Yes, that's the point, various kinds of rodents are bred for this purpose.
Not cats, not dogs, no way!
I volunteer at the humane society. I look in those faces every day. Believe me, we have let them down enough already.
"He is your friend, your partner, your defender, your dog. You are his life, his love, his leader.
He will be yours, faithful and true to the last beat of his heart. You owe it to him to be worthy of such devotion."-Unknown