Sugar Gliders and other pets?

November 22, 2008 by Riley Kyrsten  
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A question that is often asked is “Will my sugar glider be okay around my other pets?”. The answer is both yes and no. If you are around to supervise everything should be okay, however I would not suggest leaving the room and letting your sugar glider play with your beloved and hungry cat. Here are a couple animals I wouldn’t suggest letting loose around your sugar glider without supervision.

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Cleaning Sugar Glider Cages

November 19, 2008 by Riley Kyrsten  
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If you think it’s disgusting smelling, your sugar gliders probably think it’s disgusting living in it. The cage will need to be completely cleaned out at least a once a week, maybe more if you have more than 2 sugar gliders. You will probably have to do a quick spot cleaning at least twice a week. A clean environment will keep them healthy.

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Sugar Glider Cage Setup

November 15, 2008 by Riley Kyrsten  
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After you have picked out the perfect cage for your new sugar glider’s home, there are quite a few things you will need to buy to keep them happy and feeling at home. All products shown on this page can actually be purchase by clicking on their picture. It makes for easy browsing :)

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Sugar Glider Cages

November 12, 2008 by Riley Kyrsten  
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Chances are if your sugar glider came with a cage, it is probably too small. They need a large amount of room to play and glide. Most likely the largest cage you can find for you sugar gliders, will end up being the smallest size they can comfortably have. They really do need that much room to live happily and not become depressed. It is well known that sugar gliders kept in small bird cages are much more prone to health and mental issues. The minimum size your cage should be is 34×24x24 or 40×21x21, the more gliders in your cage the larger it should be, and the bars of your cage should be horizontal, because sugar gliders like to climb, and that isn’t very easy with vertical bars.

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