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Post by MouseLover on Mon 04 Jul 2016, 2:33 pm

Not sure if they're available in the U.S but I stumbled across this cat toy and thought it would make a great fake friend for a lonely mouse. It's made of sisal so should be safe. How cute are they?! Anyone got a lonely boy who'd like one of these? Maybe I'll get one for my two girls to complete their colony Laughing



https://www.amazon.co.uk/Nobby-Sisal-Mouse-with-Rattle/dp/B003ZK4WV0

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Post by scaredymouse on Mon 04 Jul 2016, 3:21 pm

Aw, so cute! I've never seen anything like that over here Sad

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Post by Peachy on Mon 04 Jul 2016, 3:26 pm

Those are adorable! I didn't notice the ears the first time I looked, too cute. I wonder what could used as a base to make your own. Hmm. Thinking

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Post by CinnamonPearl on Mon 04 Jul 2016, 4:22 pm

Adorable!

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Post by scaredymouse on Mon 04 Jul 2016, 7:15 pm

maybe a toilet paper roll could be used as a base and kinda fold on end into a point! Then wrap with sisal and make cardboard ears. And black felt eye dots. Ta da.

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Re: Sisal Mouse

Post by Peachy on Fri 08 Jul 2016, 1:33 pm

I made one! Not sisal, but I can't remember what kind of twine I bought. Embarassed Anyway, it turned out kinda cute.

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Re: Sisal Mouse

Post by Artistwolf on Fri 08 Jul 2016, 3:05 pm

Aw! Wow, that's really good!!

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Post by CallaLily on Fri 08 Jul 2016, 5:19 pm

It looks great! Maybe post it as an option on the fake friend thread?

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Post by MouseLover on Fri 08 Jul 2016, 5:22 pm

WOW Shocked aren't you creative?! what did you use under the string to make the shape in the end? Is that a fleecey nose?

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Re: Sisal Mouse

Post by Peachy on Fri 08 Jul 2016, 7:23 pm

I used scaredy's TP tube suggestion and used fleece for the nose. The tube is cut it into a thinner/shorter tube, though. I forgot to glue the nose in and Yoshi's already torn it out. Laughing

The fake friend thread is an interesting idea. I'll have to see if I can make it again! lol
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Post by scaredymouse on Fri 08 Jul 2016, 7:26 pm

I've been meaning to try my own suggestion, I even have the rope and everything. But I've been busy sewing chinchilla cage fleece ramp covers, shelf covers and mouse hammocks Smile I'm in the zone. In fact, I need more fleece!

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Re: Sisal Mouse

Post by MouseLover on Sat 09 Jul 2016, 10:01 am

I saw a really cool cargo net climbging toy thing for mice/rats, and I thought it would make an excellent toy. But I was disappointed when I realised it was made out of cotton Sad so I'm trying to figure out how to make a fleece cargo net... I'll get back to you if I have any success haha.

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Re: Sisal Mouse

Post by lupus_corde on Sat 09 Jul 2016, 2:33 pm

Awe that looks so adorable!

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