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Playtime

We have a new playtime game – digging for treats. A shoebox filled with shredded paper with some popcorn hidden in amongst it provides all five girls with a reasonable amount of distraction and entertainment. I think everyone found something, … Continue reading

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In the wars

For the most part the five girls have settled down fine. The youngsters are growing quickly and love attention – always first to the cage door, and very keen to show off their prowess in the wheel. The older girls … Continue reading

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Na na na na na na na na RATMAAAAAN!

So I treated myself to this little guy. He came up on one of those snap sales on Facebook – you know, the “first person to comment ‘Sold’ gets me” sort of sales, and I jumped. Isn’t he adorable? He … Continue reading

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Are you sure that’s the Easter Bunny?

Last weekend we went to a rat show with our friend N – she who makes hats for rats. This time she had made some little Easter Bunny ears, and this was really inevitable:   Of the three, Cromarty was … Continue reading

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Progress

So Biscay had his little operation on Wednesday. This was made more fun for us because we had tickets for a special exhibition at the Natural History Museum, and train tickets to London, all booked for Wednesday, but we managed … Continue reading

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Triumph

The Magnificent Seven are about the chewiest rats we’ve ever had. I may already have mentioned their destruction of the cage trays. They love to chew. Though I suspect much of the impetus comes from the two youngest, Ragweed and … Continue reading

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All together

We’ve done it – the Explorer has been opened up to make one big cage, and all the younger girls are cohabiting more or less happily. I’m hoping that Sam and Susan will have a good influence on the babies, … Continue reading

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