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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.

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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
4.6 (33)
Ozpium
Although I only owned my rats for about a year and a ...
Review by: Ozpium (1) May 10, 2016 23:09
  • Currently 100
3.00
1 photo
Kokadrille
There's something about a Rat's scaly tail that makes...
Review by: Kokadrille (16) March 25, 2016 15:54
  • Currently 100
4.50
1 photo
RobWedderburn
The Rex rat a wonderful and charismatic breed of rat....
Review by: RobWedderburn (84) February 08, 2016 01:13
  • Currently 100
5.00
1 photo
landloperamp
I got my rat when she was about 2 years old. Someone ...
Review by: landloperamp (4) January 03, 2016 06:41
  • Currently 100
4.75
1 photo
Natasha2283
Rats are AMAZING pets, but it seems like a lot of peo...
Review by: Natasha2283 (6) September 27, 2015 02:59
  • Currently 100
5.00
2 photos
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Rex
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