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  1. Mouse & Rat Discussion
    Hello. So i have been trying to find myself a hairless rat somewhere in illinois, not all the way out where jesus lost his sandle. But, to no prevail. Ive seen that petco and petsmart carry them (bleh) but i asked which ones have them, and the dumdum said" i dont know" and when i asked if she...
  2. Mouse & Rat Discussion
    I want one! Where do I get them?! :giggle: thanks! Love you all! P.S. the cage im building is coming along smoothly...should be done by this weekend. i'll have some pictures!
  3. Mouse & Rat Discussion
    I didn't get a rat yet, but I am hoping to get one! My mom is allergic to fur, would rat fur affect her? Should I get one or two rats? I kinda only want one. What kind of cage should I get? Which are better, males or females? I have all these questios running through my head!!!
  4. Mouse & Rat Discussion
    Well we have a new addition. We so do not need more rats, but I just placed nine babies, so the house is a little less hectic. this guy is a double rex hairless with a black face patch just like our Izzy. A lady from a myspace group I go to contacted me and basically said that he was very...
  5. Mouse & Rat Discussion
    Well we have our breeding project complete now. Here are the pics of the lucky ratties that we'll be breeding when they are old enough. This is Lecter, cocoa and cream dumbo male with ruby eyes about 12 wks old These are Lecter's big pretty pointed elf like dumbo ears This is Quinton our...
  6. Mouse & Rat Discussion
    I can not figure out what happened! Just two days ago I was bragging on how well Boris was doing since we finished his last round of antibiotics. Yesterday I checked on him and he looked awful!! He was thin with his bones showing in places, and his skin was dry. He had loads of porphyrin. He...
  7. Mouse & Rat Discussion
    My new male rats seem fond of me but I have 4 questions... 1. how do you get your rat to want to come out of his cage? 2. how do you get them to come onto you from their cage? 3. My rats are very distacted when they come out and wont accept treats. how can I get them to accept treats? 4...
  8. Memorials
    I havent posted much on this forum, but last night my sweet hairless rat lost her battle with a tumor. It had grown in her belly and surgery was not an option as was said it wasnt a definate fix. It could come back and I've had many regluar rats that I've done that with and they come back worse...
  9. Mouse & Rat Discussion
    Ok,so I've recently gotten a hairless dumbo rat,Lulu.I know that the room needs to say warm and stuff,but this is my first hairless and I was wondering about more info on them and advice from other hairless owners.Thanks!
  10. Mouse & Rat Discussion
    Hi all I was just wondering if any of you guys could give me any inrmation possible. I have a mouse (shes a cream, and called tippy) Shes 6 months old and yesterday she was perfectly fine. Today tho, i saw she had a big lump on her left sholder. I took her straight to the vets who...
  11. Mouse & Rat Discussion
    Well our rescue rattie went to the vet this weekend. The vet seemed much better than the last one. He was very knowledgeable and knew how to handle him and did a very thorough exam for much less money. He listened to his chest and didn't hear anything that should be causing the porphyrin and...
  12. Mouse & Rat Discussion
    Okay let me preface this by saying yes I know it was stupid! My husband and I go to this little mom and pop pet store to get supplies sometimes. The last few times we've been in there they've had this hairless rat that we've talked to. He's pretty cute. Last night we were there and I made the...
  13. Mouse & Rat Discussion
    We rescued a boy hairless rat that has a navel hernia. We are planning to take him to the vet to check him out but wanted to get everyone's opinion. Mostly to prepare us for what is to come. He is eating fine, very active, expelling fine, and seems happy and healthy except for that. Is he...
  14. Mouse & Rat Discussion
    I got another boy rattie a few days ago to be buddy's friend. He''s so cute and nice. I really wanted a hairless rattie but the store that has them was closed and we went to another petstore and found the sweetest little guy ever. My boyfriend told me that when I get a bigger cage I can get one...
  15. Mouse & Rat Discussion
    wWell I haven't gotten Buddy's friend just yet. but on my bf's next day off we are going to a petstore beacuse they have hairless ratties. So since I have a min before I get one I decided to make sure I have and know everything required to take care of one since they are a little different from...
  16. Mouse & Rat Discussion
    I thought she was healthy, no signs of being sick. I got home late last night, and went to feed her, but she was dead. She was probably just over a year old. I'm really going to miss her. No more rats for me anytime soon, though.
  17. Mouse & Rat Discussion
    hi everyone. I was just reading an article that said that rats have belly buttons. I have two hairless rats and, much to their dismay, I flipped them over and searched their bellies for one...but couldn't find any signs! I'm very curious about this...does anyone know anything about rats and...
  18. Chinchilla Discussion
    Hi, Im new to raising Chins and i would like to know as much as possiable before i invest in the cute little babie. I went to the pet store today hoping to get a hamster or two maybe even another hairless rattie, but then i saw a chinchillia, sure i had seen them before but i had never petted...
  19. Introductions
    hi well my name is madison lots call me elmo because my chinchilla, elmo. ok...and i love elmos world! but i love all animals mostly furry ones though ive had guinea pigs, hamsters, rats, cats, cockietals, dogs, lizards, gerbils, chinchillas, fish, spiders, etc. now though i have 3 ratties...
  20. Memorials
    I lost one of my hairless ratties today. My beloved Ringalo.He was living on pine in a tiny cage at a pet store for over a year with his brothers and me and my cousin went and got those hairless rats out of that store,so they could have a good life.He was a happy go lucky little rat,always...
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