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by Our Mrs Reynolds
Thu Oct 18, 2018 2:32 pm
Forum: Behaviour
Topic: wondering if it's a good time for a new rat
Replies: 3
Views: 2816

Re: wondering if it's a good time for a new rat

Hey cub, That's really helpful, thanks! Gah, now I have to wait 'til Christmas ;) Good point about the one year gap between intakes, I hadn't thought of that, but it does work out well. Can you please just clarify what age range 'juveniles' covers in rats? I'll definitely follow that advice and do a...
by Our Mrs Reynolds
Wed Oct 17, 2018 1:16 pm
Forum: Behaviour
Topic: wondering if it's a good time for a new rat
Replies: 3
Views: 2816

wondering if it's a good time for a new rat

Hi all, I'm in a position to rescue a third rat over the Christmas holidays, but as I'm a new rat parent, I'm not sure if this is necessarily the best timing on my part. Long story short: I rescued two brothers when they were babies, they will be just over six months by the end of the year. One boy ...
by Our Mrs Reynolds
Sun Sep 02, 2018 7:59 pm
Forum: Feeding
Topic: desiccated coconut a choking hazard?
Replies: 2
Views: 6088

desiccated coconut a choking hazard?

Hi all, I know coconut is healthy for ratties, so I started to give my young boys some dessicated coconut that I had from cooking (the very fine, dried stuff). They liked it, but I suddenly wondered if they size of the peices is unsafe. It's too small for them to really chew, presumably, so might it...
by Our Mrs Reynolds
Fri Jul 06, 2018 12:29 pm
Forum: Habitat
Topic: baby rat carrier and cage questions
Replies: 2
Views: 1482

Re: baby rat carrier and cage questions

perfect, thanks very much!

The count down begins :D
by Our Mrs Reynolds
Thu Jul 05, 2018 11:13 am
Forum: Habitat
Topic: baby rat carrier and cage questions
Replies: 2
Views: 1482

baby rat carrier and cage questions

Hi All! I'm looking to get my first rats (2-3 6 week old-ish bucks from a rescue centre) later this month and have a couple specific questions I can't find the answers to. Any advice is appreciated. 1. the slats on most plastic small animal carriers are making me nervous; could a rat get their feet ...

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