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Fancy Rat - Rex

Fancy Rat - Rex


Other name:
 Rattus, Norway Rat

Scientific name: Rattus norvegicus

Country / Place of origin: Europe

History: Pet rats are descended from their wild cousins, the Brown / Norway Rat (Rattus norvegicus). Rats were prolific in England in the 1700s and were mentioned in American books in the 1920s. The Mouse and Rat Breeders Association was formed in 1978, while the American Fancy Rat and Mouse Association was established in 1983.

Reviews
Owners say:
Wonderful:
great personality, sweet hearts, adorable whiskers, curly hair, unique color, thick fur
Challenging:
mammary tumors, smell, lifespans
Interesting:
mycoplasm free strains
Overall review
  • Currently 100
4.8 (16)
janettedraper
I have owned a variety of fancy rats over the years a...
Review by: janettedraper (16) 6 days ago
  • Currently 100
3.75
Biginz
Fatso has been by far the coolest rat or pet for that...
Review by: Biginz (5) updated January 15, 2014 15:47
  • Currently 100
5.00
1 photo
Lindsay N
My Rex rat is beige with deep ruby red eyes. I named ...
Review by: Lindsay N (25) updated August 20, 2013 02:33
  • Currently 100
5.00
1 photo
lydiawidget
I have owned three rats of the Rex variety before. Tw...
Review by: lydiawidget (9) July 17, 2013 20:25
  • Currently 100
5.00
1 photo
TiffanieD
I have kept domestic rats on and off for the past 22 ...
Review by: TiffanieD (16) May 29, 2013 14:49
  • Currently 100
5.00
1 photo
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Rex
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