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Not quite a trophy cabinet

When you win a few rosettes, you want to be able to show them off nicely, don’t you? (Just me? Ok, then.) Our first ever rosette was returned to the club when they needed a spare for that particular category … Continue reading

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Showing off

We had a little show success today! It was an NFRS pets show, so I thought I’d take Little My and the Snork Maiden as they’re lovely friendly girls. It was good to know that the judge agreed – she … Continue reading

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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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Who’d wear a fur coat?

Especially in this weather. Rats don’t like hot weather, and have been shown to have a form of Seasonal Affective Disorder making them depressed in summer, because of the longer days. Our rat room is one of the coolest rooms … Continue reading

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An apology

I have been rubbish about keeping you all updated on the new girls and I apologise. The thing is there are not enough hours in the day (that’s not just me, is it?). Anyway, I’ve been trying to get pictures … Continue reading

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Starting again

Hello, it’s been a while. Things have moved on. We have had a break of about four months from having rats and are just getting going again. So on Sunday we took on three youngsters and two adults from a … Continue reading

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