Animals and Pets, Rodents

In Memory Of Oliver, My “Heart Rat”

https://www.instagram.com/p/B1rKTpRh5Om/?igshid=11017xziv322n Oliver passed away on Monday, and it hurt much more than I anticipated. If I ever had a"heart rat", I think Oliver was the one. He loved food, and treats, and stealing our food. He would sit beside me on the couch and wait for scritches. When he started medication, he would let me… Continue reading In Memory Of Oliver, My “Heart Rat”

Animals and Pets, Personal, Rodents

Oliver Is On Antibiotics And Barry Loves Him (Again)

Barry and Oliver, together in the space pod once again! Last Monday, we took Oliver to the vet for a respiratory issue. He was "squeaking" while breathing, a sort of whistling noise. He recovered well after his medical procedure last month, and I was worried to see him suddenly ill. The vet squeezed us into… Continue reading Oliver Is On Antibiotics And Barry Loves Him (Again)

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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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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!