The house mouse is the most common rodent pest in most parts of
the world. It can breed rapidly and adapt quickly to changing
conditions. In fact, a female house mouse can give birth to a half
dozen babies every three weeks, and can produce up to 35 young per
House mice prefer to eat seeds and insects, but will eat many
kinds of food. They are excellent climbers and can jump up to a
foot high, however, they are color blind and cannot see clearly
beyond six inches.
House mice live in structures, but they can survive outdoors,
too. House mice prefer to nest in dark, secluded areas and often
build nests out of paper products, cotton, packing materials, wall
insulation and fabrics.
Micro droplets of mouse urine can cause allergies in children.
Mice can also bring fleas, mites, ticks and lice into your