Articles for tag: Pet Rats

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What Should You Feed Your Pet Rats

Rats are omnivores, that is they will eat meat and vegetables. There are several different things you can feed your Pet Rats, but I suggest a seed mix as well as block food. Most pre-packaged seed mix will have some rodent block food already in it. I use Fiesta rat and mouse food. You will ...

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Your First Pet Rat

If you are looking for a pet that is friendly, lovable, trainable and also low cost and relatively low maintenance, then the fancy rat may be just what you are searching for. Pet rats come in a variety of color and coat combinations, from white with red eyes to black and white spotted; from the ...

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How to Get Rid of Rat Mites

If you have a pet rat, you already know they can get fleas, lice, mites, ticks and skin conditions that can make them sick. It can be hard to tell what sort of parasite your pet rat has but if it’s mites, this can be easily remedied. If your veterinarian has told you that your ...

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How to Build a Homemade Wire Rat Cage

Pet rats are quickly becoming a very popular pet and buying a brand new cage large enough can be expensive. Large cages can be very costly, but if you already have two smaller ones you can connect them together to make a bigger, better home for your pet. Rats thrive in larger spaces and love ...

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Rats as Pets – How to Care for Your New Pet

Owning a rat can be a wonderful experience. They make awesome pets for any age, although small children should only be allowed to handle a rat under adult supervision. Rats are highly social creatures, and they bond with humans very well. Many people associate rats with filth and disease. This couldn’t be further from the ...