Sugar Glider Community Calendar

Please click here to see larger view
Articles
More coming soon!!
Today's Birthdays
No Birthdays
Member Spotlight
Ladymagyver
Ladymagyver
SW Missouri
Posts: 3,274
Joined: October 2014
Show All Member Profiles 
Last 10 Posts
New here, would love a veterans take
by KarenE. 01/18/19 11:32 AM
Trying to introduce cagemates
by KarenE. 01/18/19 10:03 AM
Weight loss
by KarenE. 01/18/19 10:02 AM
OREGON - PART 2
by Hbatchelor. 01/17/19 02:29 PM
Lost a Glider, Advice on Finding a New Cage Mate
by Feather. 01/16/19 10:47 PM
Joey/breast milk???????
by suggiemom1980. 01/16/19 06:32 PM
Not Eating
by Ladymagyver. 01/15/19 06:33 PM
Happy Birthday, terri !
by Ladymagyver. 01/15/19 01:11 PM
Custom Cage Liners Machine Wash & Dry
by gr8pots. 01/15/19 08:15 AM
Freedom Wheel Concern from AtticWorx
by Paani. 01/15/19 12:37 AM
Google+

Facebook
Join Us On Facebook
Previous Thread
Next Thread
Print Thread
Short Tails #1376846
08/28/14 07:51 AM
08/28/14 07:51 AM
Joined: Jan 2011
Posts: 16
N.C US
kimberlypoole72 Offline OP
New Member
kimberlypoole72  Offline OP
New Member

Joined: Jan 2011
Posts: 16
N.C US
Hello, this may sound weird but here it goes... I've Twinky for a lil over 4 years now. didn't really pay attention to his tail til I got his mate Bonbon an hers was regular length. They've had babies and their tails are regular until the last set they both were short like his. His tail is like a 1" or more shorter than normal length. In the the beginning I just chalked it up to maybe being bit off until now. I'm wondering if anyone knows why or what would cause this? :lol:


kimberlypoole72, mom of -Twinky & Bonbonbaby, Truffels & Zinger, and Boobat & Loverboy
Current Research, Studies & Resources
Re: Short Tails [Re: kimberlypoole72] #1376860
08/28/14 12:24 PM
08/28/14 12:24 PM
Joined: Sep 2007
Posts: 20,091
North Central Ohio
GliderNursery Offline
Tech Admn
GliderNursery  Offline
Tech Admn

Joined: Sep 2007
Posts: 20,091
North Central Ohio
It is typically caused by over grooming while the joeys are in pouch. I've not heard of any type of physical defect of shorter tails.


Shelly

Don't sacrifice quality information for convenient information.


Glider Nursery

Sugar Glider Foundation


Re: Short Tails [Re: kimberlypoole72] #1376964
08/30/14 08:06 PM
08/30/14 08:06 PM
Joined: Nov 2006
Posts: 3,826
Big Sandy TN
Sherri Offline
Glider Addict
Sherri  Offline
Glider Addict

Joined: Nov 2006
Posts: 3,826
Big Sandy TN
Where is the like button? Shelly is right.


sherri

Forever home to a wide variety of animals, domestic, farm and exotic.
My passion is my little suggie sweethearts! 731-441-9814


http://www.newbysglidernook.com/index.html
Re: Short Tails [Re: kimberlypoole72] #1376983
08/31/14 08:40 AM
08/31/14 08:40 AM
Joined: Mar 2007
Posts: 4,007
Greeley, CO
Usha77 Offline
Glider Addict
Usha77  Offline
Glider Addict

Joined: Mar 2007
Posts: 4,007
Greeley, CO
I have a few with shorter tails that don't appear to have been bitten off in pouch or anything like that as the entire length has the same colors as the ones with longer tails. Does that make sense? As in, the shorter tails still have the dark fur at the end and they look completely normal, just a bit shorter than the "normal" ones.

I just assume it is genetics or just something that they are born with. Like some people have bigger feet than others, despite being the same height...some people have longer legs than others despite being the same height, etc.


Brenda
970-616-2872
mlove
Gliders: Eugene, Sandy, Seri; Bobbi, Spice; Star, Squiddi; Pearl, Pip; Petrie; Jimny, Pinocchio; Anna & Elsa
Dogs: Nacho & Dory
RIP my glider angels: Nynaeve, Poppy, Lan, Toffee, Zoey, Tika & Tas

mlove

www.sugargroup.org







Moderated by  Feather, KarenE, Ladymagyver, Philwojo 

Sugar Glider Help Page



Please click above to see how you can help!!

Moon
CURRENT MOON
Who's Online Now
1 registered members (zoeyandaspen15), 28 guests, and 239 spiders.
Key: , , Owner, Admin
Newest Members
AquaLovinRN, Enzoglider, Sarnold, zoeyandaspen15, ginnyfromGAblock
6796 Registered Users
Forum Statistics
Forums134
Topics9,625
Posts154,182
posts in the last 24hrs0
Members6,797
Most Online478
Jul 15th, 2007
Last 10 New Topics
New here, would love a veterans take
by Luiskyden. 01/18/19 08:46 AM
Weight loss
by Kris. 01/17/19 05:44 AM
Lost a Glider, Advice on Finding a New Cage Mate
by zoeyandaspen15. 01/16/19 06:59 PM
Not Eating
by Cuervosun. 01/15/19 02:42 PM
Happy Birthday, terri !
by Feather. 01/15/19 11:21 AM
Joey/breast milk???????
by suggiemom1980. 01/15/19 01:20 AM
Vet Recommendation
by Vona. 01/14/19 06:26 PM
Trying to introduce cagemates
by ArcherMylin. 01/14/19 03:05 AM
Question about bonding/pouch time with 2 gliders
by justsayjulie. 01/11/19 02:14 PM
It's AubreyDenise's Birthday
by Feather. 01/11/19 02:05 PM
Popular Topics(Views)
757,047 TEXAS
612,179 OHIO
419,496 OKLAHOMA
368,677 UTAH
269,587 NORTH CAROLINA
Supported Browser
This site was tested and is best viewed in Google Chrome & Mozilla FireFox



Firefox 3

Download your copy today!!!
Home Forums Links Sitemap Vets Breeders Sounds Contact Us Names Rules & Policies

GliderCENTRAL
©1998-2019
Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software
(Release build 20180918)
Page Time: 0.028s Queries: 14 (0.009s) Memory: 1.2660 MB (Peak: 1.4036 MB) Zlib enabled. Server Time: 2019-01-18 22:43:26 UTC