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  1. Rat Health
    Hi All, Dumbo got his neuter a week and two days ago and has had some issues with healing. Today he’s started shuddering like a dog shaking water off him. Each shudder lasts about a second and he usually has 5-10 before a break and then they’ll start again. I’ve no idea what it is and am...
  2. Rat Health
    Hi Everyone, My two boys Dumbo & Dobby we’re neutered this morning (took them in at 8:30am it is now 7:45pm) and they haven’t pooed since they’ve been back. I’m not sure if this is normal/how long it usually takes rats to poop after a surgery so any advice would be appreciated! Leah
  3. Rat Health
    I am at my wits end. Should she be put to sleep? Via (female, 1.5 years old) had a big tumor, her third. Went in last week to remove it, we've been through this twice and know the process, easy peasy. Or so we thought. She opened her stitches the day after surgery, the stitches go from the...
  4. Rat Health
    Hi everyone! My boy,Jack, got surgery on Wednesday to remove a mammary tumor. I’ve had him separated and he’s starting to get depressed. The vet told me to keep him separate from his brother for a week and it keep him in his cage. He’s been eating well but I don’t see him drinking much water...
  5. Rat Health
    My 2 year old pet rat, Mori, had surgery on a very large mammary tumor by her genital area removed four days ago. On day two of healing, I noticed one of her stitches (incisions?) Was turning black. I took her into the vet urgent care and he said we had caught the infection early and gave us...
  6. 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...
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