The Rat Diaries

A blog to show you that rats might just be…not so bad, after all.

Button November 6, 2014


Once again, I am not sure how to begin. In fact, I don’t even know what happened today. My brain hasn’t processed that there is an empty cage sitting upstairs in my room.

The ever-tiny, always-hyper, little miss Button was put to sleep this afternoon (November 5). She had grown, against the odds, to be two years, six months, and twenty-two days old. But her tumor had gotten too large. (more…)

 

Bunny October 25, 2014


How can I even start? I am all out of words. When I got my baby ratties two years ago, I never imagined that making the final decision and saying goodbye to them would be so impossible.

My dear, sweet, loving Bunny was put to sleep this evening (October 24). She was two years, six months, and ten days old. She had cancer and just wasn’t herself. (more…)

 

Results of Vet Visit October 23, 2014

The vet visit went very well. I think the vet may still have some things to learn about rats, but I was very pleased with how caring and professional she and her assistant were toward the rats. (more…)