Mice: What you need to know

Identifying Characteristics

  • Mice can measure anywhere from 5 to 7 inches in length nose to tail
  • Typically dark gray or light brown with a light grey underbelly
  • Their tails are generally furry compared to a rat’s naked tail
  • Their average territory is a 30 foot radius from nest

Active Season

  • Mice do not have a specific active season but are active year-round
  • When living indoor and in ideal conditions a mouse has about a 1 year lifespan
  • A female can have about 8-13 litters in a lifetime

Interesting Facts

  • The word “mouse” derives from the word “thief”
  • A single female mouse can produce over 120 mice in one year

Cause for Concern

  • Mice can damage appliances, electrical wiring, and can also cause minor structural damage
  • Their urine can trigger/develop severe cases of asthma (especially in children)
  • Due to their lack of bladder control they can easily contaminate food, causing sickness

Town & Country Can Help

Customer Preparation

  • Please be able to point out the area that you have been seeing the mice. If you will not be home for the treatment, please provide us with a thorough description or clearly mark the area of concern. Also, please be sure that there is access to areas where we can safely place our treatment out of the reach of children and pets

Our Guarantee

  • Town & Country Pest Solutions offers a guarantee that is above the industry average on every pest that we treat. Please contact our office for specific guarantee offers

Contact Us Immediately

If you have any evidence or any suspicion that this pest is around your property do NOT hesitate to contact us before the problem gets out of control.

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Mice Media Gallery

At Town & Country Pest Solutions we have gone through great lengths to better understand the pests that we encounter. Photos and videos have been an important tool in our research and we have included them here to help you “identify your pest.”

All our images and video are copyright and are property of Town & Country Pest Solutions. Do not duplicate without written permission. Email our on-staff photographer, Ryan, if you would like permission to use or purchase any of our media.

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