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  1. Tpoisson

    Do Rats often recover from Strokes?

    My 2.5 / 3 year old male seems to have suffered a stroke the day before yesterday. I wasn't aware of it at the time, but looking back Im sure of the exact moment it occurred. Thursday afternoon we were cleaning the 3 multi-level cages for our 7 Rats. Suddenly, Ratscal freaks out and starts...
  2. M

    Sudden aggression from older male

    I have a 2 yr 2 mo unneutered male named Rupert and two 1 yr 9 mo spayed females named Bonnie and Nina who are sisters. They met Rupert 6 months ago. Introductions went great, everything perfect for a while. After a couple months Rupert would occasionally get nasty with them, like really...
  3. Cheyenne

    Rat Limping, Not Using Left Back Foot

    Hi Guys, My rat is around 2 years old. His siblings have passed on, so he is the last of our babies. We try to take him out for plenty of play time considering, and he started lifting his left leg and won’t put it down. At first I believed in was Hind Leg Degeneration (I think I spelled that...
  4. Kyn

    Taming an adult rat with aggressive body language?

    I have three boys. Two are complete loves and love to be pet and handled. The third, Gatsby, has always hated being touched. He's about 8 months now and I just kind of leave him be. If I try to touch him, he rears up on his hind legs and tries to push me away with his paws and/or teeth. He...
  5. Ashlyn

    Introducing younger rats to older rat

    I'm a first time rat owner. I'm struggling to introduce an older rat, Davos, to two younger rats, Stannis and Roose. A couple of weeks ago, a friend tells me she needs her rat re-homed because her dogs would terrorize him whenever they could in the three weeks she had him. When I started with...
  6. BibiBaby Rats

    Help! Rat's testicles is swollen and purplish...

    We noticed that our male rat's testes got swollen and purplish! We noticed it yesterday and we are alarmed as to what is wrong... Please do help us. Yesterday, from morning to noon, he showed no signs of anything wrong. His testes was the same pink bulk; definitely not swollen nor purplish. By...
  7. Pippin and Merry

    Rat with Paraphimosis

    At least it seems similar to paraphimosis from what i've read on Rat Health Guide. Poor boy got his bits stuck outside last night and I've been trying to help him while waiting to get him into the vet. I've tried a few things (that were recommended on RHG) to get his junk back in, but nothing...
  8. B

    Male rat to rehome! Moncton NB Canada

    He’s white with black eyes friendly and cute gives kisses. My other rats all hate him so he needs a good home. You must have a cage already and preferably another rat. I don’t want him used as a breeder. Contact me if interested
  9. spankaroo

    spanky, pico, and churro!!

    hi, my name is shay, and i currently have three rats!! spanky (mink/white hooded agouti) male 11 months old dumbo rat purchased from breeder lives alone (after several attempts at pairing has resulted in injury/death to other rats) high energy, fiesty, loves people on his own terms pico...
  10. spankaroo

    potential tumor?

    hi all, my 11 month old male rat, spanky, has had a lump on his left side for a month or so now- but until recently it did not appear to be bothering him. i checked it again today, and it has increased quite a bit in size and is now red and scabbed over on top. it is firm and beneath his skin...
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