Pet Insurance For Rats- Worth It?

Pet Insurance For Rats- Worth It? Finding an exotic vet that treats pet rats is hard enough, and finding pet insurance for them is even harder! Many first time rat owners have heard how beneficial having pet insurance is for their dogs and cats is and often wonder if the same goes for their pocket [...]
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Q&A- Cage Cleaning

Q&A- Cage Cleaning 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 :) My first Q&A comes from Deanna who writes: Hello! I found your awesome [...]
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Bumblefoot Prevention

Bumblefoot Prevention Photo credits: http://ratguide.com/health/ Okay, so this topic came up while I was prowling my fave rat forum. I see more and more post about people worried about their rats getting bumblefoot from uncovered wire mesh cages. Apparently, mesh wire cages are under a huge debate...to cover or not to cover. That is the [...]
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Hairless Rat Skin Care

Hairless Rat Skin Care Hairless rats need a bit more special care than your typical furred ratty. For more info on their special needs, you can check out this great post about Hairless Rat Care. Cassius, another hairless cutie owned by A.ngelF.eathers on RatForum.com wo of the main ailments of hairless rats are dry skin [...]
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US Breeders/ Ratteries

US Breeders/ Ratteries Please note that I am providing this list of breeders/ratteries as a courtesy to those who may be of interest in obtaining a rat with known background, lineage, or a particular variety, such as some of the harder to find types such as Dwarf, Dumbo, Hairless, Harley coat, etc. My hopes are [...]
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THE BEST WHEEL FOR RATS!!

One of the hardest things to shop for when it comes to our pet rats is WHEELS! We want something that is going to be safe and appropriately sized for our ratties, but we always want something that is easy to clean, easy to mount, and most importantly- SILENT. The biggest problem with most wheels […]

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Rat Harness Instructional Video

For those who were wondering how I made my rat harness, here is a series of photos and a┬ávideo that explains how to weave the pattern I used. Believe it or not, it really is simple to make! You will need: – three colors of embrodiery floss – a tiny binder clip – a lightweight […]

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