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Fancy rats, mice on display at Riverside show

September 19, 2010 12:00:00 AM PDT
Animal lovers turned out for the Fancy Rat & Mouse Show in Riverside on Saturday.Those who participated in the American Fancy Rat and Mouse Association's Fancy Rat & Mouse Show will tell you that rats and mice make wonderful companion animals.

In case you're wondering, fancy rats and mice are different from their wild counterparts and are no more likely to transmit disease than any other pet.

At Saturday's show at the Woodcrest Community Center, there were seminars and a rat and mice show with the animals competing for ribbons.

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