Hijinx can sneak a drink here and there but its mostly when Zavrina is spooked/intently watching something or if she thinks its Tribby. If/when she finds out its Hijinx doing the nursing she'll nip him and move away. He of course doesn't really care and is persistent in trying but no such luck, really. I am thrilled that Zavrina will let him eat with her and Tribby though. She watches over him, lets him use her tail to get the bugs off and so fourth. It still falls upon me to feed him every hour and a half. Now that he is 3 weeks old I have stretched his over night hours to mindnight, 3am and 6am for obvious sleeping reasons... but for the rest of the hours its 2 quarts every hour and a half. He is starting to show a lot of interest in pellets so he is hand fed about a pound of baby feed a day also. He still will not use a creep feeder to eat his own pellets or drink from a bucket on the wall to feed himself. He gobbles up everything I hand him in person, it would just be easier if he could do something himself, you know.. besides steal clover.
Yes, Tribulation is really becoming a lovely lady isn't she? :)