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RATS 101

Which foods are safe? What makes a cage suitable? What’s fact and what’s fiction? Let's break some myths and look into the basics of rat care.

When looking for information online, you’ll come across a lot of misinformation and people arguing opinion over facts. Information is constantly changing and it can be a pain to find out what info is outdated. A good rat owner will always be open to improving their care as they learn and become aware of new information. Our care now and a decade a go is massively different, so to help new and veteran rat owners to find the newest care info, I’ve gathered all the basics into one place and will be updating the guide as new info surfaces.

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average rating is 5 out of 5

Amazing guide, super helpful!! 💖


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I find this very helpful to learn more information about rats and teach others as well, I have 3 girls currently and have had many more in the past and this is where I started researching, thank you for being swag!! <3

Gillian Anderson

average rating is 5 out of 5

From being a brand new rat owner to even now, I use this site on a regular basis and always am learning something new from it. Very in depth guide that I share with every rat owner I can. Finding a good rat info site is really difficult and I'm super glad silver had taken the time to write all of this down, so a huge thanks to her! Thanks to this site, my rats have a much better life and I feel like I understand so much more on rat care!


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Until now still the most accurate and most complete as well as easily accessible rat husbandry guide online


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Comprehensive rat guide based on actual scientific information. Glad to have such a trustworthy source available.


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My sister has loved all of your information for her 3 darling ratties. Thank u for being so informative!


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So helpful. Thank you.


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Thank you for making this guide! It's very informative and solves some of the common misconceptions of rat owning. Very good to refer to!


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The most comprehensive and accurate rat guide I’ve seen to this day ! Covers pretty much


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rating 5 hearts for squinty

the information on this site is up to date and accurate, I find myself coming back here many times for various reasons and learn something new every time! It’s my go to source to help educate people on rat care/rat health. Not to mention, Iris is a lovely person with wonderful rats!


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Very informative and easy to read. My go to website for rat info!


average rating is 5 out of 5

I love this guide. It has tons of information, from basics to very useful medical info. I will always recommend this to any rat owner.

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