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  1. Rat Health
    Me and my partner recently adopted an older girl (1.5 years) as she had been alone for a few weeks and needed company. She is still in quarantine as we heard a whistling noise when she would be overly excited/stressed. We took her to the vet and he said that he thinks that this noise is from...
  2. Rat Health
    I'm crying so much rn. I have no clue what is wrong with my little baby. He is a dumbo Dwarf rat, around 8 months old. Weird breathing <video link I have never heard him make THAT kind of sound before, it usually just sounded like a creaking door or like a gopher I guess, there was no jump. I'm...
  3. Rat Health
    Hi, I'm a first time rat owner and have only had my rats for a couple of weeks, I think they are a few months old at the moment. I have noticed that when one of them is asleep she seems to breathe a lot faster than the other one and I can't tell if this is normal for them or if I should take her...
  4. Rat Health
    I got my small rat from petco a few months back and since I got him he has made a weird “grunting” or I guess his breathing always is just loud and nasal sounding, and gets worse when he’s stressed. I took him to the vet within the first week and they said he was a perfectly healthy rat. He...
  5. General Rat Topics
    If this post would be better suited for the Rat Health section let me know, but we live in Colorado and figured a humidifier was needed. I can't help but be a little worried about using something "ultrasonic" for them, as they can hear up to 90 kilohertz. I couldn't find anything that wasn't...
  6. Rat Health
    My girl who is just over a year old has been sneezing a lot lately and her breathing is high pitched (like a whistling noise when she breathes) but otherwise, she is acting normal and there are no excessive amounts of porphyrin around her noise or anywhere. Another one of my rats who is almost...
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