American Fancy Rat & Mouse Association

This article is from the Spring 1997 AFRMA Rat & Mouse Tales news-magazine.

“Fancy” What Does It Mean?

By Nichole Royer

Fancy Rat or Mouse:

  • A rat or mouse that is not plain
  • A rat or mouse bred especially for highly desirable qualities
  • A rat or mouse which is of particular excellence or highest grade

Rat or Mouse Fancier:

  • A person who breeds rats or mice for specific qualities and points of excellence
  • A person who has a special enthusiasm or interest in rats or mice
  • A person who actively participates in the exhibition and promotion of rats or mice

Rat and Mouse Fancy:

  • The sport and pursuit of breeding and showing rats and mice *
May 26, 2014