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  1. General Rat Topics
    in February 2020 i bought 2 rats (dumbo and Plt) sadly Plt passed away a few months later . i now only have dumbo we have a really close bond so he doesn't like anyone else and he bites everyone but me . i have tried getting more rats and slowly introducing them but dumbo attacks them . my...
  2. Rat Health
    I apologize for the gross content of this post, but I was wondering if anyone could help us. My 9 month old male rat has been bleeding on and off for the last 10 days or so from his penis, bright red blood, and it sometimes stains his bedding. He went to the emergency vet 10 days ago and they...
  3. General Rat Topics
    So I have 2 baby rats and one older right now the babies are quarantining . when they are down their introduction stage and come together to live in the same cage and they both need to eat different food so the adult food and the baby food how do I separate them from eating each other's...
  4. Rat Behavior
    Hi there, my name is Emma and I’m a new rat owner. I know this may be a faux pas, but at this moment in time I only own one rat. He’s a young male named Vronsky. I got him in early November and until recently he’s been an amazing pet. After getting over his new environment, Vronsky has always...
  5. General Rat Topics
    Hi, I want to give my little babies a fun digging box and I have some questions about it. 1) How much coconut fibre should I have. Is 8l (270 ounches) enough or should I get more? 2)How long does the box last before I have to change it? 3)Is it better to put it in their cage or use it during...
  6. Rat Health
    Hello, can anyone help me, my female rat crystal has one big bruise or scars near to the bottom but not at the bottom and one small one near the top of her tail. They are not black, black, but redder like its bleeding inside of her tail but I'm not sure. I did hear he squeak the other day and...
  7. Rat Behavior
    I recently got my boys a running wheel and it looks like they're afraid of it. How would I train my rats to use their wheel?
  8. Rat Health
    Any tips on how to safely trim a rat's nails? I've found a small amount of blood on one of my rats a few times, and I'm pretty sure it's just because they're nails are super sharp. It hurts me when they crawl around inside my shirt, so I can only imagine how it must feel to scratch themselves...
  9. Rat Behavior
    I'm trying to litter train my three male rats and it's not working too well at the moment. They keep pooping and peeing everywhere even though I pick up everything and put it in the litter pan and have a pee rock in there as well. I'm pretty sure the litter bedding and living bedding are just...
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