If you see a mouse in the house or business premises, the sensible thing to do is go online to find the best mouse trap. Right? We would say, very politely, wrong! Give us a moment here, and we will explain. Mouse traps have been around for centuries, as long as mice have been living with humans. And, as reported in the New Scientist in March 2017, the latest scientific evidence indicates that is 15,000 years.