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Forum: Rat Health

Topics related to rat health, care, and medicine. This includes topics about rat diets. Keep in mind we are not veterinarians and always recommend taking your rat to see one when they are ill.

  1. Sticky Thread Sticky: Rat Food Recommendations & Reviews (WIP)

    Nutritionally Complete Block/Kibble Type Foods "Lab blocks" or block/kibble type processed foods are formulated specifically for rats in mind and...

    Started by Jaguar‎, 08-31-2014 01:28 AM
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  2. Sticky Thread Sticky: Megacolon and High White Information

    Genetic megacolon occurs as a result of faulty cell development in the embryo stage. The nerve cells in the wall of the colon and/or rectum are...

    Started by lilspaz68‎, 09-14-2007 02:38 PM
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    11-15-2010, 05:09 PM Go to last post
  3. Sticky Thread Sticky: Is Your Rat Sneezing? URI and Mycoplasmosis Information

    If there's anything you think should be added, please send me a message. Why is my rat sneezing? Persistent sneezing in a rat could mean many...

    Started by Jaguar‎, 02-05-2010 10:35 PM
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  4. Sticky Thread Sticky: Rat First Aid & First Aid Kit

    Thanks to lilspaz68 and AMJ087 for laying the groundwork in this sticky several years ago. Comprehensive First Aid Kit via the Rat Guide:...

    Started by AMJ087‎, 01-21-2010 08:47 PM
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  5. Sticky Thread Sticky: Good and Bad Food for Rats & Ratty Recipes

    What is good for your rats to eat Essentially, if it is ok for you to eat, then it is generally ok for the rats to eat. To make a comprehensive...

    Started by AMJ087‎, 01-13-2010 07:36 PM
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    01-14-2010, 12:14 AM Go to last post
  6. Sticky Thread Sticky: Quarantine Information

    A recently adopted rat (Especially from the pet store) could have any number of rat diseases that just haven't shown up yet. One of the big ones is...

    Started by littlematchstick‎, 01-14-2010 12:04 AM
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  7. Sticky Thread Sticky: Exotic Veterinarian List & Info

    Here you will find a list of vets recommended by our members. To keep things organized please PM me, another moderator, or the admin with the...

    Started by AMJ087‎, 01-13-2010 07:16 PM
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  8. Sticky Thread Sticky: Bathing Rats - What you should know!

    **Note that you should check out some of these links as there is other information on how to actually bathe your rats if its really necessary and...

    Started by lilspaz68‎, 08-10-2008 05:12 PM
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  9. Sticky Thread Sticky: Abscess Treatment Outline

    Rat Guide informative link: http://ratguide.com/health/integumentary_skin/abscess.php How to treat an abscess at home: Items needed: -...

    Started by Stephanie‎, 07-27-2007 02:42 AM
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  1. Is something wrong?

    Sigmund seems underweight. Both of my girls are like, weirdly little for rats - neither of them is longer than my hand head to butt. They're about 10...

    Started by cvieira‎, Today 04:13 PM
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  2. How old?

    Just out of curiosity... How old is the oldest rat you currently own? And, if your current rats aren't your first, what age did the oldest rat you...

    Started by Ratbag‎, Today 10:54 AM
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    Today, 04:13 PM Go to last post
  3. Unhappy Throat Lump On Neera?

    So, I took Neera to the vet last Wednesday because of her ear infection and the lump on her throat. Before I get into anything I just wanted to give...

    Started by Sabatea‎, Today 12:19 PM
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  4. Dental chew

    I've seen a couple of people with dog dental chews in their photos and was wondering which brand is best and how often they can be given? Apple wood...

    Started by kksrats‎, Today 01:13 PM
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    Today, 03:20 PM Go to last post
  5. Weird noises (whimpering?) that vet can't identify--HELP!

    My baby Ollie is a 1.5 year old dumbo, and about three or four months ago I noticed he made some strange sounds when breathing--not wheezing, but his...

    Started by emilyheart‎, Yesterday 11:12 AM
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    Today, 01:10 PM Go to last post
  6. Horrible body distortion followed by normal behaviour? (pic included)

    Hey everyone, It's been a very busy week with the rats and now a new problem has arisen. I had all three of the new girls out for free range...

    Started by Jess <3‎, Today 10:00 AM
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    Today, 10:34 AM Go to last post
  7. Pee rocks??

    What exactly is a pee rock? I mean the name seems to be pretty self explanatory but lol can I get one in a store? Or is it just a rock? I've been...

    Started by sarasmithhh‎, 10-20-2014 09:46 PM
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  8. Separation anxiety??

    Maybe I sound crazy here, but is separation anxiety a thing rats can have? Before we got Cosmo, during Milo's quarantine and after he had surgery,...

    Started by Lare‎, Yesterday 08:11 PM
    • Replies: 5
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    Today, 09:31 AM Go to last post
  9. Can I dye my rat with food coloring?

    With a spray bottle ? Will they lick it off or will it have time to stain? I used beet juice before but it doesn't stay on because they lick it off...

    Started by Nijidoragon‎, 10-22-2014 04:28 PM
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  10. Old rat, bad leg, itchy, can't scratch

    Poor old Bandit is experiencing that hind leg degeneration that I have heard about. One leg he can't lift high enough to scratch himself anymore and...

    Started by 1a1a‎, 10-23-2014 06:49 PM
    • Replies: 4
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  11. Please help i'm very worried he might die

    So I haven't spent as much attention on Loki as I used to partially because I got my own dog for my birthday and my parent recently acquired two...

    Started by Camelle‎, Today 12:07 AM
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  12. Female VS Male

    Are females usually skinner than males?

    Started by sarasmithhh‎, Yesterday 01:19 PM
    • Replies: 7
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    Today, 03:20 AM Go to last post
  13. Question about Suebee's mix

    Hello, I've recently started looking into making my own mix of food for my two male rats. I'm leaning towards making Suebee's mix but my main...

    Started by Snowdazey14‎, 10-23-2014 07:48 PM
    • Replies: 3
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    Yesterday, 11:27 PM Go to last post
  14. Mammory tumour?

    My girl Peach is almost 3 and has slowed down a lot over the past 2 weeks. She is still eating ok just an old lady now I think. I have converted her...

    Started by JulieX10‎, 10-22-2014 04:01 PM
    • Replies: 1
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    Yesterday, 08:27 PM Go to last post
  15. Mort's large lump

    So Mort had a large lump on his neck. About the size of a grape. He is acting normal, let's me touch it without complaint, and there's been no injury...

    Started by rudecrudetattooedfatgirl‎, Yesterday 07:44 AM
    • Replies: 4
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  16. Question Food to help keep weight on for elderly rat?

    My rat tufty (as you may have read my other thread) is really quite old now and has a lump on her side of face / cheek and a sore eye which has now...

    Started by Tufty+Flo‎, Yesterday 05:46 PM
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    Yesterday, 06:50 PM Go to last post
  17. Girlie with an extremely long tail... [8 wks]

    I was just wondering... is this normal? I mean, of course it's not harmful, more tail better balance, etc, etc, however I've never seen a baby with...

    Started by Pandorascaisse‎, 10-17-2014 10:57 PM
    • Replies: 8
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    Yesterday, 02:33 PM Go to last post
  18. overall balance deterioration and weight loss

    Hi all, I have a 1 year 7 month pair of ratties, Pippin has started to have trouble getting around his rear end seems to be a little slow and he's...

    Started by Cashew1992‎, Yesterday 12:36 PM
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  19. Tips on Getting rats to take meds

    Hey there,So, I'm sure this will come as no surprise to most of you...but my pet store rats have an upper respiratory infection. Just got back from...

    Started by Mamadoe‎, 10-23-2014 11:08 AM
    • Replies: 8
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    Yesterday, 12:42 PM Go to last post
  20. Lightbulb Pre and Post surgery care (lump removal + spay)

    Is there anything I can do for Bijou to help make sure she is healthy enough for surgery and recovery? I'm very worried she'll have a complication...

    Started by Finnebon‎, 10-22-2014 10:24 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 75
    Yesterday, 08:32 AM Go to last post

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