The Crazy Rat Trip

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hjanders
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Re: The Crazy Rat Trip

Post by hjanders » Wed Apr 04, 2018 5:16 pm

Happy World Rat Day everyone :D

This morning I got the news that Raimy has had 7 healthy babies. Fingers crossed they stay this way. I don't know the sexes yet. And Maze is apparently due tomorrow, not today.

I have been on Facebook messenger with the breeders having a hilarious time trying to think of themes for the litters and therefore some names. They are quite keen to have British-based themes. One theme has, however, been decided on and it is 'Classic British Desserts'. And the best of them is the lucky girl who is to be named Knickerbocker Glory :lol:
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Re: The Crazy Rat Trip

Post by [cub] » Wed Apr 04, 2018 7:00 pm

:lol: Oh I do hope a fine buck gets to be Spotted Dick!
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Re: The Crazy Rat Trip

Post by cyber ratty » Wed Apr 04, 2018 7:33 pm

:lol:

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Re: The Crazy Rat Trip

Post by hjanders » Wed Apr 04, 2018 10:46 pm

I suggested Spotted Dick but it went down like a lead balloon! The breeder concerned told me her Mum said it sounded like a nasty disease and she couldn't get that thought out of her head. Personally I thought it would have been a great name :lol:
Popcorn, Me-Me, Nelle, Luna, Maggie and Tutsie
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Re: The Crazy Rat Trip

Post by hjanders » Thu Apr 05, 2018 8:46 pm

More great news today that Maze has had 11 babies. All going well so far :D

So, we brought 19 rats to Sweden and have had 4 litters born in the last 10 days or so. A total of 39 live babies - 16 does and 23 bucks. I am over the moon and it feels like the crazy rat trip was well worth it. I am sure there will be enough now to provide us with out next girls!

Btw, The British Dessert theme is now a definite and there are:
3 does - Summer Pudding (aka Summer), Angel Delight (aka Angel) and Knickerbocker Glory (aka Nicki)
5 bucks - Apple Crumble (aka Crum?), Arctic Roll (aka Rolo?), Custard Tart (aka Custard), Syllabub (with no aka!) and Eton Mess (aka Messi)
Popcorn, Me-Me, Nelle, Luna, Maggie and Tutsie
Never to be forgotten: Trixie, Paws, Tica, Doris and Bella ❤️

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Re: The Crazy Rat Trip

Post by cyber ratty » Fri Apr 06, 2018 9:21 am

Fabulous! :D

I hope there will be many more babies to come, and that they live up to expectations. :love:

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Re: The Crazy Rat Trip

Post by HereticPr1me » Sat Apr 07, 2018 12:24 pm

How wonderful :)
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