Hairless Rat
Have you ever thought about getting a hairless rat as a pet? If so, then you’re in the right place! Welcome to your complete guide to the hairless rat, sometimes referred to as the “bald rat,” “nude rat,” or the “Sphynx rat”! https://youtu.be/XmERavJFBL4 Hairless rats are unique animals that require essentially...
can rats swim
Can rats swim? The question of whether our pet rats are able to swim and whether or not our pet rats like to swim are two different things entirely. Many people enjoy watching their pets go swimming. The internet is saturated with videos of dogs diving into pools or lakes,...
pet rats
Are you wondering if pet rats are for you? Do rats make good pets? Pocket pets such as domestic or fancy rats make wonderful pets. Contrary to popular stereotypes, these warm-blooded mammals aren’t icky, scary, or dirty. Pet rats are clean, smart and friendly. They live in groups and can bond...
how to introduce rats
Like people, rats are social animals. They generally like to live with other rats. But introducing pet rats to one another still needs to be done with care. This is a guide to successfully introducing a new rat to your pet Is it possible to introduce rats that have lived...
dumbo rat
Dumbo rats are the same species as other rats, but have large, circular ears that are much lower on their heads than normal rats. From their nose to the end of their tail, they can measure up to 18 inches! They can weigh between 0.5 pounds, and 1.5 pounds, with...
awesome facts about albino rats
An albino rat is a white rat with red eyes. They are smart, affectionate, social and active creatures. Albino rats make great family pets for older kids to adults. With regularly handling and lots of space they quickly become very tame and friendly. Today we'll...
rat names
The great thing about rat names is they can be a bit of a statement. They can reflect your interests and passions, and even your sense of humor. You don't want your rat to have a boring, everyday name. Or a name that...
baby rats
In this article we chart baby rat care and development. We’re covering the time right from the day they're born until they're ready to come home and start a new life in your family. We'll find out what newborn baby rats are like and trace the milestones of their...
can rats eat mushrooms
It’s time to look at an important question. Can rats eat mushrooms? Everyone wants their pet rat to be happy and healthy. And diet plays a huge part in this! In order for your pet rats to be healthy, they simply must have a balanced diet. This means that on top...
What rat colors are there?
Rat colors come in an amazing array of shades and patterns. But they all follow specific genetic guidelines. Because the laboratory rat, or Rattus Norvegicus, was the first mammal used for laboratory research, the study of the genetics of rats had an early start. The genetic study of the rat has...

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