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  1. Pandora

    New rat has mouth problem

    So I got a new baby yesterday, pulled him from the feeder Bin. I new he would be coming with a few complications because feeders are never healthy. He has rat lice which I am treating with revolution and also possibly an upper respiratory infection that I am keeping my eye on. I'm seeing...
  2. Jon D


    One of my boys *about 5 months* is sick and I dont know what's happening to him! His sister died in the same way not long ago!! We woke up and he was just lethargic and drooling, he also looked like he was trying to regurgitate. We waited it out and then took him to a vet. They couldn't find out...
  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. Angelrattie

    Irritated Eye Lids on Rat

    My girl has had irritated eyelids for about a week now and I don't know what to do. She hasn't shown any signs of illness besides the obvious redness around the eyelid. Her behavior seems normal to me. Although she has been grooming herself around her head/eyes a bit more than usual. I'm not...
  5. Pingu

    Swelling in Right Hind Leg

    So I've had my pet rat for about 5 days now. Around the second day of owning her, we noticed that she did not use her hind leg when walking and kept the foot curled and close to her body. Out of concern, I picked her up and very gently felt around the ankle and foot. She did not protest and at...