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.
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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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Yes, you can give the amoxi along with the Terramycin. 475 grams is just over 1 lb. Most rats like banana, melon, grapes, cherries, avocado, meat baby foods and cooked meats and fish, sweet flavors
Hi Nay, I'm so sorry your boy is having this problem. Making the neuter incision near the penis is just such a bad idea, and is not necessary. Abscesses do tend to be common after neuters, but are usually
Hi Lucy, I'm so sorry to hear you lost Pippin. I'm sure you are missing him terribly. Yellow skin is a classic sign of liver failure, and unfortunately, in rats there is not much you can do to treat it
Hi Gina, I'm very sorry Buggie is so sick. Obviously your vets don't know anything about rats, so you ned to find a better vet. Check the vet referral list on my website at www.ratfanclub.org. If you
Hi Jennifer, I'm so sorry you haven't been able to find a vet that knows anything about rats. I agree with you that it sounds like she has a pituitary tumor. It is not common for a female with a PT to
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