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by rakelchidz
Mon Jun 22, 2015 2:14 pm
Forum: Rescue care
Topic: Lone female rescue help
Replies: 10
Views: 4499

Re: Lone female rescue help

ok will keep looking then. I hadn't realised you had to wait so long to have them neutered. I've seen lots of people online talking about keeping bucks with the females so that's why I was curious. I usually have hamsters and haven't really had rats before. I'd been looking into it and doing researc...
by rakelchidz
Mon Jun 22, 2015 2:00 pm
Forum: Rescue care
Topic: Lone female rescue help
Replies: 10
Views: 4499

Re: Lone female rescue help

I know that the main plan is young females but would a young male work if he was neutered? A local rescue has a lovely young male who is about 10 weeks old and seems very confident. Or would that not be a good idea?

Thanks I will have a look round.
by rakelchidz
Mon Jun 22, 2015 1:36 pm
Forum: Rescue care
Topic: Lone female rescue help
Replies: 10
Views: 4499

Re: Lone female rescue help

Yeah I was hoping to do that. She wasn't rescued from a good place but I couldn't just leave her. Do you have any advice for how to get in touch with some good rat breeders? I live sort of south Lincolnshire/Peterborough area and i'm not sure where to find people. I'm happy to report that she alread...
by rakelchidz
Mon Jun 22, 2015 9:18 am
Forum: Rescue care
Topic: Lone female rescue help
Replies: 10
Views: 4499

Re: Lone female rescue help

Fair enough. I just wasn't sure as I don't want to overwhelm her or stress her out more than she already is. I think she's about a year old. Do you have any suggestions for what type of rat would be best for her? As I said was thinking of introducing her to a pair of younger females. Do you think th...
by rakelchidz
Mon Jun 22, 2015 8:00 am
Forum: Rescue care
Topic: Lone female rescue help
Replies: 10
Views: 4499

Lone female rescue help

So I rescued a lone female rat. The official story was that she had been abandoned but both me and the girl there think she must have been pretty severely mistreated. She cowers in corners, she doesn't move much if there are people near by, you know that sort of thing. Now obviously rats need compan...

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