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Tamarah

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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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2017-01-09 Young mouse odd behavior:

This is normal exploring behaviour. Don't forget he is very scared and will be taking his explorations very cautiously. Mice do jump and popcorn too when happy or scared. Jumping is a naturally way of

2017-01-06 Mouse chewing off hair and legs:

Hi Sarah,     Yes, the issue could be psychological. However, you didn't mention if the diet has been addressed. Mice need a full variety of nutrients and vitamins that are not available in only rice,

2017-01-01 Mouse suddenly died:

Hi Cassandra,    First of all, I am so sorry to hear about your loss.  I know it's hard to not only lose one pet, but two, in such a short period of time.    Unfortunately, I cannot tell you why she passed

2016-12-11 Mice:

Abbey,    It's likely then that he is simply stressed because of the change.  Just watch closely for signs of illness, such as lethargy, weight loss, or poor coat condition.  Even though it may have just

2016-12-10 Mice:

Hi Abbey,    I'm so sorry to hear about your loss. It's always hard to lose a pet unexpectedly.    Did the two live together? Male mice do not typically get along, but if they were young enough to still

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