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Determining if a doe is pregnant can be a bit of a mystery, particularly if a potential breeding/pregnancy is unplanned. This can be a very anxious time for either a new rat owner or a breeder. A mucus plug after mating is a sign that the rat has been mated successfully. The mucus plug, or copulatory plug, is formed by secretions from the male rat’s sexual accessory glands.
The Ratty Facts of Life: Sex Ed 101 for Randy Rats and Their Confused Owners Q: What are the technical terms for male and female rats? For baby rats? A: A male rat is called a “buck” and a female rat is called a “doe.” And, no, they don’t grow antlers as they age, that’s for jackalopes only. Baby rats are called kittens, pups or, fancifully, rittens (rat + kitten = ritten.)
Ratty Language and Behavior All animals have a language which they use to communicate with each other. Some is verbal. Some is physical. Learning what your rats are trying to say to you is a very important part to understanding them better.
Rat Toy Ideas Are your rats in need of some entertainment? Here's a few cheap and simple ideas for toys and games. Digging box - indulge your rat's natural love of digging Fishing for peas - a fun game for cooling rats down on hot summer days.
There are many different breeds of rats, some might be more appealing to your eye. In this passage I'm going to show you some of the different kinds of rats. The first kind of rat I'm going to show you is standard.