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@  Caryn : (15 February 2018 - 09:36 PM)

That's terrible, so very sorry Rattieroos :cry:

@  lollyh : (15 February 2018 - 07:18 AM)

Oh Roos.i am so very sorry about dove & peaches. :bigeyecry: awful to loss 2 ratties so close together & sweet peaches.i know you had such a soft spot for her. :bigeyecry: :ratsad:

@  lollyh : (15 February 2018 - 07:14 AM)

Oh cluna.i am sorry.sweet baggs.how is Baer doing?. *hugs*

@  Rattieroos : (14 February 2018 - 11:42 PM)

Recently lost Dove and Peaches as well. Dove had an ovarian tumor that even the vet was shocked at the size. I let him do a necropsy and he let me stay. Then Peaches had 3 lumps removed but somewhere within the 1st or 2nd day recovery from the surgery, she must have had a stroke or a blood clot :bigeyecry:

@  Rattieroos : (14 February 2018 - 11:38 PM)

So sorry about Baggs Cluna :ratsad:

@  Caryn : (12 February 2018 - 07:43 AM)

I'm so very sorry Cluna :ratsad:

@  Cluna : (09 February 2018 - 12:09 PM)

Thanks Lolly. It would probably be worse for me, but better for her as she loved us so much. She always wanted out of the cage and to be with us. When I found her, she even looked like she was trying to get out the cage. I can only hope that her best friend Bear was there for her at least. Man, we miss her so much. :ratsad:

@  lollyh : (05 February 2018 - 07:43 PM)

Oh cluna.i am so so sorry to hear about baggs. :ratsad: she went the best way.its not easy when they pass in your hands but maybe I've just had to many goodbyes like that.i hope your heartache eases soon.she will always be in your heart. *hugs* .we are all hear from you.

@  Cluna : (05 February 2018 - 12:58 PM)

Hi guys. I haven't been around in a while, and I don't know if you remember me or my ratties, Baggs and Bear. Sadly Baggs (nearly 3) passed on Friday. She was incredibly thin and her breathing was so heavy. Unfortunately, I found her in her cage in the morning and didn't have her die in my hands like I'd wished. She was my heart rat and I am still absolutely devastated. :bigeyecry:

@  Caryn : (19 January 2018 - 06:37 PM)

Thanks. Yeah, she was nearing 2,5yrs and had been on heart meds for CHF for close to 8mths. I got way more time with her than I expected to be honest, but it's never enough time :ratsad:

@  Rattieroos : (18 January 2018 - 09:17 PM)

@ Caryn.. Im so so sorry about Buttons!!!!! Only saw your post now when I checked to see if the forums worked.

@  Rattieroos : (18 January 2018 - 09:16 PM)

@Lolly, thanks re Thunder. Winstons last moments were with his mommy. So sad :(

@  lollyh : (03 January 2018 - 08:21 AM)

Ok cool.thanks carny.i will check the link on my pc today.

@  lollyh : (03 January 2018 - 08:19 AM)

Oh no.i am sorry to hear that tails was talking about closing it down. :ratsad: I've made so many friends from here.

@  Caryn : (01 January 2018 - 05:32 PM)

@lollyh: Have you tried the temp link to access it via your computer? This one works for me now without any "deceptive site" warnings http://forums.internot.co.za/

@  Caryn : (01 January 2018 - 05:32 PM)

I'm not sure Tails is even around anymore :( She was talking about closing RN down altogether when they couldn't resolve the issue.

@  lollyh : (31 December 2017 - 09:11 AM)

Or can't tails start up a whole new forum &stake across all the email addresses...its a lot of hard work but could it work?

@  lollyh : (31 December 2017 - 09:03 AM)

@ roos & carny.i hope it's not the ending.ive been waiting so long to post stuff but can't on my iPad.i hope the forum gets resolved.totally agree with you caryn,Facebook is boring & soo soo depressing lately.the animal abuse posts arghh it's just awful.what about a ratanooga what's app group for all of us?

@  lollyh : (31 December 2017 - 08:58 AM)

A it late but Merry Christmas to all. *hugs* :tummykiss: .hope everyone had a blessed Christmas & a safe new year. :clap:

@  lollyh : (31 December 2017 - 08:56 AM)

@roos.i am sorry to hear about thunder :ratsad: he was .such a special boy.after All you had been through with him.you gave him the best life. *hugs*


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Amy

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Hi.

I have been visiting this website every now and then for ages trying to decide if I should adopt little ratties. I now have two little furry friends, both girls. Many years ago two boys were part of my family. In December a friend's rat had babies as they had a boy and girl unknowingly and, of course, baby rats! So now a mama (Mama aka Attack Rat) and her daughter (Nibbler aka Nibblet aka Nibblestein) bring smiles to my home.

I'm looking forward to meeting you all here on the interwebs.

K bye
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Caryn

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Welcome to the forums   :D  Hope to hear more about you and your girls in future! :clap:   And always nice to spot another KZN Ratanooga too :)

 

If you've been visiting awhile you've probably already seen all of this, but anyway...

Please check out the forum rules (we only have a few) or the The How-To's here if you need any help   :)

And if you haven't already seen it, there is a free Rat Care Guide available for download here:

http://www.ratanooga...atCareGuide.pdf

 

PS: Deleted your duplicate post.  Apologies for that! Forums have had an issue awhile, it gives an error when you try post and it actually goes through.  So just refresh the page and it'll be there! lol


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Hi Caryn. Thanks so much. Yay KZN! Yes, I have read all the rules and stuff. Busy going through the rest of this wealth of information now :)
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Busy going through the rest of this wealth of information now :)

 

The joy of rat ownership... we never stop learning :P


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Hi Amy...

 

congRATS on your new ratties and welcome to the forum


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Amy

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Hi. Thanks for the friendly welcome :)
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Hello and welcome!



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ha yes!!!! kzn!!! :happydance: :happydance: :happydance: :happydance:  sorry we are alittle outnumber here. lol lol

 

Hi amy.welcome to the forum where the "rat CrAZY people hang out". ;) .nice to meet you & your furbabies.hope you have a great time here.

 

ps: if you are here pinetown area & need rat sitting maybe one day.i do it. :D


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Hello hello. Thanks for the heads up Lolly :)

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Love your avatar Amy. So cute :D 


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Welcome! Enjoy your girls, would love to see pics sometime :yogiedance:


Mom to Arthur, Snoopy and Roo. Watching over us: Asterix, Obelix, Poker, Blackjack, Hercules, Lancelot, Galahad, Percival, Merlin, Dennis and Charlie Brown.


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Hi and welcome!  :wave:


My Fur Kids: Angel, Raven, Mira, Belle, Selene, Clover, Raichu, Tsarevich, Phelene

 

My Loves in Heaven: Sammy, Erza , Rose, Vanessa, Katarina   :ratangel:


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Thanks Disco:) I love your T Rex too.

Hello Mav and Amber :)

I will post pics soon.
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hehe thanks :D it is the dinosaur that shows up when the google chrome browser is unable to load the page lol - i just redrew him on a pink bakcground  :ratyes:


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Rad.

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Hi!

WELCOME to the forum. I know that you will find oodles of info and good advice here. Wishing you luck with your rat pack!



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Hi :)  



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Welcome Amy! :)




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