American Fancy Rat & Mouse Association

This article is from the WSSF 2008 AFRMA Rat & Mouse Tales news-magazine.

Kids Q & A

Lonely Mouse

By Karen Robbins

Deedee Veluz, e-mail
QI have two mice that we got at Petco. They are both females named Minnie and Sassy, but today Minnie died. I had Minnie for 6 months. What should I do with a lonely mouse? To let you know I live in Barrow but we don’t have money to go out of town to get another mouse for Sassy. Oh yeah, I am 13 years old.

AMice do not do well alone unless it is a male. You can give lots of toys, hay, and play with them but it’s not the same as a rat. They aren’t people oriented like rats are so don’t get the same from human interaction as a rat would. It is best if you could try and get a couple more female mice to be companions for Sassy. *

June 9, 2015