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Caring for Pet Rats

Rattus norvegicus, the same as wild brown rats.

Housing Rats

A rat can be kept in a cage or tank. I prefer to use a cage, because the rats have more space to climb on. The cage should be quite big and you shouldn’t keep one rat on its own as it will get lonely. Rats naturally live in colonies in the wild.

Colours and Breeds

Rats can come in many colours, solid colours like black, brown, white or grey. Some rats are these colours with white underneath. Some are more than one colour like a black, grey and white rat.

black, grey and white rat

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