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uienringptr

tiny planet explorer
Dec 10, 2021
14
Three days ago I bought myself a mouse. It was something I had been thinking about doing for a while but I wasn't sure I should go through with it as I had been told not to by my flatmates. Last night, I had yet another suicidal breakdown at around 1am and since she's nocturnal, the mouse was awake. I calmed down and went to let her run around on my shoulders for a bit. She is just a baby. I still don't know whether I want to stay or go, but little things like her make me feel safe and happy. She doesn't feel important enough to be something to live for but don't let her know that, but she is significant enough to make me feel like I have a purpose for the time being. I don't really know what I am doing with my life, and/or if I even want it right now so I am just trying to get by until I make a decision. She makes getting by a little bit easier.
 
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Depressed Cat

Experienced
Jan 4, 2022
240
Good of you to have found a pet. Having a pet animal definitely does help in calming the mind. During one of my earlier major depressive episodes, I had a cat and he was of great help in easing my existential pain.
 
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noname223

Enlightened
Aug 18, 2020
1,423
I think this is very good that it helps you. (Though this would not be ideal for me.)
It is kind of a sweet story

Hugs
 
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KuriGohan&Kamehameha

my existence is a momentary lapse of reason
Nov 23, 2020
960
I love mice, have you ever seen a curly mouse before? (I s2g creatures are probably one of the only wholesome things about life.)

Rodents are super smart, not to mention they have insane olfactory perception. If you want to get your mouse a treat, be aware they are very sensitive to scent (and they love to explore novel environments or objects) so even teeny things can make them very happy

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Hindsightis2020

Hindsightis2020

you exist
Jun 14, 2019
207
I hope you stay for her, they don't keep us company for long! We have 7 rats right now. They're amazing little beings. We've owned over 30 in total over the past several years and every single one had a different personality. It's nice to give such vulnerable pets a safe home.
 
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InezSerrano

Student
Dec 3, 2021
150
Three days ago I bought myself a mouse. It was something I had been thinking about doing for a while but I wasn't sure I should go through with it as I had been told not to by my flatmates. Last night, I had yet another suicidal breakdown at around 1am and since she's nocturnal, the mouse was awake. I calmed down and went to let her run around on my shoulders for a bit. She is just a baby. I still don't know whether I want to stay or go, but little things like her make me feel safe and happy. She doesn't feel important enough to be something to live for but don't let her know that, but she is significant enough to make me feel like I have a purpose for the time being. I don't really know what I am doing with my life, and/or if I even want it right now so I am just trying to get by until I make a decision. She makes getting by a little bit easier.
This is so cute and makes me want a mouse, lol.