Fancy Mice

Some articles on mice, fancy mice:

Fancy Mouse - Mice As Pets
... The first written reference to mice kept as pets occurs in the Erya, the oldest extant Chinese dictionary, from a mention in an 1100 B.C ... In Europe the breeding of fancy mice became popular through the introduction of Japanese stock in the early 17th century ... Shows are held so competitive breeders can display their mice, where they are judged on color,body shape and behavior ...

Famous quotes containing the words mice and/or fancy:

    And the sun and the stove and the mice and the gnawed paper
    Made up the days and nights when I missed supper,
    Paring my nails, looking over the farbelow street
    Of tramways and bells. But one night I heard the feet.
    Philip Larkin (1922–1986)

    Observing him in these moods, I often dwelt meditatively upon the old philosophy of the Bi-Part Soul, and amused myself with the fancy of a double Dupin—the creative and the resolvent.
    Edgar Allan Poe (1809–1849)