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post #1 of 14 Old 06-20-2008, 01:03 AM Thread Starter
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My gorgeous ratties

I have 5 very special rats. I know you are probaly creeped out right now but i have to say rats are very great pets. They require alot of work and attention but they are so rewarding and love their cuddles and scritches.

I have 5 because its unfair to keep one rat by itself. Like many animals.

Here are some pics:

Me and some of my girls



Poppy



My rats and a friends rats





tinkabelle



Trixie and tina



Hope you enjoyed :)



P.s Rats love to run around at a quiet park with no dogs, just like wild ones :)
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post #2 of 14 Old 06-20-2008, 09:22 AM
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I think they are cute. I like the pic of them eatting their lunch. I had a couple of mice an iguana and a hamster when I was a youngster.


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post #3 of 14 Old 06-20-2008, 01:10 PM
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aw very cute! I owned 2 black rats once :)

If you find the little black and white one gone dont look at me :)
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post #4 of 14 Old 06-20-2008, 01:14 PM
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Oh they are very cute. <3 I want rats too but my parents dont like them. :E
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post #5 of 14 Old 06-20-2008, 01:18 PM
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I think they are cute!

Be strong and courageous, and do the work. Don't be afraid or discouraged by the size of the task, for the Lord God, my God, is with you. He will not fail you or forsake you.

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post #6 of 14 Old 06-20-2008, 03:10 PM
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I absolutely love them! I used to work at a pet shop when I was a teenager and my friend (who also worked there) and I used to take a rat with us wherever we went. They were great at balancing on your shoulder.

They have great personalities and contrary to popular belief, they are very clean.



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post #7 of 14 Old 06-20-2008, 03:15 PM
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i fell in love with rats after seeing a girl with some in sweden ! :) they´re so pretty
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post #8 of 14 Old 06-20-2008, 06:25 PM
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I used to have rats. I loved them and even got my mom, who was totally against them, to fall in love too. She wants a pair of boys. I found them to be a lot less destructive than the girls.

I swear, Poppy has the same face as my Misty. Makes me miss her so much.

She lived to be about 2 1/2.

I also had rexes, dumbos, hairless (they were really cool) and then the ones you'd find in pet stores.

I'm still trying to convince Tom to let me get a pair....
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post #9 of 14 Old 06-20-2008, 09:45 PM
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Aw they are toooooo cute.

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post #10 of 14 Old 06-20-2008, 09:52 PM
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Aww, I used to have pet ratties! Love em'! Sooo cute!!

It's been awhile, but I'm back & back in the saddle!
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