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  1. Rat Health
    I've read on various forums that B12 and Turkey Tail can both be good for rats as they age, helping with hind leg weakness and tumor prevention/slowing respectively. I can't seem to find how to determine dosage of each for a rat though. Any ideas on this?
  2. 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...
  3. Rat Health
    Mori, my roughly 2 year old rat, just got out of surgery a few hours ago and bit at her stitches. Its bleeding quite a bit, I'm wondering if I can put cornstarch on the area that's bleeding or if it will cause infection? Also is it normal for rats to be lethargic after surgery? She's eaten some...
  4. Rat Behavior
    I just recently signed up to this website because this is a question that I can’t ask google and it give me a direct answer, lol. I have 5 ratties, with an Alpha female named Snips. One of our other rats is a 4 year old female name Eleven whom my siblings owned until my Mother passed her on to...
  5. Rat Health
    I am wondering what would happen if my rats caught Corona virus. They are both old girls, just about 2 1/4 and I want to know if I should do anything. What would Corona virus do to pet rats if not caught early? How would I know if they have it? Can rats even get Corona virus? Should I take...
  6. Rat Health
    So my baby is almost three years old now, and we booked an appointment for tomorrow at the vet for a possible malocclusion. She’s on a soft / wet foods diet right now. I personally don’t like this vet but it’s one out of two options and the other vet gave previous (otherwise mostly fine) pets...
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