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Here They are. I dont know what I am going to name them though.

The Black one is VERY VERY Hyper. (Exploring me as I type.)
And is a Nibbler.
The Tan guy is more Laid Back. (Sleeping on my Stomach as I type this.)



ZZzzzzz.......




I'm gonna Jump!







Cameras Taste good









I got human Germs on me!









They're Sooo Cute!


I promise to Get Some Videos Up Soon.
 

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I LOVE These 2! They are Sooo Playful.
They are still Afraid of Loud Noises though and they spook easy.
They just dont really like me reaching in there cage quite yet either.
 

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It'll take a while to socialize them, most likely. Hee. Ruuuuby eyes....
 

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it'll take some time for them to get used to you. Try talking to them through their cage a lot before you reach in. have you thought of any names for them yet? I was wondering, where are they from?

btw, i think your cage is galvinized(sp?) which is going to smell in a few weeks, you might want to look into powder-coating it, or i hear some people paint theirs with non-toxic paint. what kind of cage is it?

have you thought of litter training them, or any other type of training? i know your new to rats and have been doing some question asking and research. Sorry about so many questions they're just sooo cute.
 

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They have a litter pan in there right now, and Whenever I see a "Rasin" I dump it in there. oh, I got them from the garage.

Eventually I will teach them there names, potty training, and hopefully Basketball. (Search for it on youtube.)

Its just a wire mesh cage that I need to find non-toxic Paint for.
And I know about the Smelling thing so I am looking for cages in the local paper.
 

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Aww...what cute little guys! It doesn't take long to fall in love with them, does it!? :lol: :wink:
 

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Don't worry, he'll outgrow it...my three all went through a nippy stage.
 

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I dunno...

Robin (the black) and Oberon (the beige)?
 

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I like Robin. Whats your tan ones name?(forensic)

Also, What kind are they? The black one has a small white diamond on his chest.
and the other one is tan.
 

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My little fawn boy is named Baileys.

Black's probably a black self with irish markings or something like that. The other one I think may actually be beige, not fawn, those. Beige is lighter, fawn's more orangey. But pictures can be deceiving. :)
 

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Oh yeah you have all the alcohalic rats. I remember now.
I like the name Baileys, we have some on top the Fridge right now..lol.

beige, fawn...he just looks tan to me...lol.
 

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Here: http://www.afrma.org/fancyrm.htm

Beige is under 'self'. My fawn's not as 'fawn' as their fawn, but he's a petstore rats, so a bad fawn I suppose. :)

Baileys is a good name! I like it! :)

You could do Robin and Puck. :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
 

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These are some beautiful babies! Do you know how old they are?

I don't have suggestions for specific names, but I can give you ideas for types of names:

1. Descriptive names. Is he fast? How about "Bullet," or "Streak," or "Flash?" Sleepy? Maybe "Dozy" or "Snoozer." Your little nippy one might be called "Nibbler." Sometimes, it's fun to pick the opposite name - call the big one "Tiny," for instance. "Trouble" is a name that describes almost everyone, I think! :lol:

2. "Honorary" names. This is when you name someone after someone else whom you admire. My first rat, "Gregor Samsa," was named after a character in the short story, "Metamorphosis." "Augustus" is named after "Augustus Ceasar," of course. (Don't take the other Caesars, "Julius" and "Octavian," because I might use those in the future.) "Willard," "Ben," and "Templeton" would be examples of Honorary Names. So would "Puck," which has been suggested above, or "King Tut."

3. Spectacular/Lovable names. These names can be anything, and you would pick a name like this because it just seems "right" to you. You'll find yourself saying, "He looks like a 'Toby,'" or "He acts like a Marvin." You can get as spectacular as you want with these names, like "Coricopat," or "Jellywellybean."

The tan one to me looks like "Cafe Au Lait" (coffee with milk,) but that's kind of a long one. Maybe "Au Lait," which is said the same way that the Spanish say, "Olé!" Almost, anyway.

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I wouldn't worry about the biting. They probably both want to explore you, taste you, smell you, claim you as their own, nibble little holes in your clothing, etc. I'm almost sure he isn't biting to be "mean;" he's probably just curious.

Be sure to give us a lot of updates on how your babies are doing! Buy them lots of "toys," or give them inexpensive things around the house that will turn into "toys," like toilet paper rolls, keys, and kleenex.

Kissies to the babies!
 
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