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House Mouse

Quick Facts

Size

Bodies can range up to 3 in (8 cm) long.

Preferred Habitat

Any place that is warm and offers shelter.

Known Health Issues

they can carry parasites and a number of pathogens that lead to diseases. Their droppings can carry bacteria and cause allergic reactions.
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The common house mouse is the best know species of mouse as it also is considered a pest when a colony invades a home. Mice usually invade homes for food and shelter. Mice become problematic in homes when they begin to cause structural damage to homes and spread bacteria. They can carry parasites and a number of pathogens that lead to diseases; mice have even been linked to spreading hantavirus in North America. Their droppings can carry bacteria as well, which can contaminate human food sources, and can also cause allergic reactions.

Mice vary in size but their bodies can range up to 3 in (8cm) in length. Typical house mice range in color from gray to dark brown. Mice prefer to inhabit any place that is warm and offers shelter, meaning your home is the perfect place for a mouse infestation. Call Miller Pest & Termite to fix your mice problem today.