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Unsafe Pet Rat Toys
Rat Toys

3 Unsafe Pet Rat Toys – and 1 That’s Controversial

Unsafe Pet Rat Toys to Avoid Like the Plague (see what we did there?) As rat owners, it is our goal and responsibility to give our rats the most enriching lives that we possibly can. Therefore, it’s important to note that some toys marketed toward rat owners are not actually good for our babies’ health …

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RATS AND CATS
Rat Care 101

Pet Rats and Cats: Can It Work?

How To Introduce Your Pet Rats and Cats  Will My Pet Rats And Cats Get Along? If you want to get your pet rats and cats to enjoy being together, it’s important that you spend time with both collectively. You can have them both on the sofa or the bed together. Make sure you are …

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rat emergency kit
Rat Care 101

Make a Rat Emergency Kit

Want to Make a Rat Emergency Kit? Here’s What You Need Having the proper supplies for issues including bumblefoot, URIs, wounds, sprains, and parasites it vital. As with any animal, your rats could become sick or get injured out of nowhere. It’s important to keep the necessary emergency materials on hand at all times so …

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Rat Care 101

About Rats: What If You Have to Travel?

What Should I Do About Rats When I Travel For A Few Days? When it comes time to go on a vacation or leave the house for several days for some other reason, what will you do about rats that are counting on you? It’s not a great idea to leave them home alone! What …

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DIY Rat Shampoo
Rat Care 101

How To Make DIY Rat Shampoo

Can You Really Make DIY Rat Shampoo? DIY rat shampoo is easy to make – and will help keep your chubby bubby clean and smelling nice. Rats are animals that naturally like to feel clean. They are constantly grooming themselves and one another. However, from time to time your pet rats might become dirty enough …

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Pet Rats Are Fighting
Rat Behavior

Help! My Pet Rats Are Fighting

Your Pet Rats Are Fighting? Here’s What to Do Is your pet constantly agitating your other rats? Do your other rats end up with bites and scratches, along with your hands in the crossfire? Whether your rat is just aggressive to other rats or if he targets you particularly, it’s a good idea to do …

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Best Rat Toys
Rat Toys

The Best Rat Toys Let Your Buddies Play Like THIS

3 of the Best Rat Toys for Your Buddies Pet rats are playful creatures. Baby rats especially love to play and run around. Older rats kind of lose that all-out playfulness and prefer cuddling in your lap or sitting on your shoulder instead of clowning around. Additionally, male rats tend to grow a lot larger …

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Rats As Pets
Rats As Pets

10 Amazing Facts About Rats As Pets

A Quick Guide to Why Rats as Pets Rule If you’re wondering about having rats as pets and whether they’re as cute and lovable as everyone says, here’s what you need to know. Rat Facts #1: Kids love pet rats even more than dogs, cats, or any other pet. It’s science, yo. Dogs may be …

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Rat Cage Cleaning
Rat Care 101

How Frequently Should I Clean My Rat Cage?

Rat Cage Cleaning Guidelines  When it comes to cleaning your rat cage, it’s good to know the basics so that you can keep your rats healthy and happy. The best way to do this is by both spot cleaning on a daily basis and deep cleaning weekly. Spot Cleaning Your Rat Cage Regular spot cleaning …

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Rat Exercise Wheel
Rat Toys

Rat Exercise Wheel: Does Your Buddy Need One?

Behold, The Rat Exercise Wheel Controversy Having a rat exercise wheel is a controversial topic among fancy rat owners. Surprised? Before you order one for your little buddies, here’s what you need to know. A cage wheel isn’t necessary for a rat. But it can be beneficial for getting some exercise while they hang out in …

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