do pet mice hibernate

Do Pet Mice Hibernate? Reasons | How | Why | Where | Pet Mouse

Many animals hibernate: bees, bats, bears, skunks, and more. Mice are not one of them. They are energetic year-round! In fact, the activities of mice don’t change much in the wintertime at all. They still forage for food, explore, find mates, and raise young. To warm up, they return frequently to a special, warmly-made burrow.  […]

gerbils hibernating

Do Gerbils Hibernate? How Long | Why | Winter | When Cold

Do you notice changes happening in your pet gerbil every time there’s snow outside? During wintertime, your critter may suddenly appear lazy, slow, and even inactive. Do gerbils hibernate? Not exactly, but they do enter a hibernation-like state when the temperature doesn’t agree with them.An animal that is in hibernation will experience dramatic slowing in […]