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  1. Rat Health
    I got my rats in December and by now they're around 3 months old, as I am not old enough to work I wasn't really able to buy special food made for rat however I had made tons of research and tried to fulfill their needs using the food I did have access to, which is what they have now been eating...
  2. Rat Health
    Hi everyone! I just got my two boys, Thistle and Fern, on Saturday (they are about 7 weeks old now), and I've been trying to bond with them using baby food. However, they only seem interested in the beef-flavored one, and I'm worried that it will be too much protein for them if I continue to use...
  3. Rat Health
    I have a rat named Monty (~1 year 6 months), who has always been a fat boy, he eats Oxbow all day non-stop. I took his brother (Theo) to the vet a little while ago and they said that Theo was on the low end of overweight. Monty is MUCH larger than Theo, so if Theo is overweight, Monty DEFINITELY...
  4. Rat Health
    I'm wondering if papaya seeds are healthy, or even tolerable, for rats in small amounts. I know papaya is similar to melon which makes me hopeful but I don't want to put my rats at risk. Quick responses are preferable! :) I'm asking because papaya seeds are shown to drastically reduce tapeworms...
  5. Rat Health
    What are some of your favorite meals to share with rats? I was hoping to have once a month dinner nights with mine where we eat the same thing and hang out, idk just thought it would be fun
  6. Rat Health
    So um- lol, yeah, one of my rats is getting a bit fat ;-; I just want to know a few tricks or something to help him not get TOO fat 🤣 I googled it, and he's definitely a on the chunky side. I use the the oxbow, young rat food for them because they like it, should I transfer them to the adult...
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    Rats are just as picky about their foods as humans are. I find this facinating. Here is a list of things that my rats like. Orion, Pax, Delilah, and Neela all like the same stuff: Grapes, apples, mashed bananas, mashed peas, mashed brocolli, cherry yogurt, raspberries, lab blocks, bread...
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