Contrary to what your rat-hating relatives say, rats do not like garbage.
The human's parents save all of their leftovers for us rats. We are always grateful for this. What the human's parent's do not understand is that those fuzzy, slimy creatures at the back of their fridge are not tasty to us, and often will make us quite ill!
Fortunately the Nat and Andy humans do a very good job of separating the decay from the pizza but sometimes they just don't know how old that stuff is! Please Mr. and Mrs. Baldwin, if you wouldn't eat it yourself, throw it away! If it would be better as art than as an edible, throw it away!
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Disclaimer: There are many non-sarcastic accounts and tips on the web regarding rat care. This is not
one of them. These are merely accounts of our experiences with rats, our perceptions of these experiences, where we've failed
and where we've succeeded. These accounts are here for two purposes: