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Post by biscuit queen » Sat Nov 17, 2007 7:32 pm

Nermal
Year Of Death: 2005
Age: 17 months
Sex: m
Variety (eg siamese dumbo rex berkshire): Mink Hoodie
Origin (eg Breeder/Rescue etc.): petshop
Cause of Death: respiratory problems
Whether the rat was bred from: n
Food the rat was fed on: Standard rat food plus junk food (these were our first rats :oops: )

Fitz
Year Of Death: 2005
Age: 20 months
Sex: m
Variety (eg siamese dumbo rex berkshire): black hoodie
Origin (eg Breeder/Rescue etc.): petshop
Cause of Death: respiratory problems
Whether the rat was bred from: n
Food the rat was fed on: Standard rat food plus junk food (these were our first rats :oops: )

Rolf
Year Of Death: 2006
Age: approx 22 months
Sex: m
Variety (eg siamese dumbo rex berkshire): black hoodie
Origin (eg Breeder/Rescue etc.): rescue
Cause of Death: respiratory problems
Whether the rat was bred from: n
Food the rat was fed on: shunamite and fresh veg/fruit

George
Year Of Death: 2006
Age: approx 18 months
Sex: m
Variety (eg siamese dumbo rex berkshire): mink hoodie
Origin (eg Breeder/Rescue etc.): petshop
Cause of Death: respiratory problems
Whether the rat was bred from: n
Food the rat was fed on: shunamite and fresh veg/fruit

Charlie
Year Of Death: 2006
Age: approx 10 months
Sex: m
Variety (eg siamese dumbo rex berkshire): black hoodie
Origin (eg Breeder/Rescue etc.): petshop
Cause of Death: pneumonia
Whether the rat was bred from: n
Food the rat was fed on: shunamite and fresh veg/fruit

Bruce
Year Of Death: 2007
Age: approx 18 months
Sex: m
Variety (eg siamese dumbo rex berkshire): dumbo champagne self
Origin (eg Breeder/Rescue etc.): garden centre (was to be sent back to breeder as had misaligned jaw and overgrowing teeth)
Cause of Death: SDA Virus
Whether the rat was bred from: n
Food the rat was fed on: shunamite and fresh veg/fruit

Yoshi
Year Of Death: 2007
Age: 18 months
Sex: m
Variety (eg siamese dumbo rex berkshire): Agouti self
Origin (eg Breeder/Rescue etc.): rescue
Cause of Death: respiratory problems
Whether the rat was bred from: n
Food the rat was fed on: shunamite and fresh veg/fruit

Max
Year Of Death: 2007
Age: 26 months
Sex: m
Variety (eg siamese dumbo rex berkshire): Agouti hoodie
Origin (eg Breeder/Rescue etc.): rescue
Cause of Death: brain tumour- pts
Whether the rat was bred from: n
Food the rat was fed on: shunamite and fresh veg/fruit

Oscar
Year Of Death: 2007
Age: 12 months
Sex: m
Variety (eg siamese dumbo rex berkshire): black hoodie
Origin (eg Breeder/Rescue etc.): rescue
Cause of Death: respiratory problems
Whether the rat was bred from: n
Food the rat was fed on: shunamite and fresh veg/fruit

Wilbur
Year Of Death: 2007
Age: 8 months
Sex: m
Variety (eg siamese dumbo rex berkshire): champagne hoodie
Origin (eg Breeder/Rescue etc.): rescue
Cause of Death: SDA virus
Whether the rat was bred from: n
Food the rat was fed on: shunamite and fresh veg/fruit

Stig
Year Of Death: 2007
Age: 9 months
Sex: m
Variety (eg siamese dumbo rex berkshire): black hoodie
Origin (eg Breeder/Rescue etc.): rescue
Cause of Death: SDA virus
Whether the rat was bred from: n
Food the rat was fed on: shunamite and fresh veg/fruit
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Post by gorge_gal_123 » Sun Nov 18, 2007 10:33 am

Year Of Death: 2007
Age: 22 months approx
Sex: M
Variety agouti hoodie
Origin (eg Breeder/Rescue etc.): Pets at Home
Cause of Death: Unsure, had to be PTS
Whether the rat was bred from: no
Food the rat was fed on (base food and whether given fresh foods, with an example): Mainly PAH nuggets with the odd bit of veg such as kale

Year Of Death: 2007
Age: 26 months
Sex: M
Variety (eg siamese dumbo rex berkshire): Agouti hoodie
Origin (eg Breeder/Rescue etc.): Pets at home
Cause of Death: Unsure, no illness just passed away in his sleep.
Whether the rat was bred from: No
Food the rat was fed on (base food and whether given fresh foods, with an example): Mainly PAH nuggets with the odd bit of veg such as kale
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Post by rattichewd » Wed Feb 06, 2008 7:54 pm

Oldest female: Lexi
Age: died 3 days before her 3rd birthday
Variety:Black hooded
From:Pet shop Rescue
she went through so many ops and changed from such an agressive girl to my special girl who il never forget :love:

Oldest male: Polar
Age:4 years 3months
Variety:Siamese
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died of old age and was definatly a sweet old man :love:
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Post by NikkiSumpter » Sat Feb 09, 2008 12:31 am

Spangle
Year Of Death: 2007
Age: 33 months
Sex: F
Variety (eg siamese dumbo rex berkshire): Beige Hooded
Origin (eg Breeder/Rescue etc.): pet shop
Cause of Death: Pituitary tumour
Whether the rat was bred from: n
Food the rat was fed on: Alpha herbal. PAH Rat food / fruit / veg / Pasta / Eggs ( boiled ) / Rice / Cous Cous... etc.
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Post by annc » Sat Feb 09, 2008 8:42 am

MILLY

Year Of Death: 2008
Age: 22 mounths
Sex: Female
Variety (eg siamese dumbo rex berkshire): champagne
Origin (eg Breeder/Rescue etc.): rehomed from contact who could not cope with her girls
Cause of Death: mammary tumour (inoperable, after an earlier one was removed)
Whether the rat was bred from: Y/N (and subsequently the number of litters the rat had) No
Food the rat was fed on (base food and whether given fresh foods, with an example): originally Reggie Rat. From December, Shunamite with Burgess Supa Natural Rabbit as base. Fresh broccoli, sweetcorn, tomato, couscous, porridge, soya milk
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Post by sligorox » Wed Feb 13, 2008 2:59 pm

Year Of Death: 2008
Age: 18 months
Sex: F
Variety (eg siamese dumbo rex berkshire): Russian blue point siamese
Origin (eg Breeder/Rescue etc.): Breeder
Cause of Death: unknown
Whether the rat was bred from: N
Food the rat was fed on (base food and whether given fresh foods, with an example): Shunamite


Year Of Death: 2008
Age: 10 months
Sex: F
Variety (eg siamese dumbo rex berkshire): Black hooded
Origin (eg Breeder/Rescue etc.): Rescue (abandoned outside vets)
Cause of Death: Heart failure
Whether the rat was bred from: N
Food the rat was fed on (base food and whether given fresh foods, with an example): Shunamite

Year Of Death: 2007
Age: 2 years
Sex: F
Variety (eg siamese dumbo rex berkshire): Black berkshire
Origin (eg Breeder/Rescue etc.): Breeder
Cause of Death: Unknown, old age
Whether the rat was bred from: Y/N
Food the rat was fed on (base food and whether given fresh foods, with an example): Shunamite

Year Of Death: 2006
Age: 1 year
Sex: F
Variety (eg siamese dumbo rex berkshire): Variegated
Origin (eg Breeder/Rescue etc.): Breeder
Cause of Death: Unknown, possibly heart failure
Whether the rat was bred from: N
Food the rat was fed on (base food and whether given fresh foods, with an example): Shunamite

Year Of Death: 2006?
Age: 3 years
Sex: F
Variety (eg siamese dumbo rex berkshire): Siamese Dumbo
Origin (eg Breeder/Rescue etc.): Pet shop
Cause of Death: PTS following mammary lumps
Whether the rat was bred from: N
Food the rat was fed on (base food and whether given fresh foods, with an example): Reggie rat + fresh fruit and veg, then shunamite

Year Of Death: 2005?
Age: 2 years
Sex: F
Variety (eg siamese dumbo rex berkshire): Agouti dumbo
Origin (eg Breeder/Rescue etc.): Pet shop
Cause of Death: PTS following mammary lumps
Whether the rat was bred from: N
Food the rat was fed on (base food and whether given fresh foods, with an example): Reggie rat + fresh fruit and veg

Year Of Death: 2005?
Age: 18 months
Sex: F
Variety (eg siamese dumbo rex berkshire): unknown/non-standard - patched?
Origin (eg Breeder/Rescue etc.): Pet shop
Cause of Death: myco
Whether the rat was bred from: N
Food the rat was fed on (base food and whether given fresh foods, with an example): Reggie rat + fresh fruit and veg

(where shunamite diet is indicated it means the dry mix + fresh food)
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Post by atters-hja » Sun Feb 17, 2008 2:47 pm

Year Of Death: 2002
Age: 3
Sex: Male
Variety: Black Hooded
Origin: Pets At Home (pet shop)
Cause of Death: Old Age
Whether the rat was bred from: No
Food the rat was fed on: Musli

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Post by Posiierat » Thu Feb 21, 2008 12:23 pm

Year Of Death: 2007
Age: Around 2 years 2 months
Sex: Male
Variety: Berkshire I think (he was black with a white marked tummy)
Origin: Pet Shop
Cause of Death: Chest infection, topped off with a facial tumour.
Whether the rat was bred from: No
Food the rat was fed on: Shunamite type diet (super rat, with pasta and various stuff mixed in). Also fresh foods like grapes, bannanas, porridge, cooked pasta, peas etc.

Year of Death: 2007
Age: Around 2 years 4/5 months
Sex: Male
Variety: Not sure (white & pale browny cream colour).
Origin: Through local free ads, but people got him from p@h
Cause of Death: A fit.
Whether the rat was bred from: No & he was also castrated
Food the rat was fed on: Same as above - Shunamite type diet with regualar fresh veg etc.

Year of death: 2008
Age: Around 2 years 7 months.
Sex: Male
Variety: Brown Hooded
Origin: Pet Shop (same as first rat).
Cause of death: Loss of use in both back legs.
Whether the rat was bred from: No
Food the rat was fed on: Same as above - Shunamite type diet with regualar fresh veg etc.
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Post by annc » Thu Feb 21, 2008 2:31 pm

Milly

Year of death: 2008
Age: Around 22 months
Sex: Female
Variety: Champage
Origin: Rehomed - probably originally pet shop
Cause of death: Large mammary tumour - PTS
Whether the rat was bred from: No
Food the rat was fed on: Originally Reggie Rat, then - Shunamite type diet with regular fresh veg etc.
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Year Of Death: 2006
Age: 13 months
Sex: female
Variety (eg siamese dumbo rex berkshire): topeared striped black roan / banded husky
Origin (eg Breeder/Rescue etc.): rescue, from inbred pet shop litter
Cause of Death: did not awake from anaesthesia after a mammary tumor operation
Whether the rat was bred from: N
Food the rat was fed on (base food and whether given fresh foods, with an example): Xtra Vital, Rupert Rat, fresh fruits and vegetables and some cooked pasta and rice

Year Of Death: 2006
Age: 23 months
Sex: female
Variety (eg siamese dumbo rex berkshire): topeared (british?) blue berkshire
Origin (eg Breeder/Rescue etc.): bred as reptile food
Cause of Death: PTS because of severe jaw abcess and uterine inflammation
Whether the rat was bred from: N
Food the rat was fed on (base food and whether given fresh foods, with an example): Xtra Vital, Rupert Rat, fresh fruits and vegetables and some cooked pasta and rice

Year Of Death: 2006
Age: 26 months
Sex: female
Variety (eg siamese dumbo rex berkshire): topeared (british?) blue berkshire
Origin (eg Breeder/Rescue etc.): bred as reptile food
Cause of Death: PTS; had lost all strength in her hind legs, could not walk anymore
Whether the rat was bred from: N
Food the rat was fed on (base food and whether given fresh foods, with an example): Xtra Vital, Rupert Rat, then lab blocks with uncooked pasta, rice, breakfast cereals, rice crackers and dried fruit; also fresh fruits and vegetables and some cooked pasta and rice

Year of Death: 2007
Age: 28 months
Sex: female
Variety: topeared black (cordovan chocolate) rex berkshire
Origin: Rescue (pet shop origin)
Cause of Death: PTS; lethargic, weak and sick, was developping uterine inflammation and various abcesses
Whether the rat was bred from: N
Food the rat was fed on (base food and whether given fresh foods, with an example): Xtra Vital, Rupert Rat, then lab blocks with uncooked pasta, rice, breakfast cereals, rice crackers and dried fruit; also fresh fruits and vegetables and some cooked pasta and rice

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Post by Gabby » Mon Mar 03, 2008 4:59 pm

Oof, might have to do this a bit at a time...

RiffRaff
Year Of Death: 2001
Age: 23 months
Sex: M
Variety (eg siamese dumbo rex berkshire): Cinnamon Hooded (mismarked)
Origin (eg Breeder/Rescue etc.): Per Shop
Cause of Death: Myco
Whether the rat was bred from: Y/N (and subsequently the number of litters the rat had) N
Food the rat was fed on (base food and whether given fresh foods, with an example): Reggie rat, no fresh, quite unhealthy diet of treats (first rat, had no clue!)
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Post by chixiethepixie » Sat Mar 08, 2008 1:47 pm

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Year Of Death: 2008
Age: 10 months
Sex: M
Variety (eg siamese dumbo rex berkshire): Cinnamon capped
Origin (eg Breeder/Rescue etc.): Pet Shop
Cause of Death: Died in his sleep suddenly
Whether the rat was bred from: N
Food the rat was fed on (base food and whether given fresh foods, with an example): SD-Alpha herbal/p@h nuggets/museli with raw pasta, weetabix and other cereals,raw noodles and for fresh food various fruit and veggies and rice plus cooked pasta every so often and cooked roast chicken and chicken bones once a week
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Post by fern » Sat Mar 15, 2008 5:30 pm

Year Of Death: 2007
Age: 13 months (approx)
Sex: F
Variety (eg siamese dumbo rex berkshire): Grey hooded
Origin (eg Breeder/Rescue etc.): rescue
Cause of Death: unknown. sudden deterioration and sudden death before anything could be done
Whether the rat was bred from: no she wasnt
Food the rat was fed on (base food and whether given fresh foods, with an example): rat nuggets and a little bit of whatever we had for tea that day :) she also had treats every now and again... was fed the same as magic, but magic is still fine
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Post by nik naks » Thu Apr 03, 2008 7:05 am

Charlie

Date/year of death: 3rd march 2008
Age: 29 months
Sex: female
Variety: black hooded
Origin: petshop
Cause of death: PTS due do abcess causing jawbone to rot.
Rat bred from: No
Food rat was fed on: shunamite diet, fesh food and yoggies.
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Post by wildjasmine » Thu Apr 03, 2008 10:35 am

Year Of Death: 2008
Age: 25 months
Sex: male
Variety (eg siamese dumbo rex berkshire): black self
Origin (eg Breeder/Rescue etc.): breeder
Cause of Death: old age
Rat bred from: no
Food given: shaunamite diet, fresh veg/fruit, occasional soft food ie: rice, couscous, chicken, pasta
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