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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 10-24-2011, 08:45 PM Thread Starter
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Bald Spot?

Today i noticed my big boy Edgar has a bald spot on his rump.

There is no discoloration of the skin, and the baby Mori doesn't have any so i'm positive it's not mites.

I notice that Mori does a lot of the submissive rolling over and 'suckling' motion of wriggling underneath Edgar on his back. Is he maybe just grooming him too hard? I also notice Edgar doesn't seem to like when Mori does this, today he made a very upset groaning noise and ran away when Mori did it. Is there a way to discourage Mori from doing this? or am i just going to have to let them sort it out themselves?

I also tried a new brand of Timothy Hay and dry food, could this be the cause?

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post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old 11-02-2011, 08:00 PM Thread Starter
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Nevermind! It was just as i had suspected, Mori was grooming Edgar a bit too rough but his hair has grown back now and Mori has learned how to groom politely :]
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post #3 of 4 (permalink) Old 11-02-2011, 08:04 PM
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good thing it grew back. good luck in the future should this ever happen again
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post #4 of 4 (permalink) Old 11-02-2011, 08:55 PM
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Sorry I missed this thread but I'm glad his fur is growing back .




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