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. 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
  2. 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
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    05-17-2016, 07:31 AM Go to last post
  3. Ayden, Tao, and Zayne

    Introducing the newest members of my furry little family, I bring you, from 1st to last in no particular order, Ayden, Tao, and Zayne. Ayden is...

    Started by RatAtat2693‎, 05-13-2016 05:41 AM
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    05-16-2016, 11:45 PM Go to last post
  4. Bunny didn't eat a golf ball after all and please welcome the lucky 7

    So..... This was out newest little girl until last Friday... Her name is Bunny. Bunny is Cloudy Rat's great great great grand niece and Misty...

    Started by Rat Daddy‎, 04-12-2016 05:38 PM
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    05-16-2016, 06:01 PM Go to last post
  5. Exclamation Mother not caring for her babies????

    Hello, this morning, i woke up to find 14 little baby rats in my big girls cage. I transfered them into a cage alone so the other girls wouldnt...

    Started by littleangel‎, 05-14-2016 07:12 PM
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    05-14-2016, 09:29 PM Go to last post
  6. New rats one pregnant and one possibly pregnant 😳

    My newest two girls came off of craigslist, when I picked up Vesta (tan dumbo) and Rayo (white dumbo with a grey face) they were originally posted as...

    Started by Greyday‎, 04-28-2016 06:33 PM
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    05-11-2016, 04:37 PM Go to last post
  7. Can rats mate through cage bars?

    Kinda a long story but here it goes, I have 2 females rats and had 2 males, one of my males died suddenly not sure of what:/. Anyway all my rats were...

    Started by ellieratluvr‎, 04-18-2016 04:33 AM
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    05-03-2016, 05:27 PM Go to last post
  8. Possibly Dumbos?

    I was playing with the babies today and four of them look suspiciously like dumbos. Am I right about this? I never looked because both parents have...

    Started by InuLing‎, 03-21-2016 01:25 PM
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    04-18-2016, 12:48 AM Go to last post
  9. Exclamation Baby rat no more than three weeks old

    Someone in a rat group of mine posted a pic of a beautiful rat and I expressed interest in her, and then discovered that So I did some investigating...

    Started by Felix‎, 04-16-2016 11:55 PM
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    04-17-2016, 06:34 PM Go to last post
  10. Exclamation Maybe babies?

    So my lovely rat Pandora might be having babies? I think she is going to but I'm not sure if she's just fat. She has been acting really active the...

    Started by PandoraAlicePenelope‎, 04-12-2016 05:19 PM
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    04-15-2016, 04:59 PM Go to last post
  11. V passed away from late onset Megacolon (or so we think). (Warning Graphic Story!)

    I was going to post this sooner, but I needed some time, and my two other boys needed it too. V passed away last week and two and a half years old,...

    Started by Phantom‎, 04-04-2016 10:58 AM
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    04-10-2016, 04:52 AM Go to last post
  12. Exclamation Birth in My Bathtub

    Okay, so let me give you a little background on this. I recently took in a pretty PEW girl (and a couple boys) from someone who had too many rats and...

    Started by Dark_Sama‎, 04-06-2016 01:23 AM
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    04-06-2016, 08:14 PM Go to last post
  13. Relocating and Splitting Litter?

    We lost a baby last night bringing the total down to 24 pinkies. I've been rotating the litter but not everyone is getting enough to eat. I have five...

    Started by CaptainTripp‎, 04-01-2016 12:57 PM
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    04-05-2016, 02:20 AM Go to last post
  14. Looking for advice and opinions

    So as of today 2 of the babies have eyes open. Spot has both his eyes open and little Sirius has one eye open. Now that their eyes are opening I know...

    Started by InuLing‎, 03-16-2016 11:11 PM
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    04-03-2016, 10:28 PM Go to last post
  15. Rescued two females -- possibly pregnant

    Hi everyone! I found two female rats on craigslist the other day who were free. I contacted the poster and they were getting out of feeder...

    Started by waffles‎, 03-07-2016 04:46 PM
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    03-31-2016, 02:07 PM Go to last post
  16. Mocha -- any day now :)

    Day Weight Change % Change

    Started by waffles‎, 03-18-2016 02:01 PM
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    03-27-2016, 09:04 PM Go to last post
  17. Question Risks to rat mom with accidental litter

    I currently own only boys but I am interested in getting a few females (2 or 3). My boys are not neutered as I do not have the money to do so, have...

    Started by AllAnimalsLover‎, 03-10-2016 09:08 PM
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    03-19-2016, 02:22 PM Go to last post
  18. Why does this always happen to me?

    I'm not talking about Mocha getting pregnant. I can deal with that. What I'm talking about is how the universe seems to hate me sometimes. Let me...

    Started by InuLing‎, 03-03-2016 10:14 AM
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    03-15-2016, 05:59 PM Go to last post
  19. Baby rat advice

    I currently have 3 baby rats that were being sold as feeders. I got them 6 days ago and the seller wasn't sure exactly how old they were but based on...

    Started by Damiansmom‎, 03-14-2016 02:50 PM
    • Replies: 2
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    03-14-2016, 04:39 PM Go to last post
  20. Tiny baby with scaly skin??

    One of the babies who is smaller than the others looks like it has dry/cracked skin. Anyone know what this is??

    Started by ray‎, 02-29-2016 07:39 PM
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    03-09-2016, 09:04 AM Go to last post

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