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  1. Rat Health
    Hey I have 2 male rats currently and my 1 year old has broke his top incisor twice now the same one both times and my younger one broke his top incisor for the first time I have no idea how it happened and I was wondering what I can do to keep it from happening again and what could possibly make...
  2. Caring for Accidental Litters
    My baby rats arent eating I had 12 babies 5 days ago and 3 randomly died and only 2 have milk bellies the rest look very hungry and are very loud the mother rat is trying to feed them I think but I'm not sure. I have also tried to hand feed them but all of them refused to eat it. Please help
  3. Rat Health
    my rats somehow got into my stash of CHOCOLATE covered cookies and I am really scared they’re gonna die. Can someone please tell me they’ll be okay 😭 they’re nuts I didn’t think they would sneak over to my bed (because they usually stay near their cage when it’s open) but they literally snuck to...
  4. Rat Behavior
    Hello! I have a 2 year old Rex rat, he is healthy and active. His brother died not too long ago and I plan to bring in some new company for him. I searched and I think it would be best to bring in 2 rats rather than one, or what do you think? I was gonna get maybe a rat around the same age but I...
  5. Rat Health
    I NEED HELP ASAP!! so i took in a neglected female rat, and the owner lied to me about her health. She has a few red spots on her and keeps Scratching. I was at the vet a week ago and they injected her antiparasytes but nothing has changed ever since. i wanted to put her in the cage with my...
  6. Rat Behavior
    I have no idea what to do with my rat Roddy.He bullies his cagemate and doesnt let him eat and bites me randomly. Today he bit me particularly hard for absolutely no reason! I wasnt holding food or anything like that he just came ober and bit me as hard as he could. I honestly don't know why he...
  7. Rat Behavior
    Hi all, I come with an urgent sort of post today. One of my rats has been endlessly harassing my other boys, and now he is hurting them. He is showing every sign of hormonal aggression, and while I wait for a vet appointment, I don't know what to do. He's fluffing up, chasing the others...
  8. Rat Behavior
    I got my first two female rats earlier this year, and their behavior is concerning me. They are constantly running around the cage and squeaking as they run. I don't know if they are biting each other or if they're simply playing. They also will box with each other. I don't know what to do and...
  9. Over the Rainbow Bridge
    My rat Quill passed today after being neutered(there were many territory issues as they got older, I had to have him and his brother in separate cages if unsupervised due to attacking one another over food and toys), it was very unexpected and the vet is still trying to figure out why and tried...
  10. Rat Health
    Hi, I have just gotten 4 rats, told all were girls. One is very obviously male, one very obviously female. The other two, I cannot differentiate. They are 4-5 weeks old. Here are pictures of all of them, please help me! I need to separate them!!
  11. General Rat Topics
    Hello, I recently noticed a drop of what appears to be blood outside of my rats' cage, however there was no trace of blood inside the cage or on any of my rats. I cleaned the cage, and now there's blood again which appeared about a day after cleaning (I had to go away from home for a night and...
  12. Rat Health
    Hi guys, i have just bought a new rat to keep my other girl company as her friend unfortunately passed away i’m just wanting to make sure she’s a girl as i just bought her yesterday and am not to good at telling gender apart when there young. the pet store sold her to me as a girl
  13. Rat Health
    Hello! One of my girls, Basil was sitting with me when I noticed her bottom incisors (I think I spelled that right) looked like they were splitting. I’m not sure if I’m just being paranoid, but if anyone has experience with this, here’s a picture of her teeth.
  14. Rat Health
    hello!!! im a new rat owner and i got two young dumbo girls from a pet store just a few days ago- march 3rd and 4th (brisket and pixel) i know its been a few days but pixel has actually started crawling on me and letting me hold her and pet her and taking food from me basically being pretty tame...
  15. Rat Health
    hello! I need help my rat Panini ate uncooked pinto beans. Which I know are not good for rats but what happened was I made a heating pad for her and the other rats and when I came back she was EATING THEM!!! She chewed a hole through the fabric, I’m really worried I don’t think she at that many...
  16. Rat Health
    Shadow had this 3 or 4 times already that his nose was looking like he had a nosebleed I'm not sure if this is normal or not. If someone has experience could you please help me?
  17. General Rat Topics
    So my parents are getting a new house and said I could get another rat after we move in and stuff. But, their is a rattie available right now on CL (Craigslist) and he is a feeder, I really wanna save him and introduce him to my boys but I’m scared my parents will say no and he’ll get sold to a...
  18. Rat Homes
    Hi 🙋🏽‍♀️ (New here) Soon to be rat mum.. I’m considering buy this 2nd hand cage H 106cm 63” W 76cm = 30” D 45.7 cm = 18” * 1/2” * vertical bars X2 middle opening doors 🚪 pretty decent sized for cleaning (don’t know exact measurements) SAME AS LIBERTA HAPPY HOUSE cage! My question...
  19. Rat Health
    I have had my boy for 2 years now and he’s getting pretty old, he currently is 50 grams underweight and has a chronic upper respiratory infection, he recently started making some weird noises and quite frequently too. The sneezing is normal but the chirps are strange, he is acting normal...
  20. Rat Health
    My rat (Jasper) is just about 3 years old and has an upper respiratory infection, he is also underweight but that is due to age and we are giving him extra love. He has been scratching her ear al lot and I just noticed a large about of blood (it is blood I checked) and a bald spot around the...
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