||Seven months old|
||Lake Hiawatha, New Jersey, USA|
is a seven-month-old sugar glider. I got her from a place called Perfect
Pocket Pets (PPP). Razzle is a sugar glider not a sugar bear. Sugar bears do
not exist. These little ones are marsupials. They live in Australia. PPP
would have you believe they are very cheap and easy to care for. Believe me
they are not. I am one of the lucky ones. I researched the web and found a
couple of message boards. I am so thankful for this. I learned what sugar
gliders need to eat to be healthy. Not just apples and glider chow. PPP has
you believing that they don't need to ever see a vet. This is not true either.
Please do not buy a sugar glider unless you have researched them. Talk to an
Exotic Vet too. Make sure the vet knows about sugar gliders.
These should not be purchased for someone as a gift unless you know this
person knows a lot about sugar gliders and owns or have owned them. They need
to be purchased in pairs. I was told they didn't need to be. I am in the
process of getting Razzle a friend. Sugar Gliders are nocturnal. This means
they are up all night. They are noisy. Sugar gliders need a lot of attention.
I spend two hours a night in a tent with mine. I also spend at least 1/2 hour
Razzle warms my heart. She is just so cute and loves everyone. That she is so
friendly makes her very special indeed, as many gliders can be very shy. She
is a wonderful glider girl, and I love her very much.
Razzle eats what is called BML. It is made with honey, chicken and broth baby
food, egg, wheat germ, calcium and vitamins. Along with that, she gets fruit
and veggies. As a treat, she likes to lick blueberry yogurt off my finger.
This also helps with bonding. Razzle also loves yogies.
Razzle loves playing with Monkeys in a Barrel. I hang them around her cage and
at night she knocks them all down. We both love tent time. We go in a Genji
tent. It has a lot of screen on it so Razzle can run around. She loves to jump
and climb on me and then jump to the screen. It's a lot of fun. This is a
picture of her getting ready to jump from my knee. I hide little treats
throughout Razzle's cage and she always finds them.
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