Rat Forum banner

Discussions Showcase Albums Media Media Comments Tags Marketplace

1-8 of 8 Results
  1. Rat Health
    An infection appeared on Sawney's tail a couple of weeks ago. We've been treating it with hydrocortisone and Mupirocin 2%. Some days it appears to be improving but then gets worse again. Being very consistent in applications several times daily. She's aggravating it by licking the ointment off...
  2. Rat Health
  3. Rat Health
    Disclosure: I’ll be inserting a photo of his injury so at the bottom of this post so if you’re unable to stomach graphic injury I’d advise against it. this was preventable. had a rope hanging in their cage, here and there they’ve been chewing it up so I’d cut the frayed parts and re-tie it. the...
  4. Rat Health
    Hi all, My rat has this red patch on the base of her tail. I have used Ivermectin on her, I have also used antifungal sprays. It seems to get better but then return to being a red patch, like a rash. It does not seem to hurt her, and she is behaving normally. She also has a scab on her back...
  5. Rat Health
    Hey rat lovers! About 20 minutes ago, my rat, Bosworth, jumped from someplace inside the cage and hit his tail on something. He was squeaking and chasing his tail for a few seconds but now he is fine. It looks like he scratched the tip of his tail and is bleeding but there is not active flow of...
  6. General Rat Topics
    Hello! So I have some more general questions that I really need help with, these are some questions that I have been wondering now as I have been living with our rats for almost a week. Some of these questions are just to get some reference and see if I'm doing okay, like I know that cleaning...
  7. Rat Health
    I have been trying to research and determine what this could be that has appeared over the course a few months. It does not seem to hurt him or affect him in any way. Any information would be very helpful! Thank you!
  8. Rat Health
    I've noticed that my almost 2 year old boy's tail is looking really white at the tip. I touched it and he doesn't seem to be in pain at all. When he walks he raises his tail off the ground and the tip curls up slightly. Not sure if that's related. Is this something to worry about?
1-8 of 8 Results