I have to go to school and I can't take these little guys with me. I didn't want to give them to a pet store knowing they'd be separated or fed to snakes. I also didn't want to sell them or put them on craigslist or something because I don't feel comfortable with that and I wanted to make sure they had a proper home. A coworker of my dad's offered to take care of them considering he has 2 daughters that have always wanted pets. The little girls are very sweet and responsible. They promised to keep the mice together and safe. One of the girls renamed little spartacus, dot. She said "the little patches of fur missing make her special and I like the dots!" They'll be in good hands from now on.