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I'm getting slightly worried now because whenever one of my boys stands still and stares at something, his front end starts swaying from side to side, I've also noticed that he's been making sneezy/sniffly noises from time to time. Has anybody ever seen anything like this before?
 

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The swaying is normal for rats with poor vision, it sound like what your boy is doing. It doesn't hurt them, rats can get along perfectly fine with little to no vision :) The sneezing is almost certainly unrelated to the swaying.
 

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Thank you, that would make sense as he isn't as quick to go charging into a situation or explore as his brother is, poor vision could make sense? His brother is much more adept at exploring the tubes and compartments of their cage whereas he will find a spot near to him and not want to leave it.
I've heard the sneezing might be due to him getting used to the scents of his new home and any new allergens that he isn't used to, if it persists I'll contact a vet.
 
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