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Questions tagged [mice]

Referring to the small rodent which can be kept as a pet, or as a food source for other pets.

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How many mice can I keep in this cage?

I have been doing research into keeping mice and I know that there are numerous calculators out there but they do not take into account the different levels and thought I would ask the experts about ...
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How to handle pet cat's prey when they're injured

So I have a three year old male cat that I took in from a shelter. It wasn't long before he started bringing in mice, shrews, birds and once, a rabbit. I accept it's a part of their nature to do this ...
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pet mouse just started biting

We've had Winston for just about a year, we got him as a baby. When we got him we already had two grown mice (all caged separately but next to each other) and all was well. We (my son and I) held/...
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could my cat catch something from this oddly-acting mouse?

So this all started at one A.M., when I usually go down to get a cat to lay with me in bed. When I opened the door to let them in, I noticed that our oldest kitty had something in his mouth, so I went ...
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Pet Mouse is Biting [duplicate]

So, I recently gotten a male pet mouse, and I left him alone for 3 days, before I started to try and tame him. He is able to take food from my hand, and is willing to sniff my hand, however, he has ...
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handling pet mice that bite [duplicate]

I have recently bought 2 female mice, one of which is albino and quite small; I assume she is quite young. The other mouse is a regular size. Now my albino mouse (shiemi) is very easy to handle she ...
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Why is the nonpregnant female mouse (housed with a pregnant female) attacking me?

I have 3 female mice one of them is mine and she is pregnant and about to give birth any day now. The other two mice are my friends, she’s going away for a month and I’m looking after them. They get ...
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What can I do to help my mouse be more tame?

So I just got this mouse exactly one week ago today. A couple days ago after the 3-4 day period of course I started the bonding and taming process. In this period I have successfully had him come ...
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My male fancy mouse Ace has recently started biting

So I've had Ace my male fancy mouse for a little over 5 months now. He's such a little darling and I love him dearly, he has always been very social and active, he's bit me only twice in the past but ...
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How To Keep Feeder Mice if I Keep Kosher? [closed]

I'm researching and adding up prices for getting a pet snake, but I have one major issue: I keep kosher, and if I put frozen feeder mice in the freezer, that would be unkosher. I've tried looking ...
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My cat brings mice ALIVE and it is becoming a problem [duplicate]

Here's the issue. My cat bring mice into the house (we live in countryside and she brings forest mice), and she brings them almost always alive. It is becoming significant problem as she is "playing" ...
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Domesticating wild mice?

My house is under attack by mice. Droppings everywhere, holes in boxes and plastic bags. I'm not a killer, so, I decided to use a humane trap. With it, I caught 8 mice in 2 days, not bad. But I ...
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How to help a mouse with an eye infection?

We have a pet mouse who has some condition with her eyes that causes her to scratch them a lot. The local vet hasn't been particularly helpful (not for a lack of trying) and the various things they ...
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Can biting in pet mice be non agressive?

I bought a pet fancy mouse three months ago. He was six months old at the time, so fairly young and not well socialized. I've spent a lot of time with him, getting him used to being handled and around ...
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My baby mice is getting out of her wired cage what shall I do?

I have 2 female (100% female) mice, the one I had first absolutely hates the new one. (Which is weird because they are both definitely females) I went ahead and brought the exact same cage for the new ...
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What kind of bedding should I use for a mouse's home?

The problem appears that I can't find any sort of proper bedding for my mouse. I tried using ripped newspaper. It was fine until smells began coming out. I knew she was hiding her excrement down ...
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How to react to a mouse biting?

A friend just got a pair of fancy mice for her children. They are trying to get the mice accustomed to the humans, and my friend said one mouse already bit her, "but it didn't hurt too much". I've ...
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From where can I purchase a pet white mouse?

Where is the best place to get a white mouse online?
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Are ultrasonic repeller devices painful for dogs?

I have mice in the apartment, and I am interested in using an ultrasonic repeller device. However, I read the following online: "Humans can hear sound at frequencies up to about 23,000 Hz (Hertz). ...