My Pets: Rat Intro Diaries Final Thoughts & Vlog

If you have not already, click on the links below to check out the previous diary entries in these rat introduction adventures!! Master list of previous entries… Rat Intro Diaries Day 1 Rat Intro Diaries Days 2-3 Rat Intro Diaries Days 4-6 Rat Intro Diaries Days 7-10   You can now also watch the full…

My Pets: Rat Intro Diaries Days 7-10

In the last post we left off with the rattos having just moved in to the top half of the big main cage, and they were just settling down for the night. We had a successful free-roam session with them, and while there were a few scuffles, all was going well.   We are now…

My Pets: Rat Intro Diaries Days 4-6

In the previous post we left off with the rats having moved into the small rat cage. Toothless was distancing himself from the group, and Shenron was running away from conflict.   It is now Day 4 and the rats have been in the small rat cage with no hammocks, hides, or very many toys…

My Pets: Rat Intro Diaries Days 2 + 3

In the last diary entry we had just started off the carrier method, and the rats had spent the night in the cat carrier.   It is now Day 2 and we are moving them from the cat carrier to a small hamster cage. A barred cage like this is great for intros because you…

My Pets: Rat Intro Diaries Day 1

If you are a regular reader of this blog, you will know that we have just added two new rat babies to the Fluffy Jellyfish family! Head back a couple of posts to meet Toothless and Shenron. In this next series of posts I will be documenting their introduction process to the rest of the…

Over the Rainbow Bridge: Smaug

Today I have some sad news to share with you. Smaug, our little curly agouti rex ratto, sadly passed away. If you follow me on Twitter or Instagram, you might have been following my updates from the vet trips. We never quite found out what was wrong with Smaug, but the most likely cause of…

Over the Rainbow Bridge: Puff the Magic Ratto

Today I have some sad news to share with you. Puff, our beautiful all white pink-eyed rat baby, passed away a few weeks ago after losing a battle with a nasty respiratory infection. Sadly, respiratory infection are a fairly common illness in most rodent species, and rats seem to suffer from them the most. Usually…

My Pets: Rat Introductions Diaries Days 4-14

If you caught the first post,¬†second post, and third post, then you will already know that we are in the process of introducing our three new rat boys to the original mischief. It has now been two weeks since we first started the introductions… We left off, in the previous post, with the rat boys…

My Pets: Rat Introductions Diaries Day 3

If you caught the first post¬†and second post you will already know that we are in the process of introducing our three new rat boys to the original mischief. We are on to day 3 of introductions… We left off, in the previous post, with the rat boys being moved into the little rat cage,…

My Pets: Rat Introductions Diaries Day 2

If you caught the first post you will already know that we are in the process of introducing our three new rat boys to the original mischief. We are on to day 2 of introductions… We left off, in the previous post, with the rat boys spending the night in the cat carrier. They were…

My Pets: Rat Introductions Diaries Day 1

If you are following me on Instagram, you might have already seen in my stories that we are in the process of introducing the new rat boys that we adopted to our original mischief. This series of blog posts is going to follow our rat introduction journey. I will be writing, and sharing with you,…