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  1. Rat Homes
    I've seen a lot of people talking about vet beds? From what I've learned so far is its like fleece and absorbent fabric then fleece so its kinda like washable bedding? I can't find much about it or what I could do for that as I think it would help me out quite a lot with my boy. Does anyone have...
  2. Rat Health
    I have an elderly male agouti rat I adopted last June, and renamed “Duncan.” He was nearing 2 years old and had been relinquished at the small animal shelter when his owners decided not to take him on their move to a new state. He’d initially been adopted from the shelter as a baby with his...
  3. Rat Related Rants & Raves
    The rat breeder I got my boys from about a year and half ago hasn't responded to any of the 3 e-mails I've sent over the past few months. I'm frustrated and anxious, because I would like to have my questions answered (how old are my rats, are they all brothers), and because with them getting up...
  4. Rat Behavior
    I have an elderly hairless female rat that has lived with the mischief since she was surrendered last year. Now, everyone is beating her up and she has to be alone. Is this normal, and will she be okay caged alone? She’s out snuggling whenever I am home. I just feel bad for her.
  5. General Rat Topics
    My first rat is coming to the age where she is becoming elderly, any tips on making my cage more elder-friendly? She is still young but is 1.5 and I think that’s considered elderly.
  6. Rat Behavior
    I have a rat that's two years and a few months old, he has been showing signs of getting older like graying fur, less activity, and his legs are losing function over time, but he has recently been showing a weird new habit of biting when he rarely bites usually. Not hard biting but the biting he...
  7. Rat Health
    My family has had a vacation planned for months now and it is too late to cancel, but recently our little ratto got a tumor. He is not doing great, and has a vet visit Wednesday. Assuming that he is doing relatively the same when we leave in a few weeks, what should we do. We could bring him (it...
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