Sugar Glider Community Calendar

Please click here to see larger view
Articles
More coming soon!!
Today's Birthdays
lorincat
Member Spotlight
KarenE
KarenE
LittleRock, AR USA
Posts: 42,642
Joined: March 2000
Show All Member Profiles 
Last 10 Posts
New Member Lucky w/Joeys
by Ladymagyver. 04/24/19 08:31 AM
Gliders of the Round Table 9
by Hutch. 04/23/19 11:56 PM
Attachment disorder in sugar gliders.
by KarenE. 04/23/19 07:25 PM
ANY ADVICE?? Intro to pregnant mother
by JazEmber. 04/23/19 12:32 PM
Ziggy, Zelda, and Zoey
by Echo333. 04/23/19 11:00 AM
Creamino X Creamino Breeding??
by JazEmber. 04/23/19 06:36 AM
Glider Picking at Stitches post Neuter
by Feather. 04/22/19 06:51 PM
Change in behavior
by Feather. 04/22/19 06:49 PM
Mold in food
by Feather. 04/22/19 06:48 PM
Intro to Pregnant Mother
by KarenE. 04/22/19 09:31 AM
Google+

Facebook
Join Us On Facebook
Previous Thread
Next Thread
Print Thread
Gizmo and Harley go SHOPPING! #1400683
03/30/16 08:54 AM
03/30/16 08:54 AM
Joined: Dec 2015
Posts: 522
Pacific NW
TwoDog Offline OP
Glider Lover
TwoDog  Offline OP
Glider Lover

Joined: Dec 2015
Posts: 522
Pacific NW
It was very warm here the other day--finally.
Had to do some shopping so I figured I would take the kids with. We got them into the bonding pouch with no fuss, loaded the dogs in the truck, and started off for a three hour tour.
No crabbing, no fussing...they clung to the window and peered out.
When we got to my favorite sweet shop, we opened up the pouch and introduced them to the ladies there.
They stayed mostly in the pouch, but I think they got the fur petted off them. And many pictures were taken...
...of which I have none.... :-(
All these strange hands....petting and poking and scratching, and cooing and laughing.
No one got bit, or even nipped at...no one even got crabbed at. The gliders seemed to be enjoying it! (?)

For the remainder of the outing they rode in the hood of my sweatshirt. I think they periscoped up a couple times to see what was going on, but otherwise they stayed hunkered down.
Our last stop was the local pet shop to get mealies.
(my kids haven't had mealies in a while--the shops around here sell junk. I need to start ordering from online or something)

We also picked up a riot of fresh fruit and made the kids a party salad for dinner.

...which they won't eat...and they are alternately trying to ignore me, hide in their pouch or bite me...

Harley actually seemed to lure me in...
"Get closer. I'll walk up on your hand! Really I will. Yes! Juuust like that..."
Bloodied me through the thickest skin on my hand. Lot of anger in that bite.
(What is it about animal bites? You can almost feel all that negative emotion shooting into you when it happens. Is there really some kind of transfer of emotion there, or is the specific feel of an animal bite just something that we have evolved to fear especially powerfully?)
Any animal...even fish.

Anyway...
The drama goes on. Hopefully by this morning they will have forgotten whatever it was that they didn't like.

Yogurt....

Happy Glider-ing all!
Dave

Current Research, Studies & Resources
Re: Gizmo and Harley go SHOPPING! [Re: TwoDog] #1400691
03/30/16 10:14 AM
03/30/16 10:14 AM
Joined: Nov 2015
Posts: 1,371
Belleville, IL
Hutch Offline
Glider Slave
Hutch  Offline
Glider Slave

Joined: Nov 2015
Posts: 1,371
Belleville, IL
Overall, it sounds like a good day for you, Dave. Sometimes I feel like my gliders sucker me in for a bite too. "Look how cute I am, I'm just reaching out with this tiny paw, don't you want to give me your finger? Now, let me pull it closer to show you where I like to be scratched... that's it right there... yes..." *CHOMP*


- Hutch

:plat: Arthur :wfb: Gwynevere :bb: Merlin :grey: Morgana

The epic saga begins here!

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
2 registered members (JazEmber, Ladymagyver), 22 guests, and 41 spiders.
Key: , , Owner, Admin
Newest Members
YummierGravy, JazEmber, ZoeyandLucysMom, glidersug, lspeedy
6871 Registered Users
Forum Statistics
Forums134
Topics9,744
Posts155,255
posts in the last 24hrs0
Members6,871
Most Online478
Jul 15th, 2007
Last 10 New Topics
Attachment disorder in sugar gliders.
by Anonymous. 04/23/19 04:07 PM
Mold in food
by Anonymous. 04/22/19 06:29 PM
Creamino X Creamino Breeding??
by JazEmber. 04/22/19 02:33 PM
Glider Picking at Stitches post Neuter
by YummierGravy. 04/22/19 02:20 PM
ANY ADVICE?? Intro to pregnant mother
by JazEmber. 04/22/19 06:47 AM
Intro to Pregnant Mother
by JazEmber. 04/22/19 06:40 AM
Change in behavior
by ZoeyandLucysMom. 04/21/19 08:32 PM
Overgrooming?
by glidersug. 04/21/19 11:18 AM
Boog
by Feather. 04/18/19 05:42 PM
Ziggy, Zelda, and Zoey
by Echo333. 04/18/19 03:50 PM
Popular Topics(Views)
771,666 TEXAS
620,171 OHIO
425,892 OKLAHOMA
376,603 UTAH
275,742 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: 0.032s Queries: 14 (0.009s) Memory: 1.2518 MB (Peak: 1.3746 MB) Zlib enabled. Server Time: 2019-04-24 12:34:01 UTC