Search found 2727 matches

by daffee
Tue Aug 09, 2011 11:18 am
Forum: Feeding
Topic: Feeding veg...
Replies: 23
Views: 884

Re: Feeding veg...

Jemma wrote: I don't not feed bananas but don't have them in often as I hate the things and I've never imagined them freezing well.
They freeze fine for use in baking but they go very mushy so I wouldn't recommend it otherwise.
by daffee
Mon Aug 08, 2011 3:44 pm
Forum: Habitat
Topic: Can I please have some opinions?...
Replies: 11
Views: 835

Re: Can I please have some opinions?...

It's too small I'm afraid :(
by daffee
Mon Aug 08, 2011 3:18 pm
Forum: Habitat
Topic: Need help picking out new cage (old one was bitten through)
Replies: 10
Views: 728

Re: Need help picking out new cage (old one was bitten through)

The dimensions listed on that link are tiny - if they are correct then I'm afraid that's far too small as a permanent home. Have a read of the article size matters for a guideline as to how much space rats need. I'm afraid I don't know what cages are available in the US, but you'll want one about 6-...
by daffee
Sun Aug 07, 2011 5:41 pm
Forum: Feeding
Topic: Feeding veg...
Replies: 23
Views: 884

Re: Feeding veg...

Sounds like you have pretty similar availability to us. Most often ours get carrot, broccoli, curly kale, peas, cucumber, apple, tomatoes, random herbs and peppers. :)
by daffee
Sat Aug 06, 2011 6:50 am
Forum: Behaviour
Topic: At my wits end
Replies: 9
Views: 494

Re: At my wits end

Some rats will chew wires, some won't. Unfortunatly the only sure-fire way to stop her is to prevent her from getting to the wires anymore. Our Sheri was a terrible wire chewer. She chewed through our phone line and through a multi-plug adaptor (no idea how she didn't electrocute herself on that one...
by daffee
Wed Aug 03, 2011 9:04 pm
Forum: Health
Topic: mites?
Replies: 1
Views: 138

Re: mites?

You need Ivermectin. You can get Beaphar spot-on for rats from most pet shops or online. One pipette on each rat showing symptoms should do the trick. Also it's worth checking if there might be an underlying cause for the outbreak as rats that are ill or strressed are more likely to suffer a mite bu...
by daffee
Thu Jul 28, 2011 12:38 pm
Forum: Habitat
Topic: Number of rats/ wheels
Replies: 19
Views: 488

Re: Number of rats/ wheels

acapae_wolf wrote:
daffee wrote:We've only ever had the 1 wheel and it's never been an issue. :girly:
What's the most you've had in a group?
erm, 9 I think
by daffee
Wed Jul 27, 2011 12:36 pm
Forum: Habitat
Topic: Number of rats/ wheels
Replies: 19
Views: 488

Re: Number of rats/ wheels

We've only ever had the 1 wheel and it's never been an issue. :girly:
by daffee
Tue Jul 26, 2011 7:02 am
Forum: Habitat
Topic: Meshing Marchiro Tommy T3?
Replies: 11
Views: 220

Re: Meshing Marchiro Tommy T3?

When our boys lived in one none of our girls could get in (we tested before letting them free-range) so you may be ok :luck:
by daffee
Sun Jul 24, 2011 6:19 pm
Forum: Feeding
Topic: Best easy available food?
Replies: 7
Views: 244

Re: Best easy available food?

The easiest mix would be to buy a couple of brand mixes and mix them together so that you get a good variety of ingredients. If you want to have a bit more control over ingedients but not to start from scratch or buy online you could go for an old-style shunamite-type mix - 50% rabbit (muesli style ...
by daffee
Sun Jul 24, 2011 1:57 pm
Forum: Behaviour
Topic: my boys are fighting!!
Replies: 2
Views: 160

Re: my boys are fighting!!

I'd agree that £35 is a great price.

What kind of fighting is it though? Does it take them long to get over it, are they stressed out? If they're not drawing blood then that's a good start and i wouldn't neuter unless it's necessary to do so. How long have you had them?
by daffee
Fri Jul 22, 2011 7:03 pm
Forum: Habitat
Topic: Awesome new cage!! :)
Replies: 5
Views: 480

Re: Awesome new cage!! :)

We almost bought one of these once. Definitely want to see pics :)
by daffee
Tue Jul 19, 2011 9:14 pm
Forum: Health
Topic: worring lump
Replies: 15
Views: 340

Re: worring lump

Glad to hear it :)
by daffee
Tue Jul 19, 2011 6:42 pm
Forum: Feeding
Topic: Rat eating very little
Replies: 3
Views: 141

Re: Rat eating very little

Most rats will usually be tempted to eat things like baked beans and cooked pasta, rice or noodles. :luck:
by daffee
Mon Jul 18, 2011 6:45 pm
Forum: Habitat
Topic: We've been upgrading...
Replies: 18
Views: 687

Re: We've been upgrading...

Lucky ratties :)

I'd never be able to reach the top section though!