baby rats

  1. H

    two 11 year old rats with URIS not getting better with antibiotics

    Hello, I recently got three 8 week old rats. When I brought them home, two were constantly sneezing. I brought them to the vet and got prescribed Doxy. After a week they were still sneezing and sounding more congested so I brought them to the vet. I got prescribed Doxy and Batryil for two weeks...
  2. P

    I got my dream rats!!

    I’ve wanted Siamese baby’s for almost three years, but none of the breeders in my area have had any ever. I was scrolling through Craigslist a few days ago and someone had an oops litter and three little Siamese boys came out of it. I was expecting them to be kind of mean, as I knew nothing...
  3. Monique

    Is my rat pregnant?

    Hello, I bought this rat from the pet store on Monday January 20th, 2020. When I first got her (and her sister) they told me they were about 4-5 weeks old. I brought her and her sister home. I notice that the females compared to my males (separate cages) were noticeable longer so I called the...
  4. D

    Baby dumbo boys! What do you call their fur color?

    Hey! I’m picking up my two new fur babies in two weeks. They’re two male dumbo rats. what do you call their fur markings/colors? ABC36CCE-AB63-47E2-B61F-BE635B4D2F18 by Danique posted Oct 24, 2019 at 12:36 AM0277B451-C3EF-4F7E-955F-B6E2D4701C09 by Danique posted Oct 24, 2019 at 12:36 AM
  5. Isaiaah Triplett

    Help! Baby’s leg is hurt!

    Hello. I am in really need of answers. My fancy rat gave birth to 11 babies last night. 1 baby sadly was a still born. The other ten are completely healthy except for one. As I was doing the first milk check, I noticed one kittens leg was hurt. I looked closer and it was terrible. It looks...
  6. C

    NEED SERIOUS HELP (BABY RATS INJURED)

    im in serious need of suggestions on what to do here. I have a momma rat who had 9 babies 3 weeks ago today, they were all healthy and everything was well. They outgrew their nursery so I moved them into the top level of my DCN cage with their momma rat last night. On the bottom of the cage is a...
  7. Courtney Carter

    Wheezy Ratties

    Hello all! This is my first post here and I’m here with concerns. I just got two new baby boys! They’re so kind though a little hand shy, but we’re getting there with them. One of the boys is quiet and relax. No health problem in sight yet. While his brother is and has been rather wheezy...
  8. A

    USA wild baby male rat needs new home!

    I am looking to re-home a wild baby male rat, he seems to be around 4-5 weeks old. My husband found him at work, the mother rat was nowhere to be seen, we believe she is dead since the work area has rat poison and traps. We just couldn't leave him there knowing that when he grows up he'll most...
  9. B

    Help! New rattie with a really swollen face...

    Okay. So. I just had a poor baby die from old age, and I didn't want Ronnie to be all by herself. I got two more baby girls to keep her company and to have them aquainted was a bit tough, but they seemed to get along fine after a few days to a week. I woke up this morning to my Hooded rat...
  10. Kyn

    Oxbow Regal Rat for Young Rats?

    I have three boys who are a little over 8 weeks old. Right now, I feed them the adult formula of Oxbow Regal Rat. I looked into getting them the young rat and mouse formula of Oxbow's, but wasn't too impressed with the ingredients (corn, etc.) Since baby rats need more protein than adults, I've...
  11. Kimikoラット

    Baby Rat “Handling”

    Hi all, I haven’t made my official introduction yet to the forum because I wanted to upload my baby rats photos with it. I’ll be getting my 3 baby boys in two days & although I’ve done a lot of research into rat care I don’t know too much about “handling?”. What I mean is, when I bring them...
  12. A

    How old are my baby rats?

    I purchased baby rats today and I don’t know their age. Can anyone determine it?
  13. K

    PREGNANT RAT!

    She’s super pregnant and about to pop! I got her about 4 days ago and she didn’t look this pregnant when I got her, (I did not know she was pregnant until a few days ago) her nipples are very visible and i moved her into a nursery cage where she is nesting, but I do not know how far along she...
  14. K

    About 20 Dumbo and Fancy Rat Babies in Need of a Home in CT!

    I have a very large accidental litter on my hands. These babies are very small, cute, and social. They would do amazingly in any home. I have both females and males for adoption. If anyone is willing to take any off my hands, that would be amazing! I am located in Windsor, CT, but am willing to...
  15. K

    About 20 Dumbo and Fancy Rats Need a New Home in CT!

    Hello! A little while ago, my brother was not paying attention to our rats and now we have a large litter of babies and no place to put them! I am located in Windsor, CT. I am willing to drive a ways to find these little guys new homes! These babies are very tiny, quite adorable, and quite...
  16. Kaat

    nursing rats

    Horrid rat farts, just horrid, all the time. I can't tell if its from my nursing mother or from the babies. Before the babies mom was not gassy at all. Mom is eating a high protein kitten food from royal canin and her normal oxbow pellets. Are baby rats just normally gassy? Or is mom gassy from...
  17. hannahallie101

    Skittish Ratties

    Hey, so almost 2 months ago I adopted a pair of baby rats. I found them on Kijiji and contacted the owner. We discussed the details and we both agreed that I would come adopt some of her ratties. Over the phone she seemed like an experience rat owner and I had no doubts. The rats lived several...
  18. mustangrooster

    Questions about raising wild baby rats

    Hi all, apologizes if I have posted this in the wrong section. So, two days ago, I found a nest of wild baby rats. I'm sure there were six, but I think one of the dog's got two of them, so I managed to save 4. One of the parents got eaten by a snake, not sure if either the cat or one of the...
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