House mouse: breeds, nutrition and price

House mouse: breeds, nutrition and price

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Some of you will wrinkle your noses at the idea of ​​having a house mouse but others will be moved by the idea of ​​such a small creature with lively eyes in its hands and ... between its feet. Let's see how this animal behaves, its strengths and weaknesses, and dangers, trying not to express a biased judgment. Everyone is free to believe that it is a good or a bad idea to have a house mouse.

These animals are very intelligent, but also courageous and, above all, curious. Without a shadow of a doubt, regardless of how we think, we can all confirm that they are truly agile animals, true acrobats. I'm one in the house company very present and not too annoying, they follow us but without hindering, they are interested in what we are doing and tend to want to participate.

On the market we find the so-called "laboratory mice”But the name is deceiving because they are animals that have no diseases, they are easily tameable, if you adopt one you can save a life: think about it!

Domestic mouse breeds

We don't say races but more like variety, variety of color which is the criterion by which we can divide these creatures. Here are the ones most often bought and hosted at home. The albino mouse has white fur and red eyes, as per definition, the mouse bone it looks like him tremendously, the hair is actually pure white but the difference lies in the eyes which in this case are not red but black.

The blue house mouse its coat is similar in color to slate, the neige has an off-white, whitish color while the variety called "Dove" has a light gray coat. Another interesting variety is the "recessive yellow ". This is the definition of mice with a coat that varies from red to dark sand, when young they carry patches that then disappear when they become adults and sport a coat of a single color.

House mouse: price

These mice do not have a high price, we also take into account that most of the time their life is saved. It starts from a couple of euros to get to a couple of tens of euros. The important thing is to contact centers specialized trying to find out as much as possible both by talking to a veterinarian and with someone who has one and can tell us about their experience. Together with the mouse, let's not forget to buy a minimum of equipment, a cage and containers to feed them which are the same ones we could use for a Russian hamster.

White domestic rat

White or not white it is first necessary to clarify the difference between rat and house mouse since they also belong to the same Muridi family. The main difference is in terms of size because the mouse can measure from 3 to 10 centimeters, while the rat also reaches 27 centimeters and it is difficult to be smaller than ten centimeters. In terms of character there are no colossal differences, they are both animals easy to tame and pleasant, if we do not have "disgust" for this kind of animals. For the category.

The house mouse in general is an animal that gets busy at night, is active, loves being in a group, in company, and can also haveInstinct to imitate us. He lives about 4 years, on average, has a developed sense of smell and excellent hearing while seeing us, he does not see very well.

Domestic rat: diseases

Strange to say but the house mouse is an animal that lives in environments hygienically impeccable, if we keep their cage well they will like it very much. To examine every potential dangerous situation, let's look at the 40 pathologies that can be transmitted directly or indirectly from mice and rats, through contact with the manure released into the environment, the bites or stings of their parasites. Some are well known, while others remain unknown to most of us and this means that they are not that widespread. The most common pathologies that can be transmitted are the following: leptospirosis, plague, salmonellosis, murine typhus and rabies.

House mouse: feeding

If we are going to take a house mouse better inform us what our new friend likes for dinner and lunch. To prevent hunger from nibbling on wood, mattresses, carpets, plants and books, let's supply it with tasty and chewable food. According to him then sunflower seeds, dog biscuits, fruit, vegetables such as celery, carrots, radishes, courgettes, squash, bones, meat, cheese, nuts, hazelnuts. In the cage it is okay to put everything in a bowl at his disposal, the house mouse he knows how to handle himself.

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  1. Jimiyu

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  2. Vur

    I confirm. All of the above is true.

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