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  1. Internetchild21

    New Furry Babies

    Here are my newly adopted (or rescued) boys. The hairless baby was a rescue from Craigslist- they were keeping him in a reusable shopping bag His name is Piglet and he has my heart. The boy with the black fur’s name is Link. He was adopted with the two other furred babies. Currently he is...
  2. A

    diarrhea in rat but eating and drinking fine?

    Hello! My name is Amber and I recently rescued two new rats to add to my family of three. One of the babies I saved I adopted for free because he is sick. I suspected wet tail- however he is eating, drinking and exploring his new isolation tank fine. He lays down some like he doesn't feel well...
  3. RKbusy

    Hammocks for Sale (in support of Ottawa Pet Rat Rescue)

    Hello fellow rat lovers! I am posting on behalf of Ottawa Pet Rat Rescue, a CRA registered charity operating out of Ottawa, ON, Canada. In case anyone is looking to purchase hammocks, please consider purchasing from the Rescue. 100% of the proceeds from sale are used for the rescue and...
  4. Mialee

    Help needed for new rescue!!

    Hi, Yesterday I adopted a little girl rat (about 10 months old) who was treated really badly in her previous home. The owner let her get so bad that she had such a bad respiratory infection that she is no longer allowed to live with other rats. She was kept on her own her whole life and I feel...
  5. C

    Rescue Rats from Hoarder Situation

    Hi everyone! I'm in dire need of help. I've had a pair of rats before that were shy at first but were young and fairly easy to tame. My local shelter has just received over 80 rats, adults and juveniles. Thankfully other rescues have stepped in to help take some of the rats but they really only...
  6. K

    Wild rat + domesticated rat

    I am currently trying to save a very young wild rat that was brought to me by my cat. I don’t know if he will make it, but if he does I will likely have to keep him as there are no rescues on my area and he seems to have some mobility issues. If he survives can I put him with a domestic rat his...
  7. A

    What to do?

    A few weeks ago, a rat was surrendered to my local pet store. I took her home the day she was surrendered. She has lice so she's been on ivermectin (oral) for 2 weeks now and her last dose will be next Tuesday. I'm wondering what to do until then? I'm guessing she's been alone her entire life...
  8. Ratmama17

    Big Girl is Hiding Food...

    I have 3 female rats in a double CN because I plan to get more Ratties eventually and decorate this cage like crazy! Immie is my sweet old girl (I actually don't know her age because I rescued her from a pet store where she was being sold as an unwanted pet in a 10 gallon tank with a topper) and...
  9. smallvic

    Started a rescue? Read any books about it?

    Hi everyone, I've been a member for a long time but I can't recall the last time I posted here. I don't visit very often. I have two rescue buns, Parker and Hervé, both were found outside (two different cases), and one rescue rat, Pinkerton, who he and his brother came to me by way of a small...
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