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by Naturenut
Sun May 21, 2017 10:10 am
Forum: Health
Topic: Elderly boys general advice please
Replies: 5
Views: 2455

Re: Elderly boys general advice please

Thanks Starstar - key word there is challenging!

Off to do a cage refurb.... ;)

:oldbuck: :olddumbobuck:
by Naturenut
Sat May 20, 2017 6:47 pm
Forum: Health
Topic: Elderly boys general advice please
Replies: 5
Views: 2455

Re: Elderly boys general advice please

Thanks for replying Mary. They have feasted on ratRations food all their lives and now on the Elderly kidney friendly mix. I have to admit to making the cage layout easier with ramps to the 2 levels above but interesting to read your comment about keeping them as active as possible. I will search th...
by Naturenut
Sat May 20, 2017 10:50 am
Forum: Health
Topic: Elderly boys general advice please
Replies: 5
Views: 2455

Elderly boys general advice please

Hi all Been a while since I've been on here but hoping someone can point me in the right direction. My boys are now 2 years old and I'm looking for general advice on caring for them. Are there any articles on the forum ? HLD is starting to creep in, muscle tone has gone and Wispa just sits for cuddl...
by Naturenut
Thu Mar 03, 2016 3:55 pm
Forum: Behaviour
Topic: New rescue rats arriving at weekend- intros necessary!
Replies: 26
Views: 7788

Re: New rescue rats arriving at weekend- intros necessary!

Good luck with the intro x Keep us posted.
by Naturenut
Thu Mar 03, 2016 3:47 pm
Forum: Other care
Topic: A few Questions and Care??
Replies: 4
Views: 2234

Re: A few Questions and Care??

A digging box could be filled with anything safe for rats - I'm sure the variety would be appreciated as it makes it interesting.

Well done for doing your homework this time round - you'll be great :D
by Naturenut
Thu Mar 03, 2016 3:40 pm
Forum: Health
Topic: Boggling!
Replies: 20
Views: 10742

Re: Boggling!

I've still never caught Wispa to date - perhaps it's not his 'thing' !!

Shame you missed it but hopefully it'll happen again for you.

x
by Naturenut
Mon Feb 29, 2016 10:53 pm
Forum: Habitat
Topic: So I found the secret ......
Replies: 3
Views: 1995

Re: So I found the secret ......

Yeah warm n squishy have to be the worst ones x
by Naturenut
Mon Feb 29, 2016 10:42 pm
Forum: Behaviour
Topic: New girl
Replies: 28
Views: 7340

Re: New girl

Wow that went smoothly! Hope your new little girl is happy with her new family x
by Naturenut
Mon Feb 29, 2016 10:33 pm
Forum: Habitat
Topic: Ramps and mild HLD - need ideas!
Replies: 7
Views: 3048

Re: Ramps and mild HLD - need ideas!

I have four tuff tubes in the cage and a bucket load of long cable ties. Also use masking tape to fix them together for a loooooong run - the possibilities are endless!

Twerp! Wonder what he calls you!!!
by Naturenut
Thu Feb 11, 2016 7:45 pm
Forum: Health
Topic: Slight facial swelling?
Replies: 20
Views: 5354

Re: Slight facial swelling?

Has the vet said where the source of infection is? I'm only guessing that until the source itself is treated/removed, you can drain an abscess till your hearts content but it will still have the potential to flare anytime. AB's will be just a quick fix. How is he in himself?

:(
by Naturenut
Mon Feb 08, 2016 7:27 pm
Forum: Health
Topic: Slight facial swelling?
Replies: 20
Views: 5354

Re: Slight facial swelling?

Poor Fergus. Hope the meds are going down ok.

Scritches and hugs - you chose what way round :lol:
by Naturenut
Tue Feb 02, 2016 8:01 am
Forum: Health
Topic: Slight facial swelling?
Replies: 20
Views: 5354

Re: Slight facial swelling?

Poor Fergus - scritches to him :cry: He'll probably feel quite rough with it if it's a tooth abscess. Guess he's on soft food. Hope you're doing ok too x
by Naturenut
Tue Jan 12, 2016 11:14 pm
Forum: Behaviour
Topic: Boy intro trouble
Replies: 1
Views: 1380

Re: Boy intro trouble

Not done intros myself so sorry, can't offer any advice.

How are things going?
by Naturenut
Tue Jan 12, 2016 10:50 pm
Forum: Health
Topic: HLD and metacam
Replies: 17
Views: 4606

Re: HLD and metacam

Scritches to Humphrey - he's absolutely gorgeous :hearts:
by Naturenut
Mon Jan 11, 2016 8:16 pm
Forum: Feeding
Topic: Rat food ideas please
Replies: 2
Views: 1689

Re: Rat food ideas please

Thanks Beri x

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