I Love Rats

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    My Girls

    I love rats. I have 2 really great rattie girls. Sarah and Gypsy. They're about 1 1/2 years old. They love hanging out with me, crawling around on me, and burrowing in the sweatshirt I'm wearing. The past few months Sarah's had some serious health problems. She got all these...
    susiedavis susiedavis
    1 Response Dec 3, 2009

    Through my hole life I've only had Dogs,

    Cats, Hamsters, Mice, Birds and Goldfish. Then one day we got given a rat called Max off my dad's friend because he couldn't look after him anymore. I adored him. I'd take him out all the and place him on my shoulder and put my hamster in with him. But I also loved Moths and I...
    xItsChelsx xItsChelsx
    18-21, F
    Mar 25, 2014
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    1 Response Apr 16, 2015

    I Love My Babies!!!

    I have four rats - their names are Diva, Oreo, Dolly & Sue.  I got them about 6 months ago and I'm absolutely HOOKED!!!  They are quite possibly the sweetest creatures on the face of the Earth!  I know that sounds stupid or crazy to some people but my rats have...
    ladymesayah ladymesayah
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Mar 16, 2008

    15 Ratters

    I have had a total of 15 rats in my life, with the most at one time being 7. I have none currently due to my daughter's medical problems, but plan to have more in the future.
    EffectsHer EffectsHer
    26-30, F
    Jun 6, 2010

    Been and Gone .. Wooosh

    Yesterday a friend of mine phoned me up in a bit of a panic. She works full time. Someone had shown her a post on Preloved posted by someone wanting to get rid of all of her rats; it literally said 'seven days, or they go in the freezer.'. My friend was frantic; she wanted all of...
    BlueberryMunchkin BlueberryMunchkin
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Aug 12, 2009

    Deu and Ichy! And... Raistlin...

    If you've read many of my stories, much of my blog, you've probably heard me talk about them all... At the moment, I have two ratties. :D One sweetheart, very very old guy named Deucalion... And one 'butthead' named Ichabod. Ichabod is one of those rare ratties that no matter...
    iFortiTude iFortiTude
    Aug 15, 2008

    Rocky And Rocko

    i used to have 2 beautiful fancy rats called rocky and rocko, they were so sweet and cleaver. god i miss them so much. my dad says that soon i can get another 2 rats but i know that they will not be the same.
    libbyjellyfish1997 libbyjellyfish1997
    18-21, F
    Mar 4, 2013
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    2 Responses Apr 15, 2015

    I had a rat years ago

    and i loved him. He was naughty, he would break out of his cage and get into my bed and crawl into my pj's to get warm, it was gross but funny and he would eat my underwear. I'd love to get more, they are so affectionate and cute:)
    MushroomFaerie148 MushroomFaerie148
    26-30, F
    4 Responses Apr 17, 2015

    My Babies

    i've had two rats. a boy named puzzle and a girl named tina. they were just the cutest. they were white with a brown stripe down their back. i was devastated when they both died. and tina died in my hands :( i think they are the cutest little animals. they're like mini dogs. i...
    jasminjane jasminjane
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Dec 30, 2008

    Mine Is Awesome!

    His name is Ezio, but he loves being called Snake Eater... I don't know why, but he is mainly grey and white. He is so awesome. He is what many call a "Fancy Rat". I talk to him like a normal person. I know he understands me too, or at least sometimes, but he knows a few words I...
    SilverJackal SilverJackal
    22-25, F
    Oct 26, 2010

    I Love My Babies

    I have 7 rats, and 3 mice.They are the sweetest things!They make excellent pets, they are cute,  EXTREMELY smart, and they are SUPER CLEAN when kept in a clean environment. Mine are named Chloe, Zoe, Cookie, Crypts, Big Pup, Serenity, and Occie.The mice are named Juliet...
    DramaticSuicide DramaticSuicide
    18-21, F
    5 Responses Jan 4, 2008

    They have a bad reputation

    because not many people have experienced having them as pets. They are extremely intelligent and loving creatures. They love to play. They can do tricks. They’ll make friends with any animal and can recognize their favorite people. They even give kisses. When we rescued...
    ZHC74 ZHC74
    41-45, M
    2 Responses Jan 5, 2016

    I Love My Ratties More Than I Love Most People

    Currently I have 8 little ratties in the house, Abbey (a black and white hooded, Sadie (a fawn standard), Ashley (gray standard) Butterscotch ( a fawn standrd), Sugar (A PEW) Spice (A black and white standard) Mysti ( a white with black markings Dumbo) and Ebony (A solid black...
    sadgran sadgran
    51-55, F
    Aug 3, 2008

    My amazing little man passed away on Wednesday.

    I had a really big day today and coming home to him not being there felt so strange. I'm so used to him being with me every hour of the day, sharing everything with him, talking to him, feeling his little whiskers and tiny heartbeat against me. The longer I go without him the...
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    1 Response Apr 4, 2014


    i used to have a rat, her name was MIxi. I loved Her so very much, she was my best friend (with my dog Max) . She was very smart and i loved her as much i love my family. She had a surgery once, she was weak after that but she survived and evrything was going perfect but after a...
    misthy misthy
    22-25, F
    Nov 24, 2008

    I was given a pet rat

    for Christmas when I was 5, I never thought I'd love her as much as I did, they are as smart as dogs and as loyal/cuddly. I would let her run free in a field and I'd call "coco" and she'd come running up to me wherever she was and just sit on my knee until I'd place her on the...
    Purplesloths Purplesloths
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Jun 5, 2014

    Eulogy For Crackers

    (I wrote this in January but posting it now) Today I lost a good friend. Crackers has passed away after a lifelong struggle with an upper respiratory infection. When my boyfriend and I went to Petsmart last November to pick out a pet for me, we expected to get something small...
    Phasmid Phasmid
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Jun 12, 2010

    I have two rats. Sarabi

    and vitani, I love them to death but I favor Sarabi more due to vitani who hates being held. Sarabi is well trained. Even though she's a couple months old she is able to jump from the floor to her cage. But how can I get vitani to like me, she literally hisses whenever I try to...
    BooBear99 BooBear99
    18-21, F
    1 Response Apr 3, 2014

    I've had rats ever since I was little.

    I really adore them, they are such sweet and smart animals! The first one was Meela, pure black with a cute little pink nose :) I had her for about five years before a tumor in her throat took her. Then there was Anastasia, had her for 8. And Daisy for about 5. It just about...
    astarael0 astarael0
    26-30, F
    Jan 22, 2014

    I am moving near puyallup WA in 2 weeks I have

    adult and baby rats I cant keep all of them anyone interested let me know, I would also trade baby rats. also I love seeing cage decor so pix of cages would be cool to give me ideas. I have 2 female (1 B&W hooded) (1 grey) & 2 male adults. (1 black (not for trade)) & 1 dk...
    Korram Korram
    22-25, F
    1 Response Mar 10, 2016
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    2 Responses Apr 13, 2015
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