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by donald110
Thu Jun 23, 2011 11:37 am
Forum: Habitat
Topic: setup what people think
Replies: 8
Views: 489

Re: setup what people think

i know they wee on each other, i am pee target during free range. i just never knew they would pee in there food. here's me sorting out love clean bowls for there lovely clean food, and now i find out they pee in it anyway what the point. i have wasted so many hours of my life. :x
by donald110
Thu Jun 23, 2011 11:06 am
Forum: Habitat
Topic: setup what people think
Replies: 8
Views: 489

Re: setup what people think

eeeewww, :o
by donald110
Thu Jun 23, 2011 10:47 am
Forum: Habitat
Topic: setup what people think
Replies: 8
Views: 489

Re: setup what people think

only three of the girls use the yellow litter tray, and i don't like the idea of them picking up food which is in dirty bedding. i would not eat out of my toilet. but ladder now removed. thank you for your reply.
by donald110
Thu Jun 23, 2011 10:21 am
Forum: Habitat
Topic: setup what people think
Replies: 8
Views: 489

setup what people think

i have just cleaned my girls out and i never post my setup (bad mummy). just wanted people opinions where i could improve. the cage which is photo hold 6 girls, age ranging from 8 - 10 months (time does fly). it measures length 4ft (120cm), depth 22.5 inches (57cm), and height 35inches (89cm). i hav...
by donald110
Tue Jun 14, 2011 8:52 am
Forum: Habitat
Topic: Cage enrichment - Old wellies??
Replies: 11
Views: 701

Re: Cage enrichment - Old wellies??

i have never given my wellies don't own any, but i did give them a part of old walking boots, they were fabric. they loved them. :) at one point it was really hard to get them out of them. and they chewed them so much there now holes on either side of the boot of the boot. it did take them a couple ...
by donald110
Thu May 19, 2011 5:11 pm
Forum: Habitat
Topic: Bliss Basic
Replies: 5
Views: 219

Re: Bliss Basic

no good coz it has Citronella in, it can irritate there respiratory system (hope i spelled that right). coped from there webpage Eucalyptus is a mild decongestant, which can also kill air born germs in winrer. Citronella ensures the stable has a great fresh citrus smell during the summer months. Bot...
by donald110
Thu May 05, 2011 8:24 pm
Forum: Behaviour
Topic: aggression toward new baby rats
Replies: 6
Views: 427

Re: aggression toward new baby rats

thank you for your replays, twirl one of babies got attacked again last night, my girl rogue got her out the rat ball and gave her another wound, more staples. we decided for now that we are going to keep them separate. we brought a new cage that matches my old girl cage floor they are now two cages...
by donald110
Thu May 05, 2011 4:01 pm
Forum: Behaviour
Topic: aggressive rats
Replies: 1
Views: 108

aggressive rats

so from the beginning me and my partner adopted two new rats, they were housed in my temp cage, kept away from my older girls for the first week, to quarantine and settle in. with no signs of illness and both girls putting weight on (they were under weight when rescued). we put there cage next to my...
by donald110
Thu May 05, 2011 3:12 pm
Forum: Health
Topic: attacked again
Replies: 6
Views: 351

Re: attacked again

twirl home now, she had 5 staples this time, even though the wound looked smaller, cost me £60 only £20 less, than the last time. and i had to call the evening vet out for that one. and the call out charge was £50. god know what they charged me for coz it was the same treatment, it was an older vet....
by donald110
Wed May 04, 2011 10:18 pm
Forum: Health
Topic: attacked again
Replies: 6
Views: 351

Re: attacked again

thank you for your reply, i hope she will be fine till morning. we put a plaster on it to stop her getting to the wound, she scratching the plaster, but not causing damage. the vet will have fun getting it off in the morning. i know her last wound like this she had to have staples, 4 of them but tha...
by donald110
Wed May 04, 2011 10:00 pm
Forum: Health
Topic: attacked again
Replies: 6
Views: 351

attacked again

my poor baby girl, has just been attacked by rogue one of my older girls, she got another wound, its under a inch long. but though the skin again. we can't afford to get the vet out, we wash the wound out, and to help stop her getting at it till the morning put a plaster on it. the vets don't get in...
by donald110
Sun May 01, 2011 8:18 am
Forum: Behaviour
Topic: How to stop rats chewing wires?
Replies: 14
Views: 758

Re: How to stop rats chewing wires?

i use a clear piping which i got from my local garden center, i brought it to siphon my fish tank and ended up buying more coz i thought it would be great to protect the wires, i had to cut a slit down the middle to get wire in. i then wrapped in electrical tape, but optional, i did it to make sure ...
by donald110
Sat Apr 30, 2011 8:39 pm
Forum: Behaviour
Topic: aggression toward new baby rats
Replies: 6
Views: 427

aggression toward new baby rats

we got two new little girls about a month ago now :dumbobaby: , we keep them in our temp cage, for a week, next to my older girls who ages ranges 10 - 8 months, there is 6 of them. after a week we thought we would start introduction coz nothing had turn up health wise. i put the girls in the carrier...
by donald110
Tue Apr 12, 2011 9:43 am
Forum: Health
Topic: help please asap
Replies: 10
Views: 469

Re: help please asap

thank you, i will do that instead then, will have to move the furniture around, so will have to wait till my partner home. thank you again.
by donald110
Tue Apr 12, 2011 8:41 am
Forum: Health
Topic: help please asap
Replies: 10
Views: 469

Re: help please asap

she seems to doing great, already some scabbing going on. her and her friend keep trying to get next to each other, it so heart breaking to watch. they both curled up right next to the wire mesh to sleep last night, guessing to be close, it was so cute and sad. i have been thinking while there in th...