A portable pet that needs a little bit of care and attention.

Mice are part of a new kind of pet known as “pocket pets”. There are many types of mice available as pets. Make sure you do your homework and research the best for you. Coming in a range of color, from white to apricot to spotted, mice are nervous, fidgety animals. Due to this you must always pay attention when holding your mouse. Once they get out of your hands they're apt to run away and hide, making them difficult to find.

Why does my mouse chew the bars on its cage?

Mice have front teeth that continue to grow throughout their life. If a mouse can't chew on something, their teeth can get so long that they can't close their mouth. The best thing is a natural chewing item such as our Critter Chopsticks. Made from natural hardwood from the Northwest, we know your pet will like it.

Does my mouse need a house?

Yes! One of it's own. Check with your local hardware store, or you can even build one yourself. Make sure your mouse has tissue, toilet paper, newspaper or any kind of fabric for nesting. Mice build nests over night, so if the old nest becomes smelly, give your pet new bedding and it will build a new one.

Can I feed my mouse people food?

Although mice can survive on lab chow, (check your local pet store), mice like plain oats, cheese, raw vegetables and peanut butter to name a few. You can practice offering your mouse a snack with your fingers and it will learn to come back to see what you have for it. This is a good way to get a hold of your mouse when removing him or her from the cage.

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