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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: 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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  2. 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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    02-05-2010, 10:35 PM Go to last post
  3. 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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  4. 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
  5. 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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    01-14-2010, 12:04 AM Go to last post
  6. 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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    01-13-2010, 07:16 PM Go to last post
  7. 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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  8. 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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    07-27-2007, 02:42 AM Go to last post
  1. Wheel Tail?

    So I always though "wheel tail" (when the tail curls over the back) was the result of over using the wheel or using a wheel that is too small. On the...

    Started by ksaxton‎, Today 11:25 AM
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    Today, 01:18 PM Go to last post
  2. Bruised tail?

    I was bathing my rats today when i noticed Monty has a little black-bluish spot on the end of his tail. I think it might be a bruise, but it doesn't...

    Started by Dkeno‎, Today 11:11 AM
    • Replies: 1
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    Today, 12:34 PM Go to last post
  3. Weight, Cause for Concern?

    I usually weigh my rats every month or two months for my own records and in case I am asked at the vet's office. I remember a month ago I made a post...

    Started by Phantom‎, 07-22-2014 04:11 PM
    • Replies: 9
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    Today, 12:26 PM Go to last post
  4. Grape-nuts?

    We have two boxes of grape-nuts in our cupboard and I was wondering if they would be an okay occasional treat. It does have 5 grams of sugar so it...

    Started by CleverRat‎, Today 10:57 AM
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    Today, 10:57 AM Go to last post
  5. Exclamation Starving rat, in desperate need of help

    I really need some help and I've found lots of valuable information on this forum when I first became a rat owner so I'm hoping I can find some help...

    Started by RattieLove*‎, 07-04-2014 05:31 PM
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  6. Illness keeps coming back

    I need some help in figuring out what's wrong with my boy Chevy. He's almost 3 and a half months old and has been struggling with respiratory...

    Started by LaurelAmo‎, Yesterday 07:10 AM
    • Replies: 4
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    Today, 06:09 AM Go to last post
  7. Daiyu has a hurt eye?

    Yesterday I noticed that my girl, Daiyu, had some dried blood around her eye. Just little bits and spots, nothing huge or severe. Some of her fur is...

    Started by Haven Relis‎, 07-19-2014 12:49 AM
    • Replies: 4
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    Today, 02:10 AM Go to last post
  8. honey nut shreaded wheat?

    do you think this makes a good treat? http://www.postfoods.com/our-brands/post-shredded-wheat/spoon-size-honey-nut/

    Started by darkiss4428‎, 07-23-2014 02:16 AM
    • Replies: 3
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    Today, 01:30 AM Go to last post
  9. Toffee Is Sick

    So I think a few of mine are coming down with a URI. It's not bad yet, just some minor sputtering sounds every once in a while and a slightly...

    Started by ksaxton‎, Yesterday 11:59 PM
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    Yesterday, 11:59 PM Go to last post
  10. Sick rat gasping for air

    One of my girls has been sick for a few months, but it has gradually gotten worse. She has a few good hours per day, but the rest of the time she has...

    Started by zieo92‎, Yesterday 10:05 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 85
    Yesterday, 11:31 PM Go to last post
  11. Amoxicillin

    I posted a question about getting URI meds on the Rat Fan Club Facebook page and an admin told me that my rats were too young for myco to be much of...

    Started by ksaxton‎, 07-23-2014 04:06 PM
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    Yesterday, 09:29 PM Go to last post
  12. Help! Rat attempting to throw up?

    I know its biologically impossible, but he appears to be attempting to throw up. He's not only wretching, but stuff is coming out too in a sparse...

    Started by fluffy470‎, Yesterday 10:56 AM
    • Replies: 6
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    Yesterday, 08:35 PM Go to last post
  13. Question Squirmy Ratty Doesn't Want to Take Her Medicine!

    Just what the title says! It's her first time taking it, and my first time administering it, so (obviously) neither of us are overly comfortable...

    Started by carleycassandra‎, 07-23-2014 08:10 AM
    • Replies: 9
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    Yesterday, 07:06 PM Go to last post
  14. Exclamation Finished Antibiotics, No Improvement

    Pip just finished a round of doxy and baytril, but still sounds like he's on his death bed. It's a different sound now though, almost a...

    Started by LittlePip‎, Yesterday 12:12 PM
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    Yesterday, 07:02 PM Go to last post
  15. Smoking and rats?

    I don't smoke, but my mom does, and she doesn't change clothes nor wash hands after doing so, yet she touches my guinea pigs and rats, anyone that...

    Started by Fusion200‎, Yesterday 12:36 PM
    • Replies: 3
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    Yesterday, 06:00 PM Go to last post
  16. HELP?!!rat penis blood?!

    both my young male rats have red on the end of there penises sometimes, it seemes to be blood... it scares me. my mom though it was them...

    Started by bekahbunny‎, 07-22-2014 05:21 PM
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  17. Hiccuping rat?

    My new rat starts spazzing sometimes, she doesn't squeak or anything, just spazz for like a minute or so and then stop, I've seen this in my other...

    Started by Fusion200‎, Yesterday 03:01 PM
    • Replies: 1
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    Yesterday, 05:26 PM Go to last post
  18. Please help my youngest girl... I have already spent hundreds of dollars, and not she

    Hello! This is a picture of my girl- she has some kind of lump/irritation right at the opening of her vagina... I suspect she may need some...

    Started by Gannyaan‎, 07-23-2014 08:12 PM
    • Replies: 7
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    Yesterday, 04:53 PM Go to last post
  19. Need help - Hair Loss

    Hello all, So patch lives a very happy life with her two cage mates. The problem is that she is going bald but only on her arms!! I understand that...

    Started by Scott‎, 07-22-2014 07:28 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 84
    Yesterday, 01:48 PM Go to last post
  20. Bumblefoot issues

    Hi, I was hoping for some advice for my rat Poppadom. He's been suffering from what I think (and the vet agreed) is bumblefoot; it came on...

    Started by twizzle‎, 07-20-2014 11:10 AM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 60
    Yesterday, 10:50 AM Go to last post

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