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by chixiethepixie
Sat Apr 24, 2010 1:59 pm
Forum: Behaviour
Topic: P@H serious blunder..
Replies: 43
Views: 1038

Re: P@H serious blunder..

6 in one 5 in another, i have 2 critters joined together..its not really big enough hence why im getting a couple explorers next week Chixie i apologize, ive been very het up and shouldnt have taken an admittedly innocent comment so to heart. Im sorry. Thank you for the appology What are your two n...
by chixiethepixie
Sat Apr 24, 2010 1:53 pm
Forum: Behaviour
Topic: P@H serious blunder..
Replies: 43
Views: 1038

Re: P@H serious blunder..

I didnt appreciate your comment, it wasnt what you said but how you said it. Ok,its up to you entirely how you interpret a grouping of words on a computer screen and i fail to see where i have been sarcastic What are the other options? You either spay her or neuter one group of your lads (both need...
by chixiethepixie
Sat Apr 24, 2010 1:48 pm
Forum: Habitat
Topic: Just wondering..
Replies: 9
Views: 219

Re: Just wondering..

I just use water and kitchen roll. It sticks rather well

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by chixiethepixie
Sat Apr 24, 2010 1:30 pm
Forum: Behaviour
Topic: P@H serious blunder..
Replies: 43
Views: 1038

Re: P@H serious blunder..

Its great that you have decided to keep her but putting her through a huge operation just doesnt sit well with me or others from reading their posts. P@h staff (well with few exceptions) well lets put it this way, struggle to tell their elbow from any other part of their anatomy and very few people ...
by chixiethepixie
Sat Apr 24, 2010 1:07 pm
Forum: Behaviour
Topic: P@H serious blunder..
Replies: 43
Views: 1038

Re: P@H serious blunder..

MistressSadako wrote: after they'd lived together for over 6 months
So they had become a bonded group/pair then? Thats different compared to a new rat that has not been introduced and bonded with males.
by chixiethepixie
Sat Apr 24, 2010 11:58 am
Forum: Behaviour
Topic: P@H serious blunder..
Replies: 43
Views: 1038

Re: P@H serious blunder..

Last time i was in p@h (before xmas) it did say over the tanks that p@h do not guarentee the sex of the animals that they sell
Ratty_Rhian wrote:Surely their staff should be trained to properly sex a rat, it's pretty easy.
If it is 'pretty easy' then the OP should have been able to tell as well
by chixiethepixie
Sat Apr 24, 2010 11:41 am
Forum: Behaviour
Topic: P@H serious blunder..
Replies: 43
Views: 1038

Re: P@H serious blunder..

Fair enough for p@h to support a litter (food,cages) that resulted from them (p@h)keeping girls and boys together (as the pregnancy is not normally obvious when the girl is bought and you have extra expenses as a result) but i dont think they should pay because you failed to double check the sex of ...
by chixiethepixie
Sat Apr 24, 2010 11:14 am
Forum: Behaviour
Topic: P@H serious blunder..
Replies: 43
Views: 1038

Re: P@H serious blunder..

To be honest p@h say that they cannot guarentee the sex of their animals and as much as i dislike p@h i dont think they should have to pay for spaying the rat you bought.
by chixiethepixie
Thu Apr 15, 2010 6:13 pm
Forum: Health
Topic: Question about using human penisillin on rat(s)!
Replies: 10
Views: 255

Re: Question about using human penisillin on rat(s)!

The rat wouldnt eat it when you hid it in food so you hid it in his water instead :angry: I honestly do wonder about some people, pray tell me,do you have any medical training? any veterinarian training? please do not give your pets (any of them) medication with out seeking advice from your vet. Cal...
by chixiethepixie
Fri Apr 09, 2010 4:18 pm
Forum: Feeding
Topic: Adequate basic variety you think?
Replies: 7
Views: 140

Re: Adequate basic variety you think?

Id swap weetabix or the shredded wheat as they are both wheat :D I use jumbo poridge oats,cornflakes and rice crispies/rice cakes at the moment. Have a look through the cereals thread for ideas :D
by chixiethepixie
Thu Apr 08, 2010 9:29 pm
Forum: Health
Topic: Took Ben to vets today - came back on my own!
Replies: 18
Views: 426

Re: Took Ben to vets today - came back on my own!

Awww im so sorry to hear you had to help one of your ratties over the bridge. Im dreading having to help. You have a few options, a, get him a pair of babies to keep him happy b,Rehome him c, keep him alone for his remaining days with a rice/sock/cuddly thing for company d, see if someone can 'lend'...
by chixiethepixie
Thu Apr 08, 2010 9:26 pm
Forum: Habitat
Topic: Dettol and cage cleaning
Replies: 4
Views: 126

Re: Dettol and cage cleaning

We're supposed to clean their cages :o :lol:


No seriously i use either a drop of washing up liquid, they prefer lavender, or i use vinegar
by chixiethepixie
Wed Mar 31, 2010 9:09 pm
Forum: Habitat
Topic: Ideal best Litter and Bedding?
Replies: 22
Views: 293

Re: Ideal best Litter and Bedding?

Snippet wrote:
Newspaper tends to get stinky as it doesn't absorb the wee.
Yes it does, when the dog widdles on newspaper it absorbs it
by chixiethepixie
Wed Mar 31, 2010 9:00 pm
Forum: Habitat
Topic: Ideal best Litter and Bedding?
Replies: 22
Views: 293

Re: Ideal best Litter and Bedding?

I use newspaper as well, its cheap/free and the rats love making nests :D I simply dont have anywhere to store bales of anything else so for now im happy to use newspaper.Most of my rats are litter trained which makes life a little bit easier. I end up cleaning my cages twice a week(each half of exp...
by chixiethepixie
Wed Mar 31, 2010 7:33 pm
Forum: Behaviour
Topic: My absolutely CRAZY Dixie!
Replies: 5
Views: 162

Re: My absolutely CRAZY Dixie!

One of my girls is just over two and she pings around like an elastic band, she has never really slowed down bless her.