RatOpia is a new rat event started by Ratta Muffin Rat Reskue located in Browns Mills, New Jersey. The first actual event will take place in Endwell, New York (Binghamton area) on Saturday August 27th from 12pm to 8 pm and in Harrison, New Jersey on Sunday August 28th from 12pm to 8 pm.
Those who attend will have the opportunity to adopt available rescues from Ratta Muffin Rat Reskue. There will be hand-made rattie hammocks and pillows, rice bean bags to keep your ratties warm on those cool nights, home-made rattie food mix, lab blocks, Wodent Wheels, kiddie crafts, face painting, rattie goodies for humans such as rattie shaped chocolates, gummies, lolli-pops, and candles, sterling silver rattie earrings and charms, charity bracelets (personalized bracelets must be preordered), personalized keychains of your ratties (please send pictures prior to the event or purchase pre-made rattie pictured keychains at the event), Ratta Muffin t-shirts (which can be pre-ordered), rattie themed gift baskets, rattie beds, rattie keepsake boxes and many other items rattie related and raffles with some awesome prizes!!! There will also be a yard sale consisting of unrelated rat stuff. Knock yourself out buying cheap stuff for yourself and your ratties to help benefit the rescue!
There will be a photo contest and the winner will receive a rattie gift basket so bring your favorite photos of your fur babies.
Watch an educational and fun video of the Ratgurrrlz of a typical day at Ratta Muffin Rat Reskue. Learn about proper rat care, medication, common health concerns and illnesses.
Bring yourself, your family, your friends, and pictures of your ratties to enter in the photo contest. If possible it would be greatly appreciated if everyone attending can bring a little grub &/or drink to help contribute. Please RSVP by August 25th to [email protected]
RSVP is pertinent! There will be a list at the door, if your name is not on the list you will not be allowed into the event, so please make sure you contact us if you will be attending. The Roster will also be listed on the RatOpia website. If you will be bringing anything for the event such as items to contribute in the yard sale or food or/and drink please let us know so we can add that as well. We need to know the amount of people coming beforehand to make sure there is enough to go around for everyone. =)
Transportation for those who don't drive may be available. Public transportation runs local to Harrison via bus & PATH train. There is also free parking at both events.
As a side note, RatOpia will be listed in the next issue of The Animal Companion http://www.animalcomp.com/
For locations, roster, contact info and more information visit the RatOpia website at http://ratgurrrlz.tripod.com/ratopia/index.html
"To the world you are one person. To a rat you are the world."
We Reskue Rats! http://rattamuffinreskue.org