So as I've shared before, one week after I brought home my precious baby mice, one of them got an awful ear infection. I administered oral antibiotics for four days, and now she is all better! Hurrah! But, she is fearful (understandably: she now associates hands with being taken out of her cage and being force fed nasty chemical liquid [if only I could tell her it was life saving!]). This is doubly sad as she was so friendlt and loved being handled before the ear infection.
So I'm now trying to win back her trust, slowly. I felt like last night was a breakthrough: she nibbled a cheerio from my fingers through the cage, and licked a little peanut butter off my fingers.
Has anyone else had a similar experience? I'm of the opinion that I'm just happy she's alive and well, and handling her would be a bonus: but I would like her to not be scared of me.