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  1. should i get another rat?? if so, tips on introductions??

    General Rat Topics
    Hi! I actually made an account specifically because I have no idea what to do about this situation. So forgive me in advance if I don’t know how to navigate this site very well yet 😌💓 But here’s the situation I need advice on! I found a rat a couple of months ago. He’s definitely domestic, but...
  2. Introducing a hairless rat to my current group

    Rat Behavior
    I’ve never used a forum before so let me know if I’m in the wrong section and anything else. So I have a young group of rats. That I don’t think are exactly fancy rats. More almost like wild? I got them as babies on Craigslist and have no knowledge on previous lineage. I say this as now that I...
  3. Loki the rescued class rat gets cagemates!! Need Advice!

    General Rat Topics
    I'm soooo excited for Loki! Since he's come to me he's grown rapidly into a super affectionate guy. He absolutely loves to be pet, scratched, chased, tickled, you name it! He just wants to play and love. The poor guy just watches my every move until I'm back at his cage. I wasn't certain how he...
  4. Introducing aggressive/traumatised male?

    Rat Behavior
    Hi, I’m a first time rat owner and have never had to do introductions before. I bought my first rat, Wilbur (approx 1 year old) from the petstore I work at. He was separated for a few weeks from his brother after they fought and he was left with a large nonhealing wound that resulted in him...
  5. Time to actually write this blog :S

    Hello everyone, my name is LJ Green and I have been a rat owner for over two years. My two oldest have recently passed away (with one in January and one passing yesterday), so my youngest was left on his own. Beanie is around 8 months old, and bought after Dash passed away in January. After...
  6. Day One: NEW RATS!

    Hi! This is my first blog post describing my new rat journey. Today I purchased two new baby rats to accompany my other rat I bought a week ago. My three rats are named as followed: Tanya (Grey and white hooded rat), CanCan (full name Cannie is a hooded REW curly rat), and Maxie (so far a...