Moving Through the Loss of Pet Rats

How can our hearts heal after we lose our friends?

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The loss of pet rats can be overwhelming. For awhile it doesn't seem possible that they are gone. And moving on seems impossible. We ask, "Will I ever smile again? Will I ever be able to love again?"

Sharing your stories can help you sort through your difficult thoughts. And maybe your story will be just the inspiration that helps another person be able to smile again.

Sharing our experiences can be hard yet healing. In memory of our beloved pets, start the road to loving again. Take this time and space to begin the journey. They wouldn't want us to hurt forever.

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Pet rats enrich our lives. Your experiences & memories are so valuable.

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Nibbles the first, yet last rat 
We started off we one rat, Nibbles then we got two others, they were all so beautiful. Wicket was the cuddly soft one, Moo Moo was the peace keeper and …

Salvador  
My sister and I had two rats Salvador and Dalì. We were OBSESSED with them they are like our kids. They both loved eachother so much. On September 13th …

im sorry, gilbert 
i had convinced my mum to buy me my first rat a few months ago, and when we went to pick one out i fell in love with one, he was a lovely golden/apricot …

URI  
2 days ago my male rat Henry died. He had a URI and I didn't know it. I'm a new rat owner and I didn't know much about the infections and diseases they …

Piper <3 
My parents surprised me last Christmas with a pet rat. I decided to name her Pepper. I loved her so much that I couldn't stand to see her all alone while …

I lost a little piece of me yesterday, my ratty is gone :( 
my little girl died suddenly yesterday. i found her laying on the bottom of her 3 level house with evidence that she has tumbled down. She was laying …

Good bye 
I have had Splinter for over a year now and I love him. He had beautiful white fur and red eyes. So I'm sure you can all understand what I felt. I walk …

Sammy<3 
I picked up my baby Sammy a little over two years ago in Petco. She was the only rat to hop up and say hello to me when I walked up to the cage. I knew …

Dope 
My name is Tori. When I was 13( I am 15 now) My dad found baby rats. There were 2 of them, that I knew of. But Only one made it. His name was Dope. He …

I Had To Put Down Our Sweet Jerry Girl Today :*( 
We got her as a companion to our spoiled cat. They got along very well and it was hilarious to watch the cat play with Jerry and sometimes even fear her …

A Ratty Brotherhood 
I had just lost my first rat, Scabbers, after only having him for one month. I was devastated, and he was so young. I longed to have a connection with …

Missing My Squeakers 
I'm 31 years old and had never owned a rat before. On Christmas day of 2012 I had finally had enough and left my long term boyfriend and moved out of our …

Missing little tails 
I'm extremely sad at this moment. I became a rat owner in November last year after I first moved out of my parents house. It started with hou hou a male …

cocoa and zelda a very sad story 
My rats Cocoa and Zelda passed away in 2011 the caught a terrible sickness. I played with them every day. I loved them with all my might. The only reason …

Sugar the sweetest little rattie 
Only 7 months ago did I get my first two rats. They were both white only one had a beige head and the other a soft smoky grey. The beige I called spice …

Fruit snack and then Alexandrite. This isn't fair.!!!  
Last year i got a pet rat and named her fruit snack. I had her since the beginning of the year. She was my best friend not just my pet.. I told her everything …

The angel in disguise...Bella my first! 
When I was 10 years old and I had just moved into our new house my dad decided I could have my OWN pet...thats when I got Bella.Bella was AMAZING the first …

Lucky 
Lucky was a white feeder large rat that I originally got for squish the snake. At first I called him rattsafarian and the snake was in shed and didn't …

Our beloved Jillian earned her wings yesterday... 
Our beautiful tan dumbo passed yesterday, right about 2 years old. Jillian was one of a pair, the other being Dotty, that were our first family pets. …

It is raining rats and dogs! 
Okay so everybody knows dog chases cat, cat chases mouse/rat. But have you ever wondered if dogs chase rats? For me, The answer is no. My brothers rat …

Sammy the Smudge 
Sammy and Daphne were sisters. Daphne is an albino. Sammy was a Siamese, something I had never heard of before getting her. She was off white, then she …

How Hemingway Rescued Me 
I moved to college 500 miles away from my home town, knowing no one when I got there. I made friends but felt still disconnected from the places and people …

My loss of Poe. 
Poe a fancy rat. we got him when he was around 2 so we knew he wouldnt last long. About 2 weeks after we got him he started to get frequent nose bleeds. …

The original girls 
Well, we are new to the rat world, but absolutely not done! I purchased two female babies, which we named rose and daisy! rose was all white, while daisy …

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Matilda lived from 2008 to 2009 
Matilda was my very first rat she was a rex. She had a very good temperament she was fun and funny, she loved running around and when she could she would …

My lovely Mila 
Last Monday night I noticed that my beautiful Mila was "off" just a little bit. I thought maybe that she had a cold. When I woke up Tuesday morning it …

Full of regret and miss you so much 
I am thinking it would help to talk about what happened, the mistakes I made, to try to heal, and help another first time owner of a pet rat. My name …

My little ratys rioted and pullup 
One day I looked in the cage a pull up was dead and the next day rip red looked sick so I took her out of the cage and she was coughing and she grabed …

What Not rated yet
I'm sure this won't be published but some of these stories outline rats that were neglected, kept under poor conditions and in many cases refused proper …

Templeton the Scared One. Not rated yet
I adopted Templeton just a month ago with his pair Theodore. Templeton one day became very sick and lethargic with dierreah. Took him to the vet and recieved …

Picasso Not rated yet
my baby girl picasso was the runt of her litter. she was going to be put in with the feeder rats, but she was just so dang cute that i brought her home. …

Alan and Steve Not rated yet
We had to say goodbye to our beloved Alan and Steve after respiratory illness took hold and no medications would work. They were precious! Alan was the …

Cream :-( Not rated yet
So I had 2 rats... I called them cookie and cream. One was black and one was white. Ok ok I'm already tearing up just writing this. I always loved cookie …

Bean Not rated yet
I knew she was sick. She was just a baby. The vet said to "wait and see," but she passed away while I was at school this morning. I came home with a big …

RIP Derwood Not rated yet
Derwood is the last of 3 brothers that I bought in the Winter of 2013. He passed away this afternoon after being nursed through hind end paralysis and …

To my little princess Not rated yet
You could be a nasty, aggressive little being full of teeth and spite. You always knew how to get the things I specifically told you to not touch and you …

Sweet Honeysuckle  Not rated yet
My sweet Honey died 2 days ago curled up next to me as i pet her. As i cleaned the house today i kept finding little bits of food and wrappers that she …

Goodbye Morgana and Lux, My Baby Girls xxxxx Not rated yet
About 2 years ago I was getting more and more panid and anxiety attacks, I've always suffered from anxiety because of years and years of physicall, verbal …

my beautiful rat tamsin Not rated yet
when i was ten my mum agreed that i could have a pet rat after months of saving up we finaly bought 3 rats.but the place we bought it was kinda dodgy, …

Nick the fighter... Not rated yet
I have been here before... I wrote a story about my pet rat Ellis who had passed and it was 6 months later that his brother Nick followed. I hadn't posted …

I am very depressed since Minnie left me.. Not rated yet
I am still very heartbroken and devastated because my favorite pet rat baby girl, Minnie, died 3 days ago.. Minnie was 2,5 years old, she was a bit bigger …

My baby, Oreo. 💔 Not rated yet
I had an albino pet rat banned Cinnabon for about a month. She's one of the sweetest rats and loves going in my shirt or just hang out on my shoulder. …

Ill miss you my thumper Not rated yet
i got thumper at a petstore about 2 years ago he was a grey dumbo rat with a white belly. He was super friendly from day one but as the days went on me …

A letter for Penny Not rated yet
I am so sad that you’re gone. I can’t believe the amount of grief I am experiencing after your death. I loved you so much, I hope you knew that when you …

My little Storm is gone :( Not rated yet
My pet rat Storm just passed away today. She had a tumor right under her hind leg. She had been sick for a while but I nursed her back to health and then …

Sylis Not rated yet
He wasn't even 1. I bought him from the pet store at 3 months old. He was so happy skiddish about being picked up by anyone but me. He was a fancy rat …

The Two Tragic Deaths Of My Favorite Rats :( Not rated yet
My first rat i ever owned had gotten a large tumor in her stomach. My family couldn't pay for surgery, so she spent the last of her days (one week to be …

My Ruby Not rated yet
Ruby was the second rat I ever got. The first was a rescue, Phillip, and in my new rat mama ignorance I decided to buy him a girlfriend. She was one of …

Caitlin ally Not rated yet
I am 15 years old and I had 2 rats called monkey and pikatu monkey died of a fit in January and my other one pikatu died today with a large cancerous lump …

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Frozen Not rated yet
Frozen cause thats where i put the rats when they die . My freezer. It helps and after awhile ill bury them. The vet said its common.i thought i was …

My angel, Dumbo Not rated yet
Yesterday my beautiful rat of 2 1/2 years passed away from heart troubles. I want to say I was shocked but I knew his health had been declining for a few …

my rat Not rated yet
she had this sneezy snorty sound and a clicking noise in her chest it worried me so we took her to a vet who sed to give her steam so she could breath …

To all my beloved rats Not rated yet
I never thought we would own a rat. Ever. I never feared them, just never thought. I bought one for my spouse for her Christmas gift one year because she …

RIP Sydney Not rated yet
I got two rats about a year ago, Sydney and Bandit. They were very playful and friendly, but Bandit being the energetic, mischievous one and Sydney the …

Onik Lohkzi my little angel Not rated yet
I have had my little baby for almost five years. She was the best rat I have ever owned. She would climb the cage just to give me a kiss on the nose. We …

Brown root  Not rated yet
Brown rat, I called him, was one of my first rats. I bought two on my birthday and fell in love instantly. I had watched lots of rat videos on youtube. …

Minerva Not rated yet
My boyfriend and I had never owned rats before, so we didn't realize the sniffles could mean life-threatening health issues. We went to our local pet …

Rest well, Baby girl.. Not rated yet
I suppose the story starts a little over a year ago. My lovely girlfriend adopted three baby rats. Innocent and adorable!! About six months ago we adopted …

My Diamond girl Not rated yet
Diamond was a 'feeder" rat at a local pet store. I bought her and her sister Pearl along with a surrendered hairless girl I named Opal. One week later, …

Rodney  Not rated yet
Last year I picked up three little rats from my local pet store. They were all so adorable. We realised Rodney, the smallest and skinniest of them, had …

Both my babies gone in a month and 10 days :( Not rated yet
My Diamond died Feb. 2nd 2016 and my Luna died yesterday, March 12, 2016. I fostered Diamond from someone who didn't give them enough attention. I bought …

Had to put my rat down Not rated yet
I can't even talk about it. Done it two hours ago, and I am in bits. I am never, ever having rats again. Never.

Goodbye for now, Jaxon Not rated yet
Jaxon is, or was, a beautiful black hooded male fancy rat. He has been getting old, yet he stayed energetic and happy. Always nuzzling me, cuddling on …

Sakura Not rated yet
Last year for my 14th birthday I decided to get pet rats, They were from a pet store nearby called pets at home. My mum got me 2 of them the day before …

My Baby, Geno Not rated yet
He was my biggest sweetie, but he'd been sick before. I took him to the vet a month ago for a sickness he couldn't quite recover from, only he was misdiagnosed …

my beloved babies..... Not rated yet
I lost my rat Zelda 4 days ago. I came home and she was gone. I felt so devestated i couldnt eat for days. zZelda also liked my cats. It was super adoreable …

Pip, My best friend and my first animal love.  Not rated yet
I had gotten my first pet rat about a year ago, a little under a year actually. I was living with my mom and through the many tough times my little fluffy …

Rachey roo Not rated yet
My pet rat Rachel was the first rat I ever owned in my life, she was a beautiful little girl with the biggest ears, I set my heart on her and fell in …

My best friend, Shiloh Not rated yet
I brought Shiloh this year, my first year of college because at the time I had been struggling with my "so called friends" and my life was so lonely. I …

R.I.P. Healy  Not rated yet
A couple days ago, I had to take Healy, my rat, to the vet to be put to sleep. He had been very ill for a couple months and I'd managed to take care of …

Cas and Jem  Not rated yet
I had to put the two of them down today. I'd never had pet rats before- We'd only ever had pet cats- surprisingly our cats and rats got along really …

Spark and Silver leave With a Bang Not rated yet
One day, my pet rat, Silver was just running around at Christmas. The next day, I looked in her cage, and she was curled up under the food bowl. I thought …

My Beloved Finni Not rated yet
I got Finni from Petco five months ago. She really appealed to me because she ran up to me from the container they kept her in. We bonded over the weeks …

My ratty Becky died :( I loved her so much... Not rated yet
First off, we bought Becky from a lovely young man along with another rat named Marge. Becky and Marge are bald rats, which made them specially cute. She …

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My baby Gordo Not rated yet
It all started last year Oct. 18th 14 I was riding around with my friend and I randomly decided I wanted a pet rattie. We went to an exotic pet store and …

R.I.P Lil Stuart Not rated yet
I was gutted to find him in his cage, stiff, like he was frozen. I was panicking because he wasn't moving so I opened the cage and carried him out. He …

Ben, my beautiful pet rat Not rated yet
I first saw him when I went to a market with my dad. He was in a small container and he was the last rat there. He only cost 5 dollars and I bought him. …

Nico Not rated yet
Nico was already about 2 when we were brought together. I spent hours of alone time with him socializing him and bonding. I took him everywhere I could. …

Barbossa  Not rated yet
When I first started looking at getting a small pet I knew that I wanted something that was smart and that could live in a small apartment that I shared …

Norma and Cecilia Not rated yet
I got my rats during a difficult time in my life, when my dad kicked my mom and my sister and me out of the house. My mom didn't have much money and didn't …

My Mila is gone. Not rated yet
I purchased Mila from a pet store in Plano, TX 2 and 1/2 years ago, she was 1 at the time. I originally thought that the idea of a pet rat was scary and …

Ziggy, my heart rat. Not rated yet
I had my beautiful blue marten at 6 weeks on the 26th of May 2013 from a breeder in Somerset who had raised her. We concluded her birthday was probably …

Ellis my love... Not rated yet
About two weeks ago my Rat Ellis who was a very hyper happy rat started acting very nostalgic. He became very docile and started having really short breath. …

Dexter Not rated yet
My baby Dexter was a gift to me from my grandmother. He was the sweetest baby, and he made everyone fall in love with him. My grandmother hated all things …

Owen Not rated yet
Owen died this morning and I loved him so much. I hope he is in a better place. Please help him God.

Bye Kimono Not rated yet
We left to see my grandad for 2 days and when i came back she had lost all her weight and was shaking all over. we couldn't help her and it was too late …

My lovely little Bella passed on today Not rated yet
Bella was brought into our lives when I went looking for a dog to make my husband less sad about our dog passing away months earlier. I didn't connect …

a good life and a bad sickness Not rated yet
my rat cocomello was the best rat i could ask for she was sweet,smart, and was soooo adorable. she was everything i ever wanted. but one day i came home …

Simon - my special little guy Not rated yet
Simon had a skin condition from the moment he was born. He had to be bathed once a day and have lotion put on him twice a day. It was similar to eczma. …

Simon - my special little guy Not rated yet
Simon had a skin condition from the moment he was born. He had to be bathed once a day and have lotion put on him twice a day. It was similar to eczma. …

Not enough time with Matthy Not rated yet
I found my little guy Matthy when he was a baby, on a sidewalk in Chicago. At first, I thought he was a mouse; he was so small. He didn't move and so I …

My pet rat stripes Not rated yet
She was a cute amazing rat that had a black stripe down her back thats why I called her stripes she was very funny she could carry an entire carrot up …

So sad that Cocobean is gone Not rated yet
Cocobean died this morning and I am so sad. She was one of 2 rats we got for my son's birthday a year and a half ago, our first family pets. I got her …

My Rat Maxx Not rated yet
I am a teacher living in Oklahoma. In 2012 I had just lost my potbellied pig and was at pets mart and saw a lonely looking fancy rat in an aquarium while …

Jayy Bear Not rated yet
He was so chubby and cuddly. He started to change he wasn't the Jayy I knew. He just grew old. He lived a long 3 years. He missed his brother. But now …

A magic that I once knew Not rated yet
My girl Dini died of a tumor today. She was the best rat I ever had. She was so different from what I expected to know about them. She would sleep in the …

olive<3 Not rated yet
olive was my 3rd pet rat that i ever had. she was a pretty tan color and white also. she was so crazy, she had a fun personality. her sister molly was …

Our beautiful trooper <3 Not rated yet
Kratos, our loving trouble maker passed about 3months ago at the ripe age of 2.5years old. His best friend of 2.5years passed away only a couple months …

Saint Valentine D'Eskwa, the Queen of the Colony Not rated yet
Valentine was an unexpected but welcome addition to our family. Originally, it was supposed to be her sisters, Mist and Storm, who'd come live with us, …

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Hera the Little Soldier Not rated yet
We bought Hera and Aphrodite about 2 weeks ago. Hera was scampering around being playful and inquisitive for the first few days but then she started …

Rest in peace, Kevin Not rated yet
Today I lost my friend Kevin. What hurts the most is that I wasn't even there with him to say goodbye. My friend has been caring for him while I've been …

My Sweet Prince Not rated yet
I got Prince and Bear almost 2 years ago, two beautiful baby brothers. We all played together everyday and even my boyfriend (who didn't want rats for …

Love you forever Bitey. Not rated yet
We were given Bitey by a friend nearly two years ago now. She didn't really want them and never played with them. In a way you could say they were quite …

Morning Kisses Not rated yet
Tinkerbell, Conner and I will miss your kisses every morning as we head out to start our day! Less than an hour ago you took your last breath while …

Mortimer Ratigan Angellotti Not rated yet
Morty was the first rat I've ever had, and what an amazing rat he was. I was a little afraid of him at first but he changed with lots of kisses. He was …

My sweet boy, Mycroft Not rated yet
I'll never forget the day I brought Mycroft home, along with his brother Lastrad. He was sheer perfection in my eyes but this was the first time I had …

Darwin. The Life, The Loss, The Legend  Not rated yet
Last October I bought my first two rats, a top-eared Russian Blue who I called Darwin, and a Dumbo Russian Silver called Percy. Straight away I realised …

Alvin, Simon, theodor Not rated yet
October 2012 I was given three boy rats who became my best friends. Beginning of 2012 my partner after 16 years left and took our daughter with her. 3 …

Honey a beautiful sole Not rated yet
Had her for two years she past away iny arms while I was stroking her she was about six years old, blind, two months before spent 700 removed Two tumours …

in memory of meekah<3 Not rated yet
I loved her with my intire heart because I am a huge!rat fan.and I got her on Christmas,she was my first rat and I never played attention to her beacuse …

My rats Not rated yet
I don have a story yet . But after this week I'm getting two female rats . I read lots of these stories and fear for my girls life . I may not have them …

Splinter.. Not rated yet
I got Stuart and Splinter 7 months back. I was planning to arrange a 6 month birthday bash for them, but could not due to lack of time. I love them a lot. …

my baby Jaime Not rated yet
A few days ago I decided to get two rats. One, Jaime, I saved from getting eaten by a snake. She had a deformed leg and I took her in. She, along with …

Kelly Not rated yet
I got a baby black rat I called Corky just over 2 years ago, he was a bit lonely so I went on the lookout for a friend for him. I found Clay. A Russian …

All my favorite ratties Not rated yet
I have been adopting rats for over 6 years now. What started as my Son's hobby became my obsession. For to give the love and care to a rescued animal is …

Pearl. Not rated yet
My rats name was Pearl. She had a 1 million dollar personality. When I put my finger near her she always licked it. When I would hold her she would just …

Oscar, my 2nd rat Not rated yet
This is Oscar. He is my very second rat after my first rat, Charlie, died. I have no pictures of charlie, as I was only 7-8 and didn't have anything to …

Remy x Not rated yet
I had just turned 12 when I got my first rats, Remy, a hooded black and white rat and Lenny a pure albino rat.Lenny was immediately friendly and Remy shyer …

My Boys Not rated yet
My two boys and I have a long and amazing story. I got two rats a day before Christmas last year. Two brothers who I named Chester and Charlie. When I …

my little man Not rated yet
Last week I lost my Little man, a grey and white chap we called Mr Dog, on account of his posing like a pointer. I've lost hamsters, a dog and two rats …

Penny's peaceful passing  Not rated yet
Today, I made one of the hardest decisions I've ever had to make as a rat owner. My 3.5 year old baby, Penny, had to be put down. When I took her to the …

Starts and Ends Not rated yet
Starts and Ends Hold my hand and rest your head Cause everything I’d say’s been said. Not long now. Don’t be afraid. Funny monkey, it’s okay. …

Daisy <3 I'm warning you, it's a long story. Not rated yet
When I was 10, my mom allowed me to get a rat (which I had been begging her about for a while). I've always loved animals. Whenever we went to a certain …

Daisy <3 I'm warning you, it's a long story. Not rated yet
When I was 10, my mom allowed me to get a rat (which I had been begging her about for a while). I've always loved animals. Whenever we went to a certain …

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Gone But Never Forgotten- Phoebe Not rated yet
About a year and a half ago, I got my two little rats, both girls, phoebe and piper, sisters. I got them for my 15th birthday. They were the best present …

Rat Bonds-Butter Not rated yet
My pet rat, a dumbo rat, enriched the atmosphere around the two of us. I played with my white, furry rat, Butter, all day long. After a long time of being …

Annie and Burt Not rated yet
It is nearing the anniversary of my pet rats death so I felt it would help to share my story with you all. In 2012 my partner and I bought our little …

Monti. Not rated yet
Two years ago, I brought Ponti and Monti into my life. Monti was two weeks younger than Ponti, and she didn't bond with me as much as the older one, but …

Baby, I miss you soooo much! <3 Not rated yet
So my rat passed away yesterday afternoon at about 4pm. I've been crying for 5 hours straight and I don't know how to deal with that, seriously. When I …

Little Beemo Not rated yet
I have had a total of seven rats in my life thus far, three right now and four that have gone over the rainbow bridge. It was very sad when my four boys …

He died on Christmas Not rated yet
My first pet rat died tonight, Christmas 2013, and it hurts so bad. His younger friend, Daniel the rat seems confused and that makes it even more painful …

ratatullie and ratatulliette  Not rated yet
I had two amazing black hooded rats,one male and one female. I loved them very much. They never had any babies considering the fact that I had them fixed. …

Saying Goodbye to Phoebe Not rated yet
We had Phoebe for almost three years, we are guessing her actual age is close to that. She was a very curious rat, always wanting to jump from your hands …

My baby rat Not rated yet
I just lost my adorable baby pet rat yesterday, she was almost five years old( she lived a very full life ) and I sat with her for her last hour and petted …

Holding Ivy Not rated yet
I remember the first day i got Ivy and her sister Holly naming them like the song for Christmas, she was so small and so beautiful, like exactly how a …

Missing "The Baby" Not rated yet
We adopted Inspector Lestrade from a shelter. Someone had found him wandering outside an apartment building and recognizing that he was a pet rat, turned …

Nezumi, the Rat Ninja Not rated yet
I bought a female fancy rat about a year and a half ago on impulse, and she brought a lot of joy to my little apartment. One morning we panicked when we …

Precious Lola Not rated yet
A friend of mine texted me one day about how she felt like she wasn't giving her rat enough love and attention, and wanted me to take her. I did, knowing …

My Sweet Lucy Goosy Not rated yet
I bought Lucy a few months after my first ever rat, Tabitha. She was a beautiful light grey colour. Tabitha accepted her right away and they became the …

Buddy the Hairless Rat Not rated yet
My girlfriend and I liked to go to All Pets Club in Wallingford, CT on the weekends since it's the closest thing we could get to a zoo, being in the middle …

Ginger oh ginger Not rated yet
The day i got Bob was the happiest day of my life. I even payed with my own money to get it.My mom could tell i was being bullied so i told her i was fine. …

cocoa and zelda a very sad story Not rated yet
My rats Cocoa and Zelda passed away in 2011 the caught a terrible sickness. I played with them every day. I loved them with all my might. The only reason …

Snowball and Rumpajer  Not rated yet
My rat, Snowball, was an albino fancy rat. We thought she was a male when we got her because she was still a baby. We put her in a cage with my brother's …

webster the great! Not rated yet
webster was my female dumbo rat that i got almost 2 years ago exactly. she was perfect in every way. she was very loving and kind. she always kissed me …

Wilber Not rated yet
We are the proud owners of four hooded rats named Aaron, Syler, Wilber and Casper. Aaron is almost 3 and the others just turned 2. They are exceptionally …

Garth was the coolest rat I ever met. Not rated yet
I was so sad when he finally passed away. This rat was my bar hopping pal every weekend. I never left the lid on his cage, he had free roam of my closet …

Dumbo boy! Not rated yet
This is Black Jack...he passed a way a few weeks ago. He was the sweetest rattie,enjoying massagaes and licking fingers and hands. He leaves behind Sir …

Amy the Angel Not rated yet
Amy was my best, best, best, best, friend and pet. I got her when she was 3 weeks old. I spent a good 4 and a half years with her. We had a ton of fun, …

rat glory Not rated yet
We have 5 rats THE MOM GAVE BIRTH TO 4 GIRLS AND ONE BOY we gave 2 to our neighbor amd the boy to my staff We get them mixed up with our neighbor they …

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My Nelly Not rated yet
Nelly stold my heart as soon as I saw her. She was only five weeks old when I got her. I didn't get her a cage mate so I was her only buddy. After a month …

Robbie Baby Not rated yet
I recently lost my rat robbie and i miss him so so much, life's not the same, whenever i came home from college i'd be shouting his name, go over, stroke …

BeBe Gun Not rated yet
I had a wonderful Cream Merle doe that I had hand-raised and bottledfed from a little 2 week old baby. After 3 awesome years of playfulness, and cuddles …

The tail of many rats Not rated yet
It all started years ago when i got my first two rats, Daisy and Lilly. Long story short we had no intention on getting rats that day, but after visiting …

my hamster.. Not rated yet
i lost me pet hamster and felt like i was going to pass...no joke but i kept on thinking hes happy in hamster heaven i loved him too much to forget him …

In Memory of Peachez and Cinnabunz Not rated yet
It is amazing how a pair of adorable little faces can help someone through the dark times in ones life. For the past few years I have had a rough time. …

Beloved Triangles 24/08/10 to 03/10/11 Not rated yet
Triangles. A beautiful top earred black buck, with a white triangle on his nose. Born here, and son of mother Cocoa and father Gizmo. Only 13 months …

My Squishy Boy Gizmo Not rated yet
Originally petshop bought (Never again!) Gizmo came to us with his brother Spice. We were not quite sure how old he was, the shop assistant was vague, …

Missing Ginger Not rated yet
Ginger was my sweet big heart boy and we will miss u dearly when i got upset he would lick the tears off my face and he would click and give us tons of …

My Sweet Mya...Forever in our Hearts. Not rated yet
I got Mya as a Valentine's Day present from my Husband. Alot of people thought it was pretty odd to receive a rat for such a "romantic holiday" but …

My Two Babies Not rated yet
I got a rat in 2009 and shortly afterword I got another. Of course the first rat was dominant and they fought sometimes but they cuddled a lot. We separated …

I lost my baby Dd today Not rated yet
I lost my baby Dd today. She was fine yesterday, and then today I came home and she was just laying there... I am so so worried about my other rat Gidget. …

She who chased cats. Not rated yet
We adopted our Sydney from a girl who just lost interest. She had been bred with sad results and I promised Miss Syd she would be safe and not have to …

Fionna was the "Best"! Not rated yet
It's been several months since we lost our beloved Fionna to cancer. We adopted her when she was older and we were still blessed with almost 2 years. She …

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Russian Blue

Velvety Texture ~ If you're looking for soft and snuggly, the Russian blue rat might be just the rat for you. Their coats are often short, thick & very plush to the touch.

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