Asked by: Loveth Yakhnyukasked in category: General Last Updated: 1st June, 2020
Are white mice good pets?
Subsequently, one may also ask, can white mice be pets?
White mice are one of the tiniest pets to own. Plus, they are relatively inexpensive to purchase, take care of, and feed. Moreover, since they live in cages, rarely does anyone jump up on a chair and scream when they catch a glimpse of this tiny creature in your home.
Secondly, are white mice dangerous? While mice are adorable creatures to some, they are rather dangerous and destructive pests. Mice, unlike other pests, are not dangerous for their bite, sting, or poison, but rather the health risks that come from the diseases they carry.
Beside this, are mice good pets?
Mice as Pets for Kids Pet mice can be handled, but they need a gentle touch and sometimes a good deal of patience if they are not very tame, to begin with. Mice are very intelligent and don't take up much space. Kids like to watch them run on wheels, hold treats in their hands, and explore their habitats.
What is a white mice?
The White mice or pet mice are a domesticated form of the wild house mouse, of which there are a number of different subspecies. The most common domestic mice are the white albino ones which were (and still are) used in laboratories. Various other mice strains have been developed in laboratories from inbreeding.