Pet mouse

the mouse

Small and friendly, mice are popular pocket pets who require long-term commitment.

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facts about mice

A fancy mouse is the domesticated form of the house mouse. They are often regarded as easy 'beginner pets' for children – but just like any animal, caring for these small, intelligent and active creatures require extensive knowledge to avoid inappropriate handling and ensuring a long and healthy life for your pet mouse.

Pet mice – 10 facts worth knowing

10 Facts about Pet Mice

They are the domesticated form of the house mouse and belong to a fascinating species

Small but mighty - Fancy Mice

Mice as Pets

A pet mouse is great animal for people who like to observe

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what is four paws doing

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responsible pet ownership

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Mouse, not presents

mice are not presents

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pet guides for mouse owners

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How to Design a Habitat for Mice

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Healthy Nutrition for Your Pet Mice

A balanced diet is important for every animal

Most common illnesses in mice and how to prevent them

Health Checklist for Mice

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did you know?

A pet mouse snacks between 15-20 times a day!

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