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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 (27)
Noctematrem
It's important to keep in mind that this about a fema...
Review by: Noctematrem (17) updated April 11, 2015 00:03
  • Currently 100
5.00
1 photo
ampersands
These guys always remind me of Rattigan! So cute in t...
Review by: ampersands (24) March 02, 2015 13:18
  • Currently 100
4.00
1 photo
thedakr
Velvet was a wonderful pet rat! She was extremely sma...
Review by: thedakr (1) January 22, 2015 14:49
  • Currently 100
5.00
1 photo
sarahstanden
My rats were such awesome pets! Kay used to climb up ...
Review by: sarahstanden (9) January 08, 2015 05:02
  • Currently 100
5.00
1 photo
NikkiRye
I had never owned a rat before I met Jack. I assumed ...
Review by: NikkiRye (4) January 05, 2015 22:21
  • Currently 100
5.00
1 photo
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