Mice have been domesticated for hundreds of years. They are descendants of the common house mouse and believe it or not, don’t actually like cheese as much as you might think. For more facts read this guide on keeping mice as pets here.
What is like to keep a gerbil as a pet at home? The facts are, most domestic gerbils are derived from Mongolian gerbils who live in large colonies in the wild. However, these days they are tamer than mice.
There’s more to goldfish than many people think. These gorgeous fish have been domesticated and kept as pets in China since at least 800 AD. This goldfish facts guide explains more and looks into the history of the famous aquatic animal.