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Discussion in 'Rodents' started by superstar038, May 29, 2010.


  1. superstar038

    superstar038 PetForums Junior

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    When i was about 6 years old my father bought me my first pair of female rats, i named them Skip and Twitch, we were inseperable. Obviously due to a rats general lifespan they are not still with me. Since then i have never been without rat in my life, i love them.

    Anyway last week my Big Boy, Merlin passed away, he was given to me by someone who no longer wanted him and lived with us happily for a year and a half before he passed away in his sleep.

    So since rats are difficult to rehome (everyone wants the baby one you see in the shops) i thought i'd see if anyone needs to rehome a few rats as i have an empty cage at the moment.

    I live in the southwest and currently have two old (3 yrs old) girly rats, Misty and Pepper. I hear about these awful stories within in the art rescue community and would love to help out.

    All the best K
     
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    It's great you've decided to rescue, 3 weeks ago we rescued 2 lovely boys called Lennon & Irwin & they are wonderful:)
    We got Lennon & Irwin from here
    Home

    & there have been a couple of massive rat rescues recently undertaken here. Nim would be the one to contact on here, if you send her a PM she should get back to you:)
    Ratscallions
     
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    superstar038 PetForums Junior

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    Thanks, i live down in Wiltshire and there doesn't seem to be much going on (rat wise) down this way, which makes it difficult to help.
    I will contact the sites to see if i can help in anyway though
     
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    You could also try getting in touch with the animal rescues such as the RSPCA or Blue Cross to see if they need foster carers for rats, I did a quick Google search & there doesn't seem to be any rescues specifically for rats in your area
     
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    superstar038 PetForums Junior

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    No there isn't any specifically for rats, which is a shame, but perhaps i will try RSPCA, i won't hold my breath on them though. Thanks though
     
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    Oooh another white gsd and rat owner yay :thumbup:, hope you find some nice rattys to rescue and then we can get to see the piccies:D.
     
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    Ha ha yes my white GSD Echo is quite a handful, but you can't help but love him!
     
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    Dont worry they grow out of that sillyiness, Im sure by the time Henrick is 9 or 10 he will have calmed down:lol:
     
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    Good lord don't say that! i have two youngsters i was hoping in a few years time i might be able to have some peace. Larger than life personalities my two are, as are most shepherds! wouldn't be without all my pets though, ratties included.:001_cool:
     
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    lol our 2 girl GSDs are nearly 7 & we don't get much peace:D
     
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    i can third that on the gsd side!!
    blade is a little big hairy terror but has clamed down no end.they usually mature at the age of 3yrs or should i say ment to!!:D
     
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    p.s welcome to pf xx
     
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    Thanks, i've got a fair few years left then before mine will settle down then :lol:
     
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    So...... i emailed a few places offering any help etc....

    And Nothing,


    Oh well, i'll keep trying
     
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