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Izzy is now 12 weeks and going through her glorious final quilling... I've done as the concensus suggests and applied flax seed oil as well as given her an oatmeal bath. When I take her out I do it a little earlier in the day so that she sleeps in her fleece hat. I realize that grouchyness is normal, what with thousands of spikes trying to push there way out of her skin, but lately she has taken to biting. The first time I thought it was because I had a bit of cat food on my hands and brushed it off, but I have been washing my hands everytime before handling her and she's still doing it. It's not out of anger either, her quills are always back and I've been very careful not to bump her. We were lying on the couch today watching some tv, I had her on my chest, and she got up from her nap, usually she nestles under my chin, but today she took one look at me and bit my nose. Other then continuing to hold her after she's bitten and giving her treats for good behaviour. Are there any other methods I could try. I don't want her to continue biting after she's stopped quilling. It's not very pleasant
 

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Keep exposed skin away from her mouth. You can also try holding her so she can chew on your t-shirt if she wants. Sometimes they want to chew on something so offering cloth helps. Try putting a hint of a scent on an old t-shirt. You can put a dab of vanilla, lightly rub a piece of gum or anything edible and all you need is a very tiny amount to give a bit of a smell to them.
 
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