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Would Rats and Degu's get along? Or fight?
I have a female rat. I've been looking to get her another rat friend. But I want a Degu too. But I can't find anything if they'd get along or not. I wouldn't want to get anything that would harm her.
 

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Personally, I wouldn't put them in together. You just never know...if it WERE possible, the best way to go about it is to socialize them both from babies, as you would cats and dogs, etc. But again, my motto is, don't mix different species. There's no need. If you want a cagemate for your rat, stick with another rat. Get a degu too, but keep in a separate cage :)
 

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I'm glad to hear that! You'd be surprised at what some ppl do. Like in pet stores. The reptile ppl get REALLY upset over what places like Petsmart and Petco do, about mixing amphibs and reptiles together. It's really quite ridiculous.
 

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Oh ok lmao! I misunderstood you then. Sorry, I haven't had much sleep!
 

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Not keeping them in the same cage totally defeats the purpose of getting your rat the degu. I would opt for either getting your rat a same sex friend, or getting your rat a same sex friend and TWO degus if you want a degu all that badly.
 
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