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Enjoy The Holidays With Your Rats

Rats are part of your family, so it’s natural to want to include them in your holiday celebrations. Use these ideas to spoil them, keep them safe, and enjoy their company this season.

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The Name Game: Choosing Rat Names

Choosing rat names can be fun and exciting. Inspiration is all around you! Check out some of these tried-and-true methods to find the perfect name for your pet rat.

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Resources To Help Pay Vet Bills

Sometimes vet bills for your small mammal pet may exceed your budget. Find out about options that could help you get the veterinary care your pet needs.

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Welcome To The Year Of The Rat

2020 is the year of the rat according to the Chinese zodiac, so what better time to learn a bit more about rat personality and celebrate rats as amazing pets?

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What Is A Pet Rat?

Yes, pet rats are small, furry mammals with a tail, but they are also intelligent, engaging companions to their caregivers.

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Rat Agility 101

Temperament, training, equipment: Uncover the basics of pet rat agility to help you decide if you and your rat should give this interesting sport a try.

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16 Common Pet Rat Behaviors

Gnawing, climbing, boggling, and bruxing are all common rat behaviors. Read about these 16 rat behaviors so you know what to expect when you welcome pet rats into your life.

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Your Rat’s Home

Your pet rat’s home must meet several criteria for optimum rat well-being. Choose based on type, accessories, location, and ease of use and cleaning.

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What Do Pet Rats Eat?

What to feed your pet rats is a basic question, and knowing the right answer will help your rats to live longer, healthier lives.

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