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Tiny Baby Mouse Noms On A Flower

the daily squee
Baby Mouse Eats A Flower
Yum!

I’m usually not one to see rodents as cute. But! This 20-day-old house mouse deserves an exception. The mouse’s human has been raising her and hopes to release her back into the wild when she gets old enough! I wouldn’t be happy if she was in my cupboards gnawing through my cereal boxes, but nibbling on a dandelion? Too precious. [Tastefully Offensive]

Mouse In My House!

So, I’m an independent woman and everything and even though I’m married, I’d like to think I’d be just fine without a man in my life. I mean, don’t get me wrong: I couldn’t bear the thought of anything happening to Drew, but if, God forbid, it did, or if I had never met him in the first place and were still single, I could survive. At least, that’s what I naively thought until this morning when the worst thing ever happened. You guys, there was a mouse in my house! My cat found it. And then he dropped it at my feet like a gift as I sat down at my desk this morning to start my work for the day. A MOUSE! Keep reading »

Somewhere Out There, A Male Mouse Is Singing His Heart Out

If you think the mouse squeals you can hear between your walls are gross, just wait until you listen to the ones that are normally (and luckily) inaudible to the human ear. Sure, over hearing a neighbor or roommate having sex can be quite traumatizing, but male mice screech higher than Michael Jackson when they’re getting tail. Researchers at the University of Toronto, have discovered that boy mice actually have feelings and real emotions — it’s in their genes. For example, when a male mouse encounters a female or even simply smells one, it gets so excited that it will chirp in a special way based on its individual genetic make up. Basically, male mice sing sweet ballads to show their softer side — remember Fieval from American Tail? [New Scientist] Keep reading »

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