I Kept Pet Rats

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    His Name Was Egore.......rip My Little Egore

    I used to work in a pet store in 1979.  i adopted a beige rat and named him egore.  i loved egore and always will.  he hold a special place in my heart.  he grew up in my work jacket pocket.  he know his name and he know what come get a sunflower meant...
    iamstillrighthere iamstillrighthere
    51-55, F
    4 Responses Jul 8, 2010

    Rats Are Much Like Potato Chips

    You can't have just one!!!In the past, I discovered I was a "rat addict" - although, I never bred them....  I knew I'd never be able to give any away so I only got females for pets.   At one point I had 13 (I think) - When I moved into my current home, I had about 6 and found...
    Creamsicle Creamsicle
    41-45, F
    1 Response Nov 27, 2011


    My second rat ever was called scabbers. We had bought his mum from a pet shop and we didn't realise that she was pregnant. We were very suprised one day when we opened the cage and there were 9 little pinkies and one  proud looking mother. 8 boys and a little girl. We called the...
    fishnetglo fishnetglo
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Feb 8, 2012


     i have two pet rats one is about 3months old and the other is meant to be 8weeks but is very tiny and when i put them in the same cage she went straight for my other ones belly it looked like she was looking for milk but she is the size of a full grown mouse but we think...
    gurlonthemove gurlonthemove
    22-25, F
    Jan 1, 2010

    I have three female ratties.

    .. Their names are Athena, Freya, and Hera.
    xarrowxmoonx xarrowxmoonx
    22-25, F
    Mar 10, 2014

    Our Pet Rats.

    At home we have pet rats. We started off with a black and white male named Anubis, he lived six years before he died. A week after he died we got new rats. These rats are a Black and White female (Anubette) and an Albino gold and white rat (Amon-Ra). We thought we had gotten 2...
    11georsog3 11georsog3
    2 Responses Jul 22, 2009

    What To Name Her

    i am getting a female rat of my friend on Monday or Tuesday she has only just been weaned but i haven't got the foggiest of what to name her i was thinking princess but i don't know if you know any names for a female rat please let me no
    gurlonthemove gurlonthemove
    22-25, F
    Oct 11, 2009
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