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  1. PotatoRat I'm just a potato rat. »

    Oct 20, 2018 at 2:01 AM
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    Oct 20, 2018 at 2:00 AM
  3. dan2333 replied to the thread HELP! My rat Zoe is not well (possibly Pituitary Tumor (PT)).

    She is stabilized I would say but not symptom-free. I gave her the cabergoline on Wednesday evening. I would like to taper her off of...

    Oct 20, 2018 at 12:27 AM
  4. kathrynwithak7 posted a new thread.

    Winston lost his brother and I NEED HELP

    Im sad to report that Teddy passed away a few days ago. He was old and hadnt recovered completely from his last kidney infection so it...

    Forum: Behaviour

    Oct 20, 2018 at 12:23 AM
  5. lilspaz68 replied to the thread My rats eye is injured I just need help.

    You probably should start on antibiotics to prevent infection but that's a dead eye. It's not going to shrink the same way. As I'm sure...

    Oct 19, 2018 at 11:09 PM
  6. SQ posted a new thread.

    two baby boys at the Moncton SPCA (a well known kill shelter) - Moncton NB

    see for information and pictures Sonic is a 3 month old boy [ATTACH] and Paige is a 3 month old...

    girl senior 1.jpg girl senior 1.jpg

    Forum: Third Party Rats for Rescue

    Oct 19, 2018 at 8:50 PM
  7. SQ replied to the thread Cage advice for elderly rat (HLD?).

    in addition to what has been mentioned: - the floor of the cage is covered to make it soft, - a litter box that is easy to enter is...

    Oct 19, 2018 at 8:21 PM
  8. SQ liked jorats's post in the thread Cage advice for elderly rat (HLD?).

    Are you sure it's HED? We usually call it hind end degeneration. Sometimes a male with a bladder infection will drag his back legs. With...

    Oct 19, 2018 at 8:10 PM
  9. SQ replied to the thread Why does my rat bite my face.

    I had a girl that did that if I was distracted and she wanted my attention

    Oct 19, 2018 at 8:09 PM
  10. SQ replied to the thread BarkBox but for rats?.

    I too am very picky about what my rats eat or have for toys …… also try to give nothing from China because of lead, arsenic, and other...

    Oct 19, 2018 at 8:08 PM
  11. SQ liked jorats's post in the thread BarkBox but for rats?.

    It sounds fun but I'm very picky with what my rats eat. I'm also very picky about their toys. I don't like anything coming from China...

    Oct 19, 2018 at 8:04 PM
  12. SQ replied to the thread Baytril - all or nothing?.

    In cae you are still looking for ideas, I measure out the meds into a small dish, add a couple of drops of real (organic) maple syrup,...

    Oct 19, 2018 at 8:03 PM
  13. SQ liked hopefloats's post in the thread Question - inodilator Vetmedin (pimobendan) use with rats?.

    it is really hard to say if this works the only way to really tell is that they stay living. Unless I am missing something. Edgar and...

    Oct 19, 2018 at 7:52 PM
  14. SQ replied to the thread Anyone used Pimobendan?.

    Thank you. At present Y is on antibiotics (vaginal discharge), benazepril (ACE inhibitor), Lasix, and started the pimobendan (because my...

    Oct 19, 2018 at 7:48 PM
  15. Carmen2993 replied to the thread My rats eye is injured I just need help.

    Oh and his eye has no smell. His eye looks like a hard shell thats starting to break from the base.. He still acts like nothing is wrong.

    Oct 19, 2018 at 2:56 PM