One of the wonderful things about pet rats is that they are able to form a strong, long-lasting bond with their human owners. However, there are many misconceptions about the difference between male and female pet rats. Some people believe that one gender is “better” as a pet than the other, which is simply not [...]
You may not realize it, but the history of humans and rats has always been interconnected. As soon as humans began storing food for future consumption, rats learned that scavenging from human food stores was an advantageous opportunity. Rats also discovered that many of the warm, dry habitats built by humans offered a significant amount [...]
Pet rats have a completely undeserved negative reputation. In fictional stories, rats are shown as being crafty, cruel and unhygienic. In reality, nothing could be further from the truth. Pet rats are clean, intelligent, social and affectionate. They have the ability to understand both simple and complicated commands, as well as do a variety of tricks. Owning a pet rat is a wonderful way to share companionship with one of the best types of small rodents.