1. S

    Switching milks?

    Hello! My name is Sam, i have had an orphaned baby roof rat for about a week now. I have had him slowly introduced to raw goats milk and he seems to be doing well on it. He’s very active and digests it well. But after some research I see soy based human formula is best for him and the goats milk...
  2. Triss

    Ferret cage?

    I currently have a ferret in a Savic Suite Royal cage with fleece linings that I change and wash often. The bar spacing is about 1.5 cm. Could I keep rats in this cage? Obviously when my ferret passes away. I love her but she is getting old and when she is gone I want to go back to keeping...
  3. Y

    music of mice / look here :)

    Your mice will always be happy thanks to the music in the program :) 30 Day Free Trial Download You can download and install the program I tried it very well :)
  4. M

    Coat color question!

    Hey guys, what color is this rat considered? I’m thinking agouti, but she has a bit more blue/gray than the agouti pics I see online. Thoughts? 😁
  5. Saturnsdeath

    Rest in peace Viola and Ophelia

    Ophelia passed back in July, she was a curly haired blind albino rat. My baby Viola who just passed one week ago today had pneumonia for the second time and sadly this time it got her. Ophelia had pneumonia as well and passed. They are sisters. Ophelia passed at 6 months and Viola passed at 9...
  6. N

    Searching for a home for 3 female rats ASAP

    Hi there, I am searching for a home for 3 female rats. Sadly we are moving to a smaller place and it’s unfair to have to downsize their cage for our needs. We are located in st.louis Missouri. If anyone knows of a rescue or someone who is interested that has experience with semi tame rats please...
  7. C

    huge bone like lump?

    One of my rats has a very large bone like lump on the back of his head/neck, it has no movement whatsoever and feels just like a bone. I have absolutely no idea what this is, I will post pictures in the morning but until then if anyone has any ideas it would help me relax. I will be taking him...
  8. K

    My Rats Energy

    A couple of months ago I got my two rats Pigeon and Luna. At first Luna was really active and Pigeon was still active but a bit less than Luna. However a couple of weeks ago I noticed that Pigeon was really lethargic and when I take her out she doesn’t want to play and sits down and sleeps. Is...
  9. E

    swollen eye

    my rat has a swollen eye. it’s not like how other people have described theirs before though, with boogers around or tears. it’s completely swelled up and twice the size of his other eye. there is pus in the middle of it. i know that he has mites but not sure if this has to do with that. help if...
  10. Poe and Friends


    I just created a new rat forum of my own and I'm wondering if anyone wants to join! paisleyeworld.blogspot.com Have fun!
  11. zJoker

    Trying to identify unusual behaviour

    Hello! Hope everyone is safe and is doing well :) Would like some advice and/or thoughts on some unusual behaviour that my rat has been displaying :( I've already booked a vet appointment for Monday but I'm hoping to see if anyone has any experience with this and offer advise for anything I...
  12. S

    11 month old rat off balance, lost weight, is it a PT?

    Hello, I’m wondering if anyone has any advice. I am taking my boy to an exotic vet tomorrow at 11 for a diagnosis. Over the past week my boy has lost weight, can’t eat his normal pellets and I’ve not seen him drink from his bottle, he’s always had an issue with his back left leg since about 6...
  13. V

    Help! Baby rat or mouse

    I got a 9 week old rat from someone and noticed he looks so mouse like...that I started thinking what if he is a mouse. Am i being silly? I've had baby rats before and remember their faces not being so pointy
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  15. kalliedoss2022


    Today I will be getting my ratties. Can I have tips for travel? Also, can I have some general facts about the ratties and what I should expect on their first night home? I would also like tips that will help them adjust. I am very unexperienced in rattie care. What should I buy for their cage...
  16. A

    My rat is pulsing and seems as if he cannot breathe?

    Hi, my oldest rat, Russell, is kind of pulsing? He sounds as though he cannot breathe well and his abdomen/sides and moving in and out similar the way way dogs do when they're about to throw up. I plan to take him to a vet in the morning, but I'm kind of scared because he was fine this morning...
  17. kalliedoss2022


    hi everyone!!! we are new and we would like to purchase 2 rats we have a couple of questions 1- what gender is the best to buy? 2- Should we feed them rat food or buy approved fruits and veggies from the store 3- Is a fleece liner and potty training the way to go and where can I buy it 4- What...
  18. Pandora


    Hey so, I have never adopted a rat before. I usually get mine from a local breeder. I adopted my first rat not too long ago. He is very skiddish and if picked up will run. He sometimes lets me pet his head and ears but also bites if given the chance. I did a stupid thing and tried to pick him...
  19. Isabellapauline

    rat not pooping after surgery??

    my sweet little daisy who’s just over a year old just got a mammary tumor removed yesterday morning. she’s doing really good now and is starting to seem like her old self again. but the kicker is she hasn’t pooped since she went under. she hasn’t pooped since yesterday now and it’s starting to...
  20. S

    Why is my Pet Rat attacking sick Rat?

    I have two pet rats. Daisy and Charmander. On November 26, 2018 Daisy gave birth to Charmander and they have been best friends ever since. Daisy is a year and 4 months old and Charmander is a 11 month old neutered Male. Recently Daisy was diagnosed by the Vet with an inner ear infection. She...