It scuttles. It squeaks. And someday soon it could be sitting in your hand! Ask a local zoo, pet shop or even a friend if you can hold one of their rats or mice.
We think you can raise£75I'll do it
Does holding a wriggling pack of mice make you want to run a mile? If you can bear holding them for a minute, you could conquer your fear and feel incredible.
We think you can raise£100I'll face it
Lie back and let the pack do their worst! You’ll squeal and squeak, but you’ll feel fearless once it’s over. Let a pack of these furry friends use you as a climbing frame for a minute and show fear who is boss.
We think you can raise£150I'll take it on
Got a question?
Do you have a question about how to face your fear of rodents? Don’t worry, we have a list of frequently asked questions (FAQs) to help you beat your fear.Read our FAQs
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Face your fear of mice and rats in your own way. Take on the challenge by signing up today.I'll face rats or mice my own way
Do you know someone afraid of rats or mice? Tag them in a social media post and challenge them to face their fear and raise money for the BHF.
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