1 Offline
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Registered: 05/30/07
Posts: 205
Loc: Mildura, Australia.
They are tiny, and it is amazing, but they are a heck of a lot bigger than grains of rice, which I ridiculously heard people sprouting about. How big are some peoples grains of rice?? LOL!
Father of 6 Sugar Gliders (4 female, 2 male), 6 Inland Bearded Dragons (4 female, 2 male), 1 guinea pig (female), 1 female cat (DOB: 11/1/09), 1 female Sheltie dog (DOB: 5/13/10), 1 male Japanese Spitz dog (DOB: 7/4/11) and numerous goldfish.

#884366 - 12/19/09 01:49 PM Re: TINY joeys [Re: GregCranston1]
sugarglidersuz Offline
Glideritis Anonymous

Registered: 08/28/04
Posts: 14788
Loc: Cleveland, Ohio
Very true, Greg thumb The joeys that DaisyMae gave birth to in my hand were actually about the size of navy beans wink
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

#884367 - 12/19/09 01:51 PM Re: TINY joeys [Re: GregCranston1]

I agree, that is amazing! Congrats!

#884372 - 12/19/09 02:16 PM Re: TINY joeys [Re: ]
sugarlope Offline
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Registered: 03/28/02
Posts: 19735
Loc: in my happy place
I always heard (and have repeated) a cooked grain of rice. When I saw Kira birth her joeys, they were not much larger than a cooked grain of rice, really. I imagine size can depend slightly on the gliders, just like babies are born at such different sizes/weights. dunno
Maia & Squish
If we never loved, then maybe we would never feel pain. Love anyway. It's worth it.

#884397 - 12/19/09 03:22 PM Re: TINY joeys [Re: sugarlope]
CSteele Offline
Glider Slave

Registered: 10/09/07
Posts: 1701
Loc: Elkhorn, WI
That is truly an amazing thing you did and a fantastic photo of the joeys! Congrats!!!

Spoonful of Sugars-Gliders & Gear

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

gangel Squirrel & Damien

#884401 - 12/19/09 03:31 PM Re: TINY joeys [Re: CSteele]
lilactigers Offline
Out of Pouch

Registered: 09/16/08
Posts: 40
Loc: Frederick, Maryland
wow, that's amazing heart


#884436 - 12/19/09 04:37 PM Re: TINY joeys [Re: lilactigers]
LSardou Offline
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Registered: 03/01/06
Posts: 21060
Loc: Kansas
Amanda, how is mommy and her little ones doing?
That truly is amazing, and a true miracle that you were there and were able to help get those little ones back to mommy.
My prayers are with them. hug2

#884575 - 12/20/09 02:18 AM Re: TINY joeys [Re: LSardou]

This is truly one story for the books!!!

#884590 - 12/20/09 06:04 AM Re: TINY joeys [Re: ]
JillMarie Offline
Serious Glideritis

Registered: 01/03/09
Posts: 7748
Loc: New Jersey

clap dance clap
:grey: Bosom Buddy Creations:grey:
^website link wink

Remember that God Loves You!

#884622 - 12/20/09 09:42 AM Re: TINY joeys [Re: JillMarie]
reeny Offline
Glider Slave

Registered: 03/23/07
Posts: 1945
Loc: Miami, Fl
"The Flower Patch Gang"

Blossom & Buttercup
Bella & Bug
Mona & Poppy
Hannah & Lucas
Petunia & Payton
Fiona & Fiorello
Lili & Tulip & Krinkles

#884979 - 12/21/09 10:34 AM Re: TINY joeys [Re: reeny]
rdobbie23 Offline
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Registered: 06/09/08
Posts: 2819
Loc: Southern Virginia
That is just beyond crazy! Congrats on getting them rescued. Great picture too! Fingers crossed that these special babies make it all the way! They so deserve it!

On a second thought...I wonder how many of us loose joeys in this very way?! Where they fall off?! It's kinda sad!

Owned by:
4 suggies :leu: Sucre & :rtmo: Bijou
:wfb: Bubbles & :rtmo: Baby Girl

Valley bulldog: Chassis
American Bully: Dink
Doberman: Sheba (I did not name this dog!) I don't know why they named her after cat food.

#885006 - 12/21/09 11:41 AM Re: TINY joeys [Re: rdobbie23]
suggiemom1980 Offline
Glideritis Anonymous

Registered: 03/05/07
Posts: 13746
Loc: Vincennes, IN, USA
Wow! I thought this was an awesome store THEN I looked at the pics and got covered in goosebumps!!! You know you have to keep us posted on these babies!!!!

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"The greater the challenge, the sweeter the reward"

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#889722 - 01/05/10 04:01 PM Re: TINY joeys [Re: suggiemom1980]

Im still not sure about the joeys! Thats why I havent posted but it looks like one of them survived but I havent messed with her I dont want her under any stress but I will update soon!!! smile

#889793 - 01/05/10 07:42 PM Re: TINY joeys [Re: ]

Wow, they are so tiny, and yet so precious


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