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Hello. We found a baby mouse on our garage floor , we left it for a few hours thinking that the mother may come back for it, no such luck! I couldn't live with myself if I didn't try to help it so I put it in a small box lined with paper towels and made a small nest with pillow batting. I researched a little and found I could feed it coconut milk warm with a syringe. This is our first night and  I check on him/her every couple hours... And feed h but he doesn't seem to eat much although he us very active ! Any information you have got us is much appreciated... Thanks so much!

HI Amanda,

I am hoping you are on Facebook and can join my orphans group where we can help you a lot faster and in real time if necessary.  I am so sorry it took me this long to get back to you. I am going to send this off now with this one link in it so if you are on Facebook I can get you in quickly.

There are ten videos here. Watch them in order, 1/10 through 10/10. The person who made them is in my group besides a number of other experienced people.

And friend me on Facebook (message me so I know who you are):

I can help you more here too, if Facebook isn't a possibility.

I hope to hear from you soon!




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I can answer questions about raising mice and caring for them as pets, with knowledge from my 38 years of having fancy mice as pets. I have NO MEDICAL TRAINING and you should take a sick mouse to the vet; but if you simply can't, I will try to help you. I LOVE PHOTOS!!! I ALSO LOVE UPDATES! Let me know how the little tyke is doing later on, for better or worse, especially orphans. It also helps me to help the next person. Please first search first: use 'Natasha Mice Mouse' with whatever else your question includes. Or check out these links: **** YOUR FIRST MOUSE (my video; rough draft): **** TEN VIDEOS ON RAISING ORPHANS: **** SEXING MICE: **** And some GREAT MOUSE INFO SITES:


I have had mice for 40 years (since I was 5!). I raised them when I was a child but now I keep all females, and never fewer than three so that if one dies the others are not devastated, because they have each other.

I run Rats and Mice are Awesome on Facebook. The official name is Rats are Awesome.

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