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  1. What is a good salad?

    Rat Health
    Hello again, which fruits and vegetables can i use for a healthy salad? I usually take cucumber, carrot, Apple and some lettuce. What can i put in that give all the vitamin and nutrition they need?
  2. Rats wont stop sneezing

    Rat Health
    Hi, my baby rats has been sneezing for more than a week and i wondered if i have to take them to the vet? They dont seem to have any other symptoms Than sneezing so is it necessery to go to the vet? I really dont want to Go but if i have to i will.
  3. My rats go up and down! (Or atleast this time)

    Rat Homes
    I put my rats on the second floor yesterday cause i needed to fix something in the first one. Overnight they went to the third floor, and when i checked on them now one of my rats were on the first floor! I watched AS my other rat found the way down and were in the first floor too๐Ÿ˜„ now i just...
  4. How can I help my rats use their wheel again? Is there something deeper to this?

    General Rat Topics
    So, my rats have always had a wheel, even when they were with their breeders. They have recently stopped using their wheel. I thought it was probably because it was too small dispite being appropriate for their age and size when babies, so I aptly bought new one as soon as they outgrew it to...
  5. Need help getting my rats to use their wheel/might he a bigger problem with them????

    General Rat Topics
    So, my rats have always had a wheel, even when they were with their breeders. They have recently stopped using their wheel. I thought it was probably because it was too small dispite being appropriate for their age and size when babies, so I aptly bought new one as soon as they outgrew it to...
  6. I think my partners snoring scared the rats.

    Rat Behavior
    Heyo! First time rat mum here. We currently have our ratties in our room as it was the only way my parents would let us have em. So sleep be damned we got them. Just now I got woken up by my partner snoring quite loudly and at the same time I could hear a consistent little squeak sound. It was...
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    General Rat Topics
    ,-'^'~-.,,.-~ ๐ฟ๐’พ๐“‰๐“‰๐“๐‘’ ๐’ฉ๐’พ๐’ท๐’ท๐“๐‘’๐“‡ ๐’ฎโ™ก๐’ธ๐’พ๐‘’๐“‰๐“Ž ~-.,,.-~'^'-, Discord community We are a community dedicated to pet mice and rats alike! We encourage good husbandry, care, community involvement and a safe/friendly server for pet owners! We have basic care guides for both rats and mice and we encourage...
  8. Cute rat candy

    Blog
    So I was at food city today and I saw this candy: Its a jelly belly candy :) On the side it has care instructions---> in the third pic in red letters it says "SEE CARD INSIDE FOR FUN FACTS ABOUT RATS" i thought it was super cute and i thought that you guys might want to see! -Hannah
  9. Update!

    Blog
    I am proud to announce that Honey has gone from a scared rat wanting to bite me every chance she gets into a brave adventurer. Because she was getting depressed I got her a friend named spirit. Honey is a black and white fancy rat. She was a rescue from a neighbor across my street. Realizing...
  10. Anyone know how big most female fancy/ dumbo rats get?

    Blog
    Hello everyone! I'm needing some help.. I went to a pet store today and looked at fancy/dumbo rats and picked up a brochure on them also. It says their lifespan is only 2 years, I always thought it was 2 1/2, maybe 3 tops. It says (just typing what's on the brochure) Size: 7-10" (18-25cm) body...
  11. Rat blog!

    Blog
    yesterday me and my mom and my brother picked up 2 baby rats! they were in a glass tank along with at least 10 others. they we4re priced extremely low....feeder rats. we took them home and put them into the old birdcage that we had transported into a rat home! we let the rats get settled in...
  12. Wild or fancy rat???????

    Blog
    Hey guys, Im so happy i found forum about rats since not too much ppl in ma country keep them as pet (more as food for snakes >:() I had 3 rats (not all of them at once tho) but all of them were black and white as usual fancy rats.. This is my 1st time getting black rat so i was searching online...
  13. My Rat "MOSS" has Beaten Cancer!

    Blog
    I almost had to put down my rat "MOSS". He is my very first rat and I was very sad at the throught of losing yet, another rattie (my third one in a span of 8 months). He had a growth on his face (cheek area) and it was hard. I feared the worst as it got bigger and bigger. The day I was going to...
  14. Things my rats like to eat.

    Blog
    Rats are just as picky about their foods as humans are. I find this facinating. Here is a list of things that my rats like. Orion, Pax, Delilah, and Neela all like the same stuff: Grapes, apples, mashed bananas, mashed peas, mashed brocolli, cherry yogurt, raspberries, lab blocks, bread...
  15. Guilt...

    Blog
    I tend to literally spend over 5 hours a day with my rats. The boys (Moss, Orion, and Pax) always come to the cage when they see me walk into the room. Most rats do this. This is what bothers me... after playing with the rats for so many hours....they're never quite done playing with me...
  16. It's getting colder.

    Blog
    It's rainy and cold today. The rats don't mind; it means I stay inside for most of the day and THAT means they get to play even more! :) The chilly drizzly day makes me want to curl up with a cup of hot cocoa, use some stuffed animals as pillows, and tuck rats in the neck of my sweatshirt...
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