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by smurf_nom
Thu Apr 14, 2011 6:21 am
Forum: Other Rat Care
Topic: Rats on a budget
Replies: 42
Views: 2855

Re: Rats on a budget

Thanks for all the helpful replies and tips. I am feeling much more positive about coping now. Hopefully off 2day to stock up on some bedding that i have found on special offer and a big sack of food aswell while i have some money spare. Then over the weekends i am going to get making some hammocks ...
by smurf_nom
Sun Apr 10, 2011 4:51 pm
Forum: Other Rat Care
Topic: Rats on a budget
Replies: 42
Views: 2855

Rats on a budget

hi everyone hope your all enjoying the weekend and the sunshine and that your rats are all well Right, with the current financial climate and the very recent changes to all benefits and tax credits plus my other halfs hours being cut we are looking at the possibilty of a very hard few months coming ...
by smurf_nom
Fri Feb 04, 2011 7:51 am
Forum: Health
Topic: Is baytril dose high enough? :/
Replies: 11
Views: 377

Re: Is baytril dose high enough? :/

Thanks for all your reply's more confused than ever now i think lol. Was wondering if maybe it's because there's different strengths or for different severeties of illness or something. Either way i don't think my girls getting enough, so i have upped it slightly, i am giving her the 0.1ml twice a d...
by smurf_nom
Wed Feb 02, 2011 9:06 pm
Forum: Health
Topic: Is baytril dose high enough? :/
Replies: 11
Views: 377

Is baytril dose high enough? :/

Hi there had to take my newest rescue girl to the vets 2day. She has been a bit snuffly and sneezy and last night i could hear every breath she took from across the room. Saw my vet 2day and he said her chest actually sounded fine but did prescribe her some baytril. Now she is a big girl at 450grams...
by smurf_nom
Wed Dec 29, 2010 9:31 pm
Forum: Habitat
Topic: stinky cage!
Replies: 0
Views: 111

stinky cage!

double post sorry

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by smurf_nom
Wed Dec 29, 2010 9:29 pm
Forum: Habitat
Topic: stinky cage!
Replies: 3
Views: 238

stinky cage!

Bought my lovely second hand explorer 2day. But its quite stinky. Whats the best thing to scrub the cage with to try and get rid of the smell? Have already scrubbed it all down with small pet cage spray from the pet shop. Wasn't sure what to try next. Its just wee smell i think but is quite strong a...
by smurf_nom
Mon Dec 27, 2010 7:24 pm
Forum: Behaviour
Topic: Introduction advice please
Replies: 3
Views: 161

Re: Introduction advice please

Thanks Scarlett very useful links. Have had the girls free ranging on my arm chair for 3 nights in a row, then this morning put them all in a small carrier together barely a peep out of any of them. Some genital sniffing and pinning but thats about it. Left them in the carrier all day within half an...
by smurf_nom
Sun Dec 26, 2010 9:05 pm
Forum: Behaviour
Topic: Can rats and mice live in the same room?
Replies: 6
Views: 321

Re: Can rats and mice live in the same room?

My rats and mice live in the same room too. My rats in a large cage and my mice have a cage in the base of it so very close to each other
by smurf_nom
Wed Dec 22, 2010 5:16 pm
Forum: Behaviour
Topic: Introduction advice please
Replies: 3
Views: 161

Introduction advice please

Hi there everyone hope your ratties are all well. So i currently have a group of 4 does, a pair aged 14 months and a pair aged 21 months. They have been living together since the younger pair were 9 weeks old. I have only been keeping rats for about a year and a half and that was my 1st introduction...
by smurf_nom
Sun Dec 19, 2010 9:38 am
Forum: Habitat
Topic: second hand explorer
Replies: 5
Views: 254

Re: second hand explorer

Thanks snippet. It does looks like it should seperate out. Just hope i can get it into a relatives car in half. As i soooo want this cage for my clan.
by smurf_nom
Sun Dec 19, 2010 9:26 am
Forum: Habitat
Topic: second hand explorer
Replies: 5
Views: 254

second hand explorer

I have been offered a 2nd hand explorer cage for £90 with deep metal base trays that have been specially made. Is this a good price? Next question is how much does this cage come apart? does it seperate in half if not i may have to flat pack it just to get it home and i have no idea how i'll figure ...
by smurf_nom
Fri Oct 22, 2010 7:12 pm
Forum: Habitat
Topic: Zooplus rat cage :\
Replies: 4
Views: 360

Re: Zooplus rat cage :\

Hi there I have had a few orders from zooplus, they are generally very good and items are very good quality. If you cannot track the parcel that is sometimes because the item in question is coming from their Germany stock, Which u cannot track until it is in this country. They do not always inform y...
by smurf_nom
Wed Jun 23, 2010 9:08 am
Forum: Other Rat Care
Topic: New rats and freeranging question
Replies: 8
Views: 354

Re: New rats and freeranging question

Is this rescue called npaws?
by smurf_nom
Mon May 03, 2010 11:40 am
Forum: Habitat
Topic: Spider tunnel tutorial (fao MarieM)
Replies: 13
Views: 589

Re: Spider tunnel tutorial (fao MarieM)

Wow! i love it think i may have to have a go at making one of these soon. Already made a cube and some hammocks and definately need to make some more and some more different things. Thanks for the tutorial :)
by smurf_nom
Thu Feb 18, 2010 1:47 pm
Forum: Habitat
Topic: anyone with a ferplast mito
Replies: 2
Views: 201

Re: anyone with a ferplast mito

I bought this cage in the end for my budgies but i am downsizing them slightly as hav lost a couple. and am debating either selling this and getting an explorer or putting my ratties in this. but i am unsure how suitable it is for ratties and how easy it is to keep clean. any advice or tips welcome ...