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Make your own bed!

Recently I’ve started putting whole loo rolls in the cages for the rats to use as nesting material. They do like it, but there’s a definite difference in technique between the two groups. The WingDings pull all the paper off … Continue reading

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Season’s greetings

This year I failed utterly at getting any proper Christmas photos of our lot. However a couple of last night’s photos did lend themselves to seasonal captioning. However you celebrate your midwinter festival of choice, I hope you have an … Continue reading

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Leggy at rest

After some delay, Leggy McLegface has been laid to rest in a nice terracotta pot, with a small Canary palm planted above her. The palm isn’t fully hardy in Britain so will be in the greenhouse over winter.

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More WingDings

In happier news, the five fosters are doing well. A couple of weeks before we’re fully out of the woods in terms of them becoming sick with the virus, but at the moment they are eating everything sight and growing … Continue reading

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Loss at a distance

Yesterday I had a message from our friend S, the breeder who bred Lias and Drumknott, and where we took Lias after Drumknott died. Lias slipped away yesterday, aged two and a half, after ten happy months with his beloved … Continue reading

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WingDings

The five foster girls have been here for three weeks now and are completely mad and very cute. I had a photo session last week with them all in my new fancypants photo lightbox (which took a couple of months … Continue reading

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Rat logic

The five girls love this type of hammock. Usually they’ll all be in the lowest level, but this morning this sight greeted me: One in the large lowest section and four crammed into the smaller middle section. Perfectly sensible if … Continue reading

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