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Post by Rat-lover88 » Wed Jul 02, 2008 8:10 pm

Year Of Death: 2008
Age: 10 months
Sex: F
Variety (eg siamese dumbo rex berkshire): Hooded
Origin (eg Breeder/Rescue etc.): Pet shop (owner a rat lover and owner herself - she wont touch rodent farms so rats technically rescues
Cause of Death: resp. infec. gasping and died in my arms day after vets visit
Whether the rat was bred from: N
Food the rat was fed on: beaphar care+ and treats etc

Year Of Death: 2007
Age: 3 1/2 years
Sex: F
Variety (eg siamese dumbo rex berkshire): One colour / white belly (sorry forgot the variety)
Origin (eg Breeder/Rescue etc.): same as above
Cause of Death: stroke
Whether the rat was bred from: N
Food the rat was fed on: reggie rat and treats and some fresh veg.


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Post by andybhoy » Sat Jul 26, 2008 1:56 pm

Year Of Death: 2008
Age: 18 months
Sex: F
Variety (eg siamese dumbo rex berkshire): Champagne
Origin (eg Breeder/Rescue etc.): Pet shop
Cause of Death: Virus/infection (respiratory distress)
Whether the rat was bred from: N
Food the rat was fed on: Shunamite type dried food, supplemented with fresh veg.

Year Of Death: 2008
Age: 14 months
Sex: M
Variety (eg siamese dumbo rex berkshire): Agouti
Origin (eg Breeder/Rescue etc.): From the London Agouti Rescue of 2007.
Cause of Death: Virus/infection (respiratory distress)
Whether the rat was bred from: Y (unknown, rats were allowed to breed unhindered prior to rescue).
Food the rat was fed on: Shunamite type dried food, supplemented with fresh veg.

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Post by katielittle25 » Thu Jul 31, 2008 6:18 pm

Year Of Death: 2008
Age: 25 months
Sex: F
Variety (eg siamese dumbo rex berkshire): Top Ear, Roan
Origin (eg Breeder/Rescue etc.): Rescue
Cause of Death: Myco
Whether the rat was bred from: N
Food the rat was fed on: Shunamite, supplemented with fresh veg.

Year Of Death: 2008
Age: 18 months
Sex: F
Variety (eg siamese dumbo rex berkshire): Dumbo Black Berkshire
Origin (eg Breeder/Rescue etc.): Petshop
Cause of Death: Pituitary Tumor
Whether the rat was bred from: N
Food the rat was fed on: Shunamite, supplemented with fresh veg.
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Post by daffee » Fri Oct 10, 2008 4:17 pm

Bella
Year Of Death: 2008
Age: approx 22.5 months
Sex: f
Variety: mink striped roan
Origin: pet shop
Cause of Death: presumed PT
Rat bred from: no
Food given: version of shunamite based on Alpha Herbal and Happidog nuggets and various cereals plus daily fresh veg eg carrot, brocolli, curly kale, peas etc plus regular pasta/rice/cous cous plus chickpeas, egg, soya milk occasionally etc


Bartleby
Year Of Death: 2008
Age: believed approx 21 months
Sex: m, neutered
Variety: black hooded
Origin: rescue
Cause of Death: heart failure
Rat bred from: no
Food given: from 1 year, version of shunamite based on Alpha Herbal and Happidog nuggets and various cereals plus daily fresh veg eg carrot, brocolli, curly kale, peas etc plus regular pasta/rice/cous cous plus chickpeas, egg, soya milk occasionally etc. Before that unknown.

Milo
Year Of Death: 2008
Age: approx 11-12 months
Sex: m
Variety: champagne dumbo
Origin: rescue of pet shop origin
Cause of Death: heart failure
Rat bred from: no
Food given: from 4-5 month version of shunamite based on Alpha Herbal and Happidog nuggets and various cereals plus daily fresh veg eg carrot, brocolli, curly kale, peas etc plus regular pasta/rice/cous cous plus chickpeas, egg, soya milk occasionally etc. Before that unknown.
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Post by ratty lover0099 » Fri Oct 10, 2008 5:16 pm

Sapphire.

Year Of Death: 2008
Age: 27 months
Sex: Female
Variety: Russian Blue
Origin: Breeder
Cause of Death: Neurological symptoms
Rat bred from: No
Food given: Shunamite diet plus extras (fuit, veg, baby food etc)
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Post by andybhoy » Sun Oct 12, 2008 10:01 am

Georgie.

Year Of Death: 2008
Age: 29 months
Sex: F
Variety (eg siamese dumbo rex berkshire): Minky Dumbo
Origin (eg Breeder/Rescue etc.): Pet shop
Cause of Death: Unknown, possibly age related organ failure. possibly pt.
Whether the rat was bred from: N
Food the rat was fed on: Shunamite type dried food, supplemented with fresh veg and other foods.

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Post by katielittle25 » Sun Dec 14, 2008 9:41 pm

Rosie
Year Of Death: 2008
Age: 30 months
Sex: F
Variety (eg siamese dumbo rex berkshire): Top ear Roan
Origin (eg Breeder/Rescue etc.): Rescue
Cause of Death: Heart Problem
Whether the rat was bred from: N
Food the rat was fed on: Shunamite, supplemented with fresh veg and other foods.
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Post by Vicki_of_Abno » Mon Dec 29, 2008 8:15 pm

Year Of Death: 2006
Age: 1 year approx
Sex: Doe
Variety (eg siamese dumbo rex berkshire): Champagne top ear
Origin (eg Breeder/Rescue etc.): Pet shop
Cause of Death: Abdominal tumour - inoperable
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): Shunamite/PAH nuggets with fresh foods such as curly kale/peas/sweetcorn

Year Of Death: 2007
Age: 1 year Approx.
Sex: Buck
Variety (eg siamese dumbo rex berkshire): PEW top ear
Origin (eg Breeder/Rescue etc.): Pet shop rescue
Cause of Death: Pneumonia
Whether the rat was bred from: Y/N (and subsequently the number of litters the rat had) Y - unknown (pet shop breeding pair)
Food the rat was fed on (base food and whether given fresh foods, with an example): Some cheap rat/hamster mix - whatever the shop provided

Year Of Death: 2008
Age: 15 months approx.
Sex: Doe
Variety (eg siamese dumbo rex berkshire): Champagne top ear
Origin (eg Breeder/Rescue etc.): Pet shop rescue
Cause of Death: Chronic respiratory problems - severe lung damage
Whether the rat was bred from: Y/N (and subsequently the number of litters the rat had) Y - unknown (other half of pet shop breeding pair)
Food the rat was fed on (base food and whether given fresh foods, with an example): Some cheap rat/hamster mix - whatever the shop provided

Year Of Death: 2008
Age: 18 months approx
Sex: Doe
Variety (eg siamese dumbo rex berkshire): black eyed siamese rex top ear
Origin (eg Breeder/Rescue etc.): Breeder
Cause of Death: Suspected sendai virus - first to succumb
Whether the rat was bred from: Y/N (and subsequently the number of litters the rat had) Y - one litter I think
Food the rat was fed on (base food and whether given fresh foods, with an example): Shunamite to my knowledge with extra such as curly kale/peas/sweetcorn for at least half her life.

Year Of Death: 2008
Age: 30 months
Sex: Doe (spayed at 18 months)
Variety (eg siamese dumbo rex berkshire): siamese hooded top ear
Origin (eg Breeder/Rescue etc.): pet shop
Cause of Death: Suspected sendai virus - second to succumb
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): Shunamite with curly kale/peas/sweetcorn

Year Of Death: 2008
Age: 20 months approx
Sex: Doe
Variety (eg siamese dumbo rex berkshire): mink hooded top ear
Origin (eg Breeder/Rescue etc.): rescue
Cause of Death: PT
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): Shunamite with curly kale/peas/sweetcorn

Year Of Death: 2008
Age: Approx 18 months
Sex: Doe
Variety (eg siamese dumbo rex berkshire): black hooded top ear
Origin (eg Breeder/Rescue etc.): pet shop/rehome
Cause of Death: Suspected sendai virus - last to succumb
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): Shunamite while I owned her - approx 6 months with curly kale/peas/sweetcorn - decent commercial rat mix before that with similar fresh foods I believe

Year Of Death: 2008
Age: Approx 20 months
Sex: Buck
Variety (eg siamese dumbo rex berkshire): black hooded top ear
Origin (eg Breeder/Rescue etc.): Rescue (Norfolk)
Cause of Death: Severe respiratory infection/suspected ear infection
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): Not much before about 1 year of age - shunamite with fresh foods such as curly kale thereafter.

Year Of Death: 2008
Age: 16/17 months
Sex: Buck (neutered at 3 months old)
Variety (eg siamese dumbo rex berkshire): Russian blue dumbo
Origin (eg Breeder/Rescue etc.): Breeder
Cause of Death: Spontaneous failure of blood supply to a section of the small intestine - cause unknown - did suffer badly with resp. scarring after sendai at under a year old though
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): Shunamite with curly kale etc

Year Of Death: 2008
Age: 23 months approx.
Sex: Buck
Variety (eg siamese dumbo rex berkshire): black hooded top ear
Origin (eg Breeder/Rescue etc.): Rescue (norfolk)
Cause of Death: Inoperable abdominal tumour
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): Not much before 1 year of age - shunamite and curly kale/peas/sweetcorn etc thereafter

Year Of Death: 2008
Age: 24 months approx
Sex: Buck (neutered a fortnight before death)
Variety (eg siamese dumbo rex berkshire): black hooded top ear
Origin (eg Breeder/Rescue etc.): Rescue (Norfolk)
Cause of Death: Kidney failure (deduced from symptoms and PME)
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): Not much before a year old, shunamite with curly kale etc thereafter.
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Post by andybhoy » Mon Dec 29, 2008 8:29 pm

Suzie

Year Of Death: 2008
Age: 29 months
Sex: F
Variety (eg siamese dumbo rex berkshire): Splodgy Black hoodie
Origin (eg Breeder/Rescue etc.): Pet shop
Cause of Death: Unknown, possibly age related organ failure. PTS due to PT andinoperable luimps (inoperable because of the PT).
Whether the rat was bred from: N
Food the rat was fed on: Shunamite type dried food, supplemented with fresh veg and other foods.

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Post by Betterstar » Mon Dec 29, 2008 11:01 pm

Krindle

Year Of Death: 2008
Age: 14 months (ish)
Sex: M
Variety (eg siamese dumbo rex berkshire): Black capped
Origin (eg Breeder/Rescue etc.): Rescue (Mitcham)
Cause of Death: Unsure. Presumed organ failure following lifelong breathing issues and general poor health.
Whether the rat was bred from: N
Food the rat was fed on: Shunamite
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Post by Spytrx » Fri Jan 09, 2009 5:11 pm

Just the oldest:

Year Of Death: 1999
Age: 47
Sex: m
Variety: Blazed Berkshire
Origin: rescue
Cause of Death: brain aneurysm
Whether the rat was bred from: N
Food the rat was fed on: fed on my version of the Shunamite diet, I tend to vary the kibble, pasta, and cereal on a daily basis, as well as fresh fruits, vegetables, nuts, dried fruits and herbal diets

Year Of Death: 1999
Age: 39
Sex: m
Variety: pink eyed white
Origin: rescue
Cause of Death: old age (we think it was heart break since his best friend died a few weeks earlier, see above)
Whether the rat was bred from: N
Food the rat was fed on: fed on my version of the Shunamite diet, I tend to vary the kibble, pasta, and cereal on a daily basis, as well as fresh fruits, vegetables, nuts, dried fruits and herbal diets

Year Of Death: 1998
Age: 31
Sex: f
Variety: Burmese
Origin: rescue
Cause of Death: old age
Whether the rat was bred from: Y
Food the rat was fed on: fed on my version of the Shunamite diet, I tend to vary the kibble, pasta, and cereal on a daily basis, as well as fresh fruits, vegetables, nuts, dried fruits and herbal diets

Year Of Death: 1996
Age: 28
Sex: f
Variety: Russian Blue Agouti
Origin: rescue
Cause of Death: stroke
Whether the rat was bred from: N
Food the rat was fed on: fed on my version of the Shunamite diet, I tend to vary the kibble, pasta, and cereal on a daily basis, as well as fresh fruits, vegetables, nuts, dried fruits and herbal diets

Year Of Death: 2006
Age: 26
Sex: m
Variety: Platinum
Origin: rescue
Cause of Death: heart failure
Whether the rat was bred from: N
Food the rat was fed on: fed on my version of the Shunamite diet, I tend to vary the kibble, pasta, and cereal on a daily basis, as well as fresh fruits, vegetables, nuts, dried fruits and herbal diets

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Post by izimcflizz » Sat Jan 10, 2009 12:04 am

Year Of Death: 2008
Age: 30months
Sex: F
Variety: Tan hoodie
Origin:P@H
Cause of Death: pneumonia
Whether the rat was bred from: N
Food the rat was fed on: Shunamite from the age of 1 when we learnt about it

Year Of Death: 2008
Age: 35 months
Sex: F
Variety: black hoodie
Origin: P@H
Cause of Death: renal failure
Whether the rat was bred from: N
Food the rat was fed on: as above

Year Of Death: 2008
Age: 27 months
Sex: F
Variety: tan capped
Origin: rescue at 16 months
Cause of Death: bowel/mammary tumour
Whether the rat was bred from: N
Food the rat was fed on: shunamite

Year Of Death: 2008
Age: 28 months
Sex: f
Variety: black berkshire
Origin: rescue at 14 months
Cause of Death: PT
Whether the rat was bred from: N
Food the rat was fed on:shunamite

Year Of Death: 2008
Age: 29 months
Sex: F
Variety: black hoodie
Origin: rescue at 14 months
Cause of Death: lung tumour
Whether the rat was bred from: N
Food the rat was fed on: shunamite
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Year Of Death: 2009
Age: 26 months
Sex: F
Variety: Dumbo Roan
Origin:P@H
Cause of Death: Cervical tumor
Whether the rat was bred from: N
Food the rat was fed on: Shunamite, supplemented with fresh veg etc
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Oscar
Year Of Death: 2007
Age: 19 months
Sex: m
Variety: Black hooded
Origin: rescue
Cause of Death: unknown, found dead in cage
Whether the rat was bred from: N
Food the rat was fed on: shunamite plus fresh veg

Grenville
Year Of Death: 2007
Age: 17 months
Sex: m
Variety: banded husky
Origin: rescue
Cause of Death: unknown, found dead in cage
Whether the rat was bred from: N
Food the rat was fed on: shunamite plus fresh veg

Carstairs
Year Of Death: 2008
Age: 19 1/2 months
Sex: m
Variety: siamese
Origin: breeder
Cause of Death: pts, tumour
Whether the rat was bred from: N
Food the rat was fed on: shunamite plus fresh veg

Jethro
Year Of Death: 2008
Age: 12 months
Sex: m
Variety: agouti dumbo
Origin: breeder
Cause of Death: pts tumour
Whether the rat was bred from: N
Food the rat was fed on: shunamite plus fresh veg

Tobias
Year Of Death: 2008
Age: 18
Sex: m
Variety: agouti
Origin: breeder
Cause of Death: pts, stroke?
Whether the rat was bred from: N
Food the rat was fed on: shunamite plus fresh veg
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Post by NikkiSumpter » Thu Feb 26, 2009 5:11 am

Year Of Death: 2009
Age: 2 years and 4 months
Sex: Female
Variety (eg siamese dumbo rex berkshire): Siamese
Origin (eg Breeder/Rescue etc.): Petshop
Cause of Death: Cancer
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): Alpha Herbal Deluxe, Fruit/Veg Pasta and Homemade Dinner scraps.

Year Of Death: 2009
Age: 18 months
Sex: Female
Variety (eg siamese dumbo rex berkshire):Agouti Berkshire
Origin (eg Breeder/Rescue etc.): Breeder
Cause of Death: Respiratory ( Gasping for air, Had to be PTS or would have died painfully ) .. According to vet.
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):Alpha Herbal Deluxe, Fruit/Veg Pasta and Homemade Dinner scraps.
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