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Post by CucumberMouse on Sat Dec 16, 2017 10:40 pm

So mice have whiskers, and that got me thinking, do they ever lose their whiskers? If so, how often on average, and what does it look like?
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Re: Whiskers

Post by CallaLily on Sun Dec 17, 2017 3:06 pm

I don't know about shedding them but sometimes a cage sister can get a little carried away and snip them off with overgrooming.

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Re: Whiskers

Post by River on Sun Dec 17, 2017 3:37 pm

^ Hairless mice often have very short or no whiskers, if you're curious to see a mouse with none! Barbered mice, as Calla said, often have snipped whiskers.

Mice do moult coats, so its likely they lose a whisker or two to grow back during their life, but not all at once.

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