For anything to do with rat care that doesn't fit into any of the sections above!
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LisaLQ wrote:But including him, we have 18 boys, and 9 girls.
Well, how stupid am I? I have 10 girls.
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- Location: Antwerp, Belgium
at the moment i have about as many bucks as i have does... but i'm planning on keeping less does in the future
& the boys: Elfric, Aslan, Atreyu, Borgin & Burkes;
the girls: Oekie, Veela & Vendetta, Lily & Molly
and last but not least, Oempa-Loempa!
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- Location: Aldershot, Hampshire
I currently have 2 bucks 2 does will be 4 bucks and 4 does come xmas!
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- Location: Staffordshire
No ratties yet but will be getting two bucks. I know they are not all like it, but I think big squishy bucks rather than dainty active does will suit me better. I want ratties to cuddle up with on the sofa!
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bucks because they're hyper when they're younger and squishy when they're older so you get the best of both worlds.
Rachael and Dean
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- Location: Worcestershire
I said all does, as all my ratties are does, but I cheat and have foster boys staying with me.
Some of my does are so laid back and big although I do have one who is like a piece of popcorn.lol
The boys I have here are middle of the road, but do like their cuddles.
Anything is possible if you really want it badly enough
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- Location: Troon, South Ayrshire, Scotland
although darwin is very active and small therefore reminds me of a doe! I just love squishy bucks though
And my bf is getting 3 bucks soon! (huge thanks to toyah) and they are adorable
Lynsay (currently ratless) mummy to Noah born 4 November 2009
Sadly missed: Dilbert, Rufus, Darwin, Elton, Rod, Leo, Monty, Merlin, Muse and Murphy
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5 does & 4 bucks.
Although I love them all very much, I do have quite a soft spot for the boys.
Midget Bambi Thai Indy Jasmine Olive Roland Lily China Jay Daisy Balthazar Matilda Monty Bob Milo Bartleby Bella Lucy Rosie Loki Towser Beamish Guinness Fudge Bailey Murphy Fleur Milly Maus Sheri Hari Sandy Fez
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- Joined: Sun Apr 25, 2004 4:32 pm
- Location: Herefordshire
I have had female rats several years ago,but the last 10 years have only had Boys.I just like the way they laze around like lounge lizards,and the way they cuddle up with me,when out of their cage.They are just so laid back.
- Fancy Rats Team
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- Location: Hertfordshire, UK
at the moment, i've got 7 boys, and 5 girls...but if you don't count the two rescue boys who aren't meant to be staying, that makes 5 of each!
Ali and the Rodden Breck!
- Breeding for Variegated and related markings in Russian Blue and Black
regarding Melanistic Agouti and our breeding plans.
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- Location: Derbyshire (Near Notts)
Hmmm, PR - 'aren't meant to be staying...' - having GMR thoughts??
Sorry - couldn't resist!
Well, the results so far are a lot more 'equal' than I expected - very interesting......
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- Location: Plymouth, Devon
I started off with 2 girls and got hypnotised by a big dumbo boy after I'd had them spayed. Because he wasn't done, that meant new boys were easiest and I got 2, but girls are next (after one or 2 more boys
) as soon as I can get some and they'll be neutered and then live with the boys.
I'd struggle to say what's 'best' - Mitts was a real girly-girl and used to snuggle with me when I was sad, have girly evenings grooming my hand through my hair and playing with my hair, when she wasn't playing different games with her man. But Manny is my special little man - he's a real sensitive "new man", so different to Zemmi the clown, but able to have fun and silliness too. I love them all! They're so different and individual that I couldn't say "Boys!" or "Girls!"
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