A quick glimpse at a group of pet mice playing and you’ll realize they can be quite entertaining pets. They are more skittish than larger rodents, but can become quite tame and will learn to take food from your hand and allow themselves to be handled if started at a young age.
Other Animal Facts
Central and southern Asia
A large variety of natural colors and patterns
1-3 years on average
Mice are ideal small pets who are entertaining to watch, easy to care for, and make very few demands on their owners.
Eats commercial food, with occasional fresh fruits, vegetables, and treat sticks.
Keep in a secure glass aquarium or wire cage, with lots of furnishings to climb and chew.
Mice are very social, and they are best kept in groups. A pair of females is the easiest arrangement.