Licking and swimming?

Discussion in 'Behaviour' started by Ratti, Jun 27, 2018.

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  1. Jun 27, 2018 #1

    Ratti

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    Trouble is doing ok since I separated her from the boys. She now licks my hand all over though. Is this because she's lonely?

    Also do all rats like to swim/ play in the water?
     
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    lilspaz68

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    Most rats hate swimming in water, but there are a few who enjoy it :) Licking can be just a sign of affection from rats. You'll see them licking each other for no reason as well :)
     
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    jorats

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    Licking/grooming is very common in rats, doing it to each other and to us.
     
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