Mice as Pets: Pros and Cons to Consider Before Adopting
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Mice as Pets: Pros and Cons to Consider Before Adopting

Adopting a pet, even one as small as a mouse needs to be something you go into with much thought and consideration. Even though mice are the cutest little beings, they’re not the best pet for everyone. They have their quirks and characteristics that some people love while others don’t particularly enjoy. So before welcoming…

Can Rats and Mice Live Together? Can They Live With Other Pet Rodents?
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Can Rats and Mice Live Together? Can They Live With Other Pet Rodents?

Rats and mice are similar creatures, both being rodents and both being popular pets. Pet (fancy) rats are of the classification Rattus Norvegicus – the brown rat while pet mice are Mus Musculus. While they look similar in physical terms (apart from their size), which might make people think that they can live together in…

Mice Treats: FAQs & Yummy Treat Suggestions Your Mice Will Love
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Mice Treats: FAQs & Yummy Treat Suggestions Your Mice Will Love

Many of us who own pets like to treat them on occasion. We treat ourselves, and so we want our pets to share in that same delight of ‘something a little bit different’. Anything can be a treat; a resource or experience that is different-in-a-positive-way to normal. Treats can be any resource at all, but…

Which Bedding Is Best For Your Mice? Pros & Cons of Each
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Which Bedding Is Best For Your Mice? Pros & Cons of Each

Cage bedding or substrate forms a huge part of the home environment for pet mice. So, it is really important that the bedding types we choose are safe, comfortable, and let our rodents express their natural behaviors. The content of this article was contributed by guest author (and rodent wrangler extraordinaire) Beri Instone. Types of…

A List of Safe Woods for Rats and Mice (And Unsafe Woods to Avoid)
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A List of Safe Woods for Rats and Mice (And Unsafe Woods to Avoid)

Branches and wooden toys are a brilliant way to enrich the in-cage life of rats and mice. They’re great for encouraging climbing and clambering around, and offer a really nice range of smells and textures to interact with. They are also good for nibbling and gnawing – and there are few things rats and mice…

Best Toys for Pet Mice: Our Toy Picks to Keep Mice Entertained
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Best Toys for Pet Mice: Our Toy Picks to Keep Mice Entertained

This post was coauthored by Beri Instone, a responsible mouse breeder and Alison’s mouse guru. Mice, like many rodents, love to play and explore the world around them. Many pet mice will spend most of the day in their cages, so to give them a happy life, we need to make sure they have plenty…