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Hi Natasha,

I herd that mice love you to add new toys to their tank often.

Can you give me a list of all the safe things you can find around the house and yard?

Thank You.

Hi Sunstream,

I don't recommend using things from outdoors. The most important thing in a mouse cage besides the wheel is toilet paper rolls and paper towel rolls. Small boxes of any sort; cardboard egg cartons; paper bags... Look at anything you are going to throw out and ask yourself, would a mouse like this?


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