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I can answer questions regarding mice as pets, mouse behavior, color and coat genetics, breeding techniques, and general health questions. I can help with caging and setup, nutrition, social issues, and what to do in most mouse emergencies (such as unplanned litters, injuries, fighting, etc.). I can also assist with questions pertaining to orphaned mouse pups, weaning litters, and questions of mating and birthing. I cannot answer questions about exotic or wild varieties of mice such as spiny or pygmy mice. *****FOR EMERGENCIES, anything requiring immediate medical intervention, PLEASE take your mouse to a professional veterinarian or wildlife rehabilitator who works with mice as soon as possible! IMPORTANT RESOURCES: Raising Orphaned Mice: http://www.rmca.org/Articles/orphans.htm Orphaned Mice Videos: http://www.youtube.com/user/CreekValleyCritters/videos?query=raising Natasha's Your First Mouse: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RNK4uqNZTbA&feature=share General Mouse Help: http://www.fancymice.info/ Mouse Info and Exotic Breeds: http://www.hiiret.fi/eng/species/

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2016-10-24 My mouse fell, will he be okay??:

Hi Nims,    If he is running around normally, eating, drinking, and going to the bathroom, he might just be okay. Watch his movements to make sure he walking with a normal gait and not favoring one leg

2016-10-16 Is Melafix safe for mice?:

Rose,    While amoxicillin is a rodent safe medication, dosage is critical. It's easy to overdose and hurt the mouse, and equally easy to underdose, which would result in breeding antibiotic-resistant

2016-10-15 Is Melafix safe for mice?:

Hi Rose,    No, Melafix is not safe to give mice in their water, and it also will not fix the problem, unfortunately. Melafix is basically tea tree oil, not a medication. It's an antiseptic at best, unfortunately

2016-10-12 mouse dominance:

Hi Deb,    For the first two or three days, squeaking is pretty normal.  That said, I do not recommend pairing mice who have shown signs of violence toward one another.  Typical behaviors of settling in

2016-10-10 Mouse poop on butt:

Hi Jessica,    You're on the right track by keeping the area clean and protected with neosporin.  If it's easier, you could also use something like baby oil or olive oil to keep it moisturized and provide

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