Welcome to Zen Mousery

Indefinite hiatus — not currently breeding

Unfortunately Zen Mousery is no longer operating, however the website will stay up for pedigree and litter records, care articles and genetics information.

To find a rat or mouse breeder, please see the NFRS Registered Rat & Mouse Breeders.

Zen Mousery was a small mousery, focusing on producing outgoing, confident mice and rats with excellent conformation (big, clear eyes; large, well-positioned, crease-free ears; large in size without being fat; long tail; and strong, racy body type).

Zen babies were handled daily from birth, and in addition to great show prospects, made wonderful pets. We were particularly interested in confident, curious mice and rats, and aimed to produce the type of pet that willingly runs up your arm, and come to play with you, so you don’t need to chase them around. We valued and selected for active, outgoing personalities and did so for many generations, ensuring this trait was set solidly in our lines.