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@  DiscoMoose : (21 November 2018 - 06:48 PM)

hello *hugs*

@  Caryn : (21 November 2018 - 07:32 AM)

:wave: Hello! :D

@  lollyh : (20 November 2018 - 01:57 PM)

hello all. :wave: :ggmr:

@  Caryn : (09 November 2018 - 07:49 AM)

Me too! :)

@  lollyh : (08 November 2018 - 08:28 PM)

I see that. :ratgiggle: .Yes it is.i loved all the interaction on here but i will keep checking in weekly. :ggmr:

@  Caryn : (07 November 2018 - 10:22 AM)

Everybody is missing in action! lol Such a pity, these forums used to be so fantastic when everyone was still around :(

@  lollyh : (05 November 2018 - 08:52 PM)

so how is everybody doing? :ggmr:

@  DiscoMoose : (24 October 2018 - 06:11 PM)

thanks Lolly and Caryn... I miss him, he was a small boy with a big presence :thud:

@  Caryn : (19 October 2018 - 08:38 PM)

Oh no :ratsad: So sorry to both of you Lollyh and Discomoose for your losses :cry: I'm sure they're playing hard :ratangel:

@  lollyh : (17 October 2018 - 10:32 PM)

Big hugs moosie.i can just imagine what a hard Decision it was for you to make today.you fought so hard for him & gave him a wonderful life.a baby boy tobi & a brave momma. *hugs*

@  lollyh : (17 October 2018 - 10:29 PM)

Oh moosie!!. :bigeyecry: :bigeyecry: I am so so so very sorry my dear friend. Sweet precious tobi.play hard up their big boy. We will miss you.:ratangel: :ratangel:

@  DiscoMoose : (17 October 2018 - 03:40 PM)

We had to let Tobi go today :bigeyecry: I'll do a tribute post later. Rest well my boy, you were such a good and brave boy.

@  lollyh : (15 October 2018 - 09:55 AM)

well maybe put a post up caryn & hey if its only us 3,well i will at least get two xmas cards still. :clap: :happydance:

@  lollyh : (15 October 2018 - 09:54 AM)

Thanks moosie. *hugs* .he was 2yrs & 4 months.sadly my smokey is all by himself now.although smokey is jumping around the cage now.darn un-caring,non grieving cage mate. :ratgiggle:

@  Caryn : (15 October 2018 - 07:31 AM)

Don't think we have anyone around to do it :( I basically did my own via Facebook last year

@  DiscoMoose : (14 October 2018 - 07:55 PM)

does y'all think we might do a greeting card exchange this year? Who is up for that...?

@  DiscoMoose : (14 October 2018 - 07:09 PM)

I'm so sorry Lolly :bigeyecry: *hugs*

@  lollyh : (13 October 2018 - 07:53 PM)

Sadly this morning i woke up & found my sweet old man milo had passed away. :bigeyecry: :bigeyecry: .Rip my sweet boy.

@  lollyh : (13 October 2018 - 07:51 PM)

glad to hear hes still ok moosie.i know what you mean,*beep* tumor was huge & not nice to look at but you know him best.when it is time you will know. *hugs* :goodvibes: :goodvibes:

@  DiscoMoose : (11 October 2018 - 08:04 AM)

Thanks Caryn *hugs*


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What fresh food did your ratties get today?


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Saw this on another forum and thought it would be an interesting thread :) So, what did your ratties get? Mine got Oatso Easy this morning (Iso, but the Fats got to lick the bowl), and tonight they'll get some grapes, tomatoes, brocolli/cauliflower and fish :) Going to sticky this thread so we all can update it every day and maybe give each other ideas :)

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Mine had Apple & Banana flavoured Purity baby cereal for breakfast. This evening for supper snacks they're getting tomato, risp crispies in vanilla yoghurt, watermelon and some butternut :ratcookie: *also known as rice crispies :P lol

Edited by Caryn, 20 February 2012 - 08:59 PM.

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I quite regularly give ours sugar snap peas (mangetout) and baby corn, microwaved for about 20 seconds after being washed. They sometimes seem to quite enjoy rocket. Or spreading rocket around the cage, depending on the day. :)
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Mine had Apple & Banana flavoured Purity baby cereal for breakfast.

This evening for supper snacks they're getting tomato, risp crispies in vanilla yoghurt, watermelon and some butternut :ratcookie:


whats risp crispies? http://forums.ratano...tyle_emoticons/default/hmm.gif

They sometimes seem to quite enjoy rocket. Or spreading rocket around the cage, depending on the day. :)


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My girls have had litchi (they looooove litchi), fried mushroom and they're going to get cauliflower and some macaroni cheese.

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Our ratties got weetbix and honey for breakfast. For supper they got rice, broccoli and cucumber. Not too exciting this evening :)

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for breakfast they go some nutriboost with some honey added... for dinner they got some mix veg peas, carrots cauliflower and now they having a grape each

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whats risp crispies? http://forums.ratano...tyle_emoticons/default/hmm.gif

...we are on a rat forum...it's called MICE crispies!! lol

Mine had cerelac honey this morning with Protexin added for the babies, followed by dry mix (with added Mice Crispies!) and tea.
Tonight they'll get veggies and biscuits. Love the rat sized marie biscuits! :ratcookie:

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Wow I feel quite bad that my guys only got some ViralGuard-smeared banana in the morning with a grape each (in season of course) and some pea and smoked ham soup for supper :P Typically though they get peas/corn/brocolli/etc with honey and feta each night...it actaully tastes really nice and I have it occasionally with them :rolleyes:

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whats risp crispies? http://forums.ratano...tyle_emoticons/default/hmm.gif

lol Woops! It's been a looong day ok :P
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Our boys had Goji berries and grapes for breakfast and dinner is broccoli, cauliflower, carrot, green beans, and butternut (like every other night lol)

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Clearly i am the worst mom when it comes to diet. Mine have purity baby cereal each morning but for the last 2 nights my clan have supped on a mixture of rice, peas, mashed butternut, gravy ( made from packet chicken soap) and lamb chop dripping ( loving it!). One or 2 nights a week they just get to have dry food though on these days they get a biscuit treat and a few other goodies to make it less boring.
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whats risp crispies? http://forums.ratano...tyle_emoticons/default/hmm.gif

lol Woops! It's been a looong day ok :P


hehehe http://forums.ratano...tyle_emoticons/default/winking.gif

Last night I ended up going to Spur, so I asked our waitor for a small tub of butternut/pumpkin to take away, so they gave it to me for free so my girls got rice and butternut for dinner and Iso LOVED it :) She also got her Ensure of course :thud:

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... gravy ( made from packet chicken soap)

Ooooh, is that a new product in Lux Beauty Bars? lol Obviously I'm not the only one having a long day :P
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This is a funny site! What with mice crispies and chicken soap lol My guys got their normal bowl of baby pronuto (vanilla flavour) this morning. Last night they got their usual veg/fruit mix with added honey and olive oil. I think probably the same as what Klept gives his (ice cubes). Last night they also got a rocket leaf each which they grabbed but then kinda just stared at me as if to say "but mooooooom, this is not sweet". Mini maries are their treats but not every night as they are now on a strict diet. Shame. Oh, and they also each bit into a grape last night, but then lost interest. They are NOT into this whole health fad! Dried mix is Ratanooga mix

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... gravy ( made from packet chicken soap)

Ooooh, is that a new product in Lux Beauty Bars? lol Obviously I'm not the only one having a long day :P






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Mine get nutri-boost every morning with fresh fruit (whatever we're having) - mixed veg and pasta, some sunflower seeds and sometimes a cracker or some toast. I don"t give them supper - :unsure: they usually just finish off their reggie rat..

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My kids get cooked peas, pasta & corn, with museli/puffed wheat, grape and a tiny nibble of cheese and marie biscuit for a treat. They have dry food in their cage all day to snack on ( they are little gluttons! ) and I usually give them a taste of what I'm enjoying: chicken, potato, yoghurt, pronutro, chocolate etc. I think they should eat more colourful/leafy veggies but they're not keen, any ideas? Spoilt rotten ratties!!

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Mine got roasted potatoes, chicken, and butternut :ratyumm:

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Don't worry MR, my girls prefer cooked food too. It's rare they finish raw or lightly cooked veg




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