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Hi, as tori says all rats carry mites but only react to them when stressed or unwell so it is fine to start intros and as it is your lone rat who has the mites being on their own may be causing stress so it may well help. You don't need to treat the others if they have no signs of mites but if you s...
I have 2 girls from different litters that are smaller than their sisters and they were both the runts, they are happy and healthy but no amount of feeding makes them put weight on but I always make sure they get a little extra food when the others aren't looking. they have both got the sweetest nat...
- Fri Sep 21, 2012 10:17 pm
- Forum: Health
- Topic: Am I being paranoid? Possible pyo?
- Replies: 7
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Hi I don't have any experience of pyo, I hope it's not that. How old is Tilly, today I was reading the s scuttling gourmet and it said as a rat ages one of the signs is what you described about her spine being more prominent and sides dropping so looking indented. Other signs were loss of muscle mas...
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Its probably mostly hereditary with regard to their build but the exercise they do and eagerness to be active will have a influence, may be your stronger ones are more active therefore have gained more muscle mass. I have two sisters both very strong with a lean physique and their half sister who is...
- Sun Jul 08, 2012 2:30 pm
- Forum: Making up a mix
- Topic: Whats your average cost of making a mix?
- Replies: 10
- Views: 2965
I made my first mix a couple of months ago, I spent about £20 on ingredients from RR and also bought some cereal from tesco. I made 5kg of mix but still have lots of leftovers of some ingredients for next time as it was cheaper to buy larger amounts, As I have leftoversi shouldn't have to spend as m...
Just found a photo from about a month ago where you can just make out his bald patch starting but I hadn't really noticed it at the time. Checked the other two and their fur seems fine - if it was mites wouldn't they have spread already? mites only become a problem for a rat when they are stressed ...
I had a rat that pulled out her stitches so then had staples which she also pulled out. with one of the staples she pulled one end out and it caught in her mouth, I came home to find her stuck with her head under her arm not able to free it herself she was very stressed out. So third time round they...
- Thu Jun 21, 2012 2:42 pm
- Forum: Health
- Topic: Hiding meds - reformed choccy drops?
- Replies: 13
- Views: 2122
I used to do that when I had to give steroid tablets. I melted the choc drops , added ground up tablets and mixed well, put it into ice cube tray ( silicone one would be easier to get them out) and chilled, then cut up into correct dose size,had to give a sixth of a tablet so cut into 6.
- Sun Jun 17, 2012 11:11 am
- Forum: Forum help
- Topic: Is there a problem with Internet Explorer and the FR Forum?
- Replies: 9
- Views: 4053
I used to get that problem a lot with various web sites so I switched to chrome or Firefox and get no problems and they are supposed to be safer with spyware and viruses than explorer