Although Mice are often kept as childhood pets, those purchased in a pet store are of considerably different breeding to wild Mice. Wild mice can carry ticks and fleas and undesirable microscopic organisms too.

Mice Facts & Figures

  • Life span 9 - 12 months
  • Sexually mature after just 6 weeks
  • Average 8 litters per year, 5-6 per litter
  • A single female mouse could produce on average 44 young in a year
  • That mouse' offspring could produce on average 1936 young in a year