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A bigger update

To balance out yesterday’s ‘Quick update’, today we have a somewhat bigger one. Lois Elliott (formerly Caledonian Rattery) was kind enough to come round with here camera and take some professional photos of our rats! I’ve always found our rats … Continue reading

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Quick update

It’s been a while since we’ve posted, as the last two weeks have been very busy for both of us. We have been free-ranging the babies regularly though, but none of the photos I had been taking were coming out … Continue reading

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Well organized litter

When we came home, all the litter had arranged themselves alphabetically. They were all in box ‘C’ for ‘Cute’.

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Well organized litter

When we came home, all the litter had arranged themselves alphabetically. They were all in box ‘C’ for ‘Cute’.

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Into the hall

After the success of yesterday’s free range on the sofa, today we set up a cage bottom with a towel and a few cardboard items to free-range the litter in the hall. Sansa has become a lot more friendly, presumably … Continue reading

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Babies’ first free-range

The babies are becoming active enough now that we felt they could cope with their own free-range time. So we stuck down a towel on the sofa and let them roam free.                 … Continue reading

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Wrigglers

Today we decided to clear out Sansa’s cage. This gave us a good opportunity to get some photos and video of the litter. All 10 kittens are going strong, and have a silky soft coat of fur. All have their … Continue reading

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We have eyes!

I did a quick check of the cage this afternoon, and found one of the babies wandering about in the open. His/her eyes are now quite clearly open!

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Nibbler, our escape artist

One thing that always seems to come up when talking to people about rats is how intelligent they are. However, nobody seems to have told our rats how intelligent they are! Every so often though, one of our rats decides … Continue reading

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Welcome to the new website

We’ve revamped our website into a WordPress blog. Hopefully this will mean we will be able to update it more often! News will appear here – you can subscribe to our RSS feed or request email updates if you wish … Continue reading

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