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  1. Rat Health
    I have a white rat named Red. As I’ve been handling her lately, I noticed she has a pinky patch on her neck between her shoulder blades, and some on her head as well. It’s almost this powdery stuff. When I did some research, I found out that rats produce this substance from their eyes, but it...
  2. Rat Behavior
    Edit: Some have suggested this could be mites and I think you're on to something. However I'm not sure how they'd get mites, as I use fleece and incontinence pads for bedding, no shavings or such, and I haven't introduced any new rats. Is there anything else mites could spawn from...
  3. Rat Behavior
    I have two female rats (Bean and Badger) that will both be 2 in November. They are sisters that are both spayed and have always been kept together and had no problems. Recently, Bean began obsessively chasing Badger and forcefully grooming her private parts. Badger squeaks while she does this...
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