|Always know your exits|
The thing that struck me about the mouse in the bin is that it is incredibly deep, slick of side and was going to be impossible to get out. Sure, it's full of goodies but had Mouse thought about dying in there with millet and cracked corn? Probably not. He just wanted the goodies.
That's the message of Mouse Medicine. You're either looking at things too closely while the world passes you by or you're looking at a goal far ahead and all the details of the here and now are going untended.