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I couldn't resist any longer.. Rattie cuteness!

Discussion in 'Oh, Rats!' started by kady05, Nov 22, 2011.

  1. kady05

    kady05 Krypto Super Dog

    Yeah yeah.. it's been coming for awhile now. I've had pet rats on/off since I was 12, and I've been itching for some new boys recently. So when I saw their ad on CL, I couldn't resist. Their owner decided to rehome them because she's in the military, and just had a baby a few months ago. Felt bad that the boys weren't getting enough attention. So, here they are!

    They need new names.. the black boy's name is Sirius, and the blue agouti (at least that's what I think he is) is Aries. Not really a fan.. so if anyone has suggestions, feel free!

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    Aren't they cute?! The Dumbo boy is very laid back and super sweet. Top earred boy is a little spazzy, but also really sweet. Definitely fun to take pictures of ;)
     
  2. leilaquinn

    leilaquinn Good Dog

    I'm so jealous!
     
  3. kady05

    kady05 Krypto Super Dog

    Hehe, I've been jealous of a bunch of people getting rats lately! I couldn't stop myself this time.
     
  4. ChillyBean

    ChillyBean Banned

    The rats are cute, but I'm more jealous of your super awesome camera.
     
  5. kady05

    kady05 Krypto Super Dog

    That's my lens, actually. Gotta love a 50mm!
     
  6. Kasey

    Kasey Little Dog

    Aww, nice! :) I love the agouti! I had always wanted pet rats when I was younger... but I've since taken a more... scaley direction (reptiles) :P

    Name suggestions for the agouti... Jackson, Beluga, Atticus, Crumb, Bayes, Ono, Falk, Spenwood... Oh the random names that pop into my head :lol:
     
  7. Muttkip

    Muttkip Good Dog

    For the black I guy I Liam, Scout, Oreo, Goomer, Stitch and William

    And the agouti Sampson, Withers, Sparky, Jasper and Baldwin!
     
  8. menzie3

    menzie3 Good Dog

    Aww.. no - more - pics!!! Last thing I need is to want one.. lol

    They are adorable!! sheesh - too late!
     
  9. cliffdog

    cliffdog Good Dog

    Awww, they are cute. I love the dumbo ears, all my rats have been dumbos :)
     
  10. kady05

    kady05 Krypto Super Dog

    Thanks guys :) I'm really enjoying them.. I missed having rats! They're like little dogs.

    I like the name Liam.. I'm so picky with names though! Like I think Jasper is cute too but it reminds me of this evil mini horse I helped rescue :lol: I've been around so many animals that half of the names remind me of them!
     
  11. Elliehanna

    Elliehanna GRCH Dog

    grah I am jelious of your camera all the time!! and the fact that you can have rats...stupid allergies...anyhow I always liked naming rats after greek philosophers like Socrates and Aristotle I really donno why but I just did, heck my last rat RIP was named Darwin after Charles Darwin (yea yea he wasn't greek but still I think it fits my theme of genius hehe)
     
  12. EmberBull

    EmberBull Big Dog

    I love the first photo of the dumbo - adorable! If I could I'd get pet rats, I think they're the best...just like you said little dogs, they're sweet and friendly. They are such under rated pets :). Good luck with these guys!
     
  13. kady05

    kady05 Krypto Super Dog

    Thanks :) I'll update when I decide on names. I got a new cage for them today, a Martin's R-685, they're going to be quite pleased!
     
  14. Teal

    Teal Krypto Super Dog Premium Member

    Aww! They are simply adorable! :)
     
  15. kady05

    kady05 Krypto Super Dog

    Thanks! I've learned they're obsessed with cherry tomatoes.. I've been giving them each one every morning since I got them.
     
  16. Teal

    Teal Krypto Super Dog Premium Member

    How cute! I want pictures of them eating cherry tomatoes! lol
     
  17. ReneeMcDougal

    ReneeMcDougal Good Dog

    The Black one is my love!! I would name him Orion because on the little white star on his head.
     
  18. kady05

    kady05 Krypto Super Dog

    Ooo.. Orion is a good one! That might be a contender!

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    I'll try to get some next time :)
     
  19. Teal

    Teal Krypto Super Dog Premium Member



    I think Orion is quite fitting! :)

    And you will do more than try. I demand it. :cool:
     
  20. kady05

    kady05 Krypto Super Dog

    LOL, when I get their new cage, I'll be able to get better pictures of them in "cage mode" (which is where I feed them the tomatoes, because they're messy!) :)
     

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