What do mice eat?

How come in movies and cartoons mice are always eating cheese? The diet of a mouse should be a combination of fruit, vegetables and good quality mouse/rat pellets. They should always have access to clean drinking water and should only be fed grains and seeds in small portions.

Here are some safe fruit, veggies and herbs your pet mouse or mice can eat:


  • Apples
  • Pears
  • Bananas
  • Melons
  • Peaches


  • Broccoli
  • Cabbage
  • Carrots
  • Corn
  • Beans
  • Peas


  • Basil
  • Parsley
  • Coriander

A well balanced diet of fresh fruit, vegetables, good quality pellets, occasional seeds and grain and constant access to fresh water will help keep your pet mouse or mice healthy and happy.

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