||One year old|
my little Creampuff. Her mother wasn't producing enough milk and all of
her litter but her died. Another female I had at the time had just finished
nursing her own litter so I gave this poor, half starved pinky to her, and
the mum took her in unquestioningly. At first I was afraid she'd die anyway
because even when she got fur she was dreadfully small. However, as time went
on she gained weight, and these days she's a butterball that you would never
know was a runt that nearly died.
Creampuff has turned out quite friendly and easy to catch, though she loves
to mostly hide in her house. And although she may look like a hamster in that
picture, she is all mouse - I call them longhaired angora mice, although I do
not know if that's an official term! I feed her nothing but good stuff,
extrusion for hamsters and pumpkin seeds as treats, but she spends more time
in her house than on one of her wheels. She does not bite - people should
understand that if they treat mice gently they don't bite at all.
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