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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 a moderator or admin with the following info to...

    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. URI seems to have gotten worse after adding a second AB?

    I started my 3 year old girl on clavamox about 2 weeks ago for her chronic URI since she was getting snuffly again. It seemed to help and her...

    Started by Finnebon‎, Today 02:03 AM
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    Today, 04:56 AM Go to last post
  2. heatwave and sneezing?

    I'm in the midst of a heatwave in the UK and my two baby ratties plus one of my older ones have started with intermittent sneezing!No porphyrin or...

    Started by glh‎, 07-20-2016 05:45 AM
    • Replies: 4
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    Yesterday, 09:15 AM Go to last post
  3. Exclamation Mites?

    I recently bought some Carefresh litter for my rats, unscented of course. I froze it for 48 hours as was recommended, but recently my rats have...

    Started by Haylay‎, Yesterday 12:44 AM
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  4. Mammary Tumor Growth in Female Rats: how fast do they grow?

    If you have/ have had female rats with mammary tumors, please tell me how fast the tumor went from pea size to double pea size etc...how long did it...

    Started by Gribouilli‎, 07-21-2016 04:43 PM
    • Replies: 3
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    Yesterday, 12:20 AM Go to last post
  5. Gurggled breathing

    I just got two feeders and theyre about 4 months old.. when i had just put them in the cage it sounded like they were breathing gurggly. Like a quiet...

    Started by AnyaAndLyra‎, 07-21-2016 07:43 PM
    • Replies: 6
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    07-22-2016, 03:49 PM Go to last post
  6. Oils to relieve mite scabs while waiting for Revolution to ship

    Hello all, While I'm waiting for my shipment of Revolution to come in the mail, I want to provide some soothing comfort to my girl who has some...

    Started by rottengirl‎, 07-22-2016 09:37 AM
    • Replies: 2
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    07-22-2016, 03:14 PM Go to last post
  7. Help!! undescended testicle

    I have two boys and the one I noticed only had one testicle and a bump in his abdomen. I couldn't find too much about it but I know I'm definitely...

    Started by Jenxxc‎, 07-21-2016 09:59 PM
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  8. Update on Minnie & some more questions!

    So as many of you know, I took Minnie and Rattles to the vet last Friday due to sneezing/lethargy/heavy breathing. Turns out both girls were...

    Started by bclaytonsc‎, 07-21-2016 09:07 AM
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    07-21-2016, 07:59 PM Go to last post
  9. Started my female rats on Tamoxifen! Rat mammory tumors medicine

    I started my two intact female rats on Tamoxifen last Friday after I noticed two small pea size bumps on Mistigri and a single pea size bump on...

    Started by Gribouilli‎, 07-20-2016 02:42 AM
    • Replies: 8
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    07-21-2016, 05:22 PM Go to last post
  10. Rat Food Collective

    Looking for other individuals in the Northeast US to join in on a food collective for HT 2016. Minimum required purchase is $1,000 plus S&H. Equates...

    Started by RatAtat2693‎, 07-21-2016 01:56 PM
    • Replies: 1
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    07-21-2016, 04:52 PM Go to last post
  11. Where can I find reasonably priced bulk lab blocks?

    I haven't bought rat lab blocks in about two years. The first time I bought 200lbs and froze most of it, and I'm just now getting down to the last 40...

    Started by Tierney‎, 07-21-2016 04:31 PM
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  12. Unusual looking testicles

    Hello, I am posting because today I noticed my rat's testicles look very unusual. My first thought was that he may have a tumor, however I have read...

    Started by TheBoys‎, 07-20-2016 08:30 PM
    • Replies: 7
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    07-21-2016, 02:55 PM Go to last post
  13. Mite (?) scabs, how long til they heal? Did treatment work?

    The other day I noticed one of my girls has scabs all over her, looking very typical of mites (we've had them before about 3 years ago). I would be...

    Started by Finnebon‎, 07-20-2016 02:09 AM
    • Replies: 8
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    07-20-2016, 04:24 PM Go to last post
  14. Runt of my mischief cuts behind ear back of head

    Hello I'm pretty new here not a super experienced rat keeper but I do my best, I've got a pretty large mischief now 7 males 6 females in side by side...

    Started by Yashua‎, 07-19-2016 01:30 PM
    • Replies: 2
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    07-20-2016, 03:24 PM Go to last post
  15. citrus

    I know citrus fruit is a general no no but is dried citrus fruit ok?

    Started by peace‎, 07-18-2016 05:48 PM
    • Replies: 2
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    07-20-2016, 12:57 PM Go to last post
  16. Sick Rat Suddenly Choking On EVERYTHING!

    You may have read about my battle with Olive's massive abscess in her neck. She is on 3 antibiotics and a painkiller and is hopefully on the slow...

    Started by Grotesque‎, 07-19-2016 11:19 PM
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    07-20-2016, 02:52 AM Go to last post
  17. Now I have another problem - Rat Fight Ended In Massive Puncture Wound!

    I swear my mischief is falling apart. So along with Olive pretty much dying in front of my eyes from the worst abscess ever, I have a rat with a...

    Started by Grotesque‎, 07-20-2016 01:16 AM
    • Replies: 2
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    07-20-2016, 01:25 AM Go to last post
  18. Exclamation Rat with URI now not using certain paws, help!

    Hello. I recently took my rat to the vet because he had an upper respiratory infection. That was just under a week ago. He is on baytril and...

    Started by vuxel‎, 07-17-2016 02:37 AM
    • Replies: 5
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    07-19-2016, 04:42 PM Go to last post
  19. Massively Swollen Finger

    Help! I'm unsure what happened here... I suspect little Ruth here and her sister got into a tussle yesterday, but her finger is still swollen up like...

    Started by SoaringRat‎, 07-18-2016 10:12 PM
    • Replies: 2
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    07-19-2016, 12:08 AM Go to last post
  20. Potential sprain

    So about an hour ago I think Blayze had some sort of accident. Him and Bayu were play fighting and rolling around the room chasing each other, they...

    Started by BlackAce‎, 07-18-2016 11:58 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 32
    07-18-2016, 11:58 PM Go to last post

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