We just picked up Spikerina and she's beautiful. I'm VERY impressed w/ how my son has handled her and moreso, how she has responded. I'm much more hopeful that this won't be as challenging as originally thought.
She is 1/5 years old, arrived w/ mange and mites, treated w/ Revolution and Ivermectin (made me nervous, but it was 3 mos. ago.)
I discovered she was on Pretty Pets food, so I elected not to take a cupful. She immediately went for the Wellness - just gave a little as she seemed to be looking for food in her new cage. Spikes were down, boys are thrilled! I told my oldest he needs to handle her 30 min./day and he asked if more than that would harm her, lol!
Anyway, we're running out and about finishing up details w/ her food, giving her some time to settle in, etc. Temp is at 75, just set it a tad lower, so we'll see how that goes.
I've been sitting here for an hour trying to get pics to post - keeps saying "File too big" even when I'm just trying to post one pic. Maybe the problem is that I uploaded my son's digital pics, all 232 of them, and Spikerina was at the end. I don't know - was able to email them to friends, but I'm the computer illiterate!
Tomorrow, we're off to the zoo and the b-day dinner at Rainforest Cafe after. Time and energy permitting, I'll try again afterwards...
She's great - kids wouldn't put her down. Very few spiked quills made us all happy and reassured she was happy!
The easiest way to do it, I think, is to start an account on photobucket, you can resize them easily on there and use those pictures to post, or you can just post the links to photobucket. I'm glad she's so nice, that's great!