Category: Bonding

Can Sugar Gliders Be Potty Trained? Yes, No, Maybe?

Is it possible to potty train sugar gliders? Some say yes, some say no. The truth is that sugar gliders cannot be potty trained. Simple as that. Now before you turn away disappointed, let me explain. Gliders will go whenever and where ever they need to. However, this doesn’t mean that you have to be covered in urine all of…

Revolutionized Bonding: Nine Months Rehome Update

Bonding has been revolutionized! Ilona, as you know from my last bonding updates, has a deep hatred against my poor little fingers and is determined to tear them off of my hands. 😂 I started wearing socks on my hands to protect them and that helped somewhat, but she still bit through the socks and caused me no end of…

10 Reasons Your Glider Is Biting & Prevention

Sugar gliders bite for a multitude of reasons and sometimes it is impossible to figure out the root cause. However, here are ten reasons why your gliders may be biting. 1 – You Scare Me This type of biting is most common when you first get your glider. They don’t know that you’re a friend and they are terrified of…

Sleepy Glider Eating

During our move, I supplied the gliders with lots and lots of apples to keep them hydrated. One time I opened the pouch and gave Ilona a piece of apple. She took it eagerly and ate it…all with her eyes closed! It was too cute. ~Hattush More Adorable Gliders

Teeth Deep In Fingers (5 Month Bonding Update)

It’s been a while since I did an update on Yiska and Ilona and how our bonding journey is going. You can see my previous posts below. Yiska & Ilona First Days Of Bonding Second Week Second Month (Sorry about the horrible picture quality. I’ll do a proper photo shoot with them one of these days) I’ve had Ilona and…

Dear New Owner: You’ve Got This

The day before I brought my babies home, I was sure that I knew what I was in for. I had done (minimal) research, I had made their food, I had looked at lots of adorable pictures and I was confident that I could take care of them and bond with them well. Well. None of that was true. I…

My Nightly Routine

Today I’m going to be sharing what my nightly routine with my gliders is. I’ve been doing these basic principles ever since I got Ink and Dreamer. It has worked out very well with my schedule and the way that my life is right now. 🙂 Enjoy. Note: At the time of this writing, my two pairs of gliders haven’t…

How Nightly Playtime Creates Strong Bonds

Ever since I got Ink and Dreamer, I have made an effort to play with them every single night. It started out with fifteen minutes, and slowly grew until I was spending an hour with them. I have found this to be a very effective method of bonding. A lot of people do daytime bonding where they will carry the…

A Tale Of The Barking Glider

A couple nights ago, I was getting ready to play with Ink and Dreamer. As it is, I still have the pairs separated – Ink and Dreamer in one cage, Ilona and Yiska in the other. In any case, I’d just taken Ink and Dreamer out of their cage when the A/C turned on. It spooked Ilona and she started…