More of Gift -
Story of Gift. The struggle to exist by a lone rat kitten born to good parents but destiny fated him to be the only kitten in a big empty nest.
Now we resume following his progress from his 11th day of life
it is now the 6th of July. 2002 ...
See photos below
6th July. 2002
More Photos will be added over the days if the tiny hero succeeds in his struggle to live ...
Notice his smashing little gnashers growing well
Half of what you see in the syringe
is his one of his average meals.
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During his 4.30pm feed, his eyes began to partly open
This pic shows how truly tiny he is
Note: No pressure is used to deliver milk to him. The feed has air access to break any vacuum that would form in a syringe
7th July. Now 'gone into the business' of making
Latex teats myself. These intial results are very
encouraging. Allowed to set and harden overnight
the teats are tougher than they look, easy to handle
and little Gift endorses them by sucking eagerly.
*Note: the end hole must be very fine so as not to
flood the tiny rats mouth.
I know its messy web building but this is quick, and
everyone can follow the story, page by page ...
So 'clicking' the Baby Rat button will take you to the -
next page [ index25.html ] where I intend to put more
pictures of his further progress, from now ...