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post #1 of 8 (permalink) Old 01-08-2005, 06:06 PM Thread Starter
 
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I got my new ratties, but I have a question...

Okay. Artie and Gussie are home. They are supposed to both be girls, but Artie's butt kinda looks like a boys. She's bigger than the other girl and she's chubbier. Do boy rats have nipples? If it is a boy, it's "boys" aren't very big. Could it just be that she's fat? I'm sooo confused. I don't need any babies. If it ends up that she's a he, I'll still keep it and find another boy. In a seperate cage from the girls of course. I'll post pics later tonight and I'll post one of Arties butt. Anyways, I'm gonna go.
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post #2 of 8 (permalink) Old 01-08-2005, 07:41 PM
 
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If you could post a pic. of Arties whole "area" that would help. A male has a lot more room between his penis and anus, that's where the scrotum is. The distance between the clitoris( the thing that sticks out) and anus is much less on a girl basically right next to eachother. No a boy rat dosn't have nipples, but they can be hard to see on a young girl.
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post #3 of 8 (permalink) Old 01-08-2005, 09:34 PM
 
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Maybe this website can help you.. it has great pictures of rats of all ages. 8)

http://www.ratz.co.uk/sexing_rats.htm

I'm looking forward to see pics of your ratties. 8)
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post #4 of 8 (permalink) Old 01-09-2005, 05:43 PM Thread Starter
 
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I'm a dork. She's a girl. I'll have pictures tonight. I promise. I'm sooo happy. They are all getting along so well.
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I'm a dork. She's a girl. I'll have pictures tonight. I promise. I'm sooo happy. They are all getting along so well.
I'm glad they are all girls and getting along great. Can't wait to see pics!
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Glad to hear they are all getting on ok

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post #7 of 8 (permalink) Old 01-11-2005, 07:58 PM
 
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YAY for pics!!!
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post #8 of 8 (permalink) Old 01-14-2005, 05:08 PM Thread Starter
 
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Check the "Pictures of my new ratties" thread.
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