Caring for Accidental Litters
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Forum: Caring for Accidental Litters

Help and assistance with caring for your rat and her babies if she has accidentally become pregnant or you suspect she may be. Please do not discuss intentional breeding here.

  1. Sticky Thread Sticky: Megacolon Information

    We want to let members know periodically we will delete older posts on this sticky to keep it clean but it is open for members who have urgent...

    Started by lilspaz68‎, 01-24-2010 07:11 PM
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  2. Sticky Thread Sticky: Information for accidental litters.

    OK so heres some good info that anyone expecting an accidental litter should know to keep all rats healthy. 1 ) Gestation is 21-23 days. Signs...

    Started by AMJ087‎, 01-13-2010 06:24 PM
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  3. Sticky Thread Sticky: Why not to breed...

    To those who come across this, and are thinking of breeding their pet store rats, let me tell you a story about one of the best little rats in the...

    Started by Kimmiekins‎, 09-08-2007 08:45 AM
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    06-24-2008, 12:42 AM Go to last post
  4. Sticky Thread Sticky: Ethical breeding... What you should know before breeding

    I've (and others have expressed the same to me) noticed here, more than any other rat fancy forum, that people believe there are not ratteries out...

    Started by Kimmiekins‎, 11-09-2007 08:07 PM
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  1. When is my rat due?

    Hi! Ive posted on here before asking if my rat, Bianca is pregnant. Well im 99.9% sure she is. So shes in a well ventilated 105 qt bin with polar...

    Started by Rattieqxeennn‎, 10-17-2016 08:12 PM
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    11-18-2016, 10:05 PM Go to last post
  2. Not accidental but help!

    Hey guys so my rat gave birth about 25 hours ago and she was doing so well up until about 4/5 hours ago when she left them in a bundle by themselves...

    Started by NataleeLiane.x‎, 11-16-2016 10:05 AM
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    11-16-2016, 08:49 PM Go to last post
  3. Okay soooo

    I never thought I'd be posting in this forum. I don't even own males. I'm smart. I'm careful. But Tusk is smarter. My sister brings her males with...

    Started by Ladylazerstar702‎, 11-04-2016 05:57 PM
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    11-15-2016, 05:04 PM Go to last post
  4. Pregnant rat possibly giving birth soon?

    Hiya, so I have a question. I have a tiny 8-9 week old female rat, Honey. I got her Sept 29th. She had been in with males her whole life up until I...

    Started by Rattieqxeennn‎, 10-24-2016 08:12 PM
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    10-25-2016, 10:32 AM Go to last post
  5. Is my rat pregnant???

    Hi! So, I got a feeder rat about 2 weeks ago. I couldnt resist :P She was around 7 weeks old when I got her and had been housed with males her whole...

    Started by Rattieqxeennn‎, 10-16-2016 09:33 PM
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    10-17-2016, 10:42 PM Go to last post
  6. When can mom move back home?

    So my litter is 2 weeks old. I've been putting the mom back with her buds everyday for a short period of time so they don't forget her or so she's...

    Started by Sowa‎, 08-29-2016 02:01 PM
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    08-31-2016, 11:05 PM Go to last post
  7. Nuggets little nugglets

    Here is a picture of 3 of Nuggets babies on day 2. She has 11. I'm looking to order a bin for them so they can have bedding since Nugget keeps...

    Started by Sowa‎, 08-16-2016 04:33 PM
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    08-29-2016, 11:11 AM Go to last post
  8. I bought a pregnant rat!

    So Two weeks ago I bought two little girls to join my beautiful Nim in her cage. Rikku has been very shy and hides, I have been slowly coaxing her...

    Started by Medilia‎, 08-16-2016 08:01 AM
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    08-29-2016, 07:03 AM Go to last post
  9. Handling the babes

    Once the mom is comfortable leaving her young, you should scoop up the babies, just for a couple minutes at first, to get them used to touch scent...

    Started by beas.rats‎, 08-19-2016 05:49 PM
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  10. Question Possible Pregnancy

    I haven't been keeping rats for long but now I realise what a huge mistake I made, I bought 2 rats from a pet store who promised the rats were male,...

    Started by Rari‎, 06-27-2016 04:45 PM
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    08-18-2016, 01:56 PM Go to last post
  11. Seperate rats?

    I think one of my rats is pregnant. I'd say she is due any day now, she is nesting like crazy and suddenly got huge. She is living in a DCN with 5...

    Started by Sowa‎, 08-14-2016 07:44 PM
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    08-16-2016, 11:21 PM Go to last post
  12. Rats not feeding Kin

    I have two rats that had babies 2 days ago, and they were being fed until late yesterday. One had 14 babies and one had 6 babies. The only rat trying...

    Started by portugayth‎, 07-02-2016 09:15 PM
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    07-08-2016, 08:53 PM Go to last post
  13. Rayo had her babies ☺️

    So sometime in the early morning little Rayo had 6 healthy squeekers  She seems to be taking care of them and all of them have a milk band. Mommy...

    Started by Greyday‎, 04-29-2016 07:52 AM
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    06-14-2016, 07:18 PM Go to last post
  14. Exclamation Urgent - dead babies inside mom??!?!

    Posting on behalf of a friend who's in a panic. She had two rats who came to her pregnant, one slightly farther along than the other. 1st mom gave...

    Started by smoteymote‎, 06-13-2016 01:28 PM
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    06-14-2016, 11:09 AM Go to last post
  15. MiMi and the Gang

    So, I promise you'll get baby pictures, but first, a quick background story: Wednesday, Mainely Rat Rescue (MRR) took in over 150 rats from a...

    Started by RatAtat2693‎, 06-10-2016 02:05 PM
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    06-11-2016, 02:25 AM Go to last post
  16. Winnifred's Accidental Litter!

    So a couple weeks ago, my friend, Sorrel, purchased a companion rat for her double rex female rat, Rwby (pronounced Ruby). After bringing the new...

    Started by smoteymote‎, 05-31-2016 01:06 AM
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    06-08-2016, 04:44 PM Go to last post
  17. Vesta had her babies 🙂🙃🙂

    Vesta had 15 little babies last night 😊 Three have dark eyes and everyone else is light eyed. Vesta is doing a good job of taking care of everyone,...

    Started by Greyday‎, 05-11-2016 06:59 PM
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    06-06-2016, 03:53 PM Go to last post
  18. Is My Rat Pregnant? or just fat?

    So part of me just thinks I'm being paranoid and I really hope that I am as I really don't want to deal with rat babies. So 3 weeks ago I adopted...

    Started by anilec‎, 05-18-2016 01:22 PM
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    05-26-2016, 01:33 PM Go to last post
  19. What To Feed Mama?

    Since I didn't realize she was pregnant until right before they came I didnt get a chance to introduce any extra healthy mama foods into her diet, so...

    Started by HeartwarmingRobots‎, 05-16-2016 06:38 PM
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    05-17-2016, 02:06 PM Go to last post
  20. Glad I got that Tank!!!

    So far Mouse has four new babies, and it looks like there are more to come!

    Started by HeartwarmingRobots‎, 05-16-2016 10:52 AM
    • Replies: 3
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    05-17-2016, 07:31 AM Go to last post

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