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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 06-01-2007, 03:04 AM Thread Starter
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My lonley rat

One of my rats died a few days ago, I'm not sure what to do about my other rat, she seems to be looking for her and calling out for her, I know that it is early but should I think about another rat to keep her company as I know it is not healthy to keep a rat on their own. She is one and a half years old, is this too old? I have been paying loads of attention but I'm worried that she will get lonely because I can't always be there for her. What should I do?


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post #2 of 5 (permalink) Old 06-01-2007, 07:44 AM
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Your best bet is to get 2 young girls and intro them to her after you do your quarantine. Baby rats are usually accepted very well by adults. When the older girl has had enough, they still have each other to play with. Plus when your older girl passes the 2 little girls will still have each other.

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post #3 of 5 (permalink) Old 06-01-2007, 03:57 PM Thread Starter
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post #4 of 5 (permalink) Old 06-01-2007, 07:16 PM
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I am sorry for your loss.

I agree with Lilspaz.Get a apir of younger females.Your older one will most likely accept them with time.






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post #5 of 5 (permalink) Old 06-02-2007, 10:58 PM
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you should get a friend and show off pictures!


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