10 Best Pet Names for Mice and Rats


9. Basil – Mouse

Basil is a fictional mouse detective based on Sherlock Holmes. He works hard to rescue a small mouse named Olivia Flaversham, who has been taken by Professor Ratigan (a rat), while also working to protect the royal family from assassination. He is smart and tenacious, but more than a little conceited.

He tries hard to hide his sensitive side, but it shows through in spite of his best efforts. Basil is a great name for the sophisticated, proper, lovable mouse in your life.

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