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House Mouse Size compared to penny - Rodent Control in Kansas City, Missouri

House Mouse

Quick Facts


Can grow to 3 in. (8 cm) long.

Preferred Habitat

Area that is warm and sheltered.

Known Health Issues

They carry parasites and other disease-causing bacteria.
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The house mouse is the most commonly known mouse species and it tends to invade a home when it needs food and shelter. Mice are responsible for causing structural damage and spreading bacteria, parasites, and other pathogens that lead to diseases, including the hantavirus in North America. Their droppings can cause allergic reactions and contaminate your food.

While they come in different sizes, mice can reach 3 in. (8 cm) and range in color from gray to brown. Your home is a very attractive shelter source for mice, so it is important to call Miller Pest Control as soon as possible to fix your mice problem.