Rats are one of the most people-oriented small pets, enjoying and seeking the attention of their human owners. A well socialized rat is a great companion, and enjoys riding on shoulders, hanging out on the couch, and time out of the cage to explore a rat-proofed room. Learn more about how to care for your pet rat, including deciding if pet rats are right for you, the benefits and risks of spaying and neutering, and daily care for your pet rat.
Interested in pet rats? Here we discuss the basics of pet rats, their history, some interesting rat facts as well as common myths and misconceptions about pet rats.
Purchasing a safe and appropriate habitat for your pet rats is one of the biggest decisions you will make for their well being, and it is often the largest expense when you are first starting out with rats. In this article, we will discuss basic cage safety, general habitat requirements, and show you some of the best options on the market for your pet rats.