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  1. Rat Health
    Today I tried to introduce my original rat with my 2 new girls and it ended badly. It was only about 5 minutes into the first step in the carrier method that I noticed my original girl had a wound on her stomach. I immediately separated them and gave her a ton of treats. I cleaned the wound with...
  2. Rat Health
    My pet rat opal has a deep laceration where his leg and groin meets, the muscle bid visible and he will not stop picking at it despite us putting a cone on him and trying a good ol' fashioned sock, he somehow shimmies out of it. Vet just cleaned it and sent him home with no stitches. I asked why...
  3. Rat Behavior
    Edit: Some have suggested this could be mites and I think you're on to something. However I'm not sure how they'd get mites, as I use fleece and incontinence pads for bedding, no shavings or such, and I haven't introduced any new rats. Is there anything else mites could spawn from...
  4. Blog
    i have a girly called biscuit whos 2 and a half years old, poor girl has had a rough time, lost her sister to lung cancer last year and shes had a tumour removed last summer and had a bad time pulling stitches out and having to have them redone and stressed out with a cone on her head and still...
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