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Keyser wrote at 2012-11-06 22:55:04
Sorry Skye, but the only humane thing to do with the mouse at this point is to put it down. It is blind, and from what you described it is very sick. It is possible it was separated from it's mother too early.

You can take the mouse to the vet, who will be able to put the mouse down humanely and painlessly. The mouse is suffering now and the best, most humane option is to bring it to a vet for euthanasia.

Source: I am a lab technician and I currently maintain a large mouse colony.  


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