While rats make remarkable pets and bring so much happiness to the
people around them, they need the right kind of home. They need the
right kind of care.
You need to do certain things to make sure they're as healthy as can
You need to do certain things to make sure they've got the perfect
living environment, that both challenges their curiosity and keeps
You can easily prevent any behavior problems... if you know what to
You see, ratties also need the right kind of training. Train them
correctly, and you will have so much fun (as will they!). That's
because, as you probably know, rats are very intelligent animals. That
means they have the potential to not only be well behaved, but to do
some tricks that will dazzle your friends and family.
And the problem is that there's not a whole lot of information out
there about pet rats. You go to the pet store, and you'll find plenty
of books on gerbils, hamsters, and even mice. But not rats.