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Resources
"gems from the net"
BREEDER DIRECTORIES:

Rodent Breeders URL Listing

Open Directory - Ratteries

Rat Fan Club Breeders List

The Ratster-A Rat and Mouse Directory


BREEDERS:

Andover Rattery, MA

RatPile,CT

Spoiled Ratten Rattery, Missouri

RODENTRY OF SIXTH HAPPINESS (AKA MYOMORPHA), N. Illinois

Tweekers Rattery, OH

Landmark Rattery, KS

RooBear Rattery, MD

Tekka Maki Rodentry, IL

MaryZ's Rattery, Rochester, NY

ABC Gerbils (handsome, well-socialized gerbils)

TWICE AS MICE, MA (beautiful rare mice)

Marwin Rattery, MO (CLOSED; good site, worth surfing)

Taliesin Rodentry, MA (CLOSED; good site, worth surfing)

Cathi's Critters Rattery,PA (CLOSED; good site, worth surfing)


CLUBS:

AFRMA

RMCA

MRMCA

RMCA-NEW ENGLAND

Rat Fan Club

RMFE


GOOD CAUSES:



Animal Rescue League of Boston

Kim's Ark Rat Rescue

RATRESCUE.COM (helping find new homes for ratties all over the country)

Rat Rescue Association

Petfinder Home Page (if you consider getting an animal, check here first: some homeless cuties may win over your heart!)

American Rat Rescue


MEET YOUR OWN KIND:

Rat Fan Club Forum

Rodentfancy Forum

DerbyWorld2

Rat Palace

Domik Goluboj Krisi (Russian Rat Club)


Love pets, but have allergies? Here is the solution to home air pollution:
AirSource (great fancy air cleaner that eliminates most of airborne bacteriae, dust, and allergens - we gave it a try in our rattery, and we LOVED it! when we'll become not just famous, but also rich, we'll get one of these machines for every compartment of our house :)
Also,  read this:
Dealing with Rat Allergies

BOOKS:
Rodentfancy Bookstore - lots of titles to choose from
Rats! For Today's Pet Owner - good book by Debbie Duccommun about rat care
Training Your Pet Rat  - informative and fun book

RAT HEALTH:

Suebee's World Cedar Toxicity

SDA Virus - Sialodacryoadentitis Virus in Pet Rats

Facing SDA and Sendai Virus, by A.Gangi

Sialodacryoadenitis Virus

Bacterial Rat Diseases

Rat & Mouse Gazette Medical Corner Drug Usage Chart for Rats

Ivermectin and other vet drugs

Megacolon (by A.G.)

TadP.Frog'sFAQ


BABIES:

Raising Orphaned Rats

Sexing Rats (A.Gangi)

Breeding Your Rats, by Sara Kaminski


RAT VARIETIES:

AFRMA Fancy Rats & Mice Varieties

Varieties of Fancy Rats

Rat varieties, Rattery Silver Stone, Sweden


RAT BEHAVIOR:

Why Rats Need Company, by A.Horn and A.Swierzy

New rat introduction

Biters

Training Rats

Rat Trust Training


MAKE IT YOURSELF:

Suebee's World Rat Diet Recipe

E4N Rat Toy Ideas

How to Build a Cage

Alkatratz, the large homemade cage by Cinder's mom

The Rat Mansion

Rats in the Workshop Homemade Rat Cages and Stuff


INFO-POOLS:

Rat Care Articles by Robin Arthur

Lots of Info from Pet Rats Canada Website

E4N Articles (Especially for Newbies Collection)

All About Rats List of Links

Entertaining Norwegians (Norway rat intro. page)


PRODUCTS:
*We recommend only what we use and like!



Martin's Cages  (best affordable rat cages on the market; they also sell Wodent Wheels)

The Rat Store (good stuff, including pre-mixed Suebee's Diet!)

AgSelect.com (watering systems for multiple cages)

Fern Cage Mfg. Home Page (cages, feeders, wheels... expensive but good quality)

Sweet Meadow Farm (good quality yogurt drops)

Wodent Wheels (safe exercise wheels)

The World of Harlan (lab blocks, bedding)

RMCA Merchandise Supplies (lab blocks, feeders, BluKote. etc.)

KV Vet Supply Co.

Klubertanz Equipment Co. (welded wire, cages, &supplies for small animals - valuable resources for cage building, and more - request their catalogue)

The Illustrated Rat Poster, T-Shirt, and Card Gallery