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If you have two mice that are scared of you how do you tame them one at a time?

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First you need to get them comfortable sitting on your hand. To get them used to your hand, get a chair and sit next to the cage while holding your arm in their cage. Mice are naturally curious and after awhile (maybe a few sessions) they will come out and sniff at your hand. They may even put their paws on your hand or climb it! Once they are happy doing this, pick them up gently (not by their tail!) and hold them in your hand. It is now when you can start taming them separately. Take them out of the cage one at a time and hold one in your hand (maybe patting him/her gently) then swap the mice and do the same for the other. Do this regually (everyday) and soon your mice will be tame!

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