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  1. Rat Health
    My boy Moon has been slowly losing hair for a bit, he’s getting older so I thought maybe it had to do with that so I didn’t look too far into it. Earlier tonight though, I took a closer look and noticed many mites/lice/little parasites in his fur. They’re very small, cylindrical and...
  2. General Rat Topics
    So I bought a nearly bald baby rat, I assumed it was a Double rex, she is growing hair in her bald spots like stubble and is loosing hair in other spots now it's a molt of some sort I assume but I'm really confused, got told her whiskers don't even look rex like. Her name is Turkey she is a...
  3. Rat Health
    Hello, I have two rats that take care of for a few months now. Today i noticed that one of them has started losing hair on her back. I dont think that it is barbering because they dont fight often. I noticed her scratchin g and biting the spot so im guessing its an infection of some kind
  4. Rat Health
    https://www.ratforum.com/threads/a-long-story-and-looking-for-advice-on-taming.384376/#post-2524932 I have just gotten my boys Harold and Pilgore. All has been well with the boys. But i have noticed that since i brought them home about a week ago. The alpha Harold Fairhair has been getting bald...
  5. General Rat Topics
    Hello, I’m new here and I’m looking for a small soft animal. I saw that Rex rats tend to lose their hair as they age, and was wondering if the same happens to Velveteens? I’d rather have a rat that keeps all of its soft fur throughout its life.
  6. Rat Health
    Hey guys, I’m super new here but just needed some advise. One of my older girls, Squeak (she’s about 2 and a half now) has been deteriorating fairly quickly. She’s lost a lot of fur, can feel her bones prominently, isn’t really eating or drinking. She isn’t cleaning herself properly & just seems...
  7. Rat Health
    A month ago I noticed Luna had lost the fur on her left front leg, and she had been scratching more. The hair loss is restricted to the outside of the front leg, as seen below. It was recommended I switch to a lower protein food. They were acting like the new food was treats, and I didn't want...
  8. Blog
    I'm proud to say that my little girl, Amalia, has just given birth to 13 beautiful pups *pregnancy was not intended*and I have to say that I'm just glad that she's been such a good mother! Here's the problem, the pups are over a week old, so she's been relaxing a lot more when my fiance and I...
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