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Nervous behaviour

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Hi all,

I of my two boys, I have a siamese hooded called Moose.

We got him from a petshop here in Cape Town. All my other rats were obtained from a breeder, and in terms of their nature, they're all great. But Moose is very nervous. He often tries to get away from me at all costs, sometimes frantically. He's also the only one that tends to bite. He jumps at the slightest noise and is forever hiding away in the darkness.

besides simply spending more time with him, trying to get him more comfortable with us, what can I do?
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Forced socialization. Take him out and hold him, pet him, talk softly and all that for 20 minutes or more. Do it regularly and he should show improvement.
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