Degus Bickering & Q's
As you most have read, i am fostering 5 Degus. 3 are females, Mom & 2 daughters, and the other two are Dad & Son.
Dad and Son bicker and slap each other a bit. I noticed the son who i've named George has a wheepy eye and is irritating it more by scratching at it. It is our guess he may have had it scratched in a toss up with his Dad.
It looks fine, and isn't wheepy when he is not scratching it, or when he is sleeping. I'm sure it would heal up faster if Degu's could wear cones :p
Is there anything I can do to help him with this eye?
Also, how do i know when the Degu's are no longer friends and should be seperated?
There is a bit of mounting going on, lots of squeeking and sometimes they 'slap' one another while standing on their back legs. No bites or real agressive chasing, and they do sleep together most of the time.