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Rats eating pizza on Pi day!

In this post, we answer the age old question: do rats also celebrate Pi day, just like humans? To answer this question, I have enlisted the help of 3 groups of males and female rats.  I offered them them some Shakey’s pizza, and carefully recorded their responses. First, the adult male rats: Patches, Rudy, Melon, Baldy…

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Minnie and CeeCee’s litter available March 23rd and 30th

Hi, everyone.  Rudy here! I don’t know about you, but I’ve been eagerly looking forward to hearing about my and Melon’s little darlings. Well, I just had a word with our human friend, and here is the latest news: First of all, Minnie and CeeCee are doing great.  And, yes, mother and daughter are still…

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Rats make ideal Emotional Support Animals: here’s why

Someone recently told me he was considering getting pet rats to serve as his emotional support animals and asked for my honest opinion.  Well, the short answer was “Yes, rats are ideal emotional support animals.”  My longer answer, which I sent to him, initiated some serious soul searching on my behalf, and led me to…

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Two new litters on the way! – Update: Minnie has given birth!

Hi everybody, Rudy here!  Guess what?  Melon and I are gonna be daddies! And our babies are going to be really special.  How do I know?  Because their mommies are absolutely wonderful. Let me tell you first about my babies’ mommy, Minnie. As some of you may know, Minnie is the proud mother of several of…

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Two pregnant girls…and I’m the father!

OK, I admit it: I’m just a little bit anxious. Why?  Well, it’s not every day that a daddy rat is expecting 2 litters of cute, adorable little dumbo babies.  Literally any minute. My human friend keeps telling me “Don’t worry, and stop watching the clock.   It’s perfectly natural and they’ll be here before you…

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