Rats are playful animals that desire human companionship. Contrary to myth, they are very clean and have almost no smell. Rats love to play and explore, and can even learn tricks.
Other Animal Facts
Southern and eastern Asia
A large variety of natural colors and patterns
2-3 years on average
Rats are smart, empathetic, playful little animals that crave human companionship.
Eats a pelleted or block diet, supplemented with fresh foods.
Keep in a large wire cage with lots of furnishings to climb and lounge on. Provide toys for stimulation.
Rats are very social animals; keeping at least two of the same gender is recommended.