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Anyone have a pet rat?

We just got one and I love him! What a sweet pet!


Asked by Kentuckygal511 at 10:44 PM on Oct. 4, 2010 in Pets

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  • Rats are awesome...SO sweet I' had one that would run around me when I was laying on the floor and then it would come give me kisses and run around again. too cute- I just wish they had a longer life span

    please just make sure you have proper bedding and whatnot for him ; )

    Answer by charlotsomtimes at 11:55 PM on Oct. 4, 2010

  • I have had 4. They are great! And they are very smart, loving, and clean.

    Answer by Jademom07 at 10:46 PM on Oct. 4, 2010

  • I had one in elementary school.I love them

    Answer by maxsmom11807 at 10:50 PM on Oct. 4, 2010

  • Jessica...rats are less likely to bite than hamsters or other rodents. They are also cleaner and smarter. AND, they have a tail that you can get ahold of if they try to get away, LOL.

    Wild rats are scavengers and so they can be mean if they are deprived of their food supply.

    Answer by Jademom07 at 10:50 PM on Oct. 4, 2010

  • I used to have a few of them. I was really into them for awhile.

    Answer by Musicmom80 at 10:45 PM on Oct. 4, 2010

  • omg , i have a smal hamster but i cant imagine myself w/a bigger pet than that ,unless it is a dog or cat, in high school my teacher had one,it freaked me out because the tail was so long.

    Answer by gabby06 at 10:56 PM on Oct. 4, 2010

  • I hear they make good pets. Enjoy!

    Answer by Izsarejman at 10:58 PM on Oct. 4, 2010

  • I love them, when my little guy is bigger I plan on getting him one. Good luck and enjoy!

    Answer by hjpmommy at 11:10 PM on Oct. 4, 2010

  • Rats are such fun pets! I have had a few myself and they are so funny. I am having a break from cleaning cages for a few years but I am guessing we will have another one again sometimes.

    Answer by getrealmama at 11:11 PM on Oct. 4, 2010

  • I had one when I was little. His name was benji. It was the best and cleanest pet I ever had. I used to wear a parka coat with a fake fur collar and I would put him in my hood and go everywhere with him except school. I loved that little guy! Enjoy yours :)

    Answer by ILovemyPaulie at 11:14 PM on Oct. 4, 2010