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  1. Rat Health
    Hello friends, I need advice/help. Five days ago, on Sunday, my dad found an abandoned rat's nest in his yard. All the babies had died but one, so he called me. I have hand-raised baby feeder rats before so I knew how to take care of him. I wasn't expecting him to make it but here we are! He is...
  2. General Rat Topics
    I found a litter of orphaned rats in my house, eyes still closed. I tried to put them where I thought the nest would be and see if the mom would return but 2 kept coming back to my kitchen so I put them in a box. I hand raised them, feeding milk, did all the research on how to care for them, and...
  3. Caring for Accidental Litters
    Hello! My brother and I are raising an orphaned baby rat who has a broken leg (we are going to visit a vet but are trying to find one that is going to accept him.) We estimate he’s about 15 days old because he’s opened both of his eyes. Today we gave him some Gerber organic banana blend. We are...
  4. Caring for Accidental Litters
    Hi all! My brother and I found an orphaned baby rat (or mouse..we can’t really tell the difference)... and we’ve been taking care of it. We feed Kitten Replacement Milk every 3/4 hours, Keep him warm in a box, and make sure to stimulate him after feeding. I was wondering you guys could tell me...
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