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Old 06-06-2009, 05:42 AM
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Originally Posted by Akula2ssn View Post
Another thing to consider is that if you just got them, they may not be used to their new habitat. One might even say they're a bit traumatized right now. Not sure I'd be too happy is suddenly I was plucked out from my little cage and then carried off some unimaginable distance and then placed in a different cage. So they may simply be rather shy for the moment. After a while they'll probably lighten up and come up. This could explain why you're seeing them burrowing now when at the pet store you didn't observe this kind of behavior. I remember my very first cat wouldn't come out from under the bed for days when we first got him. Worried the hell out of me for a while.
My girlfriend looked something up and said they are probably dealing with stress of new environment. So that sounds about right.
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