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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 07-04-2011, 02:14 PM Thread Starter
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I am interested in rescuing two baby female mice from becoming snake food. I normally end up getting older mice so this is kind of new to me.
The lady said she thinks they are 2.5 weeks old. I was wondering, are they old enough to come home with me?
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post #2 of 5 (permalink) Old 07-05-2011, 12:11 PM
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No,unfortunately that is too young to leave their mom. They should not leave the mom till 4-5 weeks.




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Thanks.
Hopefully she will wait for them to be older so I can take two.
She said it was an unexpected litter and she will give them to her friend's snake if she does not find them homes. Unfortunatly I can only take two of them.


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3 Cats: (Tao, Drew, Jak-ke)
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1 Betta: (Maxwell) + (5 Platies and 1 Molly)
Rest in peace all my little Mice: Tempo, Aaron, Tatiana, Pei, Shi, Orange, Spotty, Lee Hyun, Key, Calvin, Chun, Jiro, Hero...
And my past Dookers: Lulu (my heart), Frodo (my old man), MoneyPennies (the first one), ect...
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post #4 of 5 (permalink) Old 07-05-2011, 12:20 PM
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Let her know you are definitely willing to take a couple,so that way she knows she has at least a couple homes lined up and waits.

Mice are not weaned until 4 weeks and even then when I had mouse babies,I would not separate or rehome until 5 weeks.

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Thank you again! I will try to get her to wait until they are 5 weeks old if I can. If not, do you think they will be fine at 4 weeks old?
How old are mice normally when you get them from a petstore?


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1 RC Hamster: (Hannibal)
3 Cats: (Tao, Drew, Jak-ke)
2 Ferrets: (Fisher, Georgie)
1 Betta: (Maxwell) + (5 Platies and 1 Molly)
Rest in peace all my little Mice: Tempo, Aaron, Tatiana, Pei, Shi, Orange, Spotty, Lee Hyun, Key, Calvin, Chun, Jiro, Hero...
And my past Dookers: Lulu (my heart), Frodo (my old man), MoneyPennies (the first one), ect...
Aswell as all my lost Cats (my beloved Haru, ect..) and Bettas (Stahl the creepy one, ect..)
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