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I'm back (maybe) #1418039
10/26/18 11:43 AM
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Hey ya'll, I joined the forum in 2009 when I first learned about Sugar Gliders for presentation I wrote in my small vet class in high school! I was never in a place to get gliders but I poured over researching them, begged for them (spoiler, it didn't work), and kept them in the back of my mind all this time. I'm finally graduated from college and have a great job in my field, financially stable, despite heaps of student and personal loans.

A few weeks ago, my roommate showed me that a rescue she used to volunteer for has a trio for adoption and is accepting phone calls for inquiries. I deliberated for a week before I caved and called on Monday (one of them happens to be leucistic, my absolute favorite color), it seems like a dream opportunity! I'm giving it until next Monday before I call again. I'm just really excited and wanted to share. I think my roommate is getting sick of my complaining about the rescue not calling everyday grin

I have one question: There's a neutered 6 year-old male singleton on a local re-homing page. I was considering getting him as well to try to intro to the trio, if I get them. Would this be unwise? I figured there would be no strong territory claims yet and that that might help with the process. I have no information on the trio as of yet, if that's a factor. The rescue only posted the number of sugs, I have no info on sexes, ages, etc, anything.

I plan on having a DCN at the very least and feeding TPG, with insects and pinkies as dietary enrichment.


Bolin (dog), Freya (cat), Puck (foxsnake), Hermes (Crested Gecko), Selenicereus (hedgehog), and the suggies, Specter, Caspian, Whimbrel, Snipe, and Finch
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Re: I'm back (maybe) [Re: dahowlers] #1418040
10/26/18 03:21 PM
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Update: I already messaged Finch’s (the neutered male) owner about adding him to the trio if they bond smile


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Re: I'm back (maybe) [Re: dahowlers] #1418042
10/26/18 06:12 PM
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May I ask what local rescue you are getting your gliders from?


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:

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Re: I'm back (maybe) [Re: Feather] #1418048
10/27/18 09:35 AM
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She's not a glider specific rescue, but an exotics animal rescue that happens to have gliders right now smile Kingdom Animalia Exotic Animal Rescue, located in Suring, WI. Unfortunately, she's also three hours from me but I'm willing to make the drive.


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Re: I'm back (maybe) [Re: dahowlers] #1418049
10/27/18 09:57 AM
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Feather/Kim is exclusively a glider rescue so she might be a better source for you depending on where you are. Shoot her a Private Message if you are interested so you can discuss it agree


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Re: I'm back (maybe) [Re: KarenE] #1418050
10/27/18 01:15 PM
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Better source to adopt from, or to get information from?


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Re: I'm back (maybe) [Re: dahowlers] #1418051
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I certainly think so agree


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Re: I'm back (maybe) [Re: dahowlers] #1418056
10/28/18 04:19 AM
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:welcome: Back!!! smile

Originally Posted By: dahowlers
Better source to adopt from, or to get information from?


Both. She is a plethora of information, and I think her rescue is bursting at the seams... She makes sure all the rescues are healthy and /or rehabed and ready for their new "furever" home.


Dawn

https://www.facebook.com/uptilldawngliders/

Be patient,
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Trust your journey....


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Re: I'm back (maybe) [Re: Ladymagyver] #1418061
10/28/18 10:13 AM
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Thank you ^_^ I'll contact her if this rescue falls through smile


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Re: I'm back (maybe) [Re: dahowlers] #1418062
10/28/18 10:20 AM
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You can contact me for anything, not just adoptions.

I also hold toy making parties throughout the year to make foraging toys for the gliders and now we offer safe sewing lessons for you too.

If you want to learn to make hidden seams, boxed corners and sew safely for your sugar gliders come to our toy making parties.

I hold them in a town called Oregon, WI, which is just south of Madison. We have them at the Oregon Fire and EMS station in their training room.

I also trim nails during these events if your not comfortable doing it yourself or would like to learn how to trim your gliders nails.


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:

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Re: I'm back (maybe) [Re: Feather] #1418064
10/28/18 01:01 PM
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That sounds amazing, I'd love to get involved! I'll message you smile


Bolin (dog), Freya (cat), Puck (foxsnake), Hermes (Crested Gecko), Selenicereus (hedgehog), and the suggies, Specter, Caspian, Whimbrel, Snipe, and Finch
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Re: I'm back (maybe) [Re: Feather] #1418181
11/05/18 02:18 PM
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Originally Posted By: Feather
You can contact me for anything, not just adoptions.

I also hold toy making parties throughout the year to make foraging toys for the gliders and now we offer safe sewing lessons for you too.

If you want to learn to make hidden seams, boxed corners and sew safely for your sugar gliders come to our toy making parties.

I hold them in a town called Oregon, WI, which is just south of Madison. We have them at the Oregon Fire and EMS station in their training room.

I also trim nails during these events if your not comfortable doing it yourself or would like to learn how to trim your gliders nails.


Hey Feather, you are about 5 hours from me. BUT I'm actually interested in what you have mentioned as far as toy making and sewing classes. I currently make my own toys and sew my own pouches but I'm sure that you could teach me so much more and safer ways to sew. Do you do all of those things in one day or over a weekend? Or even better do you put any of your classes on youtube? I'd have to take time off work to come out to visit so am really curious how you scheduled your events/classes smile


Becca

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Re: I'm back (maybe) [Re: dahowlers] #1418187
11/05/18 08:32 PM
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We do it on a Saturday, I have had people come in the night before and stay in one of the two hotels in Stoughton and then drive over to Oregon Fire Station for the Saturday. We usually say from 9 to 5.

Some return home that night and some spend another night in the hotel.


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:

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