Good Rat Hammock

3 Best Rat Hammocks

The rats are very curious as a result you will have to give something to them, and that is the hammocks. Rat Hammocks offer rats a place to play, to climb, to keep warm and also to rest. There are a few things to keep in mind when shopping for good hammocks and I will […]

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!!! Mazuri and LabDiet Food Recall !!!

!!! Mazuri and LabDiet Food Recall !!! A common store bought food (available at places such as Petsmart) is the Mazuri Rat & Mouse Diet. While not considered a high quality food by many rat enthusiast, it is considered one of the better pet-store chain brands available (which isn't saying much!). Its protein levels are [...]
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Male Rats and The No OJ Rule

Male Rats and The No OJ Rule There is much controversy surrounding OJ and male rats. Can you give them orange juice? Is it really that bad for them? Why only males? What can happen? This blog article is to help answer any questions and resolve any confusion on the topic. Why is orange juice [...]
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Bathing Your Pet Rat

Bathing Your Pet Rat A clean rat is a healthy rat. They not only groom themselves, but often their cage mates as well. However some rats are not as fastidious about grooming and will often need some assistance. Some more specific reasons to bathe your rat would be those that are too overweight, injured, ill [...]
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Environmental Enrichment for Your Rats

Environmental Enrichment for Your Rats While it may not be a new series of studies, these that I stumbled across recently have definitely sparked my interest! The studies all had the same main focus- to show that changes in an animal’s environment, and the ways in which that animal reacts to those changes, can have [...]
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Green Mush- Safe or Unsafe?

Green Mush- Safe or Unsafe? One of the more recent scares for our precious ratties, has been in regards to HealthForce Nutritionals' Green Mush. For those of you who are not familiar with Green Mush, it is is a pesticide free, whole food, green plant based combination used as a high quality, powerful antioxidant and [...]
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Litter vs Liners Debate

Litter vs Liners Debate Today, while answering emails from readers, I came across one that I have seen come up quite a bit on the forums I am a member of and thought I would share. Erin of New Orleans writes: Hey there! We are adopting some fur friends this weekend and I've been using [...]
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Q & A- Trust Training

Q & A- Trust Training In case you didn't already know, you can email me your questions to askratwhisperer@gmail.com. I'd love to answer them here on my blog and if there is something I don't know, I would be happy to find out :) This Q&A comes from Yamisi who writes: Hello, My husband and [...]
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