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Sandra Beasley


New to AllExperts as of December 03,2006. I'm looking forward to helping you with your Pet Rat questions. I've had experience in all areas of care so I can answer questions on wild rats, the history of pet rats, training and behavior, rats in the media (care books, fiction, movies, on the internet), Holistic care as well as health issues, breeding, sexing babies, types of rats, colors of rats, general care, food and treats, cages, bedding, toys and entertainment, etc. I cannot possibly know everything about pet rats but I have some very reliable resources to help me answer your questions. I cannot answer questions on genetics. I still go by phenotype to identify my rats. My website: Sandra Beasley and the Spaz Rats

Debbie Ducommun

I can answer any questions about pet rats, but you will probably be able find answers to simple questions more quickly on my website at If you have a life-threatening emergency you can try calling me at 530-899-0605. I am not usually on the computer on the weekend.

Natasha Millikan

Consider me a sub, when no one else is available. NOTE YOU MUST NOT HAVE ONLY ONE RAT. JOIN MY FACEBOOK GROUP (because there are smarter people than me there!!): ***** ***** Excellent sites: **** **** **** **** **** ****

Irene Murphy

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I can answer a variety of questions regarding adoption and care of pet rats throughout their lifetimes, including questions about their health and well being, temperment, diet, bedding, cages, toys, etc. I will try to answer your questions to the best of my ability in a timely manner and I have an abundant amount of resources to help me to help you with your pet rats. I love rattie pictures, so include pics with your question if you can. You may ask me medical questions, but please be advised that I am not a vet. I may use my resources to answer some medical questions, however, I will need to refer you to your local vet with medical questions that I feel I am not qualified to address.

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2015-03-25 Early signs of labor?:

She should be spending most of her time on the nest, crouched over them, keeping them warm. If she isn't, you might need to put her in a small carrier so she can't really get away from them. Could be her

2015-03-24 Early signs of labor?:

Hi Jalyn,  You'll find some info in the article about Reproduction on my website at A normal diet of rat blocks with a variety of fruits and veggies is all she needs. You don't need

2015-03-15 Ill Rats:

Dear Sandy,    I must not have pressed publish when I wrote you :( it is a two step process and easy to mess up. So sorry :(    How is it going now? Is the male still with you? Clicking is terrible.  

2015-03-09 What's wrong with my pet mouse:

Since he is 7 months old, it is simple to tell if he is a rat or a mouse by his size. A addult mouse will fit in the palm of your hand, and a rat is much bigger.    Mite are too small to see, and grooming

2015-03-09 What's wrong with my pet mouse:

Hi Vipi,  First, is he a mouse or a rat?  Because you used both words. A mouse or rat needs to be handled a lot as a tiny baby to bond to people and want to interact with them. It sounds like your boy

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