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Mice/I've got a male mouse and I don't know if i should get him a friend- will they fight?


kez wrote at 2015-05-22 23:58:37
Im starting to wonder if they do. With me talking to mine. It can make a bond. My mouse is always intrested in wot ever im doing. With a old metal toast rack, farmkitchen candle tea light pot to hind and sleep in. Witch has holes around to peep. A water pool space. Lots of watery lettice. A bird cage mirror is good. Wooden cube to play in. And nibbles of a cocanut. To tell the truth i let her watch my phone on a video. A big tv. I never know whether to buy a second mouse but one is great.


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