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mouse gestation period

What Is The Mouse Gestation Period?

Are you wondering how long a mouse is pregnant? This article compares and contrasts the gestation periods of mice and human beings. And, as one would expect from an animal that is so similar to us, this article also includes a list of physical characteristics that are shared between humans and mice. Mice can typically…

Can Pet Mice Attract Wild Mice in Homes?

Can Pet Mice Attract Wild Mice in Homes?

Have you been thinking about getting a pet and have heard the old saying, “too many mouse takers will bring about a cat?” Well, researchers have some good news for you – it turns out that pet mice really do attract wild mice to your home! In this article, it was found that mice are…

Harley Rats: The Long-Hair Rat Variant

Harley Rats: The Long-Hair Rat Variant 2023

Having long hair makes rats a target for predators, and they can be seen as less desirable pets. You may have heard of the Harley Rat, or the “Hairless Orphan Rat” – but what is this rat all about? Read this article to find out! Rats have a long history in the pet trade and…

Pet Rat Types, Breeds, Colors and More

Pet Rat Types, Breeds, Colors and More

Pet Rats Types are often misunderstood, but there are a lot of facts about them that you might not know. This blog will teach you about the types of rats out there and what to look for when deciding to get one for your family. The Albino Rat The Albino Rat is the rarest type…

Rat Tails

Rat Tails: A Thing Of Beauty Or Beast?

Whether you love them or hate them, a rat tail is an always-impressive feature for your voluminous feline friend! It’s a thing of beauty, much like your cat. Who doesn’t want to have that big furry tail curling around their legs? There are many mythological and fictional creatures that have a strong presence in terms…

Rex Rats

Rex Rats: A Complete Overview In 2023

Rex Rats Types, Facts, Care, and Popularity So, What is a Rex rat? Get an overview of the types, facts, care, and popularity of this type of rat. Rat Behavior: Observations and Research What does a rat sound like? Find out what the different sounds mean that your pet rat makes, why it is making…

Dwarf Rats

Dwarf Rats: A Complete Overview In 2023

What Are Dwarf Rats? Are they the same as Mice? Well When it comes to the many breeds of pet rats, there are a few that stand out more than others. These include the Fancy Rat, the Black and Tan, and the Dwarf Rat. In fact, these little guys have become so popular in recent…

Husky Rats: A Complete Overview

Husky Rats: What You Need To Know in 2023

When we think of rodents, our minds often go to mice or rats, but there is one rodent that is relatively new to the pet industry: the Husky rat. These pets are not only very intelligent, but they also have a higher prey drive than your average rodent. Husky Rats are a relatively new, untested…

Dwarf Rat vs Standard Rat

5 Differences Between a Dwarf Rat and a Standard Rat

If you’re like most people, you probably don’t know the difference between a dwarf rat and a standard rat. So, what is the difference between a dwarf rat and a standard rat? The main difference between a dwarf rat and a standard rat is size. Dwarf rats are typically smaller than standard rats. They weigh…

Powder Blue Rat

Powder Blue Rat Colours, Diet, History, Breeding

British blue represents the darkest form of the blue coloring, and powder blue rats are the contrast to that. This variety is not often bred as mating to a British blue (or black from British blue lines) might most likely fade away the powder blue. It would darken the top color and reduce or get…

List of Different Types of Fancy Rats in Australia

List of Different Types of Fancy Rats in Australia with PICTURES

There are many “types” of fancy rats – different colours, different coat types, even rats with different ears, no hair, or tailless rats. Because our laws do not allow rats to be brought into Australia, some of these types are found only overseas. Australia has developed a unique type of fancy rat, known as the…