I Have a Pet Rat

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    His name is Shakespeare,

    and he's my baby, my animal (like that of the Muppets!) He's a character. I love him so much. He's been my best friend for the past few months. He really means a lot to me, rats are really not given enough credit.i love my little boy!
    twisteduniverse twisteduniverse
    22-25, F
    Oct 24, 2015

    I am very worried about my Rat,

    he has a breathing condition which doesn't look like the common URI, there is no sneezing and no red substance coming from his nose or eyes. I let him breathe a bit in the bathroom with the hot shower running and fed him salt/sugar mix after which he started eating again. His...
    Awakening29 Awakening29
    31-35, F
    4 Responses Jul 21, 2014

    My Lovley Rats

    I have two rats called sprout and darcey They are my baby's! I love them so much they always run up to the cage when I go in the room and tHey always love a cuddle some people say eeww when I tell them but they are really clean animals. Love charliechew
    Charliechew Charliechew
    22-25, F
    1 Response Jul 29, 2011

    My Rat

    I have a small, energetic rat named ella <3 she is almost a year old. she is mostly all white with a gray head. she is so smart! whenever she is hungry or needs more water she will gently nibble on my finger and I will get her what she needs. My sister also has an older rat...
    Nightlife707 Nightlife707
    16-17, F
    1 Response Aug 10, 2013

    Worried About Boo!

    Can someone that knows a lot about rats please help me out? I'm really worried about my rat Boo. She's about 15 days pregnant and the babies aren't moving around. I'm really worried... Someone please help!
    HannahMaeMotionless HannahMaeMotionless
    18-21, F
    Jul 1, 2013

    Rats

    Are there when you need them and sometimes there when you don't. I got myne from a friend of my moms. The girl that got him had permission to get a mouse and got a rat and then she found out she was allergic to him and gave him to us and his previous name was "Squishy"...
    Ratgirl99 Ratgirl99
    13-15, F
    Apr 8, 2009

    Rats

    Are there when you need them and sometimes there when you don't. I got myne from a friend of my moms. The girl that got him had permission to get a mouse and got a rat and then she found out she was allergic to him and gave him to us and his previous name was "Squishy"...
    Ratgirl99 Ratgirl99
    13-15, F
    Apr 8, 2009

    So Many Misconceptions!

    Everyone always thinks that rats are stinky, and mean, and dumb. They're not at all! They're very clean animals (even more so if you clean their cage), my rats give kisses on your cheek - that's hardly mean, and they are in no way dumb! My rats know numerous tricks and words, and...
    shouldbedead shouldbedead
    13-15, F
    1 Response Jul 27, 2012
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