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Post by MiddyLep » Tue Jul 17, 2007 8:46 pm

Year Of Death: 2007
Age: 7 months
Sex: Female unspayed
Variety (eg siamese dumbo rex berkshire): mismarked agouti hooded
Origin (eg Breeder/Rescue etc.): rescue
Cause of Death: kidney failure
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): Nutriphase, supplemented with Nutrical, given fresh veggie treats
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Post by Drea » Thu Jul 26, 2007 2:31 pm

Year Of Death: 2007
Age: 15 months
Sex: Female
Variety: Topaz
Origin: college breeding room
Cause of Death: chest infection( myco i guess)
Whether the rat was bred from: No
Food the rat was fed on: burgess nuggets and mixed food and fresh food
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Post by steph_91 » Thu Jul 26, 2007 4:12 pm

Year Of Death:2006
Age: 20 months
Sex: buck
Variety (eg siamese dumbo rex berkshire): top eared, brown hooded
Origin (eg Breeder/Rescue etc.): petshop :oops:
Cause of Death: myco
Whether the rat was bred from: no
Food the rat was fed on (base food and whether given fresh foods, with an example): petsathome nuggets and muesli, sometimes wilkos rat mix, fruit occassionally
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Post by arabian61 » Wed Aug 01, 2007 7:11 pm

Mickey
Year Of Death: 2006
Age: 20 months
Sex: Male
Variety (eg siamese dumbo rex berkshire): Silver Fawn Hooded
Origin (eg Breeder/Rescue etc.): Petstore
Cause of Death: Myco
Whether the rat was bred from: No while he lived with me, at the petstore I can't say, but he was alone when I bought him.
Food the rat was fed on (base food and whether given fresh foods, with an example): Pet store mixes (wasn't aware they were bad at the time)
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Post by Gin » Fri Aug 03, 2007 4:48 am

Star
Year Of Death: 2000
Age: 5 years
Sex: female
Variety (eg siamese dumbo rex berkshire): Black hooded
Origin (eg Breeder/Rescue etc.): Breeder
Cause of Death: Old age
Whether the rat was bred from: No
Food the rat was fed on (base food and whether given fresh foods, with an example): Dog food, High Sugar Cerals, greens, banana chips, and basicaly anything that we ate, we'd give to her.




War
Year Of Death: 2003
Age: 3 years
Sex: Female
Variety (eg siamese dumbo rex berkshire): Mismatch Black Hooded
Origin (eg Breeder/Rescue etc.): Feeder Rat
Cause of Death: Unknown
Whether the rat was bred from: no
Food the rat was fed on (base food and whether given fresh foods, with an example): Same thing as Star. She mainly ate that eukanuba(sp?) Dog food brand.


Gin
Year Of Death: 2005
Age: 2 and a half years
Sex: Female
Variety (eg siamese dumbo rex berkshire): Silver hooded
Origin (eg Breeder/Rescue etc.): Feeder rat
Cause of Death: Old age I think
Whether the rat was bred from: no
Food the rat was fed on (base food and whether given fresh foods, with an example): Same as the rest

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Post by ixy » Fri Aug 24, 2007 10:57 am

Name: Precious (Zheni)
Year Of Death: 2007
Age: 18 - 19 months (approx)
Sex: Female
Variety: Agouti Hooded
Origin: Rescue
Cause of Death: Pituitary Tumour
Whether the rat was bred from: Yes (prior to rescue)
Food the rat was fed on : Shunamite Diet and Fresh Foods
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Post by kitten_1983 » Sat Aug 25, 2007 10:23 am

Year Of Death:2007
Age: about three (rescue rat)
Sex: Male
Variety (eg siamese dumbo rex berkshire): Hooded
Origin (eg Breeder/Rescue etc.): not sure as rescue
Cause of Death: massive, fast growing benign tumour over left shoulder.
Whether the rat was bred from: Y/N (and subsequently the number of litters the rat had): none, castrated due to aggressiveness.
Food the rat was fed on (base food and whether given fresh foods, with an example): fresh sweetcorn, tomato, avocado, banana, peas, seeds, grain, whole wheat cereal, quinoa and baby food. At the end, anything he wanted.


Year Of Death: 2007
Age: 11 months
Sex:male
Variety (eg siamese dumbo rex berkshire): pink eyed white
Origin (eg Breeder/Rescue etc.): LAB bread
Cause of Death: pneumonia. suspected hart damage as well.
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): same as above.



Year Of Death: 2006
Age: 9 months
Sex:male
Variety (eg siamese dumbo rex berkshire): pink eyed white
Origin (eg Breeder/Rescue etc.): LAB bread
Cause of Death: pneumonia. suspected hart damage as well.
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): same as above.


Year Of Death: 2006
Age: 2.5 years
Sex:male
Variety (eg siamese dumbo rex berkshire): siamese seal points
Origin (eg Breeder/Rescue etc.): pet shop bread
Cause of Death: acute orgin failure due to age.
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): same as above.


Year Of Death: 2005
Age: 2.5 years
Sex:male
Variety (eg siamese dumbo rex berkshire): siamese seal points
Origin (eg Breeder/Rescue etc.): pet shop bread
Cause of Death: old age, no signs of illness before death
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): same as above.

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Post by I&K2003 » Sat Sep 01, 2007 9:40 am

Year Of Death: 2007
Age: 30 months
Sex: F
Variety (eg siamese dumbo rex berkshire): champagne hooded
Origin (eg Breeder/Rescue etc.): rescue
Cause of Death: stroke?
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): Xtra vital, vegetables or fruit daily
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Post by AnnDumpling » Mon Sep 10, 2007 3:26 am

Year Of Death: 2007
Age: 18 Months
Sex: Female
Variety (eg siamese dumbo rex berkshire): Pink-eyed white
Origin (eg Breeder/Rescue etc.): Pet shop
Cause of Death: Respiratory failure (probably from myco but vet never diagnosed it)
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): Food mix of lab blocks, dog food (no by-products or corn), dry pasta and whole grain cereal. Fresh veggies at least 3 times a week. Also fresh cooked steak, pasta and chicken wings 2-3 times a month.
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Post by NikkiSumpter » Sat Sep 15, 2007 10:05 pm

Name - Razzle
Year Of Death: 2007
Age: 3 years
Sex: Female
Variety (eg siamese dumbo rex berkshire): Agouti Hooded
Origin (eg Breeder/Rescue etc.): Petstore.
Cause of Death: Pituitary tumour + not recovering well from her Op of a tumour under her armpit ( .. Had already undergone surgery once before and was fine )
Whether the rat was bred from: No
Food the rat was fed on (base food and whether given fresh foods, with an example): Fresh fruit/Veg, Alpha Herbal Deluxe, Pasta, Rice, fresh noodles, Treats - Yoggie drops

Popadom - Aged 19m
Age: 19m
Sex: Male
Variety (eg siamese dumbo rex berkshire): Himalayan
Origin (eg Breeder/Rescue etc.): Petstore
Cause of Death: Suspected to have been born with a respiratory problem
Whether the rat was bred from: No
Food the rat was fed on (base food and whether given fresh foods, with an example): Fresh fruit/Veg, Alpha Herbal Deluxe, Pasta, Rice, fresh noodles, Treats - Yoggie drops

Popcorn - - Aged 21m
Age: 21m
Sex: Male
Variety (eg siamese dumbo rex berkshire): Champagne
Origin (eg Breeder/Rescue etc.): Petstore
Cause of Death: respiratory
Whether the rat was bred from: No
Food the rat was fed on (base food and whether given fresh foods, with an example): Fresh fruit/Veg, Alpha Herbal Deluxe, Pasta, Rice, fresh noodles, Treats - Yoggie drops

Topaz - 7/6/06 - Aged 24m
Age: 24m
Sex: Male
Variety (eg siamese dumbo rex berkshire): Champagne
Origin (eg Breeder/Rescue etc.): Petstore
Cause of Death: respiratory
Whether the rat was bred from: No
Food the rat was fed on (base food and whether given fresh foods, with an example): Fresh fruit/Veg, Alpha Herbal Deluxe, Pasta, Rice, fresh noodles, Treats - Yoggie drops
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Post by I&K2003 » Sun Sep 16, 2007 8:40 am

Year Of Death: 2007
Age: 24 months?
Sex: F
Variety (eg siamese dumbo rex berkshire): grey hooded
Origin (eg Breeder/Rescue etc.): rescue
Cause of Death: cancer of the immune system? septicaemia?
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): Xtra vital, vegetables or fruit daily
:rainbow: :hearts: Ilona 24/05/05 - Kiwomya 14/01/06 - Suze 01/07/06 - Jinny 20/10/06 - Milly 07/07/07 - Morag 31/08/07 - Lily 10/09/07 - Gretchen 29/01/08 - Josie 15/03/08 - Boris 23/07/08

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Post by MiddyLep » Sat Sep 22, 2007 1:57 am

Year Of Death: 2007
Age: 9 weeks
Sex: Male
Variety (eg siamese dumbo rex berkshire): mink bareback
Origin (eg Breeder/Rescue etc.): pet shop
Cause of Death: respiratory 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): whole grain cereal mixed with a pet shop seed mix, and nuggets, with fresh veggies treats once a day.
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Post by Sally_and_Kisa » Sat Sep 22, 2007 7:18 am

Year Of Death: 1998
Age: 2yrs
Sex: Male
Variety (eg siamese dumbo rex berkshire): Himalayan Giant (Rex)
Origin (eg Breeder/Rescue etc.): pet shop
Cause of Death: PTS (after he paralysed his back legs throwing his food bowl on top of himself)
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): Rat Museli, roast dinners, fruit, veg, crisps, bread, biscuits

Year Of Death: 1998
Age: 2yrs
Sex: Male
Variety (eg siamese dumbo rex berkshire): Himalayan Giant
Origin (eg Breeder/Rescue etc.): pet shop
Cause of Death: PTS (not sure why)
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): Rat Museli, roast dinners, fruit, veg, crisps, bread, biscuits

Year Of Death: 2005
Age: between 1 and 2yrs
Sex: Male
Variety (eg siamese dumbo rex berkshire): Black/Brown Hooded
Origin (eg Breeder/Rescue etc.): pet shop i think (rescue)
Cause of Death: respiratory 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): Rat Museli, Rat Nuggets, roast dinners, fruit, veg, crisps, bread, biscuits
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Post by talamasca » Mon Nov 05, 2007 10:08 am

Majestic
Year Of Death: 2006
Age: 17 months
Sex: M
Variety: Black & white hooded
Origin: Unplanned Pet Shop Mating
Cause of Death: Unknown. Lost a bit of weight, was lethargic, quiet, moved slowly and had difficulty reaching his food bowl. Passed away very quickly.
Whether the rat was bred from: N
Food the rat was fed on: Pets at Home Rat Nuggets, with chopped vegetables and fruit daily, usually consisting of carrot, broccoli, peas, cucumber, baby tomatoes and melon. Would also sometimes get yoghurt drops, red seedless grapes, avocado, tuna, natural bio yoghurt, cauliflower and strawberries

Chantelle
Year Of Death: 2006
Age: 22 months
Sex: F
Variety: Brown & white hooded
Origin: Unplanned Pet Shop Mating
Cause of Death: PTS because of mammary tumours and breathing difficulties
Whether the rat was bred from: N
Food the rat was fed on: Pets at Home Rat Nuggets, with chopped vegetables and fruit daily, usually consisting of carrot, broccoli, peas, cucumber, baby tomatoes and melon. Would also sometimes get yoghurt drops, red seedless grapes, avocado, tuna, natural bio yoghurt, cauliflower and strawberries

Fat Boy
Year Of Death: 2006
Age: 24 months
Sex: M
Variety: Brown & white hooded
Origin: Unplanned Pet Shop Mating
Cause of Death: Unknown, passed away in his sleep. Showed no signs of illness
Whether the rat was bred from: N
Food the rat was fed on: Pets at Home Rat Nuggets, with chopped vegetables and fruit daily, usually consisting of carrot, broccoli, peas, cucumber, baby tomatoes and melon. Would also sometimes get yoghurt drops, red seedless grapes, avocado, tuna, natural bio yoghurt, cauliflower and strawberries

Milo
Year Of Death: 2006
Age: 24 months
Sex: M
Variety: Cream & white hooded
Origin: Unplanned Pet Shop Mating
Cause of Death: Died in his sleep, probably from infected wound which has was receiving treatment for.
Whether the rat was bred from: N
Food the rat was fed on: Pets at Home Rat Nuggets, with chopped vegetables and fruit daily, usually consisting of carrot, broccoli, peas, cucumber, baby tomatoes and melon. Would also sometimes get yoghurt drops, red seedless grapes, avocado, tuna, natural bio yoghurt, cauliflower and strawberries

Houdini
Year Of Death: 2006
Age: 25 months
Sex: M
Variety: Black & white hooded
Origin: Unplanned Pet Shop Mating
Cause of Death: Lost weight and had breathing difficulties, passed away very quickly
Whether the rat was bred from: N
Food the rat was fed on: Pets at Home Rat Nuggets, with chopped vegetables and fruit daily, usually consisting of carrot, broccoli, peas, cucumber, baby tomatoes and melon. Would also sometimes get yoghurt drops, red seedless grapes, avocado, tuna, natural bio yoghurt, cauliflower and strawberries

Malakye

Year Of Death: 2006
Age: approx. 29 months
Sex: F
Variety: Black & white hooded
Origin: Pet Shop
Cause of Death: Re-occurring mammary tumours
Whether the rat was bred from: Y, gave birth to 1 litter of 9
Food the rat was fed on: Pets at Home Rat Nuggets, with chopped vegetables and fruit daily, usually consisting of carrot, broccoli, peas, cucumber, baby tomatoes and melon. Would also sometimes get yoghurt drops, red seedless grapes, avocado, tuna, natural bio yoghurt, cauliflower and strawberries

Tinkerbell
Year Of Death: 2007
Age: 30 months
Sex: F
Variety: Black & white hooded
Origin: Unplanned Pet Shop Mating
Cause of Death: PTS due to breathing difficulties, plus body & head tilt
Whether the rat was bred from: N
Food the rat was fed on: Pets at Home Rat Nuggets, with chopped vegetables and fruit daily, usually consisting of carrot, broccoli, peas, cucumber, baby tomatoes and melon. Would also sometimes get yoghurt drops, red seedless grapes, avocado, tuna, natural bio yoghurt, cauliflower and strawberries

Shannon
Year Of Death: 2007
Age: 31 months
Sex: F
Variety: Brown & white hooded
Origin: Unplanned Pet Shop Mating
Cause of Death: PTS because of mammary tumours and breathing difficulties
Whether the rat was bred from: N
Food the rat was fed on: Pets at Home Rat Nuggets, with chopped vegetables and fruit daily, usually consisting of carrot, broccoli, peas, cucumber, baby tomatoes and melon. Would also sometimes get yoghurt drops, red seedless grapes, avocado, tuna, natural bio yoghurt, cauliflower and strawberries

Star
Year Of Death: 2007
Age: 32 months
Sex: M
Variety: Brown & white hooded
Origin: Unplanned Pet Shop Mating
Cause of Death: Unknown, died in his sleep. Showed no sign of illness, possibly old age
Whether the rat was bred from: N
Food the rat was fed on: Pets at Home Rat Nuggets, with chopped vegetables and fruit daily, usually consisting of carrot, broccoli, peas, cucumber, baby tomatoes and melon. Would also sometimes get yoghurt drops, red seedless grapes, avocado, tuna, natural bio yoghurt, cauliflower and strawberries

Merlin
Year Of Death: 2007
Age: approx. 40 months
Sex: M
Variety: Brown & white hooded
Origin: Pet Shop
Cause of Death: Old age
Whether the rat was bred from: Y, sired 1 litter of 9 and was then neutered
Food the rat was fed on: Pets at Home Rat Nuggets, with chopped vegetables and fruit daily, usually consisting of carrot, broccoli, peas, cucumber, baby tomatoes and melon. Would also sometimes get yoghurt drops, red seedless grapes, avocado, tuna, natural bio yoghurt, cauliflower and strawberries

Excalibur
Year Of Death: 2007
Age: 35 months
Sex: M
Variety: Cream & white
Origin: Unplanned Pet Shop Mating
Cause of Death: Old age
Whether the rat was bred from: N
Food the rat was fed on: Pets at Home Rat Nuggets, with chopped vegetables and fruit daily, usually consisting of carrot, broccoli, peas, cucumber, baby tomatoes and melon. Would also sometimes get yoghurt drops, red seedless grapes, avocado, tuna, natural bio yoghurt, cauliflower and strawberries
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Post by sunsetonibiza » Tue Nov 06, 2007 12:55 am

Frankie

Year Of Death: 2003
Age: 20 months
Sex: F
Variety : agouti hooded
Origin (eg Breeder/Rescue etc.): petshop
Cause of Death: myco/old age
Whether the rat was bred from: No
Food the rat was fed on: Reggie rat, salad type stuff

Kimi

Year Of Death: 2005
Age: 25 months
Sex: F
Variety : b&w irish
Origin : petshop
Cause of Death: riddled with tumers
Whether the rat was bred from: no
Food the rat was fed onReggie rat, salad type stuff

Missy

Year Of Death: 2006
Age: 17 months
Sex: F
Variety : Banded husky
Origin (eg Breeder/Rescue etc.): petshop
Cause of Death: myco, scarred lungs, pneumonia
Whether the rat was bred from:no
Food the rat was fed on : rat museli fresh food

Eve

Year Of Death: 2006
Age: 24 months
Sex: F
Variety (eg siamese dumbo rex berkshire): orange hooded
Origin (eg Breeder/Rescue etc.): petshop
Cause of Death: old age
Whether the rat was bred from: N
Food the rat was fed on : rat museli fresh food

Daisy

Year Of Death: 2007
Age: 18 months
Sex: F
Variety (eg siamese dumbo rex berkshire): banded husky
Origin (eg Breeder/Rescue etc.): petshop
Cause of Death: myco, scarred lungs, pnuemonia
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): rat museli fresh food

Lara

Year Of Death: 2007
Age: 23 months
Sex: F
Variety (eg siamese dumbo rex berkshire): black hooded rex
Origin (eg Breeder/Rescue etc.): petshop
Cause of Death: myco scarred lungs pnemonia malnutrition stopped eating properly
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): rat museli fresh food and towards the end kitten food, baby food anything to get her to eat :cry:

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