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hairless rat wanted scotland

Discussion in 'Rodents' started by boxer_mad, May 22, 2010.


  1. boxer_mad

    boxer_mad PetForums Newbie

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    looking for a hairless rat can collect , cash waiting , going to a good loving knowledgable home, can anyone help . i know its a long shot.. many thanks
     
  2. simplysardonic

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    Have you any other rats to keep this one company? Rats are highly social & thrive best as part of a group:)
     
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    boxer_mad PetForums Newbie

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    yes i already own a hairless rat sadly his partner died this is why im on the look out for another little friend for him.
     
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    So sorry to hear that, have you tried any of the rescues or Find A Furry? There are sometimes hairless rats offered there:)
     
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    boxer_mad PetForums Newbie

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    can yopu suggest any rat rescue places in scotland and find a furry sorry i have never heard of it , be great if you had the web page..
     
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    These people may be able to help you, there aren't many breeders around who breed specifically for hairless I don't think
    Scottish Rat Club
    Tried to get you a link for Find A Furry but the site is down at present as they are moving to a different server but there is a URL addy for their Facebook page
    Hope this helps, you could also try Reptile Forums UK as they sometimes advertise hairless rats
    Findafurry - the website for finding or rehoming small pets
     
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    goodluck with finding a hairless ive now got 3 ,plus 3 hairy ones and out of all of them the naked ones are more clever etc.xx
     
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    Dose your rats new friend have to be hairless?

    Have you tried the rehoming section on Fancy Rats | Home ?
     
  9. jasmine1993

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    There used to be a pet shop in scotland that sells hairless rats and yes you do get breeders that only breed HAIRLESS (naked) rats as I used to breed them a few years back and had 25 they are lovely animals and i was youngest breeder in scottland.but now there dosnt seem to be alot of places that breed hairless rats eny more the shop i got my first two from got them from england and i gave her a litter wen they was 5/6 weeks old.:smilewinkgrin: but there dosnt seem to be alot in scotland :crying:
     
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    There used to be a pet shop in scotland that sells hairless rats and yes you do get breeders that only breed HAIRLESS (naked) rats as I used to breed them a few years back and had 25 they are lovely animals and i was youngest breeder in scottland.but now there dosnt seem to be alot of places that breed hairless rats eny more the shop i got my first two from got them from england and i gave her a litter wen they was 5/6 weeks old. but there dosnt seem to be alot in scotland
     
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    Eek you bred pet shop/hairless rats? :eek:
     
  12. B3rnie

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    Couldn't have said it better myself, personally I don't agree with breeding for hairless animals (it is actually a genetic defect :( ). But breeding hairless petshop animals is just asking for trouble :(
     
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    Sounds like a recipe for disaster doesn't it!?
     
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