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  1. Mouse & Rat Discussion
    My rat remmy is scared of ALL rats (even babies) The poor thing is super stand offish and within 35 seconds of meeting the new rat (even if the new guy is super sweet) he TAKES OFF running for cover. He used to be picked on a lot, and was an abuse case (at the abusive home he was housed ALONE...
  2. Mouse & Rat Discussion
    I recently went on craigslist to see if I could buy a cheap shopvac and while I was on I saw an ad for an adorable black dumbo boy less than 25 minutes from me! I answered the add right away because they said they were going to try and "give it back to the pet store or release him!" When I...
  3. Mouse & Rat Discussion
    Yesterday I adopted a young female rat from a local shelter. She's about 5 weeks old and is the sweetest thing! She has the classic Himalayan points, but her color is sort of a "creamy," light fawn color. I've never seen anything like this. Now, she is still young so maybe she will molt into...
  4. Mouse & Rat Discussion
    20 minutes after doing a bed change (we are using paper towel) we noticed an inch and a half streak of "watered down" blood. Lyla is a little over 3 weeks pregnant and her ever growing belly feels hard in places. Is this normal??? Should I expect a liter and if so how long?
  5. Mouse & Rat Discussion
    I was just wondering how many rats each of you own?? I'm at 16 right now. I usually stay between 12-18 with 6 cages (not including quarantine cages). It's different for everyone, though! Let's let everyone know!
  6. Mouse & Rat Discussion
    new rat friend:) but dont know the type or age So for my birthday Friday my friend bought me a rat because I've wanted one for a long time now. I've done a lot of research since then and I can't figure out what kind of rat my new baby is. She's small (her body is the size of the palm of my...
  7. Mouse & Rat Discussion
    Ok I have two rat babies (not sure how old they are) I have NEVER owned a rat before much less two! They are Pinky ( Fancy rat the white with pink eyes) and Brain (my dumbo). I have a problem with Brain she keeps peeing down my back inside my hoodie! She will not poop on me but she has NO...
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