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
https://vine.co/v/OWwZtjP7vIM This is one of the first times I ever saw Kahlan, one of my second pair of fancy rats. I work in pet retail, and one of the things that keeps me going is saying "hello" to the critters. We had been without rats for a while - the passing of our first pair… Continue reading Full of Love: In Memory of Kahlan
This week has been a bit of a wild ride, but I came out strong! To start, my two rats (love them as I do) ATE through the bottom of the cage on Wednesday. They had been idly chewing at the corners for a while, but the holes were small. I was actually shopping around… Continue reading Flexing My Mobile Muscles: LG G Flex2
Did you know that April 4 is World Rat Day? To be honest, it's the first time I've heard of it. But we just gave our two girls two big pieces of rice pops to help celebrate. Well, to celebrate a little more; everyday seems like I celebration for them - they sleep a bunch,… Continue reading Happy World Rat Day 2016!
Kids love to visit the pet store and look at the animals, all of them - from the snakes and tarantulas to the birds and fish. But something happens when they stop to look at the small animals with their parents. A lot of younger children tend to find all of the animals cute, whether… Continue reading Rat-Faced Lies: Why Do Rats Have a Bad Rep?