Friday, February 04, 2005

Rem is perking up!

I'm happy to report that Rem, our sick mouse, appears to be on the way to recovery. She's been gaining back some of the weight that she lost, probably helped by having ad lib puppy chow, sunflower seeds, and twice-daily doses of our special antibiotic ice cream.

A few days ago we started to notice that she was becoming more active, including coming out of her nest area to explore on her own, a behavior that had stopped while she was sick. Last night we even let her back into the cage with her daughters, and within a few minutes Rem was being lovingly groomed. Afterwards everyone curled up to sleep together, as before.

Here's Rem eating ice cream from the comfort of her nest a few days ago:

Breakfast in bed
Breakfast in bed ... what more could a sick mouse want?

1 comment:

Radagast said...

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I was worried about Rem. Glad to hear she's doing better!
February 7, 2005, 7:45:20 AM PST – Like – Reply

Mouse recovery yayness!
February 6, 2005, 6:54:19 PM PST