Bucks should be strong and muscular while does should be lean and thin. When you pick them up they should not feel pudgy or even bony. Balance is the key here. Just like us, rats tend to favor the most unhealthy foods like sugary snacks and fatty foods so they will eat it if you give it to them. However, if you don’t ever give them such foods then they don’t have any chance of eating it and they won’t get fat. Your rats obesity is 100% your responsibility. In addition to a healthy diet, it’s key for them to get enough exercise as well so their one hour a day of free playtime is key. Their cages also need to be full of fun activities for them to get some exercise on.
Rats do not have menstrual periods so it you find one of your rats is bleeding from the vulva, then there is another ...Read More