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Sad :( #1364748
03/04/14 11:47 AM
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Hello all
I was wondering if anyone recently had got any gliders for Pocket Pets and had respiratory trouble with them? I ask because this is what has happened to me and unfortunately I lost the Pocket pet glider and the other one I had got from a breeder because of this respiratory problem. so I was just wondering?

Re: Sad :( [Re: Reddy] #1364754
03/04/14 12:12 PM
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I'm so sorry for your loss frown ...

Sadly PP is VERY infamous for gliders respiratory problems among MANY others ... They are a HUGE breeding mill that makes it a practice to misinform the general public to draw them into buying gliders. I would suggest avoiding them.


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Re: Sad :( [Re: Reddy] #1364755
03/04/14 12:13 PM
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I'm so sorry for your loss hug2

Did you just lose them recently, or is this the first glider that you've referred to in other posts?

If this is recent, I'd suggest to get your third glider to a vet ASAP to get checked out as perhaps it was something communicable.

Respiratory issues can happen in any gliders, but unfortunately with how PP keeps their gliders, they may be more susceptible to them.


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Re: Sad :( [Re: Reddy] #1364792
03/04/14 07:37 PM
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I took the one who died most recently to the vet for a necropsy, I will be going to get the results tomorrow. Its just really hard this was my 1st experience with gliders and I wish I would have met my breeder 1st and avoided all this heart ach. frown
No I will NEVER deal with PP again! I'm heart broken. Very difficult experience.

Re: Sad :( [Re: Reddy] #1364794
03/04/14 07:48 PM
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Re: Sad :( [Re: Reddy] #1364800
03/04/14 08:20 PM
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I am very sorry for your loss.


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Re: Sad :( [Re: Reddy] #1364875
03/05/14 07:55 PM
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Sorry to hear of your lost. Our 3 gliders are non pocket pet animals, If it was not for the contract our work has with them I would refuse to endorse them in any way. ( not been doing it and turning people to the net to do their research before they buy. )


Freya, Leeloo, Vino :grey:
Momo :plat:
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rehomed and missed Sasha, Sammi, Elda,
Muffin our first true fur master
Re: Sad :( [Re: Reddy] #1365073
03/08/14 12:39 PM
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Thanks for all your support. As of now my surviving male leuistic is doing well, no signs of illness that I have noticed. He is not eating like he was but I really think he is depressed he lost his buddies, I have been handing him food and he will eat, but I really just think he is sad, I am looking into getting him a cage mate again and hopefully he will perk up frown

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