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9th May 2007, 07:10 PM
If your not a fan of rats then please dont insult them, they are my babies!
Sammo who loves licking!
Jackie (the boss)
9th May 2007, 07:17 PM
My goodness you have so many!!! Rats are such neat creatures, and despite their creepy tails, they make wonderful pets. I had two when I was younger and they were brilliant and really affectionate. :D
9th May 2007, 07:27 PM
Haha my cage can actually fit 14 but ive limited myself to 6 after my 2 new rescues (Max and Bruno) i dont think i could cope with anymore!!!
Yes they are very affectionate pets, i always say they are like miniture dogs when people ask me what they are like as pets.
9th May 2007, 07:38 PM
There is such a thing as "Rat Rescue"??? :huh: Well ya learn something new every day!!:lol:
9th May 2007, 07:58 PM
The first one looks like Templeton from Charlotte's Web! So cute!:D
9th May 2007, 08:13 PM
I'd love a pair of rats but I think that between the 3 dogs and the 7 cats they might be a tad stressed living here:(
9th May 2007, 09:56 PM
I always had rats as a kid then had two in university too, Elizabeth and Victoria. Victoria was particularly smart. They are kind of like very small dogs! They have very distinct personalities too.
10th May 2007, 12:36 PM
I love ratties, I've always had them, in fact i've owned 23! They are such a joy to live with, so intelligent and funny! I'm in love with Sammo, one of my boys used to lay like that and have his belly scratched it was so adorable
11th May 2007, 10:23 PM
i love rats,hubby wont let me get any.
13th May 2007, 07:33 AM
I love rats too! Growing up my parents owned a pet store so we had many pet rats at home (along with many other pets). We loved them the most. I've never had one as an adult but have babysat my sisters.
29th May 2007, 08:09 PM
wow they look like great fun and i bet they can get into all sorts of mischief!!!!!!:cool:
9th June 2007, 12:03 AM
definatly! they can be very cheeky at times!
sadly Sammo was PTS on the 19th of May, RIP :(
9th June 2007, 01:04 AM
There are several people on the Dogpages site who run rescues for rats, mice, hamsters, gerbils,degus, rabbits, guineapigs and any other small furries.
20th June 2007, 12:19 AM
Those are very good pictures. Not always easy to catch the personality in a picture of a rat.
I had 3. Kruger, a very smart, much loved white rat with pink eyes and Jordan and Washington who were black and stupid. I didn't bond with these two, they were dirty, would sleep in their own wee and I had to wash the cage every day.
20th June 2007, 01:03 AM
I had no idea that rats are such fun! But since rabbits are, why not rats!:)
PS: your rats are all cuties!
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