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Preparing for mites

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So Paco has a vet visit in an hour or so, and I am getting ready to hear that he has mites. I have gotten his other cage call cleaned up with vinegar and rinsed well and it is air drying. I am gonna stock up on paper towels. I am wondering about bonding time with him. Are we still able to take him out in the evenings, he usually just likes to sleep in his hedgie bag on our laps/chest, but I am wondering if that is such a good idea with and the mites. He is very grumpy lately (which I totally understand) but don't want to lose out on all the bonding time that we put in so far. I guess what I would like to know is if ok for him to hang out with us in a fleece bag, if we get a new bag each day. I certainly do not want to do anything that will cause the mites to get worse. As well should I be worried if he was running around on the couch or bed with mites...if we haven't noticed anything on us we should be ok right? Sorry if these questions are stupid, but this is all very new to me.
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I'd say so, unless he starts climbing the walls of the cage or something like that. If it's a cut or puncture from a quill, you don't want poop getting into it and causing an infection.
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