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  1. Blog
    I want two males and I need to find a nice cage for cheap in the STL area pls help!!
  2. Rat Health
    Hi, my name is Jordan Sugg. I have two rat sisters named Paris and Dixie. Unfortunately on Wednesday evening, Paris got her front paw caught in the door. Because she panicked and tried to pull away, she fully fractured her arm (Radius and Ulna) :(. Sadly, she will need surgery tomorrow to get...
  3. General Rat Topics
    Hi! I'm a new rat owner and I got 3 young females not long ago. The issue is, something in me isn't 100% sure one of them is a female. They're still very skittish so I can't get an in depth look but I got some pictures and tried comparing them to what a male and female are supposed to look like...
  4. Rat Homes
    I'm a pretty new rat mom and I've only had my rats for about a year. My rats are both female and about a year (or so) old. I have a cage that is about 13x20x20 inches and I'm looking for a bigger/ more durable one. I am looking for suggestions on what to put in the cage (e.g. homes, tunnels, and...
  5. Rat Health
    My rat has frozen tried everything to snap him out of it but nothibgvhas worked how ling eill this last hes nearly 9 months old and never done this be
  6. Rat Health
    My rat whose about a year old is acting strange. He sounds congested and seems to be having trouble breathing. I let him out to see if he’d feel better out of the cage but he’s just laying while huffing quickly. When he breathe’s it’s like something is stopping him from breathing through his...
  7. Rat Behavior
    I have two boys that only have about a 5-month difference in age. When I first introduced the younger one to the older everything was fine and they were perfectly happy with each other. As the younger rat has grown up they have started to have more and more issues with each other. Eventually, I...
  8. Rat Health
    So what is happening is that that one of my rats got one of these and i dont know if it is bad or dangerous there will be some photos 🙏he is not in pains or anything like that but im just dont know 😢
  9. General Rat Topics
    my older rat has always had a respiratory issue ever since I first got her (she’s from a pet shop, never again) and it has never gone away even with the 3 amounts of antibiotics she’s had over a year, I don’t know if this would be related in any way to one of my babies that has had an issue for...
  10. Rat Behavior
    Hi! I have 2 girl rats both from shop. Older one i saw alone in a shop and cant leave her there ,she was big already and i think she was treated bad there. Second one i bought little. Older girl is so skittish and scared all the time and i think the little one is like that because of here or...
  11. 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...
  12. 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...
  13. 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...
  14. 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...
  15. 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...
  16. 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...
  17. 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?
  18. 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...
  19. 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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