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@  CindyR : (09 November 2017 - 08:51 AM)

I'm in too!

@  lollyh : (07 November 2017 - 12:23 PM)

ha!! i am in.woohooo. :clap: :thanx: :happydance: :yay: :ratlol:

@  lollyh : (30 October 2017 - 08:59 AM)

Rip my sweet Winston. :bigeyecry: I am gonna miss you sweet boy.you are with nougies in heaven.

@  lollyh : (24 October 2017 - 11:21 PM)

Yes I am Roos but I know their is a problem with the forums.it was put on Facebook..apparenting it was hacked & we waiting for tails to fix.on my pc it won't let me in.says decriptive website in big red writing.i am only getting in on my ipad. :ratsad:

@  Rattieroos : (23 October 2017 - 07:43 PM)

Hello..anyone still on here.?

@  lollyh : (23 October 2017 - 09:29 AM)

Hey everyone.is the forums back up & running?.

@  Rattieroos : (16 October 2017 - 11:28 PM) Oops wasnt finished. I will miss them like mad. :cry: :cry: :cry: This will no make my losses this year 9 :( :bigeyecry: I have 12 rescues left. My 10day old babies are turning 1 year tomorrow already. I will always have my few rats but I can't take on rescues anymore. At least for a while. Hope everyone is well.. sad to see the forum so quiet. I know I'm one of the quiet ones. @Lolly, thanks, missed you all too. I'm sure you and Winston miss her gentle nature. *hugs* *hugs*
@  Rattieroos : (16 October 2017 - 11:21 PM) Not able to be on much lately but had to tonight. I had to say goodbye to my beloved Grandpa Roo and his faithful Nibbs this evening. My heart felt like it was in pieces. Roo would have turned 3 next Tuesday. I keep expecting to see them in their cage or have them on the bed with me.
@  lollyh : (03 October 2017 - 09:07 PM) Hey Roos.yes!!. we have missed you. *hugs* thank you swty.miss her gentle nature so much. Poor Winston is also missing her too.
@  Rattieroos : (30 September 2017 - 08:31 PM) Hey all, haven't been on for ages. @ Lolly, so so sorry about Nougies :ratangel:
@  lollyh : (28 September 2017 - 09:01 PM) hehehe after all our rattie talking. :ratgiggle: .i forgot to ask you about the new posting method for here. lol
@  Caryn : (28 September 2017 - 08:52 PM) lol Was lovely to finally meet you in person after all these years :D
@  lollyh : (28 September 2017 - 03:54 PM) So today i finally got to meet my fellow noogan caryn today while up at the Spca.i was so excited to meet her.i screamed her name like a mad person. :clap: lol
@  Caryn : (27 September 2017 - 08:44 PM) Ah no :(
@  CindyR : (27 September 2017 - 12:56 PM) Aaarrrggggg! I can't seem to post any pics with this new image site. My pc refuses to work with it.
@  Tails : (19 September 2017 - 01:40 PM) for the most part, the NB images are done, but please drop me a PM or an email (not here in the chat) if you see any more 3rd party photobucket broken image links (excl posts made by members other than admin/Tails)
@  Tails : (19 September 2017 - 01:07 PM) yay banners done so far
@  Tails : (19 September 2017 - 12:39 PM) @lollyh, dont think he's a RN member :) and I'm so so sorry about Nougies :( :( :(
@  DiscoMoose : (19 September 2017 - 10:34 AM) i'm really sorry Lolly. She was most beautiful and special girl. I am thankful that she could go peacefully at home, with those she loves. <3 rest in peace dearest Nougies. All my love and compassion to you, Lolly <3
@  lollyh : (18 September 2017 - 09:56 PM) hi all.my very special nougies passed away this morning at 2:20am. :ratsadlook: .she reached 3 yrs & 2months.gonna miss her so much.she passed with sweet winston by her side till the end.

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What are your ratty diets


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ebyte64

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Hi all.

 

Just a question out of curiosity, what are your ratties diets?

 

I personally use the RN Mix supplemented with fresh veg every day.

 

All of you have a good weekend.  :)

 



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The SnuggaRat Maintenance mix. Don't think my rats have ever looked as good as they do know, and I've been trying various diets for the past 8 years with them.


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I feed mine Reggie Rat with either my own extra seeds, cereals, etc added or recently I've been mixing it with Pretoria Rattery mix 50/50 with the Reggie Rat.

 

Then they get a small amount of baby cereal/porridges for breakfast every morning and of course the usual fresh foods for supper in the evening to supplement the dry mix.


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I have a biiig plastic bowl and in that I mix Reggie rat with dry macaroni noodles, weetbix, all bran or corn flakes, white sunflower seeds, pumpkin seeds, puffed wheat cereal ( the plain one ) roasted unsalted cashew nuts ( sometimes ) dried bananas ~ cant think if that's it, think so. Mix it all up and put in sealable containers. With my bunch you won't believe how quickly all that goes lol

I give baby porridge and Ensure to my two oldies or yoghurt and ensure....every now and then my others get that as well. My children get their two or three Milo cereal in the mornings when Jamie has breakfast. If she has macaroni and cheese all the rats get one that she saves for them :) if I cook pasta they get some plain cooked pasta for dinner or cous cous with peas and corn or cooked rice, basically dinner about three times a week. For the rest they have their dry food.

Other things they get occasionally, peeled cucumber, peas, corn, strawberries, fresh banana. Mine are fussy they only like cooked broccoli, occasional egg

Okay I talk too much
My current Ratties: Dove, Marybelle, Rosy, Ivy, Peaches, Plum and Duff (girls) Thunder, Doodle and Wallee (neutered boys) then my intact boys: Rodger and Dodger :ratlol: :tummykiss: :Kiss:

Always remembered, always in my heart, RIP my children: Sandy (our first ratty love) Pepper, Mickey, Snowy, Cloudy, Kellogs, Snoekie, Thing 1, Wotnot, Thing 2, Mischief, Monty, Barney, Seamus, Dolores aka Dilly, Jerry, Brian, Alfred, Patches, Stewie, Squeak, Bubble, Treble, Hayley, Onyx, Milo, Roxie, baby Bailey, FiFi, Bass, Bangerang, Emo, Nibbs and Roo :bigeyecry: :ratangel:

RIP my doggy loves: Andy and Toffee, loved and missed forever :cry:

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Nah rattieroos, think of it more as giving an abundance of good information and ideas.  :)


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Well in morning they get baby cereal (no milk only water so pick the ones that say add milk) or pronutro baby! Pretoria rattery dry mix all day! Then a choice of these each day, butternut/sweet potato/ gem/ brocalli/ peas/ Millie/ rice/ cous cous/ grapes/ Apple/pear/ banana/ noodles!
And cheerio treats!

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There are also more than enough ideas and suggestions on fresh foods here:
http://forums.ratano...ties-get-today/

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I am with Michele on this one. My rats get the Snuggarat mix and they thrive on it. My rats all have excellent coats, my babies grow into monsters in no time.
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I switch up between PTA Rattery dry mix and Snuggarat Mix, I'll add Reggie Rat too if I manage to get my hands on some (the area I live in seems to have a problem with stocking reggie rat), the boys also get baby porridge every morning, and I also give them fresh vegetables and cooked rice/pasta at least 4 times a week. Chicken/chicken bones and other protein rich foods such as pink salmon and scrambled egg I limit to maybe once every two weeks (the dry mix provide adequate protein) - fresh water is available 24hrs a day.

 

I also give them marie biscuits, they get one each ever so often and also yoghurt drops which they love. They don't like banana (whether dried or fresh)...then again they seem to dislike any fruit, they'll maybe indulge in some grapes and sometimes they'll have yoghurt (they do love custard though).


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KatD I wouldn't even bother with RR if you feed PTA/SR mix. RR is very high in preservatives and sodium which is no good for kidneys and there has been some link between preservative rich foods and tumour development. Besides, it's far more expensive so not even as if it is helpful on the expense front.
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:Kiss: Thank you Advancing Star!


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