Do Rats Scent Mark? The Complete Guide!

As someone who has owned pet rats for most of my life, I have had my fair share of experience with these intelligent and fascinating creatures. One behavior that often surprises and confuses rat owners is scent marking. In this blog post, we will explore the topic of rat scent marking in detail, including what … Read more

Can Rats be Emotional Support Animals?

Emotional support animals have been known to provide comfort, companionship, and support to people who are dealing with emotional and psychological issues. While dogs and cats are the most common animals used as emotional support animals, rats have been gaining popularity as well. In this blog post, we’ll explore the benefits of rats as emotional … Read more

Do Rats Need Salt Licks? What You Need to Know!

I often receive questions from pet owners about the best way to care for their furry friends. One of the most common questions I receive is whether or not rats need salt licks. The short answer is no, rats do not need salt licks. In this blog post, I will explain why and provide alternative … Read more

Do Rats Understand Death and Mourning? What You Need to Know!

Rats are fascinating creatures that make great pets. As a someone who owns pet rats, I have often wondered about their understanding of death and mourning. It is a curious topic that has piqued the interest of many rat owners. In this article, we will explore the question of whether rats understand death and mourning. … Read more

How to Clean a Rat Cage: The Ultimate Guide

Owning a pet rat can be a wonderful experience. Rats are intelligent, social, and loveable creatures that make great pets. However, owning a rat also means being responsible for their care and wellbeing. One of the most important aspects of caring for a pet rat is ensuring that their living space is clean and safe. … Read more

Stress in Rats: What Causes It, Signs, Symptoms & How to Prevent it!

Pet rats have become increasingly popular as pets, and for good reason. They are intelligent, social, and entertaining companions. However, like any other living creature, they have their unique needs and behaviors that need to be understood to ensure their well-being. In this article, we will explore the factors that can cause stress in pet … Read more

Can Rats Be Trained? A Comprehensive Guide

Over the years, more and more people have come to discover that rats can be excellent pets. And just like dogs, cats, and other animals, rats can be trained. Rats are highly intelligent and can learn a variety of tricks and commands. In fact, they have been used for centuries as performers and in scientific … Read more

Why is My Rat Drinking So Much? Should You Be Worried?

I have come across several owners who are concerned about their pet rats drinking excessive amounts of water. While it may be normal for rats to drink water, an increased desire for water could be a sign of an underlying problem. In this blog post, we will take a closer look at rat behavior, the … Read more