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?
Our pet rat friends need toys to keep their mind healthy and active. Pet rats are very intelligent, so they like to be constantly entertained with new things to try out! The best pet rat toys are safe toys that invoke the curiosity of your pet rat. These are usually very colorful, somewhat complex and … Read more 17 Best Pet Rat Toys (You Can Make Some At Home!)
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
One of the first questions to pop on our mind when we think about getting a pet rat is if they are clean and a safe pet. A misconception that most people have is that rats are dirty and full of diseases. This idea is widely spread mostly because that’s how they’re portrayed in any … Read more Are Pet Rats Clean And Safe? What You Need To Know
When pet rats are familiar with someone, they’ll know and recognize their owner! Not only pet rats but wild rats as well. Usually through smell and sound. So, do pet rats recognize their owner? Yes. Rats will recognize their owner and will actively search for them! They enjoy spending time and make a connection with … Read more Do Pet Rats Recognize Their Owner?
The number of rats you should have is quite important. When I first started to think about getting pet rats, I’d find everywhere that you shouldn’t get only one. They’re very social and need company. Our company isn’t enough a lot of times. So how many pet rats should you have? At least 2 rats. … Read more How Many Pet Rats Should You Have?
If you’re wondering if you can give tomatoes to your pet rat, you’ve come to the right place. I always have tomatoes at home. Both me and my partner like to eat them with anything. So, obviously, we hope that our ratties like them as well. Like any other food, we always check if they’re … Read more Can Rats Eat Tomatoes Safely?