Can I Feed My Rat Baby Food? What Kind Is Safe?

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Rats are opportunistic omnivores, which means they eat both meat and plants. They will eat practically anything if offered or if they are curious enough, and that includes baby food. Baby food is an excellent and safe occasional treat for your pet rat. Not only that, it’s a wonderful reward for pet rat training. Just …

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Can Pet Rats Eat Lemon? (Seeds, Juice, Other Citrus)

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Some individuals believe that giving lemon to your little furry friend is healthy, while some disagree. But can pet rats eat lemon? In general, pet rats should not have lemon or any other citrus in any form. Pet rats will suffer consequences such as weight loss and lack of physical strength by ingesting certain citrus …

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Should I Get A Pet Rat From A Store? Is It Safe?

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Undoubtedly the most accessible rats are those from pet stores. But is getting rats from a pet store the best option? A pet store can not be the same as a breeder when it comes to obtaining rats. You can’t predict anything about your rat’s past, so it’s a risky venture. In addition, the funds will help these organizations that …

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How Big Can A Rat Get? (Dumbo, Wood Rat, Packrat, Others)

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Rats are one of the most resilient animals on earth. They survived mass extinctions, ice ages, atomic bombs, and the modern world’s ever-changing climate. Owing to their relatively small size and flexible bone structure, they can squeeze through some surprisingly tight spaces where they hide and reproduce prolifically. When thinking of getting a pet rat, …

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Why Is My Rat Bouncing? Zoomies, Popcorning, and Vibration!

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How many of you start jumping like a child in your happiest moments? Just like that, rats have the ability to jump around, exhibit popcorn behavior, and run like crazy in their surroundings. You could be worried if you observe your rat hopping around if you’re an inexperienced rat parent. You will question yourself, “why is my …

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