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post #1 of 17 (permalink) Old 06-01-2008, 12:29 PM Thread Starter
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What do you guys think?

I've found the next two rats I want if I can talk my hubby into it. As you may remember, I lost my rex baby, Meatloaf three weeks ago to incurable pneumonia. I've bleached everything in sight and my babies have finished their week of antibiotics and are doing well. Now I really want a couple of female rats. I'm so afraid he's going to say no, and I really think that he will, but here's some pics anyway.

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http://www.petfinder.com/petnote/dis...petid=10893287

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post #2 of 17 (permalink) Old 06-01-2008, 12:35 PM
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They are both sooo cute!
Hopefully you can convince your hubby to let you have them.
Maybe if he meets them,he will change his mind?




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He's not like that, unfortunately. I wouldn't even get him in the car.

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post #4 of 17 (permalink) Old 06-01-2008, 12:43 PM
 
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They are very cute. I love their markings!!
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Don't tell him where you are going LOL
Well, they do look wonerful and cute, I hope you can get them!
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aww they're cute, good luck!

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Don't tell him where you are going LOL
Well, they do look wonerful and cute, I hope you can get them!
Good Luck!
That won't work. I'm lucky to get him out of the house knowing where we're going.

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That won't work. I'm lucky to get him out of the house knowing where we're going.
Pretend your going out for dinner!




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We live two blocks away from anywhere we could possibly want to eat...lol

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It still wouldn't matter anyway, because he's not the type of person to see an animal and fall in love with it like I am.

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He said maybe once he's hired on permanently, making more money, and after we move. So he's thinking about it! That's about the best I can hope for right now.

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Ooooh! I will keep my fingers crossed for you!




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The rescue hasn't emailed me back yet. Hopefully they'll let me adopt. I was going to adopt 5 girls from them before we got married, but Lucas lost his job and we didn't get to. Hopefully they won't hold that against us.

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aww it's good he is going to think about it! I hope you can get them!
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Times really are hard. We are feeling the pinch. When these babies start eating real food it is going to be really tough. I am glad we have ours. We are trying out various things to lower the costs a little. If he gets hired on permanently I am sure he will consider it. If you need a little extra help convincing by then we should have some experience with our current method and it should cut your overall care costs. Maybe that will help.
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