A lot of people think that pet rats aren’t very smart since they are pretty tiny pets. But, unlike some parts of their rodent family like hamsters and mice, they are quite smart! In fact, they can be taught a lot in a pretty small timespan. Are pet rats smart? Yes. Pet rats are very … Read more Are Pet Rats Smart? More Than You Think!
Teaching your pet rat tricks is easier than you think! Pet rats are highly intelligent creatures that love to learn and are very curious. So if you pair the teaching with some treats, they will learn tricks super quickly. Here are 9 awesome pet rat tricks that you can start teaching your rodent friend, today! … Read more 9 Pet Rat Tricks to Teach Your Fancy Rat
Litter Training pet rats can seem tough, but it can actually be done quite quickly! My pet rats adapted themselves to their litter box very quickly! In about a week, they were doing their necessities in the litter instead of a random spot in the cage. Using the litter makes it so much easier to … Read more How To Litter Train Your Pet Rats Quickly!
Pet rats are starting to be a common and lovable pet to own. But there’s still a misconception that rats will transmit all kinds of diseases and will make us sick! It is understandable that people will worry about this issues. None of us want to bring any kind of dangerous diseases home that will … Read more Can Pet Rats Make You Sick? What You Need To Know
Fleas are common parasites that will live and feed on the skin and hair of any furry animal. They can be found on many pets, especially if they tend to go outside your home often. Your pet rat might be itching and scratching a lot and that’s worth an inspection! Can pet rats have fleas? … Read more Can Pet Rats Have Fleas? Itchy Pet Rats
A pet rat’s size can vary, this is not up to breed though. Just like people, they just come in different sizes. I’ve seen rather small or average looking pet rats, but also very big ones! It’s not very common, but it can happen. So, what’s the average pet rat size? The average size of … Read more Average Pet Rat Size (With Images)
Once in a while, we want to give our pet rat companions some fresh treats like grapes, and wonder if it really is safe for them. Fruit and vegetables are always a common sight in our fridge. But which ones are good for our pet rats and which aren’t? Most of them should be safe, … Read more Can Rats Eat Grapes Safely?
You might have wondered already if pet rats can swim. My ladies were never too fond of water. I tried to introduce it to them in different ways, but they’ve always been too shy. But, that doesn’t mean it’s the same for every rat! Can pet rats swim? Yes! Rats will very easily and naturally … Read more Can Pet Rats Swim?
If you’ve seen your pet rat’s eyes shaking and boggling you might have wondered if there was something wrong with your rat. Maybe it was just your imagination! It wasn’t. It did happen and it is fairly normal. There’s no need to worry, pet rats tend to do this quite often and is in no … Read more Are Your Pet Rat’s Eyes Boggling And Shaking?
Pet rats are usually very peaceful and won’t bite unless threatened. To be honest, my pet rats NEVER bit me or anyone they interacted with. But there are always exceptions, for example, if you have a very aggressive pet rat or one that has been brought from an abusive pet owner. Do pet rats bite? … Read more Do Pet Rats Bite You? Reasons And Risks