I Like Rats

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    They're So Cute!

    honestly, they're just so cute, how can you hate them? i know people who get sick at the site of anything that even resembles a rat. sure the wild ones aren't so clean, but any wild animals can carry diseases not just rats. they get such a bad rep only because they like to stay...
    SummerDragonfly SummerDragonfly
    18-21, F
    Oct 3, 2011

    Pet Rat

    I like my pet rat, heis getting old. Anubus looks just like the rat in the group logo. He also eats out of our hands sometimes, and likes to scamper around my shoulders.
    gossiper222 gossiper222
    Nov 30, 2008

    Story #262 I like them....I really do.

    But only the kind with four legs. You can keep the two legged ones.
    Serenitree Serenitree
    70+, F
    Oct 30, 2011


    My pet rat's name is sparky she's a girl and is adorable
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    May 23, 2013

    Oh I Miss Them So Much

    i used to have two rats bella and ne-yo(they were both girls but my brother wanted to name one so he named it ne-yo after the dancer/singer) we had to give them up tho when we moved because the place we were moving to didnt allow any animals at all.. it broke my heart to have to...
    XscreamingXinsideX XscreamingXinsideX
    13-15, F
    Jul 15, 2009

    Pet Rats

    Years ago I had a hooded rat named Pandora, she liked to sit on my shoulder and ride around. When I got her she was a baby and I taught her to come to me when I called, with a clicking noise. I loved the way she grasped objects with her tiny front paws to examine them...
    Powderblue Powderblue
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Jan 2, 2010

    Oh, Man, Do I...

    And I miss my boys so much! I can't wait until I'm able to get some more... Not that any rat can replace Deucalion or Ichabod, but... I miss having them around, a lot. 
    iFortiTude iFortiTude
    3 Responses Mar 4, 2009

    Mashed Potato And Sausage

    I was the first one in my family to get a rat and it took some convincing. But i eventualy got one, i had picked out a name weeks before i got Alex. He was beutiful he was light cream with a darker cream hood and a patchy stripe down his back, he also had ruby eyes (red or black...
    SusanForeman SusanForeman
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Mar 30, 2011
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