In most other places around the country, people get mice problems because they are too lazy to take out the garbage or clean their homes. In New York City, it doesn’t matter what you do or do not do; mice will visit any place that is accessible to them. The finest restaurants and hotels in the city have mice problems, and they have yet to find a way to keep these creatures away for good.
New York mice are fearless, and they will not be deterred by the sight of their friends and relatives getting caught in a mousetrap. They are not really afraid of humans, and they will just look for food in your home at their own leisure. They are also intelligent enough to outsmart some of the most excellent feline hunters, so having cats in your home does not really solve the problem. They can get into almost any place they want because they can squeeze through openings that are as small as the size of a dime.
Other than eating your food, mice also carry a wide range of diseases, and they will contaminate your food with their urine and feces. They also chew electrical wires, which may cause power failure, or even fire.