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by elsoss180
Mon Jul 25, 2011 5:06 pm
Forum: Other Rat Care
Topic: Age of Rats
Replies: 1
Views: 211

Age of Rats

Got our Dumbo rats Jack and Victor a couple of weeks ago and are unsure of their age. We think they may be older than originally thought! Has anyone got any suggestions on how we can tell?

Thanks,

Scott, Katy, Jack :dumbohalo: and Victor :dumbohalo:
by elsoss180
Tue Jul 19, 2011 8:47 pm
Forum: Behaviour
Topic: new owner , one rat really friendly, other a bit less so
Replies: 7
Views: 245

Re: new owner , one rat really friendly, other a bit less so

Thanks for replying folks, looks like its quite common to have 2 differing characters! just a little question, is it a dominance thing in any way, as Jack appears to have become the dominant one of the pair? Have handled Victor a bit more today and he seems fine with me, not as lively as Jack who ju...
by elsoss180
Sat Jul 16, 2011 8:15 pm
Forum: Behaviour
Topic: new owner , one rat really friendly, other a bit less so
Replies: 7
Views: 245

Re: new owner , one rat really friendly, other a bit less so

hi, thanks for posting, have just cleaned the cage and had to get victor out, so stroked him then picked him up... after a brief resistance he seemed very happy for me to hold and stroke him so hopefully its progress! had to put him in the carry case while we cleaned cage, jack was in his giant ball...
by elsoss180
Sat Jul 16, 2011 2:16 pm
Forum: Behaviour
Topic: new owner , one rat really friendly, other a bit less so
Replies: 7
Views: 245

new owner , one rat really friendly, other a bit less so

Hi all, We got 2 young bucks from pets at home ( not ideal i know), one (jack) is really friendly, comes to see me every time i open the door, and has no problems being handled and stroked, has never bitten or even nibbled..... the other (victor) is much more reserved, sits back and watches a lot, h...
by elsoss180
Wed Jul 13, 2011 7:12 pm
Forum: Habitat
Topic: new bedding/litter
Replies: 2
Views: 118

Re: new bedding/litter

thanks very much, just wanted to make sure it was ok for them :) :dumbohalo: :baby:
by elsoss180
Wed Jul 13, 2011 6:42 pm
Forum: Habitat
Topic: new bedding/litter
Replies: 2
Views: 118

new bedding/litter

Hi all, new owner, got our dumbos last friday and love them already, just bought Back 2 Nature litter/bedding, really should have asked before hand , but just wondered if it is ok for little jack and victor?! and if anyone is using it at the moment. thanks in advance, Scott :-o Jack :dumbohalo: and ...
by elsoss180
Tue Jun 28, 2011 9:26 pm
Forum: Rat Names
Topic: Boys names
Replies: 101
Views: 6593

Re: Boys names

Jack
Victor

from still game!!