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Barry Is Being A Big Furry Bully

A few hours ago, I ran out of the house to assist a cockateil with a bleeding foot. I drove over to the house with a pair of gloves so the poor guy couldn't bite me. Thankfully the wound looked superficial and we stopped the bleeding. I thought that was going to be the dramatic… Continue reading Barry Is Being A Big Furry Bully

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My Rat Boys Are Learning How To Be Friends Again

Almost two weeks ago, Oliver went to the vet to have an abscess drained. We had to separate him from his brother, Barry, in a separate cage while his wound healed. He has been taking antibiotics twice daily, and has been doing well! During this time, Oliver hasn't been interacting much with Barry. I was… Continue reading My Rat Boys Are Learning How To Be Friends Again

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Top 5 Reasons To Get A Fancy Rat

I know - I've been posting a lot about rats lately. I can't help it! My two boys are my furbabies, and my third pair of fancy rats. Many people get disgusted when they see rats in pet stores. But I've always found rats (and mice) to be cute! And compared to other popular small… Continue reading Top 5 Reasons To Get A Fancy Rat

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Oliver Is Here To Cure Your Case Of The Mondays!

Mondays always feel like the longest day of the week! Today was hectic, and I found myself sitting here tonight without a post prepared. So here's an update on Oliver, with videos! Oliver went to the vet this past Friday to have an abscess drained. Since then, he has been in a separate cage and… Continue reading Oliver Is Here To Cure Your Case Of The Mondays!

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Oliver Went To The Vet Today (And Hated It)

We took a semi-unexpected trip to the vet this evening with a very nervous rat in tow. He has had a cyst on his back for a while now. They are common in males and tend to open up on their own. The night before last, we discovered that Oliver's had finally burst open. He… Continue reading Oliver Went To The Vet Today (And Hated It)