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 www.ratfanclub.org/helpfinfo.html. 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.
I have been "The Rat Lady" since 1985 and am recognized as one of the world's experts on pet rats. I have 3 published books and already answer lots of questions about rats daily.
President of Rat Assistance & Teaching Society
I am a monthly columnist for Pet Business magazine, and my writing has appeared in other magazines. I have 3 published books.
BA in Animal Behavior
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Hi Alyson, You can buy antibiotics yourself to give them. Noises that are the symptoms of a respiratory infection can come and go, but if they only make them when they are out with people, it might be
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