Sugar Gliders As Pets

They are undeniably adorable, but require careful consideration.

1. It all starts when you see this little guy on the internet.

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2. You’re all:

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5. They fit in the palm of your hand.

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6. And FLY!

Well, more like jump and glide.

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7. It’s like having your own squirrel.

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8. You can put them in your pocket.

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11. Give them tiny snacks!

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12. Place them on small objects.

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14. That’s it, you’re buying a sugar glider.

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16. You read about them on wikipedia, but ignore the cons and decide cuteness overpowers all.

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17. You do a search on craigslist and arrange to meet with the seller.

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18. Congratulations, you’ve done it.

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19. You’re so excited.

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20. You can’t wait to do this:

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21. And this:

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22. But your new pet isn’t very friendly. Google says they take a long time to build trust.

Side note: Sugar Gliders are much better in pairs.

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23. OUCH, that little bugger can bite.

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24. And OMG what is that smell?!

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25. Seriously, why is this thing so messy?

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26. Yep, it just peed on you.

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27. WTF was that noise?!

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29. You just want to sleep and this nocturnal demon seed is making a ruckus.

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30. It wants all your attention.

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31. But doesn’t trust you yet.

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32. It will take time and patience to develop a proper relationship.

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33. But you can do it!

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34. In the meantime, enjoy the cuteness.

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35. And remember to always research the pros and cons BEFORE buying a pet.

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All GIFs found via tumblr.

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