However, if the squirrel is too young to earn a living, or cannot find employment for any other reason. She will not be provided for in the market economy without outside assistance. The market economy also wont provide enough of some basic services that cannot generate profit such as infrastructure or universal education.
To make up for this, the rodents' government helps out those who cannot provide for themselves while also supplying the basic services the market economy will not produce on its own.
The aim of the seller is to generate profit. If they make enough money, their business can grow. This depends on them adapting to the needs of the consumer.
If the mouse only sold apples and one day the squirrel decided he only wanted cheeseburgers. The squirrel has the choice to buy from someone else who sells what the squirrel wants.
The mouse will then have to adapt to the changing demands of his customer to continue to generate profits. In this way, consumers can vote for what is on the market depending on how they spend.
The squirrel owns everything she has, and is more likely to take good care of it as a result. She is also usually able to find what she wants to buy.