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by maddy
Fri Jan 29, 2010 8:28 pm
Forum: Behaviour
Topic: How to bond a new rat in with an existing pair?
Replies: 4
Views: 389

Re: How to bond a new rat in with an existing pair?

i found with my 3 intros, that putting them all in a small cage which i got from pets at home (the savic mickey max cage, its meant for mice, you may want to take out the metal platform as i think it wouldn't take the waight of the rats) i put them in there with 2 food bowls and 2 water bottles no n...
by maddy
Fri Jan 29, 2010 8:17 pm
Forum: Behaviour
Topic: Venturing out!
Replies: 5
Views: 324

Re: Venturing out!

also, what you can do is pick them up for a few minits at a time then return them back to there cage so they'll link you with a feeling of being safe
by maddy
Fri Jan 29, 2010 1:54 pm
Forum: Feeding
Topic: Supreme Science Selective Rat Food
Replies: 22
Views: 1193

Re: Supreme Science Selective Rat Food

its nice to find that other people try there rats food as well as me
i quite like the wild berry yoggys btw
:)
by maddy
Thu Jan 28, 2010 10:50 pm
Forum: Behaviour
Topic: Yay - great 1st intro :D
Replies: 6
Views: 402

Re: Yay - great 1st intro :D

hopefully your intro's will continue to go well
i've got my fingers crossed for you
:)
keep us updated as to how things are going wont you??
x
by maddy
Wed Jan 27, 2010 4:27 pm
Forum: Behaviour
Topic: Best product to use to neutralise territory?
Replies: 7
Views: 455

Re: Best product to use to neutralise territory?

lemon juice is good for cleaning things with as well
(i'm not sure if the acid in it would take the powder coating off the bars of the cage though)
by maddy
Mon Jan 25, 2010 11:07 pm
Forum: Behaviour
Topic: Little characters
Replies: 2
Views: 270

Re: Little characters

i've got 2 sisters from the same litter and there like chalk an cheese one's really out going and gets in to mischief a lot where as her sister is a bit more skittish and runs if there's any sudden movements or noises she's the one that squeaks when she's picked up or touched she's a lot better than...
by maddy
Mon Jan 25, 2010 1:26 pm
Forum: Behaviour
Topic: Playing outside?
Replies: 7
Views: 573

Re: Playing outside?

isn't there a risk that the rats could get an infection??
by maddy
Mon Jan 25, 2010 1:17 pm
Forum: Behaviour
Topic: Tasty feet......or not!!!
Replies: 17
Views: 959

Re: Tasty feet......or not!!!

thankfully i've not had any toe nibblers iether
:)
i'll probably have one at some point though
by maddy
Sat Jan 23, 2010 10:16 pm
Forum: Behaviour
Topic: squeaking when touched
Replies: 13
Views: 947

Re: squeaking when touched

that's great, sounds like your making progress
by maddy
Sat Jan 23, 2010 10:12 pm
Forum: Behaviour
Topic: Panic ... over! Escapee!
Replies: 2
Views: 255

Re: Panic ... over! Escapee!

that's glad that you managed to get her back ok with out mutch trubble
:)
hopefully she wont do that again
by maddy
Fri Jan 22, 2010 8:01 pm
Forum: Habitat
Topic: Sleeping places
Replies: 11
Views: 683

Re: Sleeping places

i have a savic circous for my girls to sleep in which they love to bits and its hardly been chued at all
the good thing is that its made out of plastic so its really easy to wipe clean

you can by them from the rat warehouse by the way
by maddy
Fri Jan 22, 2010 1:22 pm
Forum: Behaviour
Topic: squeaking when touched
Replies: 13
Views: 947

Re: squeaking when touched

one of my girls (ash) squeaks every time she's picked up or stroked and i've had her since august last year
by maddy
Thu Jan 21, 2010 10:42 pm
Forum: Feeding
Topic: Supreme Science Selective Rat Food
Replies: 22
Views: 1193

Re: Supreme Science Selective Rat Food

i give it to my rats when there free ranging
they seem to really like it
:)
thanks for the link to a site that stocks it
i could only get it in reading and not in edinburgh
now i can get it where ever i am
by maddy
Sat Jan 16, 2010 11:45 am
Forum: Behaviour
Topic: REALLY NEED ADVICE PLEASE.
Replies: 6
Views: 565

Re: REALLY NEED ADVICE PLEASE.

also, taking them for a drive in the car works well too if you can roap someone in to iether do the driving for you so you can keep an eye on them in the back of the car, or you could do the driving and get a friend to keep an eye on them in the back for you it should make them bond faster... they'l...
by maddy
Sat Jan 16, 2010 11:34 am
Forum: Behaviour
Topic: Sleeping with Rats
Replies: 34
Views: 1810

Re: Sleeping with Rats

your very lucky to have rats that you can go sleepy sleepy night nights with
mine don't sit still long enough for me to have them in bed with me
also, i don't think my partner would like it very mutch lol