Fancy Rat & Mouse Day is a great opportunity to celebrate these cute creatures. The Fancy Rat is not to be confused with the wild (black) rat. This is the brown, domesticated rat and the Fancy Mouse is the equivalent domesticated form of the house mouse. They are both clever and affectionate creatures, make good pets and develop good relationship with children.
People tend to fear mice and rats as they are often associated with dirt and germs. This day poses a great opportunity to make it up to these wonderful animals by showing you how cute and adorable they are: