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Anonymous asked in PetsOther - Pets · 3 months ago

Do field mice make good pets?

3 Answers

  • 3 months ago
    Favorite Answer

    A wild field mouse that you have caught most likely won't make a good pet as adorable as they are. You would need to have found it as an infant before it's eyes opened so that it imprinted on you and trusted you. A mouse that has been living in the wild for a while and then is suddenly removed from that environment will act scared and most likely never trust you, instead it may attack you which is bad because field mice carry a lot of bacteria and diseases in their teeth and a bite from them could potentially be fatal if left untreated depending on the mouse (it sounds wild but infections are no joke)

    We domesticate animals for a reason and unfortunately undomesticated animals may be cute but it would be cruel to take them from their free environment and keep them as a pet and would stress them out, most likely leading to an early death. You can adopt a mouse at a pet shop though, mice and hamsters make lovely companions, just make sure to do the research beforehand :)

  • 3 months ago

    NO they are wild.

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    Lv 7
    3 months ago

    Hmmm They often carry disease.

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