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Megan wrote at 2014-12-04 01:31:48
Natasha, thanks for your help. I just figured out how to do a followup but I can't upload a pic here. Well, Timmy is definitely a male and definitely a deer mouse. I live in a state with zero hantavirus cases, ever, so I'm okay. He's doing well, he's healthy and sweet and happy. He likes to be held  and petted. He grooms my fingers and purrs. He knows the treat noise I make and climbs up his playgym and jumps on the lid of the cage to accept a sunflower seed. I'm looking for female companionship for him and have two potential adoptees that I need to see. I stopped taking Timmy to work and my husband has warmed up to him. I'm upgrading to probably a 20 gallon aquarium as all the 30 gallons I've found are too tall to easily reach in.  


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