Sugar Glider ?s

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Sugar Glider ?s

Post by Bill Schneide » Fri, 10 Jul 1998 04:00:00



OK, please don't be mad at me for postong an off-topic subject. Are there
any ferret-owned people who have been allowed to also have Sugar Gliders? I
am interested in getting some and am wondering about their needs and things.
Is it better to have 2 as opposed to just 1? What is the best kind of cage?
Are they very interactive? Do they bite? etc. etc.....

I amguessing they will not become best friends with the ferrets. Also, any
one know of a location in Central ***ia where they can be bought? Pet
stores in town do not carry them. One can get them, but I do not want to
purchase sight unseen.

Thanks for any help that I might receive,

Sincerely,

Bill and his 8 *** friends

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Sugar Glider ?s

Post by Zzxz » Sat, 11 Jul 1998 04:00:00


Quote:
>Are there
>any ferret-owned people who have been allowed to also have Sugar Gliders? I
>am interested in getting some and am wondering about their needs and things.

There are many sources on the internet for general information on Sugar
Gliders.  Those would be the best place to start.  Gliders ARE quite a bit more
trouble than ferrets.  Unless you are very familiar with *** pets and have a
vet nearby who actually knows what they are, I wouldn't recommend one.

As far as keeping ferrets with the gliders, not a chance.  Gliders are just too
small and delicate to even THINK about introducing one to a ferret.

You can own them both at the same time, but they can never come in contact with
each other.

-Michael

 
 
 

Sugar Glider ?s

Post by Gary Youn » Sat, 11 Jul 1998 04:00:00


Bill,
I would check some of the sugar-glider sites around....also there is a newsgroup
alt.pets.sugar-gliders you may want to check-out...I have been checking into
gliders for a while now and no they will not be best friends..I know that I will
likely get a pair in the next year, but they will be kept in another room where
my woobies don't have access to..
/Gary
Quote:

> OK, please don't be mad at me for postong an off-topic subject. Are there
> any ferret-owned people who have been allowed to also have Sugar Gliders? I
> am interested in getting some and am wondering about their needs and things.
> Is it better to have 2 as opposed to just 1? What is the best kind of cage?
> Are they very interactive? Do they bite? etc. etc.....

> I amguessing they will not become best friends with the ferrets. Also, any
> one know of a location in Central ***ia where they can be bought? Pet
> stores in town do not carry them. One can get them, but I do not want to
> purchase sight unseen.

> Thanks for any help that I might receive,

> Sincerely,

> Bill and his 8 *** friends

> --
> reply to this address:

> "And steal what we can from the treasures of the Lord"
>         Bruce Springs***

 
 
 

Sugar Glider ?s

Post by Xoticsr » Sun, 12 Jul 1998 04:00:00


Bill:

You happen to be in luck.  I breed ferrets and recently started breeding sugar
gliders.  My first group of offspring have all found good homes, but I can at
least provide you with first hand experience.

Have you ever had a parrot or like bird?  Well, having a sugar glider is very
similar.  In order for it to be a good pet you must be ready to spend a lot off
time with it.  Even a day or two without your contact can sometimes cause
problems.  They will bond to you like no other small mammal I have seen.

Obviously your ferrets will view them as a snack, so caution is advised.  If
you have the time, and purchase a hand raised joey, then I cannot think of a
more endearing small pet.  Ferrets are more a cat person's pet, while the sugar
glider could be considered a dog lovers pet.  It is an oversimplified analogy,
but you will see what I mean if you decide to acquire one.

I am in northern VA, so I am not so far away.  Email me with any specific
questions.

Best regards.

Shawn

Shawn and Debra Pearson
Pearson's ***s
Woodbridge VA
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