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  1. Camelidae4

    Why does my rat have a curled tail?

    Hello, I've had a few rats and I had never seen one with a curled tail, but one of my girls has had a curled tail since a few months old. Does anyone know why? I've read it can be due to having too small of a wheel or something similar but we don't own a wheel. I've also read something about...
  2. Saturnsdeath

    Hurt my rat's tail! Help!

    I was putting my rat Rosaline back in her cage after some play time and I don't quite know what happened, but I think I knicked her tail when closing it. I feel so bad and I need to know if I should take her to the vet or just try and aid it at home.
  3. Angelrattie

    Rat's Tail Gone HELP

    I don't really know how it happened but one of my rats tails got caught in the door and broken off. I hadn't closed the door at all and it seemed like a normal feeding session when she all of a sudden started screaming and running in circles. She frightened me and her sisters a lot. The two...
  4. ratnewbie

    Injured rat tail? Will it heal?

    Hi guys I noticed that one of my three boys had a knick on his tail. My girlfriend was actually the one who pointed It out and noticed when it was bleeding the area has thus scabbed over and I figured it was fine as i read and learned rats heal on their own. Is this something that will fix on...
  5. S

    Questions about rat tail infection wip

    hi there, first of all thanks for clicking in. I have a rat named Dragon Slayer, she’s roughly 1 year and 2 months old now ( got her from a pet shop, she was around 1 month old back then). She’s a lovely girl who would just sit there for hours long cuddles. Last year around August one of my...
  6. Olympia✨

    Argh! Degloved tail, again? (photos, need help!!)

    I posted about a month ago about one of my boys, Obi, who I thought had a degloved tail at the time. Apparently it was a “nail tail” but since then I think he really degloved it! (Sorry for the flashy photo, it’s hard to get him to sit still- plus it’s the middle of the night!) It’s red, so...