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by redrach
Sun Feb 06, 2011 9:47 pm
Forum: Health
Topic: Megacolon? Please help!
Replies: 15
Views: 212

Re: Megacolon? Please help!

I just checked their bellies again, couldn't get a pic though. They seem to have small milk bands, not as big as yesterday, but they seem to have grown half the size since yesterday! They don't appear to be bloated, but this is my first litter so I'm not sure. The person who mentioned it said becaus...
by redrach
Sun Feb 06, 2011 8:09 pm
Forum: Health
Topic: Megacolon? Please help!
Replies: 15
Views: 212

Megacolon? Please help!

Someone suggested that my rat babies have megacolon and I should ask for advice. They were accidental litters thanks to an idiot vet. I don't kow anythng about megacolon so please provide any info. you can! The babies are only two days old and see to have been feeding well. Here are some pictures of...
by redrach
Sat Feb 05, 2011 9:53 am
Forum: Feeding
Topic: Mum and babies.
Replies: 1
Views: 67

Mum and babies.

My rat shuster had her litter yesterday.
I have been giving her sardines, chicken, carrots, chick peas, peas.
Can anyone reccomend anything else I need to be feedng her?

Also, whe the babies are weaning what do I need to feed them? High protein stuff? Examples please?
Thanks.
by redrach
Fri Feb 04, 2011 10:18 pm
Forum: Online Shops
Topic: Sarah's Rat Accessories
Replies: 14
Views: 904

Re: Sarah's Rat Accessories

As soon as i recieved my fleece tube from sarah for my boys, i had to order another for my girls. It's so well made and looks awesome. Sadly my boys are quitesensitive to change and have only sniffed it so far, but i can gurantee my girls will be in straight away and in a few days my boys will not w...
by redrach
Fri Feb 04, 2011 2:45 pm
Forum: Breeding & Varieties
Topic: Can i see your Dumbos please???
Replies: 74
Views: 1312

Re: Can i see your Dumbos please???

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Albie. 1 year 2 months. Shreddies are his favourite treat.
He is currently very sick with pneumonia ):
by redrach
Fri Feb 04, 2011 11:25 am
Forum: Breeding & Varieties
Topic: URGENT! (eta no longer urgent)
Replies: 13
Views: 788

Re: URGENT!

Update:

I went to the pet shop, they gave me a large cage, bedding, and accessories for the cage all free.

And when i came home suster was in labour and has had four babies so far that. Can see (:
No sign of splinter's yet.
by redrach
Thu Feb 03, 2011 7:26 pm
Forum: Breeding & Varieties
Topic: URGENT! (eta no longer urgent)
Replies: 13
Views: 788

Re: URGENT!

Thanks, i'm hoping to go to the pet shop tomorrow to get stuff sorted, i'm quite shy, so i hope that doesn't stop me from getting the things i need off them. I think i'll just put my foot down and demand things. Yeah i've advertised that they have to go in pairs or groups, one person wants two and o...
by redrach
Thu Feb 03, 2011 5:34 pm
Forum: Health
Topic: Pneumonia and synulox.
Replies: 2
Views: 61

Pneumonia and synulox.

My rat has pneumonia. the vet has him on synulox as the bayrtil wasn't working anymore.
Has anyone got any advice for other things I can do to help him recover?
by redrach
Thu Feb 03, 2011 5:17 pm
Forum: Breeding & Varieties
Topic: URGENT! (eta no longer urgent)
Replies: 13
Views: 788

Re: URGENT!

Meant to reply sooner, thanks guys. I got them separated that day. I had one small spare cage, so one is in it, and we made a cage out of a big plastic box by drilling holes in and attaching their travel case lid for more light and air. It's not ideal but i'm sure it will do for a while. I rang the ...
by redrach
Sat Jan 29, 2011 6:35 pm
Forum: Breeding & Varieties
Topic: URGENT! (eta no longer urgent)
Replies: 13
Views: 788

URGENT! (eta no longer urgent)

I have four rats, two are about a year (male) and I got two six week old ones on 4th January (now roughly 9 weeks). I was told the young ones were male and this was confirmed in the pet shop. My vet also confirmed they were male at 6 weeks. And so they were all in the same cage. However, I am starti...