Ok so recently I added a new addition to my Degu family, my fourth one, whom I got from one of my friends. She told me no one in the house paid attention to it and she thought I would like to take it. She told me it was a boy, so I put it in the cage with the other males. When she first brought it to me I was concerned because it wanted nothing to do with human contact. It screamed and bit me pretty bad and seemed really scared. It didn't get along with my other degus and basically dominated all of them. I found out later that it was a female and my friend said it did have a buddy at one point but it died and she was left alone for a year. I separated her from the males and I'm basically concerned about her mental health. She screams if you try to get near her, doesn't drink much and they had her on bird feed which I don't think is good for them? I switched her to the diet I feed my boys and set her up in her own cage. I would just like some advice on what I should do because I don't want her dying because she's alone and I plan on getting another female soon, but will she get better? I try to pay attention to her as much as humanly possible so she's not alone.