Sugar Glider Community Calendar

Please click here to see larger view
Articles
More coming soon!!
Today's Birthdays
ciara_lynn, Critter Creations, Trena
Member Spotlight
None yet
Show All Member Profiles 
Last 10 Posts
Closet into habitat
by Paani. 05/14/24 12:20 PM
Exotic Nutrition mango and papaya bits
by Paani. 05/14/24 11:41 AM
Gliders of the Round Table 10
by Hutch. 05/13/24 07:20 PM
Where is e1?
by Anonymous. 05/11/24 01:05 PM
Help Needed
by Feather. 05/04/24 08:24 AM
Google+

Facebook
Join Us On Facebook
Previous Thread
Next Thread
Print Thread
First time in the tent #1410346
06/14/17 11:04 AM
06/14/17 11:04 AM
Joined: May 2017
Posts: 19
Colorado Springs, CO
S
Sally53 Offline OP
New Member
Sally53  Offline OP
New Member
S

Joined: May 2017
Posts: 19
Colorado Springs, CO
I spent about 45 mins. in our new tent this morning. This whole bonding thing is nerve racking. I am use to animals. I am comfortable with animals. Why do these little things cause such stress? All that aside, it was a success, I think. I had thought that doing tent time in the morning would be laid back because they were tired. Not so much. As soon as they poked their little heads out of their pouch, they perked right up. They explored the half of the tent I wasn't in then decided to include me. Several times they used my face as a landing pad. THAT will get your attention. There wasn't much petting. I just let them explore and gave some treats. After several fumbles, I finally got both back into their pouch and back to the cage.


Sally

:wfb: Primrose :plat: Echo
Current Research, Studies & Resources
Re: First time in the tent [Re: Sally53] #1410347
06/14/17 11:59 AM
06/14/17 11:59 AM
Joined: Oct 2014
Posts: 4,311
SW Missouri USA
Ladymagyver Offline
Moderator
Ladymagyver  Offline
Moderator

Joined: Oct 2014
Posts: 4,311
SW Missouri USA
:thumb2: sounds like success to me!

When giving treats, try coaxing them to your knee or lap. When they stay there to eat, slowly try petting their head. Mine tolerate it very well and let me pet them anytime now... After they sniff my fingers for treats of course.

Face hugs are very special! As they learn to glide, they look for things that are shaped like a tree trunk. Unfortunately, our heads are close to the right shape... But good news!!! They are starting to trust you!!!


Dawn

Be patient,
and
Trust your journey....

Grace :bb:

Ruby :grey:

Mom :grey:

Dad :grey:




Fiona, Dot and Stewie :rbridge: wish I could turn back time... Miss you

Re: First time in the tent [Re: Sally53] #1410357
06/14/17 07:28 PM
06/14/17 07:28 PM
Joined: Jan 2008
Posts: 13,987
Wisconsin
Feather Offline
Administrator
Feather  Offline
Administrator

Joined: Jan 2008
Posts: 13,987
Wisconsin
clap


Kimberley
Feathers-Sweetie, Mister Peanut & Big Mack
Fur-Guinan, Mr. Spock, T'Mir, Cho, Toothless, Maverick & Maharet :bb: T'Pol, Elizabeth & Curzon :wfb: TY, TJ, Light Fury, Madison & T'Pring :rtmo:
Forever in my heart, Gizmo, Tucker, Khayman and the rest of my babies over the :rbridge:

Re: First time in the tent [Re: Feather] #1410358
06/14/17 08:16 PM
06/14/17 08:16 PM
Joined: Apr 2012
Posts: 5,389
Maryland
T
Terry Offline
Serious Glideritis
Terry  Offline
Serious Glideritis
T

Joined: Apr 2012
Posts: 5,389
Maryland
Yay! sounds like great beginnings!


Lives with:
1 God
1 dog, (Willow)
1 Sugie, (Ollie)
R.I.P. Lulu (2/28/12-10/13/17)
R.I.P. Skadoosh (2/28/12-3/26/18)

Moderated by  Feather, KarenE, Ladymagyver 

Sugar Glider Help Page



Please click above to see how you can help!!

Moon
CURRENT MOON
Who's Online Now
0 registered members (), 97 guests, and 81 spiders.
Key: , , Owner, Admin
Newest Members
GoatsnGliders, Krysta313, yukimi, sugardad, visageiii
7331 Registered Users
Forum Statistics
Forums132
Topics10,380
Posts159,190
posts in the last 24hrs0
Members7,331
Most Online2,693
Jan 2nd, 2020
Last 10 New Topics
Exotic Nutrition mango and papaya bits
by Paani. 05/14/24 11:41 AM
Where is e1?
by GoatsnGliders. 05/08/24 11:51 PM
Closet into habitat
by GoatsnGliders. 05/08/24 11:38 PM
Help Needed
by sugardad. 05/04/24 02:54 AM
Gliders of the Round Table 10
by Hutch. 03/07/24 10:50 PM
Popular Topics(Views)
852,279 TEXAS
681,391 OHIO
490,717 OKLAHOMA
435,462 UTAH
324,915 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
©1998-2024
Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software
(Release build 20180918)
Page Time: 0.024s Queries: 14 (0.009s) Memory: 1.2657 MB (Peak: 1.4009 MB) Zlib enabled. Server Time: 2024-05-21 08:10:33 UTC