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Name: Juliet
Sex: Female
Birthday: Summer 2004
Color/Pattern: Black Berkshire
Personality/Temperament: Juliet is a very special girl. When I got her, from a pet store. She was not bigger than a mouse. She had an upper respiratory infection which she was treated with antibiotics. It then spread to her ears. The antibiotics did not help and the infection left her deaf in one ear. So she has a slight head tight and mental retardation. She is very sweet and playful. She loves her Gwen.
Deceased

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Name: Guenivere
Sex: Female
Birthday: Summer 2004
Color/Pattern: Silver Pearl Berkshire
Personality/Temperament: I bought her a few weeks after I bought Juliet. I bought her to be Juliet’s cage mate. She keeps to herself most of the time and although she greets you at the cage she does not like to be cuddled. She would rather explore. She is very tolerant of Juliet and takes care of her as if she were her younger sister.
Deceased

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Name: Lola
Sex: Female
Birthday: August 2008
Color/Pattern: Double Rex Black Hooded. She has two heart like shapes on her back.
Personality/Temperament: She is a little love. She likes to be held and be near you. She will climb up you pant leg/sleeve or dig to get into your shirt.
Adopted out on August 29, 2009 with Georgia

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Name: Georgia
Sex: Female
Birthday: August 2008
Color/Pattern: Hairless Black Hooded. She has state looking like spots on her back.
Personality/Temperament: She likes to nip. She will grab your finger, not hurting you, and pull you finger some. She then lets go and looks at you. She will repeat it as long as you let her.
Adopted out on August 29, 2009 with Lola

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Name: Madeline
Sex: Female
Birthday: March 17th 2008
Color/Pattern: Agouti Hooded, almost bare backed except for a spot on the middle of her back.
Personality/Temperament: She is shy and timid. She likes to come out and explore. She is not much for sitting and cuddling. She will however behave if you want to hold her.
Adopted Out On September 17 2009 with a dumbo female from Maggie and Mack's first litter.

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Name: Lotus
Sex: Male
Birthday: June 2008
Color/Pattern: Albino Dumbo
Personality/Temperament: Sweetest ratty boy ever. He is my big fat polar bear. He loves to cuddle, he will seek you out. He lets you do anything you want to him. He is a cuddle bug.
So very sadly adopted out on October 3, 2009 with two albino dumbo boys from Maggie and Mack's first litter.

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Name: Orchid
Sex: Female
Birthday: June 2008
Color/Pattern: Black Berkshire Dumbo. She is almost an English/Irish Berkshire. She has two random white spots on her belly, one bigger than the other.
Personality/Temperament: She is shy and always is the last one out of the igloo. She rarely comes out of the cage. She sticks by Morgan a lot.
Adopted out on October 10, 2009

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Name: Ruby Bunny
Sex: Female
Birthday: March 2008
Color/Pattern: Albino Hairless, Tailless.
Personality/Temperament: I believe she is blind (which is a risk that all albinos have and usually encounter). She is very cautious, but not out of fear, like she can not see. Her eyes are cloudy and her pupils do not dilate when a light is shined in them. (She came to me this way.) She will sit calmly and happily with you if you hold her close to you. She needs to feel supported and safe.
Adopted out on November 13, 2009 with Penelope to Sara my very good friend.

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Name: Penelope
Sex: Female
Birthday: June 2008
Color/Pattern: Albino Hairless, Tailless.
Personality/Temperament: I believe she is partially blind. She is very cautious, but not out of fear, like she can not see. Her eyes are slightly cloudy and her pupils do not really dilate when a light is shined in them. (She came to me this way.) She will sit calmly and happily with you if you hold her close to you. She needs to feel supported and safe, just like her mom.
Adopted out on November 13, 2009 with Ruby to Sara my very good friend.

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Name: Beaker
Sex: Male
Birthday: November 2006
Color/Pattern: Typical pink hairless male rat, has some variegation of fawn on his back. Almost looks like an old person’s liver spots.
Personality/Temperament: He is very outgoing and passive. You can do anything to him. He will sit with you contently. He wants attention and will actively seek it.
Died on November 27, 2009 from old age.

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Name: Mishka
Sex: Female
Birthday: May 2008
Color/Pattern: Tan Masked. Her mask is almost a perfect heart with the two curves going around her eyes and the point coming down her nose.
Personality/Temperament: She is my cuddle doll. She loves to be held and pet. She purrs almost instantly. She would much rather sit with you then go explore. However, when she had her litter she became very cage aggressive and would bite, drawing blood. Once her babies were gone she was back to her old sweet self.
Died on November 30, 2009 from a neurological disorder that caused paralysis and seizures. She was purring and boggling to the end. She was my favorite female and will be greatly missed.

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Name: Twilia
Sex: Female
Birthday: July 2008
Color/Pattern: Black Hooded Hairless
Personality/Temperament: She is the dominant female rat in my hairless girl cage. However she is timid when she is outside of the cage. She is cautious and will make sure everything is safe before she lets her guard down. She likes her head rubbed, right in between her ears.
PTS on December 14, 2009 She developed a mammary tumor and was put down when it became larger. She had previously been retired for months. It was said that if removed they would just keep coming back. I decided instead of putting her through several surgeries I would just let her go. There have been no reports of her offspring developing mammary tumors.

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Name: Herman
Sex: Male
Birthday: August 2008
Color/Pattern: Double Rex Black Hooded. He is almost a barebacked hooded except for a slight spot.
Personality/Temperament: He does the cutest things. You can always caught him in some cute pose or doing something that makes you smile at the least. He sits very still when you hold him and looks up at you.
Died on February 18, 2010 He became mysertiously ill. He was showing signs of an URI but did not respond to the medicine. A few days later his symptoms stopped but he begain to show signs of nerological problems. The vet did not know what was wrong. He could not feed himself and although he did respond to syringe feeding he just did not gain any weight or move any around better. He ended up passing away during the night while I was holding him.

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Name: William
Sex: Male
Birthday: July 2008
Color/Pattern: Dumbo Rex Dove (cream).
Personality/Temperament: He loves being loved on. For example, I was taking his picture and he did not want to sit on the chair away from me. So he jumped from the chair and onto my shoulder. He immediately started to cuddle my neck, burrow in my hair, and lick my ears. He just could not wait to be held and given affection.
PTS on February 22, 2010 He developed an eye infection. When brought to the vet it was discovered that he and his cage mate, who had been adopted as rescues a few months back, were infested with lice. The vet said the lice had caused the eye infection. Even with antibiotics it continued to get worse. He started losing a lot of weight, even with being syringe fed with baby food. The lice and infection were too much for him in his older age. Sadly, it was decided best that he be put down. My little Sweet William. I will miss you deeply.

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Name: Raisin
Sex: Female
Birthday: July 2008
Color/Pattern: Blue Self Hairless
Personality/Temperament: She likes to play games. She will come over and nip your hand then run away. If you do not “chase” her she will do it again until you do. She loves to run around on the bed and hide inside the pillow cases. PTS on May 30th 2010 Raisin was old and starting to die. She slowed down and then one day she didn't want to move much. She was cold and tired. I chose to have her PTS rather than let her linger for a day or so. I couldn't let her struggle.


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Name: Gus Gus
Sex: Male
Birthday: September 2007
Color/Pattern: Dumbo Rex
Personality/Temperament: He is very passive. He ambles around like he doesn't have a care in the world. He is very affectionate. He loves being pet and returns the favor by giving kisses. His loves snuggling.
Passed away on July 12th 2010 Honestly, I think he was just depressed from missing his William. I moved him in with my other boys and even though he was old he was still moshing and play fighting with them. But at night, when everyone was cuddly, sometimes, he would go off in the corner by himself or sleep on top of the igloo. It would break my heart.

Videos Of His Kissing

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Name: Daisy (Shiloh)
Sex: Female
Birthday: July 13, 2009
Color/Pattern: Black variegated hooded with head spot (star).
Personality/Temperament: She is a shy and reserved girl when it comes to being held. She will come right out of her cage and explore. I recently brought her home so I am still learning her personality as she gets used to my home.
Adopted out on August 2nd 2010 along with a black hooded dumbo girl named Teddy.

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Name: Raisinette/Fern/Ellie
Sex: Female
Birthday: August 25th 2008
Color/Pattern: Blue Self Hairless.
Personality/Temperament: Her Mother is Raisin and her Father is Beaker. She is just like her mom. She is very sweet and loves to play. She was one of two babies. She was the only girl. She definitely was a Mommy's girl.
Died of a broken heart on September 1st 2010 Once her Mother passed away Rainsinette wasn't the same. She didn't play as much and seemed to try to cling to the other girls. Her heart was breaking. I tried to console her by holding her every day, but she just missed her Mom, Raisin. She ended up passing away in the night so she could be with her Mom.

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Name: Maggie
Sex: Female
Birthday: June 12 2009
Color/Pattern: Dumbo Black Masked. Her mask is much like her father's (Spartacus). The left side of the mask covers her eyes while the right side falls just short of covering her eyes. It extends down her nose but not down her chin. She has splotches that go behind and in front of her ears.
Personality/Temperament: Her Mother is Morgan and her Father is Spartacus. She is very friendly. She loves to cuddle and will sit contently with you while you pet her. She loves sitting with my at the computer and climbs up on my shoulder after exploring the desk.
Passed away on September 13th 2010. Maggie had gotten sick during her last pregnancy. It was first suspected that it was a URI. But even with antibiotics she did not get better. The vet then decided that since she was sick every other month, wasn't responding to antibiotics, and no one else was getting sick, that she must have some sort of problem with her lungs or a type of asthma. . She had trouble breathing and would wheeze. She ended up passing away many months after she first developed this problem. However, all of her babies are reported to be fine. I had her daughters and grand daughters that I kept checked. They are all healthy and fine. My poor little Mag-A-Muffin.

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Name: Pepper Corn
Sex: Female
Birthday: September 20, 2009
Color/Pattern: Variegated black Hairless.
Personality/Temperament: Her Mother is Twilia and her Father is Beaker. She is a wild thing! She loves to run around and play. She will come and cuddle with you then take off like a rocket and run about and then end up back with you. She gets a little vocal with you do things she does not want you to do. Like when she is playing and you go to pick her up she will squeak and let you know she is not ready to be still.
Rehomed to my good friend Tyler.

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Name: Lavender
Sex: Female
Birthday: May 1, 2010
Color/Pattern: Dumbo Hairless Blue Hooded.
Personality/Temperament: She was adopted from a rattery out in CT. I named her Lavender because she is very calm and delicate. She is the perfect little lady, always using her manners. She seems to always be there to mediate when little scuffles break out between the other girls. She loves going for trips around the house on my shoulder. My hair is her favorite hiding place.
Rehomed with her first and only baby girl on April

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Name: Bluto
Sex: Male
Birthday: November 13, 2009
Color/Pattern: Blue Masked Dumbo.
Personality/Temperament: So unlike his name, he is a brute. His favorite thing is rough housing. Sometimes he plays too hard and the other males cry. It is like he does not know his own strength. He loves to hand wrestle. Sometimes he gets overly excited and bites. PTS on He was just too aggressive. He was also so towards the males and he became more and more aggressive towards me. He would bite me and then boggle and purr, he would also fight with the males and then go off in the corner and boggle and purr. He attacked Spartacus and ripped open his back. Poor old man Spartacus had to get five stitches. That was the last straw. After long discussions with other rat breeders, a vet, and my good friends who have owned rats all their lives, I decided that I would have him put down. There was something not right with him. I could never breed him because of his personality and he was not fit to be a pet. I could not take the chance of adopting him out and him hurting someone or hurting their rat. I have never ever met a rat like him. But, like there are all kinds of people, there are all kinds of rats. I guess after years and years I got a crazy rat.

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Name: Spartacus
Sex: Male
Birthday: May 2008
Color/Pattern: Blue (Gray) Masked. His mask extends up some making it look like he is wearing a silver mask with wings on it.
Personality/Temperament: He is shy and will slowly come out of his igloo. He is getting friendlier as he gets older. He will let you hold him but he doesn’t feel too comfortable. Sometimes he likes it though.
PTS on March 10, 2011 He was an old old man. He had started to lose muscle ton in his back legs. The vet said he had HED (Hind End Deterioration). I was told there is not much I can do (he was treated with Glucosamine and given a paid med/anti-inflammatory as he got older) and as long as he is getting around fine and not in pain he was ok. I decided to let him go when he was moving less and seemed to not want to go about his normal activities. He was my grandpa man.

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Name: Morgan
Sex: Female
Birthday: June 2008
Color/Pattern: Black Masked. Her mask is like a little circle over her nose and eyes.
Personality/Temperament: She is an adventure. She loves to play with my two cats. She is always the first one to come out of the cage and go off to her exploring.
Passed away on April 29, 2011 She was a little old lady. She had gone blind in one eye but she did not let this stop her from climbing about and looking for things to do. She was so sweet and it just broke my heart to find that she had passed away in the night. At least she went peacefully in her sleep next to her grand babies.

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Name: Luna
Sex: Female
Birthday: October 4, 2009
Color/Pattern: Blue Berkshire Dumbo.
Personality/Temperament: She is my little love. She reminds me so much of my beloved Lotus. She is just a cuddle bug. She is a beautiful girl, inside and out. I thought that she kind of looked like a wolf, so I named her Luna. As she grew older, she became the female rat leader. She is the boss and lovingly looks after her girls.
PTS on She had trouble with her last pregnancy. She lost her whole litter and a few babies were stuck. I took her to a vet (not my regular one, since this was an emergency and he was not open) who gave her a shot to stimulate her to birth the remaining babies. She did and he took x-rays and said she was fine. I still felt something in her belly and he took more x-rays and said their was still one left and it had mummified and it was fine to leave it in instead of risking her with surgery. (I did want to get her spayed to prevent anything from happening.) Almost a year later she develop uterus tumors. When I took her back to the vet (my regular vet) he took x-rays and said it looked like there had still been a baby left and it had calcified and started the tumors when her body could not break it down. The surgery was risky and I decided instead of putting her through it and the large chance that she would not make it to just let her live her life until the tumor became a problem and she had to be put down. I miss her dearly.

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Name: Mona
Sex: Female
Birthday: August 19 2009
Color/Pattern: Dumbo Gray Masked. She has an almost perfect heart mask. The humps of the heart just do not extend all the way so the outter corners of her eyes are white instead of gray. She also has splotching of gray behind her ears. The splotches do not connect and they go slightly in front of her ears.
Personality/Temperament: Her Mother is Maggie and her Father is Mack (a friend's rat). Her Grandmother is Morgan and her Grandfather is Spartacus. She is a little shy. But she loves sitting with you and exploring the couch cushions. She stays close to Mishka, she is like her best friend.

Passed away on 11/4/11 She was a tiny old lady. A few days after the power outage (and no heat) she seemed like she had a stroke. She was starting to pass. I sat with her until she was gone. She snuggled into my arm and didn't want me to stop petting her. But now she is with her Mom and grand parents.

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Name: Ophelia
Sex: Female
Birthday: October 31, 2009
Color/Pattern: Hairless Dumbo Beige.
Personality/Temperament: She is such a little love. She will sit in your hand and look around, then when she gets a little braver she will hang off your hand. She loves to sit on your shoulder in your hair. It must keep her warm in her nakedness.
Passed away on 1/22/12 She passed away of old age. Just the day before she was eating some pineapple upside down cake. She looked like the typical little old lady and a Yoda mixed together. She was so cute and sweet. Even though she was showing her age she would still play with her daughters.


More photos here.

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Name: Hank
Sex: Male
Birthday: December 14, 2009
Color/Pattern: Hairless Beige.
Personality/Temperament: He keeps to himself most of the time, but he loves cuddling the other male. He likes to cuddle and hide in your shirt as well. He is like a little old man, he enjoys the simple things and loves life.

PTS on He was a little old man. He was losing a lot of weight and slowing down. He wasn't doing so well at the end. I made the choice to let him go instead of having him suffer.

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Name: Bambi
Sex: Male
Birthday: November 23, 2009
Color/Pattern: Fawn Capped Dumbo.
Personality/Temperament: He is so sweet. He will lay down in your lap and purr while you pet him. He gets picked on a lot so he is a little reserved. But he loves being held and pet.

Passed away on February 14, 2012 I am not sure what happened. He was doing great and then a few days later he was acting lethargic. I thought maybe he was cold so I put in a fleece rat bag for him to cuddle in. The next day he had passed away. Sometimes old age just takes them over real fast.


More photos here.

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Name: Marzapan
Sex: Female
Birthday: February 1, 2010
Color/Pattern: Black Masked Dumbo.
Personality/Temperament: Her Mom is Maggie and her Dad is Max. Her nickname is Marz, and it suits her well. She is like an astronaut, she loves to explore and have adventures. You can't hold this girl still for a moment. Everything needs to be examined and explored before she can rest.
Passed away on


More photos here.

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Name: Mable
Sex: Female
Birthday: February 11, 2010
Color/Pattern: Black Masked Dumbo.
Personality/Temperament: Her Mom is Mona and her Dad is Max. I could not have asked for a sweeter rat. She is so gentle and loving. When she was a baby the other rats would bully her, Daisy would even attack her. So she would stay with me for the whole day. She would sit in my pocket or on my shoulder. If not for the fear of crushing her when I slept, I would have let her sleep with me too. I think all the bonding made her the perfect rat. She is just the cuddliest ever.
PTS on June 15, 2012 Poor Mable developed a tumor on her groin area. I took her in for surgery and had it removed. It wasn't thought to be a mammary tumor because it was not free floating it was heavily attached to her abdomen and groin. But I did not have it tested so it could have been. I was told there was a very good chance it would come back. It did end up coming back. I decided not to put her through another surgery. When the tumor became larger I let her go. I was so thankful for the extra time I did have with her. A piece of my heart went with her. She was by far my favorite rat. I will miss her dearly.

Note: Her daughter Magnolia will not be bred in case it was a mammary tumor or a tumor that was genetic.


More photos here.

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Name: Nevaeh
Sex: Female
Birthday: January 29, 2011
Color/Pattern: Dumbo Blue Berkshire.
Personality/Temperament: Her Mom is Marzapan and her Dad is Ottis. She is my sugar baby. She loves to be held and cuddled. She purrs like crazy and loves when I give her kisses. She is just one of the sweetest rats I have ever had.
Passed away on 5/30/2012 Nevaeh was pregnant with her last litter. I wanted to keep some of her girls. She was doing fine, eating watermelon. I thought everything was ok. When I woke up this morning she was dead. There must have been a complication with her pregnancy. I wish I would have known, I wish she would have shown some kind of sign. I would have rushed her to the vet and had a c-section done. I am so heart broken. My poor beautiful girl. I miss you already. I can't believe this happened. I am so sorry.


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Name:Ottis
Sex: Male
Birthday: February 1, 2010
Color/Pattern: Dumbo Black Berkshire with a White Blaze
Personality/Temperament: Unfortunately, he was born when I had someone come in who's rats were infected with mites and transferred them to mine. The mites got into his eyes when he was just born. They were all over but seemed to like to feed on the babies faces. I would pull mites off of them several times a day to try and ease their discomfort. The vet said they must have feed on his eye lids and possible injured his eyes as they were opening. Although the medicine took care of the mites, the damage was done. He is mostly blind. He can see shadows and movements. This however does not hinder him in the least bit. He is the most calm and loving boy ever. He likes to be held on his back and have his stomach rubbed.
PTS on July 10, 2012 - He was doing quite well as an old man. He still had a lot of spunk in him. I noticed that his face was a little swollen on one side though. I scheduled a vet appointment for him to see what was going on. Just like at home he disliked having his mouth looked in. He gave me a hard time with this all his life. The vet had to sedate him to look inside his mouth. The vet found that he had an abscess that lead to a malocclusion. The cause of the abscess was unknown. The vet also said that abscess in the mouth are usually not noticed until they were quite large. His was not bad but it was not good either. The vet said his teeth should wait to be trimmed until his gums healed up some. So Ottis was put on antibiotics (Clavamox) and I flushed the area with saline solution. (He fought me every time.) Although he was still eating pellets I also feed him some soft baby food. On his check up the abscess was not responding well to the the antibiotics. The vet said to keep up the antibiotics and flush and switch him to just soft food. (I also had to file his teeth.) Sadly the abscess never got better. The vet said surgery was not a good option for him and he would have to be put to sleep in the near future. He stayed on antibiotics and ate baby food for a little over a month. At that point he became lethargic and was refusing food and his medication more and more. I took him back to the vet again knowing what would happen. The whole time my heart was breaking. It was decided it was more humane to let him go.

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Name: Willow
Sex: Female
Birthday: December 22, 2009
Color/Pattern: Black Eyed White.
Personality/Temperament: Her Mom is Daisy and her Dad is Max. She is my sweetheart. She is always the first one to greet me. Since she can fit out of the bars of the cage, she is always out and seeing what's going on. My friends call her the Walmart greeting because when you walk into the room, there is Willow trying to climb to you and be loved on.
PTS on August 11, 2012 - Willow developed a mammary tumor in her late age. As she got older she would get congested. The Vet said it was not a URI (most likely Mycoplasma that would never go away) but we tried treating it with antibiotics a few times anyways. It would come back every now and then but go away in a matter of days. So her breathing was not the best it could be, so there was an increased risk of losing her during surgery. With that in mind, her age, and after having such bad luck with Mable I decided not to have it removed. When it became uncomfortable for her I let her go. She had started to slow down and lose weight so it was time.
She was never bred and her Mother was rehomed a while ago and didn't develop any tumors. There was also no reported cases of mammary tumors in Willow's sisters. She was my Walmart greeter. She would weasel out of the bars and hang off the edge of the cage to greet you when you came into the room. She was my lovely.


More photos here.

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Name: Mad Max
Sex: Male
Birthday: September 19, 2009
Color/Pattern: Dumbo Rex Black Masked. He is almost a perfect mas. His mask just does not go all the way around his right eye. He also has a little spot between his ears.
Personality/Temperament: He is so sweet. He will sit on your hand and sniff your nose. I am trying to teach hims how to give kisses. He is very passive and calm. He loves being a monkey and climbing the cage bars. His favorite thing to do is hang onto the wire door and as it opens to launch himself off of the door and onto your shirt then climbs up to your shoulder. I was right to name him Mad Max.
PTS on September 3, 2012 - He was getting very old. He had been losing muscle tone in his back legs. He had HED (Hind End Deterioration) and slowly lost the use of his back legs. He was still able to get around real well and the vet said he was fine as long as he kept moving and did not develop sores. I washed him constantly so he would not get urine scalding. I massaged his legs. He was my baby. When he stayed in one spot for the whole day and would not come out for food I decided it was time.


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Name: Apricot
Sex: Female
Birthday: May 30th 2010
Color/Pattern: Dumbo Hairless beige.
Personality/Temperament: Her Mom is Ophelia and her Dad is Hank. She is such a little sweetie. She likes to cuddle and play in your hair. She loves jumping around and rough housing.
PTS on September 14, 2012 - She had a large tumor on her abdomen.

More photos here.

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Name: Emily
Sex: Female
Birthday: February 18, 2010
Color/Pattern: Hairless beige.
Personality/Temperament: Her Mom is Ophelia and her Dad is Mister Man. She and her Mother were adopted from a rattery out in RI. She is just like her mom. She loves to be held and take in the sights. She loves to sniff around and then come back to check and see if you are still there. She loves to give kisses and lick your hand.
Passed away on September 27, 2012. She was fine and then a few hours later she had passed.

More photos here.

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Name: Oppy (Opal)
Sex: Female
Birthday: January 29, 2011
Color/Pattern: Dumbo Dalmation Rex.
Personality/Temperament: Her Mom is Marzapan and her Dad is Ottis. She likes it when you snuggle her. She also likes it when you rub her belly. She is gentle and sweet.
Passed away on November 11, 2012 - Her last litter did not go well. She had a normal sized litter, however all but two babies were still born. She survived and so did her two boys. The vet said she was healthy. She developed a tumor under her back leg a few months after her last litter. When taken to the vet another small one was found under her arm. The vet suspected that they were mammary tumors and that even if both were removed they would reoccur. I was also told that the one on her back leg/groin area would not be easy to remove and would be a major surgery. So I decided not to put her through the surgery. She lived happily with her cagemates until the tumors got larger and the vet said it was time.

More photos here.

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Name: Moon Face
Sex: Female
Birthday: July 31, 2011
Color/Pattern: Dumbo Blue Masked.
Personality/Temperament: Her Mom is Marzapan and her Dad is Ottis. She is very sweet and loves to be cuddled. She prefers to sit curled up in your hands instead of on your shoulder.
Passed away on May 25 2013 - She was a little old lady. Se was starting to show her age but she never acted it. She was always the first one to come out of the cage when it was opened. She stole food from her daughter's mouths. She became mischievous I her old age.

More photos here.

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Sadly one of my good clients could not keep her rats. She asked me to find them a great home.

Their names are Hope and Faith. They are from Oppy and Bambi's first litter. They were born November 15, 2011. They are girls # 3 and # 5 if you wanted to look at baby photos. Their baby photos are here.

I also took some new photos of them. Their adult photos are here. Hope is girl # 5. She has a white face with black markings on her forehead and shoulders with a white line going from her white face and she has standard fur. (She is gorgeous. You'll have to see her photos as more description of her does not do her justice.) Faith is girl # 3. She is a beautiful black masked with an almost star on her forehead and she has Rex fur.

They came back to me on March 3, 2013.
Thy found their forever home with their half sister Pearl on July 14, 2013.

Faith

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Name: Magnolia
Sex: Female
Birthday: August 3, 2011
Color/Pattern: Dumbo Black Masked Double Rex.
Personality/Temperament: Her Mom is Mable and her Dad is Ottis. She is a little love bug. She is the first one to come out of the cage to see me. She loves being held and pet. She wants to be loved on all the time. I like to blow raspberries on her semi naked belly. She reminds me of a truffle pig. For one, she is naked with some peach fuzz so she looks like a piggie. And two because she almost always has her nose to the ground like she is hunting for something. Thus, she is a truffle piggie.
PTS on September 7, 2013 - Poor Magnolia had tumors like her mother Mable. When I kept her I did not breed her because she was one of my heart rats and I wanted her to be healthy. When her mother developed tumors, who was also a heart rat of mine, I was so sad. I hoped Magnolia would be fine but she developed them later on. I did not have them removed because they were in the exact same spot as Mable's. They were fused to hr muscles and would come right back. I did not want to put her through the surgery just to have a few more months. That would selfish. The day I had her PTS it broke my heart. Tears fill my eyes now as I write this. I will miss her so much. At least she is with Mable now.


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Name: Marigold
Sex: Female
Birthday: November 22, 2010
Color/Pattern: Dumbo Fawn Hooded.
Personality/Temperament: She is very sweet. She loves to sit in the nook or your arm or play in your hair. She can by shy around new people. But she is a huge cuddlier. However, she is a rat bully.
Passed away on November 9, 2013 - She was almost three years old. She developed Hind End Paralysis and lost the use of her back legs. Despite that she did not lose any spirit and she ruled that cage of boys like the queen she was. They cared for her and groomed her. They always let her eat first and when she passed away Dexter stayed in the igloo, cuddling her until I found her. It broke my heart when I found her. She was so lively up until the day she passed and I thought she had more time. I will miss her.


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Name: Alaura
Sex: Female
Birthday: July 31, 2011
Color/Pattern: Dumbo BEW Rex.
Personality/Temperament: Her Mom is Mazapan and her Dad is Ottis. She loves to explore. She loves to climb and jump around. She is like a little spider. I call her spider pig. She will nip at you to get your attention. Especially if you are paying attention to one of her cage mates. She doesn't like to be held much. She has far too many things to do to sit still.
Passed away on November 15, 2013 - In her old age she became very cuddly. She liked to sit with you and have her head pet. She must have passed away in the middle of the night. I found her when I came home the next day. I was extremely sad to find her. I didn't expect her to pass away. She was old, had a head tilt, (Sadly I did not know she had an ear infection until the head tilt came on. Despite antibiotics and the ear infection going away the head tilt remained.), and it seemed like she might have had a stroke (her right hand was almost always clenched and she seemed less coordinated.). Even though she was an old lady with baggage she was so active. I was hoping she was sleeping. She was always a heavy sleeper. Many times she scared me. But this time she went to join her family. Climb many things in the great afterlife my little spider pig.


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Name:Dexter
Sex: Male
Birthday: January 18, 2012
Color/Pattern: Dumbo Black Berkshire with only two single white spots on his belly
Personality/Temperament: He loves to go up your sleeves and lay against your arm. He loves being cuddled and pet down his back. He likes to try and steal my earrings. He also likes to try and build a rat's nest in my hair. He thinks it is funny to chase the older males around and wrestle with them.
Passed away on January 18, 2014 - Since he was black you could see his fur starting to lighten, just like when you get gray hair. He wasn't as active and didn't participate in the rough housing any more. I knew he was getting old. I came home from a party and found him on the very early hours of his birthday. I was surprised to find him gone but he had shown signs of being elderly. In his old age he loved being held and pet behind his ears. He would brux and boggle away. He had taken care of the old rats who had lived with him. Cuddling them and staying with them as they aged and then passed away. He was an angel. It looked as thought he passed peacefully in his sleep.


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Name: Bailey
Sex: Female
Birthday: June 29, 2012
Color/Pattern: Dumbo Blue Hooded.
Personality/Temperament: Her Mom is Moonface and her Dad is Gilbert. Like her sister Sage she is a delicate lady. She is a little more timid and lets Sage take the front line and follows when she sees it is safe. She likes to hide in your hair and tickle your ears. She is content to sit with you for long periods of time.
Passed Away On March 4, 2014 - I came down in the morning and went to give the girls food and fresh water. I noticed her laying, spread out on her stomach, in front of the water bottle. I was so devastated to find her gone. She was under two and she was fine the night before so it really concerned me. I had a necropsy done to find out why she died. They found evidence that she asphyxiated. She must had eaten too fast, had a dry mouth or something and was choking on food. She must have tried to drink (hence why she was by the water bottle) and couldn't clear her throat. If it had happened during the day I could have helped her. She was one of my heart rats. Her sister (Sage) and I will miss her dearly.


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Name:Gilbert
Sex: Male
Birthday: November 1, 2011
Color/Pattern: Dumbo Grey Variegated Berkshire
Personality/Temperament: He is just so cute! On one check he has a "joker smile". He loves to stretch out and lay on your arm/stomach and be pet. Sometime he will bury his head in your shirt and purr away when you are rubbing him. Rubbing behind his ears is his favorite. He will stretch his neck out all the way for you to rub it.

Update: May 30, 2012 - He has become rat aggressive after he was bred. He seems to have to constantly reassure himself (and the other males) of his dominance.
Update: August 24, 2012 - He fought brutally with his baby son and injured him fatally. He is now being separated from the other males via a wire divider.
Update: December 12, 2012 - Marigold is sterile. So I have put her in with him to keep him company. I am hoping she will melt his heart. He is nice to her and enjoys her company but he is still rough.
Update: January 10, 2013 - He tries very hard to fight with Dexter through the screen. He displays numerous signs of aggression. Both have bit each other's fingers through the divider. He is extremely agitated and on when I touch him it takes him a moment to get out of his fight mode (he assumes it is another male) and realize it is me touching him. In all seriousness, he seems like the Hulk. Ever anger and willing to fight.
Update: May 30, 2013 - It has been a year with no improvements in temperament towards males. I have since put Marigold on the other side with Dexter. She seems to enjoy Dexter's company a lot more (Whenever I opened the cage she tried to go on his side.) Gilbert seems indifferent. He is still on edge.
Update: June 9, 2013 - I have had two new males separate from Dexter and Gilbert. Now I have a third. I will be moving Gilbert to a cage by himself because he still has no desire to interact with the other males and keeps displaying signs of aggression.
Update: June 15, 2013 - All three males (Dexter, Nautilus, and Spice Bear Ben) and Marigold are happily living together. Tardis is still breeding and will be joining them soon. Gilbert seems more relaxed now that he is living completely separate.
Update: July 12, 2013 - Now all four males (Dexter, Nautilus, Spice Bear Ben and Tardis) along with Marigold live happily with each other. Gilbert seems to really enjoy living be himself. He lounges about and is less agitated when touched.
Although he is still a cuddler and enjoys being pet he does tend to get a little grumpy (as all old men do.) So sometimes he is not in the mood to be cuddled. However, he has never bit or attempted to bit me. He will just walk away from your lap if you are siting down with him.

Adopted Out

Update: March 23, 2014 - Gilbert was adopted today by a life long rat lover. She plans to neuter him so he can live with her other neutered males and females.
Update: May 20, 2014 - Gilbert did well with his surgery. However he still can not live with other rats. He attacks the males and bullies the females.
Update: July 2, 2014 - Gilbert has enjoyed playing with rats outside of the cage. (She went through all her rats to see who he would like.) He has made a male buddy and although he is sometimes rough with him he is able to live with him. It seems he just needed to find the right cagemate to live with.


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Name:Tardis
Sex: Male
Birthday: February 15, 2013
Color/Pattern: Dumbo Blue Hooded Rex
Personality/Temperament: He is just like Dr. Who. Always traveling about, always getting into trouble, and always looking for an adventure. He loves to climb things, explore new things, and run about. He enjoys being pet but he would much rather play.
He was born on the same day as Nautilus however they are from different parents so they are unrelated. I still call them brothers because they look like twins.

Passed Away On May 2, 2014 - He started making sniveling noises so I took him to the vet. (I had the windows opened on some of the warmer days and I thought maybe he was allergic to the pollen.) He was put on antibiotics because the vet believed it was an upper respiratory infection but he did not respond so I went back. He was put on two different antibiotics and I was feeding him baby food to help keep his strength up. Sadly he was not improving and the vet tried another series of medicine (for Myco) and he seemed to perk up. He was playing with his cage mates. I was so hopeful. Two days later I had found him, he had passed away in the night. The vet was unsure why and thought that maybe his illness (which neither of the other two boys caught so it must have been a real bad myco flare up) was much more progressed and serious than his symptoms were letting on. I wish he would have let me know sooner (he showed no signs but a sniffle) so I could have treated him sooner and maybe he still would be here.

Baby photos.

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Name: Nora
Sex: Female
Birthday: April 30, 2012
Color/Pattern: Dumbo Agouti Hooded.
Personality/Temperament: She likes to hide in your hair and sit on your shoulder. She will come over to your hand and check if you have any treats. She likes to play with just about anything you give her. She especially likes things she can chew. She is a chewer. I had to replace my plastic water bottles with glass ones because she killed two.
PTS On May 12, 2014 - She had developed a mammary tumor and was going to have surgery for it when I found another small one under her arm. The vet said with her age and the position of the tumor (on her inner thigh attached to the muscle) that the surgery would be very risky and that more tumors were likely to grow. (She was from a breeder who no longer breeds. So I guess I can not really be sure of how good of lines she came from.) I made the decision to not have the tumors removed. She is one of my favorite rats and I didn't want her to die at the vet. I continued to spoil her until it was time to let her go. She was full of spunk playing with her cagemates and just wanted to cuddle all the time when I held her. My poor Nora Nor Nor.
(Her daughters (Hanna and Meadow) are tumor free and her granddaughter (Valhalla) is tumor free.)


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Name: Aurora
Sex: Female
Birthday: June 30, 2012
Color/Pattern: Dumbo Black Dalmatian.
Personality/Temperament: Her Mom is Alaura and her Dad is Gilbert. Auroara is like the calmer version of her sister Nebula. She likes to explore but she also likes to be cuddled. She will just sit with me and enjoy being pet. She always comes to the door of the cage to greet me.
PTS On May 12, 2014 - It seemed like over night she developed three tumors (all in different spots). I was devastated and I talked with the vet. I was told that because she has so many and they are growing so fast that if they are removed they will continue to come back. Well, the vet was right. When it was time to let her go she had five tumors. Despite this fact she didn't seem to notice. She still climbed the bars, ran to the door and climbed out, and held her rank in the mischief.
I had been researching food and I found that rats who eat diets with corn meal as the first ingredients are at a higher risk for getting tumors. I also discovered that the brand I was feeding (that was supposed to be so good and vet recommended (from books)) was full of harmful chemicals that also caused tumors. I had feed it for a little over half a year before I switched to Mazuri. I wonder if that played a role in the tumor growth.

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Name: Nebula
Sex: Female
Birthday: June 30, 2012
Color/Pattern: Dumbo Black Dalmatian Rex.
Personality/Temperament: Her Mom is Alaura and her Dad is Gilbert. She is very wild. She loves to run around and explore. She is almost always the first one out of the cage. She loves to nose around and see what's going on. She is very mouthy. Everything that is near her goes in. If you are doing something in the cage and not paying her any mind then she will nip you as if saying, "Hey, I am here.".
PTS On May 12, 2014 - She was slowing down and acting like a very old lady. She didn't move around much (though when someone had a treat she wanted she sure chased them down) and she slept a lot. She used to bounce all about but not she was calm and would just sit with me and get pet. I was very concerned and took her to the vet. As far as the vet could tell nothing was wrong. She started to lose weight and the vet could only speculate what was wrong with her. All the tests they did said she was fine. She started to just stay in the igloo and didn't have much interest in doing anything with her cagemates. She enjoyed being held and I held her a lot to try and get her mood to improve. I did everything I could think of. She became very lethargic and the vet thought maybe she had some ind of organ failure. (It turns out she had kidney failure.) I decided that since she was not doing well and the vet said she was not in pain but uncomfortable and could easily get painful that I would let her pass with her sister. They were together with me in their last moments. May 12 was one of the worst days of my life, losing three babies.


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Name: Hanna
Sex: Female
Birthday: October 1, 2012
Color/Pattern: Gray Mink Hooded With Blaze
Personality/Temperament: Her Mom is Nora and her Dad is Gilbert. Hanna is my little wolf warrior. She is always exploring, finding new things to take back homes, and she always keeps the peace between the others in her pack. She loves to cuddle and be pet.
Passed Away On August 6, 2014 - Everything was fine when I left home in the morning. When I returned later that evening I found Hanna dead. Hanna, who was nothing but sweetness to me, was the alpha female. She would rough up anyone who she even suspected doubted it. Although she did not hurt anyone she did chase them down, power groom them, or just stand on them. She was on the highest shelf of the cage and she looked like she just passed away. No one was around her, they were all hiding. That was very odd to me. When I took her out I noticed her throat was gone. I believe she was bullying someone and things got out of hand. There was no blood any where (not even on the bedding) and no one had blood on them. This was very heart breaking and confusing to me. I consulted with my vet and they suspected the same thing. My poor wolf warrior.


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Name: Violet
Sex: Female
Birthday: December 11, 2012
Color/Pattern: Blue Berkshire Rex
Personality/Temperament: Her Mom is Nebula and her Dad is Dexter. Violet is a gamer like her sister Iris. She loves running around with her sister and other cage mates. She likes exploring the pillows on the couch, and she loves burrowing in your clothes. Inside the cage she is very shy and timid. She will run away from your hand. Once you finally catch her and hold her she warms right up. From her actions you would think she doesn't want to be touched. But once she is out she loves being held.
Passed Away On August 7, 2014 - I found her at night when I went to say my routine good nights. She was in the igloo and looked like she was sleeping. Sometimes when I would open the cage she would lift her head but go back to sleep. So when I lifted the igloo I didn't think much of her not getting up to greet me. I am so grateful that she passed peacefully in her sleep. Not many rats do.


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Name: Valhalla
Sex: Female
Birthday: June 13, 2013
Color/Pattern: Rex Agouti Blue Berkshire With White Blaze
Personality/Temperament: Her mother is Hanna and her father is Tardis. She is my little Viking warrior princess. She is very brave, always exploring; but she is also so loving. She is very content to sit in your arms and cuddle. She loves being pet.
December 1, 2013 - I believe she may be a dwarf. When she was with her litter mates she was the same size as everyone else. So I do not believe she is a runt. However, when put next to a girl half her age, she is a bit smaller.
Passed Away On August 31, 2014 - When I had tried to breed her she became pregnant (a distinct belly bugle) but then nothing came of it. Her belly slimmed back down and I never saw any evidence of babies. I decided to not breed her again because the whole thing was odd. A few months later she got a preggo belly again and I became very concerned. I took her for x-rays and the vet said it looked like there was a growth in her abdomen. (It was hard to see exactly where the tumor was but it was suspected that it was in her uterus. They would not know if it was on her intestines or uterus unless they performed surgery.) It was a rapid growing tumor and because of the unknown location (if it were on her intestines she had a very low chance of surviving the surgery) surgery was not a very good option. But taking a chance that it was tumor in her uterus from the failed litter, I opted to do the surgery. Everything went fine and she came home. The vet figured the tumor came from a retained fetus. I was so happy. But in June she had another tumor and the vet concluded that they would just keep coming back. It was hypothesized that maybe she had an imbalance of hormones (her small size and failed pregnancy) and was more prone to mammary tumors. I had to agree with the vet and let her live spoiled with her rat family until it was time. My most precious girls are always called back far too soon.


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Name:Nautilus
Sex: Male
Birthday: February 15, 2013
Color/Pattern: Dumbo Blue hooded Rex with one single white spot on his belly
Personality/Temperament: He is very sweet and gentle. He kind of reminds me of Captain Nemo, as depicted in the movie League Of Extraordinary Gentlemen. He comes off as intelligent, patient, and wanting to help. He likes laying on your chest and being pet.
He was born on the same day as Tardis, however they are from different parents so they are unrelated. I still call them brothers because they look like twins.
Passed Away On November 11, 2014 - He seemed to be fine. He was healthy and happy. But I came home and found him near the food bowl. I suspected he may have choked. My poor sweet boy. He was all brux and boggle. At least he is with his "twin" now.

Baby photos.

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Name: Iris
Sex: Female
Birthday: December 11, 2012
Color/Pattern: Black Variegated Berkshire Rex with Crooked Blaze
Personality/Temperament: Her Mom is Nebula and her Dad is Dexter. She looks exactly like her great great grandfather Ottis. Like him she is sweet and loving. She enjoys playing tag with your hand. Or rather, she enjoys being chased and then tickled. She refuses to be it! She likes to cuddle in the nook of your arm and brux away.
Passed Away On December 25, 2014 - I left Christmas Eve and spent the night at my parents'. When I came back Christmas night I found that Iris has passed away. She was starting to show signs of old age so although this hurt my heart I was not surprised. I am just glad that she passed peacefully with her cage mates.

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Name: Meadow
Sex: Female
Birthday: October 1, 2012
Color/Pattern: Gray Mismatched Mask
Personality/Temperament: Her Mom is Nora and her Dad is Gilbert. Meadow is very sweet and calm just like her sister Hanna. She loves to play in your hair and hide in your clothes.
Update: She was bred with Nautilus on 5/17/12 with no results as of 6/14/13.
Then she was bred with Tardis on 6/14/13 with no results as of 7/9/13.
(I suspect she is sterile, as Tardis successfully mated with Hanna.)
Passed Away On January 30, 2015 - She was an old lady but she was still spunky. She would climb out of the cage and climb to the top. Sadly when I was checking on everyone in the morning I found her under Sage in the igloo. She was breathing shallowly and not moving. I held her for a while and then she passed.

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Name: Sage
Sex: Female
Birthday: June 29, 2012
Color/Pattern: Dumbo Blue Berkshire.
Personality/Temperament: Her Mom is Moonface and her Dad is Gilbert. She is very gentle and lady like. She will carefully hold your finger tip and inspect it. She likes to be tickled on her back. She will come and cuddle and then explore and then come back for more cuddling.
Passed Away On - April 5, 2015 Once Meadow passed she was very sad. She didn't seem to have as much energy. She became a very cuddly rat and wanted a lot of attention. I feel she was heart broken. I found her in the evening when I came home. She was in the same igloo that Meadow had passed away in.

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Name:Spice Bear Ben
Sex: Male
Birthday: May 5, 2013
Color/Pattern: Dumbo Agouti
Personality/Temperament: His color reminds me of spices. And he reminds me of a bear because he is very cage shy and doesn't like to come out (hibernating) and sometimes he is grouchy (squeaks in protest) and would rather sleep. But once he is out he is very loving and cuddles like a teddy bear. And just because Spice Bear would be too long to say I added Ben so I can just call him Ben. He kind of looks like the Grizzly Bear Big Ben.

Passed Away On - June 5, 2015 My heart is broken. I came home late at night to find Ben passed away in the igloo. He was being cuddled by the boys. My poor teddy bear.

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Name: Arianna
Sex: Female
Birthday: January 4, 2014
Color/Pattern: Black Hooded With A Head Spot
Personality/Temperament: Her Mom is Molly May and her Dad is Tardis.
She is very sweet and is perfectly content to cuddle in the nook of your arm while the other girls run around. She will go and walk around but she loves being pet and will always come back for some more loving.
Passed Away On - August 7, 2015

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Name: Sushi
Sex: Female
Birthday: January 4, 2014
Color/Pattern: Blue Variegated Berkshire Double Rex
Personality/Temperament: Her Mom is Rowen and her Dad is Tardis.
Sushi is crazy! She loves running around, climbing things, and otherwise reeking havoc. She will sit still for a moment in your arms but then she is off to find an adventure. If you are doing something she will come to inspect to see if she can help (or more like steal something!).
Passed Away On - August 29, 2015 I heard a strange, horrible noise and I ran to the big girl cage. I lifted the igloo and saw Sushi was choking. (She had choked a few months before and I was able to help her.) I tried to help her but I couldn't. She just kept choking. I had my husband drive me to the vet as I continued to try and help her. Unfortunately she passed in my arms. It was the worst rat passing I have ever experienced and it will haunt me forever.

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Name: Rowen
Sex: Female
Birthday: August 18, 2013
Color/Pattern: Rex Blue Hooded With White Blaze
Personality/Temperament: Her mother is Violet and her father is Nautilus. She is a little timid of the environment when she is out so she will hide in the nook of your arm or hide in your hair. Once she sees there is no danger she peeks out and slowly explores. She likes to snuggle and stay close to you.
Passed Away On - September 5, 2015 My little snuggler passed in her sleep. I will miss her. I already miss seeing her blazed face watching me, waiting for me to hold her.

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Name: Winter's Warmth
Sex: Male
Birthday: January 1, 2014
Color/Pattern: Blue Self Rex
Personality/Temperament: He is a huge ball of cuddles. He is one of my biggest boys. Although he is a giant he is very gentle and sweet. He loves being held and cuddled. He'll sit in my lap as long as I let him and brux.
Passed Away On - October 12, 2015 I had checked on everyone in the morning before I went out. When I came home he was acting sluggish and I was very concerned. After looking him over I noticed he had a penis plug. (He was in mating with a lady so all the activity must have caused it) and his bladder with very full. Even with the plug removed he still did not urinate. I rushed him to the vet but I was told that he was already too far gone. The vet speculated that he had gone into renal failure from being unable to pass urine. I was told this can happen in less than 24 hours of being blocked. Instead of putting him through subque fluids (it is too hard to get an IV in rats) and seeing if he recovered (I was told it was not a high chance and advised that it was best to let him go) I had him put down. I didn't want him suffering any more. It broke my heart to lose him.

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Name: Ayla
Sex: Female
Birthday: May 24, 2014
Color/Pattern: Agouti Variegated Berkshire With Head Spot
Personality/Temperament: I must just have a knack for naming rats who act like the character they were named after. She is just like Ayla from Clan Of The Cave Bear. She is very sweet and loving. She is kind and took a while before she stood up for herself when another rat would be trying to power groom her. She loves to escape and explore by herself. But she always comes back to me to check in.
Passed Away On - November 30, 2015 She was when I went to bed and then when I woke up in the morning she had passed away. I am devastated at her loss. My little Ayla.

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Name: Starla
Sex: Female
Birthday: January 4, 2014
Color/Pattern: Blue Variegated Hooded
Personality/Temperament: Her Mom is Rowen and her Dad is Tardis.
She likes being pet behind her ears. Sometimes I swear she watches the TV! I think she wants to be a movie star. She holds still for photos and always does cute poses. What a doll! She is my first rat who actually uses the rat wheel.
Passed Away On - January 5, 2015 She was very depressed after Ayla passed away. She started losing weight. I took her to the vet and they couldn't find anything wrong with her. I was feeding her baby food to try and get her to eat again. She was eating little bits of the baby food but she was nothing like her old self. She passed a day after her second birthday.

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Name: Molly May
Sex: Female
Birthday: August 22, 2013
Color/Pattern: Rex Black Mask
Personality/Temperament: Her mother is Violet and her father is Nautilus. She is curious and loves to explore when she comes out. She will sit and be pet as long as she can look around. She is very sweet and loves attention. She is the first one to greet me when I open the cage.
Passed Away On - May 17, 2016 She was fine when I left for the day in the morning. When I came home I found that she had passed away. She was almost 3 years old.

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Name: Dandelion
Sex: Female
Birthday: May 13, 2014
Color/Pattern: Cinnamon Berkshire Rex (She keeps molting so who knows what color she will end up. I am excited to find out.)
Personality/Temperament: She is courageous! Always climbing the highest she can get, always running ahead of her sisters. It might just be because she is the biggest of her sisters or it might be that since she is lion colored she things she is a lioness! She may have lion courage but she is nothing but love. She enjoys being held and pet. She will stretch right out on your arm so you can pet the full length of her body. (Serenity and Velveteen Bunny are her sisters.)
Passed Away On - June 29, 2016 She passed away during the night. I found her the next morning.

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Name: Serenity
Sex: Female
Birthday: May 13, 2014
Color/Pattern: Blue Berkshire With Lightning Blaze
Personality/Temperament: Like her name dictated she is very calm and relaxed. She seems to go with the flow. If everyone is climbing and running around so it she. If everyone is cuddling and burrowing into my clothing then so is she. (Dandelion and Velveteen Bunny are her sisters.)
Passed Away On - July 30, 2016 She had developed a mammary tumor. It was located against her inner thigh. It was not in a good location to remove. When it became hard for her to walk I let her go.

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Name: Velveteen Bunny
Sex: Female
Birthday: May 13, 2014
Color/Pattern: Agouti Self Rex
Personality/Temperament: When I walk by and she hears me talking 9 out of 10 times she will stop what she is doing and hang on the door of the cage. She is always one of the first ones out. She'll climb up my arm if I am doing something in the cage. She just loves sitting on my shoulder, being in my hair, or anything to do with me. She likes to be cuddled. Her fur is so plush and gorgeous she just reminds me of the Velveteen Bunny. She has a heart of gold just like the bunny in the book. (Dandelion and Serenity are her sisters.)
Passed Away On - August 17, 2016 She was very sad when her sister passed away. She moped around a lot and wasn't eager for her time out of the cage. She'd just sit with me and cuddle instead of exploring. She stopped eating the rat blocks so I feed her people food several times a day. She lost interest in the people food soon. She passed away a few days after she stopped eating. She wasn't the same after her sister passed.

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Name: Oliver
Sex: Male
Birthday: January 14, 2014
Color/Pattern: Gray Opossum Rex
Personality/Temperament: He is very mellow and sweet. He is big and squishy just like my other boys. If he is outside of the cage he wants to be on me at all times. He'll even travel across different furniture pieces to get to where I am.
Passed Away On - August 20, 2016 He was getting to be a very old man. He could not longer climb and spent most of his time in the igloo. I found him starting to pass so I helped him go.

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Name: Tesla
Sex: Male
Birthday: December 12, 2014
Color/Pattern: Blue Berkshire
Personality/Temperament: He is such a sweet heart. He is always the first boy out of the cage. He will hang on the door or the bars when I walk by. He is always looking to be held. He loves sitting on my shoulder while I do my crafts. He just wants to be involved in what's going on.
Passed Away On - November 29, 2016 I found him being cuddled by Ezra.

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Name: Ezra
Sex: Male
Birthday: November 11, 2014
Color/Pattern: Black bareback hooded
Personality/Temperament: He likes to have his forehead rubbed. His favorite thing is to cuddle up in a blanket, your shirt, or whatever else is near you and be pet. He is very fond of Tesla and will groom him then wrestle him then groom him.
Passed Away On - December 10, 2016 He became extremely depressed when Tesla passed away. That was his best buddy. I believe he passed from a broken heart. I held him extra but he was just so sad. (I took him for a check up and nothing was physically wrong with him.)

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Name: Ernie
Sex: Male
Birthday: April 21, 2016
Color/Pattern: Blue Masked
Personality/Temperament: He is a little shy but very sweet. He is just like the quite guy. You think he is shy but as soon as he warms up to you he is great. He enjoys sitting under my hair and trying to take my earrings.
Passed Away On - December 23, 2016 He passed very suddenly. I found him in the morning. He was not bred with anyone. I informed the breeder I got him from.

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Name: Lavinia
Sex: Female
Birthday: ?????
Color/Pattern: Fawn Self Hairless
Personality/Temperament: She is looks like a little old man but she definitely does not act like one! She loves cuddling in my shirt and she loves exploring. She is content to sit and have her forehead and cheeks rubbed.
Passed Away On - January 3, 2017 She had several strokes. She was unbalanced but she was still able to get around. When she began to have trouble standing to drink I chose to let her go.

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Name: Fernigen Fern
Sex: Female
Birthday: March 6, 2014
Color/Pattern: Agouti Berkshire With A Head Spot
Personality/Temperament: From the moment I saw her I fell in love. Holding her and cuddling her just made my heart swell more. She is so calm for a female. She will sit with me, nest in my hair, and snuggle in my arms. She loves when I sing to her, she gives my mouth kisses. She is such a little love. She'll prance around the cage demanding to be let out when she hears me talking. She is starting to recognize her name.
Passed Away On - January 30, 2017 My Fernigen Fern. She was one of my favorite rats ever. She was almost three years old. She was becoming decrepit and having trouble getting around. I chose to do what was in her best interest and I had her put down. It broke my heart but I could not be selfish and keep her if she wasn't able to live a happy rat life. I am going to miss her dearly.

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Name: Jupiter
Sex: Female
Birthday: April 6, 2015
Color/Pattern: Agouti Variegated Berkshire With Head Spot Rex
Personality/Temperament: She is wild and bold. She likes to hang on the cage door and try to jump for my hand, arm, or anything else of me near the cage. She loves riding on my shoulder.
Passed Away On - February 18, 2017 I believe she passed during the day. I found her when I came home. She had not shown any signs of illness. She had a very small tumor starting on the breast under her arm. It had not grown in a few months. It had no effect on her passing.

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Name: Genevieve (Pronounced Jenna-Veve)
Sex: Female
Birthday: February 10, 2015
Color/Pattern: Blue Berkshire
Personality/Temperament: She loves to be snuggled and pet. She is very sweet and mild tempered.
Passed Away On - March 3, 2017 She passed in her sleep. I found her under a hide in the morning.

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Name: Iza (Pronounced E-Sa)
Sex: Female
Birthday: January 29, 2015
Color/Pattern: Mink Variegate Hooded With Head Spot
Personality/Temperament: She is very gentle and passive. But she knows what she wants and makes sure she gets it. (She doesn't let her good natured personality let the other girls take advantage of her.)
Passed Away On - April 20, 2017 She passed in her sleep. I found Octavia cuddling her.

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Name: Octavia
Sex: Female
Birthday: November 23, 2014
Color/Pattern: Agouti Variegated hooded With Head Spot
Personality/Temperament: She is very sweet and loves to hide in my hair. She enjoys being pet and will sit calmly in my arms for pets. She enjoys riding on my shoulder. She loves to chew a hole in the hammock in sleep in between the layers.

Passed Away On - May 18, 2017 She was very sad once Iza passed away.

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Name: Moon Child
Sex: Female
Birthday: April 6, 2015
Color/Pattern: Black Eyed White
Personality/Temperament: She is very adventurous. She loves climbing behind the rat cage and onto the picture frames. She loves exploring. But she will sit with me for petting.
Passed Away On - June 13, 2017 She was becoming decrepit and having a hard time moving about so I chose to let her go.

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Name: Star Chaser
Sex: Female
Birthday: July 27, 2015
Color/Pattern: Black Eyed White Rex
Personality/Temperament: She enjoys climbing the back of the couch and going in between the cushions.
Passed Away On - June 29, 2017 She passed during the night.

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The Firefly Rattery