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Post by CallaLily on Fri 24 Mar 2017, 9:29 pm


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Post by scaredymouse on Fri 24 Mar 2017, 11:25 pm

I didn't know that Prozac was safe for mice!  It is routinely given to dogs and cats with great success.  It doesn't surprise that mice would respond so well.  Ack, I wish vets knew this stuff.  My vet is getting better about this stuff though... She did great treating honeybun with antifungals and Olivia with the antibiotic injections.  So, I'm sure she will be open to trying this!

Ps. Thanks for posting this!

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Post by CallaLily on Tue 16 May 2017, 5:04 pm

Sad update:

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Post by scaredymouse on Tue 16 May 2017, 5:45 pm

Aw, that is sad...

Luckily, little Charlie continues to do well on his Prozac but it's not a magic drug...i know he can relapse anytime. Hopefully he won't, though.

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Post by CallaLily on Tue 16 May 2017, 7:24 pm

Good to hear he's still doing well! It is sad about Zenki but I hope his story will continue to help others.

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Post by hesitantbullets on Tue 16 May 2017, 8:07 pm

it's so strange for me to think about mice taking prozac because i take prozac. hey, as long as it works
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Post by scaredymouse on Wed 17 May 2017, 2:27 am

I'm sure many of the drugs that people take were originally tested on mice before human trials!

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Post by hesitantbullets on Wed 17 May 2017, 2:06 pm

yeah thats true
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Post by Rodents rock! on Thu 18 May 2017, 9:07 am

Awww, so sorry to hear she passed, very sad. Poor girl, she put up a good fight. God bless.
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