Do Rats Really Smell or is it Down to Owners?

Despite the reputation of their wild relatives, fancy rats make incredible pets for adults and children alike. They’re highly intelligent animals and have characterful personalities which are both adorably affectionate and entertaining. Companion rats are best kept in same sex pairs or groups and can live up to three years. They are sociable and easily […]

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Rats as Pets

Of all the small furry pets that can kept in the home, rats are arguably some of the very best. Rats as pets are inquisitive, intelligent, friendly and surprisingly clean too. If you’re currently considering buying a pet rat then here’s the low-down on what you need to know… Caging Pet Rats There’s no getting […]

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Helen, Nutter and Houdini

Just wanted to say a big big thank you for all your help over the last few months. Getting the rats sorted was probably one of the most difficult tasks of relocating abroad, a task you definitely don’t want to get wrong. I have appreciated your quick response on every occasion, the move went very […]

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How to Handle Guinea Pigs

Guinea pigs are one of the most popular small pets, loved by children and adults alike. With their stocky bodies, and willingness to vocalise at feeding time they project an image of cuteness. That is, of course, until you try to handle them… Guinea pigs can be surprisingly fleet-footed when you’re trying to catch them, […]

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