Mice & related species

Mice need plenty of space and things to do, and are really intelligent and fun to watch! Cage size requirements will depend upon the size of the group you are interested in adopting, but as a guide for a trio of mice would need a minimum cage size of 80x50cm with narrow bar spacing. Bigger than the minimum is always better if you have the space! Please read through our mouse care advice pages before applying to adopt.

Prior to adoption we will carry out an online set-up check, to ensure the housing requirements for the animal you wish to adopt will be met.

Mice adopted from us must not be bred from under any circumstances.

Our adoption fee for mice is a £10 minimum donation (£20 for a neutered male – our neutering costs are £50 per mouse) to help cover the costs of caring for the animals at Tiny Paws MCR. Group adoptions will be discounted.

Looking to adopt mice but we don’t have anyone suitable available? Join our adoption mailing list to receive emails when we have any newbies ready for their forever homes!


  • Mulberry, Snowberry, Currant, Blueberry & Raspberry

    Name: Mulberry, Snowberry, Currant, Blueberry & Raspberry
    Species: Fancy mice
    Sex: Female
    Age: Guesstimate 3-6 months
    Status: Available for Adoption

    These girls came to us from a large case where someone started out with 2 mis-sexed mice and ended up with 160!

    All of these ladies have now passed their pregnancy watch with no more babies so are ready to be adopted. On arrival they were quite sneezy and snuffly but thankfully this cleared up after a course of antibiotics. They can be adopted as a group of 5 or in a trio and a pair (to join other mice).

    Housing requirements: Minimum 100x50cm for the group of 5 with plenty of enrichment, hideys, climbing ropes, and a min 20cm wheel.

    Please read our mouse housing and care advice prior to applying to adopt!

  • Sesame & Barley | Buckwheat | Hemp | Oat

    Name: Sesame & Barley | Buckwheat | Hemp | Oat
    Species: Fancy mice
    Sex: Male (neutered)
    Age: born 9th Feb 2021.
    Status: Available to bond with female mice from 11th May

    Sesame, Barley, Buckwheat, Hemp and Oat have all recently been neutered and we would like to have homes lined up for them for when they are healed up and ready to meet other mouse friends in a few weeks time.

    Sesame (semi hairless) and Barley (white) are currently still living together happily so will be rehomed together but would ideally like to join some female mice for extra company. The other boys are all currently single but will not be rehomed to live alone and will need to join 2 or more female mice.

    All of the boys are handleable but still speedy and will need some work on their confidence with humans in their new homes.

  • Cherry, Maple, Flora, Fauna, Maleficent & Merryweather

    Name: Cherry, Maple, Flora, Fauna, Maleficent & Merryweather
    Species: Multimammates
    Sex: Female
    Age: Cherry – approx 9 months, Maple – approx 6 months, Flora/Fauna/Maleficent/Merryweather – approx 1 year
    Status: Available for adoption

    These 6 ladies are typical super speedy multimammates who don’t really enjoy being handled and can give a good nip if they feel the need to. Flora, Fauna, Maleficient & Merryweather are the most confident of the bunch and will sometimes allow us to pick them up and have a little stroke.

    They are, however, very smart and agile and really fun to watch.

    The girls will need a confident rodent carer who understands and respects that they are much wilder than fancy mice and not easy to handle. They can be adopted as a group of 6, or in trios, and could join a single male fancy mouse for company (they cannot interbreed).

    Minimum housing requirement: 100x50cm with a 28cm wheel.

    *PLEASE NOTE we are currently only able to consider homes within 1 hour’s drive of our location in Sale, M33, due to lockdown restrictions*