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by ScattieMcRattie
Thu Apr 28, 2011 11:03 am
Forum: Breeding & Varieties
Topic: behaviour/temprement in relation to coat/variety..discussion
Replies: 30
Views: 951

behaviour/temprement in relation to coat/variety..discussion

i'm hoping to start a discussion on the relationship between coat colour/variety to behaviour. this may sound silly but i've often heard people things like "Agouti's are mental" "silver fawn are neurotic" "roans are ditzy" etc. the other week i was reeding behavioural study on domestication that sel...
by ScattieMcRattie
Thu Apr 28, 2011 8:11 am
Forum: Behaviour
Topic: Why do Rats like to perch on your shoulders?
Replies: 12
Views: 382

Re: Why do Rats like to perch on your shoulders?

*Nods head enthusiastically* ^^^
by ScattieMcRattie
Thu Apr 28, 2011 8:00 am
Forum: Behaviour
Topic: Why do Rats like to perch on your shoulders?
Replies: 12
Views: 382

Re: Why do Rats like to perch on your shoulders?

Actually Lmao @ the boob shelf:) totally agree its a handy place to store excess rats :-)
by ScattieMcRattie
Thu Apr 28, 2011 1:04 am
Forum: Behaviour
Topic: Stunned, shocked - distressing details
Replies: 11
Views: 514

Re: Stunned, shocked - distressing details

with my very first rats this happened to me, i had six females together and there was a sudden death of one of them and when i found her she was without a head. they had eaten it down to the skull. i was horrendousley sick. I admit it took a little while to think nicely about my girls after that, i ...
by ScattieMcRattie
Thu Apr 28, 2011 12:52 am
Forum: Habitat
Topic: How many rats in a freddy 2? and are they good cages?
Replies: 9
Views: 363

Re: How many rats in a freddy 2? and are they good cages?

personally i love the Freddy 2's i think they are the best cage on the market for housing small numbers of rats. they have a great dor on the front and easy acces to all parts of the cage, they are light and easy to clean, not too big like a jenny, and still big enoguh to give the pets plenty of roo...
by ScattieMcRattie
Wed Apr 27, 2011 10:27 pm
Forum: Behaviour
Topic: Why do Rats like to perch on your shoulders?
Replies: 12
Views: 382

Re: Why do Rats like to perch on your shoulders?

i love shoulder rats :hearts: i think its to do with being a prey species. if they are higher up they can see whats going on all around them and keep an eye out for danger. sittin gon your head is the next bes thing but a bit exposed. on your shoulder they can quickly dive to safety like down your t...
by ScattieMcRattie
Wed Apr 27, 2011 10:22 pm
Forum: Health
Topic: Severe barbering (with photo)
Replies: 16
Views: 560

Re: Severe barbering (with photo)

Oh no thats so sad :cry: big hugs for you. what a shock. i'm sure you gave him the best life you could, and it sounds like he went peacefully which is a small blessing. sending more hugs and cuddles for the other ratties i'm really sorry. he sounded liek a real happy charactor, that i was just getti...
by ScattieMcRattie
Wed Apr 27, 2011 10:08 am
Forum: Feeding
Topic: quick question on "pot barley"
Replies: 2
Views: 91

Re: quick question on "pot barley"

Excellent thank you :D x
by ScattieMcRattie
Wed Apr 27, 2011 10:02 am
Forum: Feeding
Topic: quick question on "pot barley"
Replies: 2
Views: 91

quick question on "pot barley"

Quick question....i bought a bag of *short date* "pot barley" for 50p is it ok to chuck in the dry mix or does it need cooking?
by ScattieMcRattie
Tue Apr 26, 2011 2:14 pm
Forum: Habitat
Topic: 20 Corks for £2 At Wilksons hours of fun
Replies: 6
Views: 266

Re: 20 Corks for £2 At Wilksons hours of fun

My local is only small i don't think there's a beer makin section but i'll still have a good look i was goin there any way :)
by ScattieMcRattie
Tue Apr 26, 2011 1:56 pm
Forum: Habitat
Topic: 20 Corks for £2 At Wilksons hours of fun
Replies: 6
Views: 266

Re: 20 Corks for £2 At Wilksons hours of fun

Absolutely brilliant find. thanks for sharing am off to Get some corks tonight :D
by ScattieMcRattie
Tue Apr 26, 2011 12:56 pm
Forum: Behaviour
Topic: A guide to the Carrier method of introductions
Replies: 17
Views: 1111

Re: A guide to the Carrier method of introductions

Hiya what a fantastic and comprehensive guide. could you add this to the tutorial section so It doesn't get lost ;) it will be incredibly useful to loads of forum members x
by ScattieMcRattie
Tue Apr 26, 2011 12:42 pm
Forum: Feeding
Topic: Carrot/Wild Nettle Soup Recipe
Replies: 8
Views: 233

Re: Carrot/Wild Nettle Soup Recipe

I certainly will do. it might be worth adding this to the tutorials section. There are other recipes there. some i've added i foot know if anyone's tried them thought lol
by ScattieMcRattie
Tue Apr 26, 2011 12:29 pm
Forum: Health
Topic: Severe barbering (with photo)
Replies: 16
Views: 560

Re: Severe barbering (with photo)

i think i mentioned new play mates but getting more isn't a guarentee it will help. nothing is guarenteed with barbering. that said thoug if you have a Rattie friend near by that could visit with some nice safe healthy rats every now and then that might give him something to think about. that way y...
by ScattieMcRattie
Tue Apr 26, 2011 10:16 am
Forum: Health
Topic: Severe barbering (with photo)
Replies: 16
Views: 560

Re: Severe barbering (with photo)

i think i mentioned new play mates but getting more isn't a guarentee it will help. nothing is guarenteed with barbering. that said thoug if you have a Rattie friend near by that could visit with some nice safe healthy rats every now and then that might give him something to think about. that way yo...