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What do you feed a newborn pinkie mouse?


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June 09, 2012 4:55PM

A newborn pinkie mouse is best cared for by a momma mouse. Your chances of hand-rearing it are very small. If, however, momma mouse is nowhere to be found and you cannot get a "milker mouse" from a pet shop, a pinkie mouse can be fed kitten replacement milk (or KMR) from a pet shop. It must be fed this every two hours, without fail, or it will die.

Chances are, unless you know for a fact momma died, she wasn't far from her litter of pups. It's best to leave a nest of mouse pups alone.

Good luck.