Rat Lifespan Survey 2 *New*

Locked
User avatar
emzki
Member
Member
Posts: 253
Joined: Fri Jan 11, 2008 7:12 pm
Location: Newport Pagnell (near MK)

Re: Rat Lifespan Survey 2 *New*

Post by emzki » Thu Apr 03, 2008 10:46 am

Year Of Death: 2008
Age: 6 months
Sex: Male
Variety (eg siamese dumbo rex berkshire): Black mis-marked hoodie Dumbo
Origin (eg Breeder/Rescue etc.): P@H litter
Cause of Death: Died suddenly in his sleep
Whether the rat was bred from: No
Food the rat was fed on: Jollyes Fruiti Rabbit mix, P@H rat museli, P@H nuggets, wholemeal and white pasta (cooked and raw), chicken on the bone, fresh veg every day, (peas, carrots, potatoes, green beans, curly kale, anything lying around in the veg drawer) noodles, puffed rice, cous-cous, cornflakes, weetabix, apple, banana, grapes, hard boiled/scrambled egg once a week- treats included shreddies, cheerios, yoghurt, yoggies and a spoonful of shepherds pie once a week.
I wish to take a leave of absinthe

User avatar
daffee
Member
Member
Posts: 8400
Joined: Mon Jun 13, 2005 12:24 pm
Location: Hampshire

Re: Rat Lifespan Survey 2 *New*

Post by daffee » Thu Apr 03, 2008 11:13 am

Fudge
Year Of Death: 2007
Age: approx 27 months
Sex: f
Variety: silver fawn hooded
Origin: pet shop
Cause of Death: unknown, sudden decline
Rat bred from: n
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

(NB the following 4 were brothers)
Murphy
Year Of Death: 2007
Age: 21.5 months
Sex: m
Variety: Mismarled black hooded
Origin: pet shop pregnancy
Cause of Death: general myco-related decline
Rat bred from: n
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

Bailey
Year Of Death: 2007
Age: 22.5 months
Sex: m
Variety: champagne hooded
Origin: pet shop pregnancy
Cause of Death: infection from broken tooth
Rat bred from: n
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

Beamish
Year Of Death: 2007
Age: 29 months
Sex: m
Variety: mismarked black hooded
Origin: pet shop pregnancy
Cause of Death: old age, progression of HLD
Rat bred from: n
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

Guinness
Year Of Death: 2007
Age: 26 months
Sex: m
Variety: black hooded
Origin: pet shop pregnancy
Cause of Death: middle ear infection, possibly menengitis but never confirmed
Rat bred from: n
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

Loki
Year Of Death: 2008
Age: unknown but believed 15-18 months
Sex: m
Variety: silver fawn hooded
Origin: rescue; originally from pet shop
Cause of Death: pts due to pituitary tumour
Rat bred from: n ( nb. was neutered)
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 [for the 5 months was with us]

Towser
Year Of Death: 2008
Age: approx 4 months
Sex: m
Variety: black hooded
Origin: pet shop
Cause of Death: sudden death, presumed chronic heart failure
Rat bred from: n
Food given: p@h nuggets until we got him then 1 week on diet as above
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

User avatar
ratty lover0099
Member
Member
Posts: 2283
Joined: Fri Mar 12, 2004 9:00 pm
Location: West Sussex
Contact:

Re: Rat Lifespan Survey 2 *New*

Post by ratty lover0099 » Thu May 08, 2008 3:45 pm

Eclipse:

Year Of Death: 2008
Age: 23 months old
Sex: F
Variety: Black Hooded
Origin: Pet shop
Cause of Death: Pituitary Tumour
Rat bred from: No
Food given: Shunamite and fresh food

Vixen:

Year Of Death: 2008
Age: 23 months
Sex: F
Variety: Mink Hooded
Origin: Rescue, but she originated from a Petshop
Cause of Death: Unknown. No illness in her whole life until one night when she appeared to be choking (very badly) taken to emergency vets when it became clear she couldn't breath, vet tried everything for over an hour until I decided to have her PTS. I still wish I knew what happened.
Rat bred from: No
Food given: Shunamite and fresh food.
Karen.
Currently rat-less :(
:rainbow:Splodge, Hodgheg, Tia, Spot, Orchid, Domino, Rico, Lily, Fern, Dotty, Savannah, Ebony, Eclipse, Vixen, Gem, Sapphire, Aura, Bracken, Willow, Eira, Addison, Echo, Wispa, Gilbert, Albert and Herbert.

User avatar
Betterstar
Member
Member
Posts: 3952
Joined: Fri May 18, 2007 4:01 pm
Location: N. Yorks

Re: Rat Lifespan Survey 2 *New*

Post by Betterstar » Thu May 08, 2008 3:51 pm

Year Of Death: 2008
Age: 13 months old
Sex: M
Variety: Agouti Hooded (top ear, normal coat)
Origin: Pet shop
Cause of Death: Myco
Rat bred from: No
Food given: Shunamite and fresh
Sian & Boojum, Minnow, Poot, Esme, Oak, Burdock, Ptarmigan, Blunder and Jacques.
Missing Hugo, Krindle, Dandelion, Baron, Winder, Snark, Snapcase, Snufkin, Twirl, Somer, Musket, Hodgkins, Urs.

User avatar
petrify
Member
Member
Posts: 4729
Joined: Fri Apr 18, 2008 7:50 pm
Location: Colchester, Essex

Re: Rat Lifespan Survey 2 *New*

Post by petrify » Thu May 08, 2008 3:55 pm

Year Of Death: 2008
Age: 2 years 1 month
Sex: Female
Variety: Silver Roan (i think)
Origin: Pet Store
Cause of Death: PTS b/c PT induced Stroke
Whether the rat was bred from: N
Food the rat was fed on: Base food was a mixture of rat pellets, parrot food and generic rat food. fed lots of human food (e.g. meat and veggies) Yoggies

-------------------------------

Year Of Death: 2005
Age: 20 Months
Sex: Female
Variety: Silver Hooded
Origin: Pet Store
Cause of Death: Cancer
Whether the rat was bred from: N
Food the rat was fed on: Same as above.

-------------------------------

Year Of Death: 2003
Age: 15 months (possibly)
Sex: Female
Variety (eg siamese dumbo rex berkshire): Black Hooded
Origin (eg Breeder/Rescue etc.): Rescue
Cause of Death: Unknown/suspect internal cancer
Whether the rat was bred from: N (certainly not when I had her)
Food the rat was fed on: generic rat food, plus extra human food (meat and veggies)

------------------------------

Year Of Death: 2003
Age: 18 months (possibly)
Sex: Female
Variety (eg siamese dumbo rex berkshire): Sandy Hooded
Origin (eg Breeder/Rescue etc.): Rescue
Cause of Death: Unknown.
Whether the rat was bred from: N, not while I had her
Food the rat was fed on: Same as above.

----------------------------

Year Of Death: 2002
Age: 18 months
Sex: Female
Variety (eg siamese dumbo rex berkshire): Black Hooded
Origin (eg Breeder/Rescue etc.): Pet store
Cause of Death: Stroke
Whether the rat was bred from: N
Food the rat was fed on (base food and whether given fresh foods, with an example): Generic rat food + anything I was eating at the time. Choco drops

-----------------------------

Year Of Death: 2001
Age: 12 months (maybe a bit more, but not much more)
Sex: Female
Variety (eg siamese dumbo rex berkshire): Black Berkshire
Origin (eg Breeder/Rescue etc.): Pet Store
Cause of Death: Unknown/suspect cancer of the womb
Whether the rat was bred from: N
Food the rat was fed on (base food and whether given fresh foods, with an example): Generic Rat food and some fresh veggies and meat. Choco drops
Rayne & Myst Sleeping:Tempest, Ghost, Whisper, Casper, Lara, Flick, Hopeful, Little Bit, Phoenix, Lady-bum, Embie, Tommy, Fernie, Bea, Aurora, Hazel & Willow, Freya, Missy. Goos Harold & Humphrey

User avatar
petrify
Member
Member
Posts: 4729
Joined: Fri Apr 18, 2008 7:50 pm
Location: Colchester, Essex

Re: Rat Lifespan Survey 2 *New*

Post by petrify » Thu May 08, 2008 3:56 pm

Bea
Year Of Death: 2008
Age: 2 years 1 month
Sex: Female
Variety: Silver Roan (i think)
Origin: Pet Store
Cause of Death: PTS b/c PT induced Stroke
Whether the rat was bred from: N
Food the rat was fed on: Base food was a mixture of rat pellets, parrot food and generic rat food. fed lots of human food (e.g. meat and veggies) Yoggies

-------------------------------
Aurora
Year Of Death: 2005
Age: 20 Months
Sex: Female
Variety: Silver Hooded
Origin: Pet Store
Cause of Death: Cancer
Whether the rat was bred from: N
Food the rat was fed on: Same as above.

-------------------------------
Willow
Year Of Death: 2003
Age: 15 months (possibly)
Sex: Female
Variety (eg siamese dumbo rex berkshire): Black Hooded
Origin (eg Breeder/Rescue etc.): Rescue
Cause of Death: Unknown/suspect internal cancer
Whether the rat was bred from: N (certainly not when I had her)
Food the rat was fed on: generic rat food, plus extra human food (meat and veggies)

------------------------------
Hazel
Year Of Death: 2003
Age: 18 months (possibly)
Sex: Female
Variety (eg siamese dumbo rex berkshire): Sandy Hooded
Origin (eg Breeder/Rescue etc.): Rescue
Cause of Death: Unknown.
Whether the rat was bred from: N, not while I had her
Food the rat was fed on: Same as above.

----------------------------
Freya
Year Of Death: 2002
Age: 18 months
Sex: Female
Variety (eg siamese dumbo rex berkshire): Black Hooded
Origin (eg Breeder/Rescue etc.): Pet store
Cause of Death: Stroke
Whether the rat was bred from: N
Food the rat was fed on (base food and whether given fresh foods, with an example): Generic rat food + anything I was eating at the time. Choco drops

-----------------------------
Missy
Year Of Death: 2001
Age: 12 months (maybe a bit more, but not much more)
Sex: Female
Variety (eg siamese dumbo rex berkshire): Black Berkshire
Origin (eg Breeder/Rescue etc.): Pet Store
Cause of Death: Unknown/suspect cancer of the womb
Whether the rat was bred from: N
Food the rat was fed on (base food and whether given fresh foods, with an example): Generic Rat food and some fresh veggies and meat. Choco drops
Rayne & Myst Sleeping:Tempest, Ghost, Whisper, Casper, Lara, Flick, Hopeful, Little Bit, Phoenix, Lady-bum, Embie, Tommy, Fernie, Bea, Aurora, Hazel & Willow, Freya, Missy. Goos Harold & Humphrey

User avatar
daffee
Member
Member
Posts: 8400
Joined: Mon Jun 13, 2005 12:24 pm
Location: Hampshire

Re: Rat Lifespan Survey 2 *New*

Post by daffee » Thu May 08, 2008 4:00 pm

Rosie
Year Of Death: 2008
Age: unknown but believed over two years. not sure how helpful that is for the survey.
Sex: f
Variety: agouti hooded
Origin: rescue, originally used as a feeder breeder for at least a year
Cause of Death: presumed old age
Rat bred from: yes, multiple back to back litters (not by us)
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 for the few weeks we had her, before then no idea.

User avatar
petrify
Member
Member
Posts: 4729
Joined: Fri Apr 18, 2008 7:50 pm
Location: Colchester, Essex

Re: Rat Lifespan Survey 2 *New*

Post by petrify » Thu May 08, 2008 4:04 pm

(sorry for double post btw.)
Rayne & Myst Sleeping:Tempest, Ghost, Whisper, Casper, Lara, Flick, Hopeful, Little Bit, Phoenix, Lady-bum, Embie, Tommy, Fernie, Bea, Aurora, Hazel & Willow, Freya, Missy. Goos Harold & Humphrey

User avatar
jimgarrett
Member
Member
Posts: 38
Joined: Mon Jan 07, 2008 12:55 pm

Re: Rat Lifespan Survey 2 *New*

Post by jimgarrett » Wed May 28, 2008 7:53 pm

Harry :love:
Year Of Death: 2008
Age: 9-10 months.
Sex: m
Variety: Huskey
Origin: Petshop, bred by owner of shop
Cause of Death: Stroke, causing internal damage. Pts.
Rat bred from: No
Food given: Wilko's dry rat mix, freashly cooked healthy dinners, pasta, yog drops and various treats. Pretty much what ever we were eating.
Harry :rainbow: Henry :rainbow: Dot :rainbow: Daisy :rainbow: Lucy :rainbow: Mia :rainbow: Edward :rainbow:
Lulu :rainbow: Medus :rainbow:

User avatar
Jaynie99
Member
Member
Posts: 1834
Joined: Tue Aug 21, 2007 10:42 am
Location: Essex

Re: Rat Lifespan Survey 2 *New*

Post by Jaynie99 » Sat Jun 07, 2008 11:11 am

Year Of Death: 2007
Age: 18 months
Sex: female
Variety (eg siamese dumbo rex berkshire): grey hooded
Origin (eg Breeder/Rescue etc.): P at H
Cause of Death: 'Neurological disorder' - PTS
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): Wilko rat mix, fresh food - small amounts of leftovers. Green veg & carrots

Year Of Death: 2008
Age: 2 years
Sex: female
Variety (eg siamese dumbo rex berkshire): Black hooded
Origin (eg Breeder/Rescue etc.): P at H
Cause of Death: Breast Cancer (had lump removal & never really recovered - PTS)
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): Wilko rat mix, fresh food - small amounts of leftovers. Green veg & carrots

Before everyone jumps on me - I no longer buy rats from P@H & I now feed the Shunamite diet :oops:
:dumbogirly: Bridget, Skipper, Fizzle, Itcy (Fatso) Bitcy (Notso) Nooby & Crunch :dumbogirly:
:rainbow: Dizzy, Pixie, Flake, Lucky, Dolly, Emili, Remi, Ellen, Leela, Rainy & Ruby :rainbow:
:love: Wherever I lay my Rat, that's my home :love:

User avatar
daffee
Member
Member
Posts: 8400
Joined: Mon Jun 13, 2005 12:24 pm
Location: Hampshire

Re: Rat Lifespan Survey 2 *New*

Post by daffee » Sat Jun 07, 2008 4:42 pm

Lucy
Year Of Death: 2008
Age: approx 21.5 months
Sex: f
Variety: mismarked mink striped roan
Origin: pet shop
Cause of Death: pts due to 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

User avatar
Fleur.Cirocco
Member
Member
Posts: 504
Joined: Mon Dec 24, 2007 8:51 pm
Location: Stevenage, Hertfordshire/Brisbane, Australia

Re: Rat Lifespan Survey 2 *New*

Post by Fleur.Cirocco » Sun Jun 08, 2008 6:07 pm

Fleur
Year Of Death: 2007
Age: 23 months.
Sex: f
Variety: Agouti hooded.
Origin: Pet shop
Cause of Death: URI
Rat bred from: No
Food given: Pet-shop bought rat muesli (I didn't know any better) + fresh food.

Cirocco
Year Of Death: 2007
Age: 23 months
Sex: f
Variety: Black hooded
Origin: Pet shop
Cause of Death: PTS after stroke and brain damage
Rat bred from: No
Food given: Same as above
Sophie and the boys; Fergus, Oscar, Rufus and Zebedee.

Leigh_2503
Member
Member
Posts: 571
Joined: Sun Jun 24, 2007 2:48 pm
Location: Oldham, Lancashire
Contact:

Re: Rat Lifespan Survey 2 *New*

Post by Leigh_2503 » Mon Jun 30, 2008 11:10 am

Ben
Year Of Death: 2007
Age: 15 months
Sex: M
Variety: Mink Berkshire
Origin: Pet shop breeding stock
Cause of Death: Mycoplasma progressed to Pneumonia
Rat bred from: Yes at pet shop
Food given: P@H Rat Musili & Nuggets

Blackie
Year Of Death: 2008
Age: 9 months
Sex: f
Variety: Black Berkshire
Origin: Unknown - Rescue
Cause of Death: Mycoplasma rapidly progressed to Pneumonia
Rat bred from: No
Food given : Shunamite Diet

User avatar
ratty lover0099
Member
Member
Posts: 2283
Joined: Fri Mar 12, 2004 9:00 pm
Location: West Sussex
Contact:

Re: Rat Lifespan Survey 2 *New*

Post by ratty lover0099 » Mon Jun 30, 2008 8:00 pm

Gem
Year Of Death: 2008
Age: 24 months old.
Sex: F
Variety: Russian Blue Essex
Origin: Unknown - Breeder
Cause of Death: A very sudden stroke. Fine one day, couldn't move the next :(
Rat bred from: No
Food given : Shunamite Diet, veggies, human food (bit of meat, fish every now and again), various rat treats and EMP as a baby
Karen.
Currently rat-less :(
:rainbow:Splodge, Hodgheg, Tia, Spot, Orchid, Domino, Rico, Lily, Fern, Dotty, Savannah, Ebony, Eclipse, Vixen, Gem, Sapphire, Aura, Bracken, Willow, Eira, Addison, Echo, Wispa, Gilbert, Albert and Herbert.

Jerusha
Member
Member
Posts: 583
Joined: Thu May 10, 2007 4:37 pm

Re: Rat Lifespan Survey 2 *New*

Post by Jerusha » Mon Jun 30, 2008 8:26 pm

Anita
Year Of Death: 2008
Age: approx. 22 months old
Sex: Female
Variety: Siamese
Origin: pet shop rat
Cause of Death: Old age (I think...)
Rat bred from: No
Food given : Shunamite Diet, fresh food occasionally, baby food in her old age
My rattie kisses: :dumbogirly: :hearts: Mia, Maya, and Mitzi :hearts: :dumbogirly:
Rest in peace: Nessie, Cherie, Anita, Jerusha, Rosie, and Daisy :rainbow:

Locked

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 1 guest