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  1. Adoption Center
    I saw an old white rat in pets at home today. There was hair missing from his neck and he looked frail. I wanted to take him home but couldnt for a number of reason that arent important to this post. I am making this post in the hopes that someone local will see it and take pity on him. I hate...
  2. Rat Health
    my old senior rat, yuki, fell from his cage. the "lock" on one of the doors has been faulty and it hasnt really been closing properly the last day or two and i guess he got out and jumped out. it was pretty high maybe three or four feet. i heard him hit the floor and immediately went to go get...
  3. Meet My Rat
    so recently i bought a rat (templeton ≈6/7 weeks) and i realized he needed a friend. my friend had two rats but one died (old age) and needed to rehome the other. so i decided to take him in. hes a big ol guy and he has hind leg degeneration (i think thats what its called). he doesnt walk very...
  4. Rat Health
    i just took in an old rat from my friend whose other rat died. hes a big ol guy but ive noticed his hind legs dont work very well if at all. my friend mentioned that to me but i didnt think it would be this bad, im just worried its harmful to him. it looks like when he tries to walk hes walking...
  5. 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...
  6. Rat Health
    What age do all of your consider to be too old to try surgery? I have two females with tumors right now. Quinn has one by her back leg that is the size of a ping pong ball and is a little over 2 so I don’t think I am willing to put her through that. Chonk has 2 tumors (one by her armpit and one...
  7. 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...
  8. Rat Health
    Hello everyone! One of my old girls (just over 3 years) has this mark on her neck? (Looks kinda like a blister/burn in person??) I noticed a couple of days ago it looked hard and black as if she had something on her neck/chin that looked stuck? I didn’t attempt to remove it incase it was her...
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