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How are hamsters, rats and gerbils put to sleep (euthanased)?
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How are hamsters, rats and gerbils put to sleep (euthanased)?
Sadly the time may come when your little furry pet needs to be euthanased. Unfortunately, most do not simply go peacefully in their sleep. It is important to consider your pet’s quality of life, whether they still enjoy…
September 7, 2021 • 62 shares
Can you catch any diseases from pet rats?
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Can you catch any diseases from pet rats?
Domestic rats make wonderful pets. They are incredibly intelligent, playful creatures who can enjoy nothing more than exploring their surroundings. Many owners have great bonds with their pet rats and handling of these r…
August 17, 2021 • 22 shares
Are pet rats the same as wild rats?
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Are pet rats the same as wild rats?
They are vermin - smelly and dirty animals!  These are some of the misconceptions people have about rats as pets. Let's be honest, rats have a bad reputation. But in this article, we will look at why they actually make…
March 31, 2021 • 16 shares
My rat has a lump- will it go away if I leave it?
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My rat has a lump- will it go away if I leave it?
Firstly, if you have found a lump, try not to panic. It can be worrying when you discover a lump or sign of illness on a much-treasured pet; but we will discuss lumps in rats and why it's not always as bad as it might fi…
March 14, 2021 • 1 shares
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