The Snap-E Mouse Trap, Havahart X-Small Professional Style One-Door Animal Trap, and Victor M154 Metal Pedal Mouse Trap lead are the top three highest rated mouse traps on Amazon.com as of March 2015. Of these, only the Havahart is a no-kill trap.
Featuring a sturdy steel and polystyrene body, the Snap-E is a simple innovation over the classic paddle-style mouse trap. A large strike bar and trip paddle assembly means it catches more mice than traditional devices. Priced at $4.95 per unit, these are a mid-range cost option.
The Havahart X-Small Professional Style One-Door animal trap is a rust-resistant wire mesh box that comes with steel fittings to provide structural strength. Its gravity action door and sensitive trigger ensure any rodent is safely and humanely captured. This rodent capture deviceis priced at $29.99, making it a high-cost, highly effective option.
The Victor M154 Metal Pedal Mouse Trap is an American standard. A classic wooden paddle and metal strike bar style trap, it requires no poisons or toxic chemicals and the simple wooden body allows the entire unit to be disposed of quickly and cleanly. These traps can be purchased for as little as $3.00 for a pack of four, making this the lowest cost option, perfect for any budgeting mouse-hunter.