Why Is My Pet Rat Suddenly Aggressive?

Why Is My Pet Rat Suddenly Aggressive?

Domesticated rats are underrated, fascinating animals that make fabulous pets. They have many things in common with other companion animals. They groom themselves several times a day as cats do, and they’re affectionate like dogs are. They even have a lot in...
Is Fleece a Good Bedding Choice for Pet Rats?

Is Fleece a Good Bedding Choice for Pet Rats?

Selecting the best bedding for your pet rat is a matter that is constantly up for public debate. The advantages of paper over aspen, store-bought or DIY, loose or not, are well documented. In fact, the only thing rat owners seem to agree on is that pine and cedar,...
Do Pet Rats Fart?

Do Pet Rats Fart?

So, you have a pet rat, and you love them dearly. You love their cute little fuzzy faces and how they scurry around. But wait, what is that smell? Phew, you’ve never smelled something so funky! What is it? Well, if it wasn’t you and it’s not someone failing miserably...
Pet Rat Cage Calculator

Pet Rat Cage Calculator

Rats make wonderful pets. They are smart and cunning, affectionate, and they need a lot of attention. They also need a lot of space. The recommendation is that each rat needs a minimum of 2.5 cubic feet of cage space. But there is so much more that needs to go into...
How to Make the Best Homemade Food for Your Pet Rat?

How to Make the Best Homemade Food for Your Pet Rat?

Rats are omnivores, meaning that they will eat anything and everything. Remember Templeton, the rat from Charlotte’s Web? Yeah, rats will literally eat anything. They could give goats a run for their money. But domestic rats don’t have to resort to the same scavenging...