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I'VE FOUND A GROUP OF MY PEOPLE

Rats are love, rats are life 🐭🐀

I currently have four girls named Maka, Bishki, Mushi, and Giji. Their names are inspired by words from the Ojibwe language. Makade is just dark color, wabishki is white, I don't remember the full words for Mushi and Giji But Mushi is short for the word for sage, and Giji is short for the word for spirit within. I love them all dearly, but I think my favorite one is my oldest, Maka. She's around 2 and 1/2 years or so. She's such a cuddler.

I started with rats about 5 and a 1/2 years ago. My first rat was a girl I named Lucy. Back then I wasn't aware rats are better in groups But I won't make that mistake again.


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Reply by Oznog

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Hello!

I'm not sure how active this forum is, as this is the most recent forum post and it is 1mo old. Rats are in fact love and life, I have a duo at the moment. They are biological sisters and are both a grey/brown mix with blotches of white on their tummies <3. They are also both dumbo :)

I named them Lefty and Righty and they are ~2 years old, when I got them they had white cuffs on their wrists on the corresponding sides which is why I named them what I did. Since them the cuffs have faded slightly and been replaced by brown, but they have slight differences in appearance and personality that I use to tell them apart.

Lefty is more rotund than her sister and has more brown fur. 

Righty has more prominent rear legs and a patch of white on her forehead.

They are both the sweetest and love nothing more than the occasional carrot and to cuddle in their hammock :D


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