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    Skritch Lover BearNecessities's Avatar
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    Don't be nervous! With a litter that size you're going to need to check for milk bands to make sure everyone is being fed, if not you'll need to supplement them with some soy or kitten milk. It's best to start handling this early on, makes for some super well socialised and hand tame babies! The babies are going to need mum for warmth, at this stage i don't let my mums away for any longer than a few minutes. When their fur comes in you can start letting her out for longer periods at a time, but as for now no longer than 5 minutes.Thank you! I'll have my hands full, but it's worth it!

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    Squishy Laprat
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    Quote Originally Posted by moonkissed View Post
    Thank you! I am insanely excited for this litter. They are my first harley babies. Sadly the mom can't produce enough milk to feed them so I had to split her litter in two and give them to foster moms. Luckily both moms accepted the babies perfectly. Rats are such wonderful moms! So I have 3 litters of babies right now lol! I have my hands full!
    CongRATS with your first Harley babies!Please post pictures !
    "UNLESS someone like you cares a whole awful lot,nothing is going to get better.It's not."-The Lorax

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