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I have been a rat rescuer for eleven years, I recently stopped until I got a call last night about a very sick orphaned brown rat!! I agreed to take him.. upon arrival noticed straight away very underweight, lethargic and has Pneumonia.. he is on 3x medications supplied by vet (baytril half a drop, Theophylline quarter drop and amoxicillin in his formula that is specially made up), I woke up too a more active rat and he has had a good feed! Problem is he hasn't peed since yesterday afternoon (nearly 24 hours), any ideas why?
 

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do you know how old he is? very young babies need to be toileted (qtip / cotton wool bud with warm water applied to the gentiles). If he's over about 2 weeks though he should be past this stage but may have a bladder infection or be very dehydrated. If he doesn't pee in 2 days then I'd get him back to the vet to check his bladder and if it feels very full empty it for him
 
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