Baby rat pics! :)

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  1. Shakou

    Shakou New Member

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    I know I've mentioned it a couple times on here in the past, but for those who don't know, I am a small scale hobby breeder of rats. These guys are from my most recent litter! Just for the record, I'm keeping all of these guys ;)

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    Pearl merle, mink merle, and mink babies :)

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  2. *blackrose

    *blackrose "I'm kupo for kupo nuts!"

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    Omigod. The little white feetsies. SO CUTE.

    That is one thing I've never had - baby rattikins. They've all be adopted as young adults, although I did pet sit for Choco and Bees when they were wee babes. But the CUTES. I would love to have baby rattikins.
     
  3. Shakou

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    Thank you! They are a blast to have around!
     
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    OH MY GOD. I literally squealed LOL.

    I LOVE the minks and the merles! And some look to be dumbos as well? Do you have pictures of the parents?

    I had rats (mostly dumbos) from 5th grade til I was a senior in high school. Loved them, best small pets ever.
     
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    So freaking cute!!!!!

    I miss having ratties
     
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    There are some dumbo in there :D There are also a few dwarfs. I have some pictures of both parents floating around somewhere. Will try to dig them up. Father is pearl merle with a heavy concentration of pearl, merle, mink, and dove in his family tree, and mother is black berk dwarf with heavy concentrations of the same. They are STRONG little shits to! These guys are going to be a force to reckon with!
     
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    Oh that's so neat! I never ended up with a dwarf, was on the waiting list for a litter that was supposed to have some but the breeding didn't take :/
     
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    PWCorgi Priscilla Winifred Corgi

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    SQUEEE! Now I just want a billion baby ratties. So freaking cute!
     
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    Fresca (the mother) was kind of a surprise. There's dwarf several generations back in her pedigree, but I really wasn't expecting it! This gives me the chance to work on a dwarf Merle line :D
     
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    You have to post updated pictures as they grow.. they're about to be in the cutest stage ever.
     
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    They are already SO FRIENDLY to! They are going to be awesome!
     
  12. ~Dixie's_Mom~

    ~Dixie's_Mom~ ♥Chloe & Violet♥

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    WANT! I want ratites for sure someday.
     
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    Oh my goood I want one. I'm going to get a rat Saturday, as my girl needs a new companion, but I'm going to get an adult, not a baby. These pictures are almost making me want to get a baby :p
     
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    Depending on age, she might be more accepting of a baby :) Good luck regardless!
     
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    *SQUEE* Please, please keep us updated with these cuties as they grow up! :D
     
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    I am by no means a fan of rats but these baby rats are sort of cute.
     

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