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A cat with toys in its mouth may be a skilled mouser. This is especially true if they "own" the item.

A inquisitive, energetic, or persistent cat may be an excellent mouser. A good hunter will discontinue a long-running attempt.

Because they educate their kittens to hunt, females may be better mousers than males.

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Older cats may mouse better than kittens due to experience.

Neutered cats may mouse better. “Fixed” cats can take their minds off mating.

Adopt a feral or semi-feral cat for outdoor or barn mice. Mouse-deterring cats may not be good companions.

The 'Rex' is from the rabbit fancy, where it implies a curly-coated rabbit," explains Keiger, "and these cats are Cornish," which means they are from Cornwall, England."

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