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Have you separated the mum? She needs to be in a birthing tank or small cage. Too much space may mean she is too highly stressed to properly nurse the kittens. Sometimes kittens do pass away in the first few days - mum will have cleaned up the best. Have they got white lines across their bellies, ca...
- Mon Jul 18, 2016 6:57 pm
- Forum: Habitat
- Topic: Please help with awful rat smell!
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Just to repeat what's been said- Firstly you are cleaning too often and they will scent mark to over compensate. Secondly get rid of the fleece, there are so many other options for substrate out there that absorb urine and smells better. Thirdly take out the shelves and add in more climbing opportun...
- Wed Jan 09, 2013 10:50 am
- Forum: Health
- Topic: Foster rat has operation tomorrow - thoughts and prayers pls
- Replies: 7
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You'll be surprised what a rat can recover from. They are very tough animals so don't worry too much (although I know that's difficult!) One of mine went in for the same operation recently and was back to normal within two hours- despite the incision being over half of his body length! I've always j...