They have been known to make a grown man cry, and both men and women to abandon their homes. They make otherwise sensible and peace-loving people lash out with extreme violence, and fill others with shame, fearing neighbours and friends will hate them for ever. Yes, the humble house mouse has a lot of answer for.
The mouse problem in London is well documented, not least in our news pages. But when does it become more of a problem. When do the mouse control risks faced by tens of thousands of people become a crisis?
You may never come across signs of mice in your home, even when they are there. But when the mouse population grows, or when us humans are particularly sensitive to their presence, it becomes much easier to spot the tell-tale signs that mice have taken up residence. Mice are nocturnal creatures so the signs of