IS A RAT?
are clean, intelligent, affectionate animals which
bond to their human companions in much the same way
that dogs do, and with the right care should provide
a comparable level of companionship.
become very attached to their owners, make playful,
sensitive pets, and can be taught to come by name
and learn a variety of tricks. Unlike many other rodents,
however, rats are a fairly high maintenance pet.
need at least an hour's playtime outside their cage
every day. Because they are much more intelligent
than many other small animals, rats can suffer greatly
if not given enough attention, free-range time, and