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Medical and Related

About Water-Soluble Doxy
Abscesses (Identifying and Ridding).
Abscesses stink.
Administering Oral Meds.
An Itchy Rat is an Itchy Nat.

Bandaging: Be Creative!
Bloating - Some Tips

Choking (and Gasping in General)

Do not spray a hungry flea-ridden rat with flea-killing spray.

Fresh water makes the world of difference.

Giving Subcutaneous Injections.

How to Make a Lot of RatRaisins in Millseconds - or... Trimming Teeth.

If you think you've seen it all, just wait, there's more!
If your rat looks like Stevie Wonder, he's not singing.
It is a good idea to keep your rat medicine cabinet stocked!

Make Your Own Elizabethan Collar
Medicine Calculations for the Mathematically Challenged
More on Trimming Teeth
My Rat Medicine Cabinet: A Tidier View
Mycoplasma is as bad as it sounds.
Mycoplasma Pulmosis.

Neutering does work sometimes.
Neutering your male rats is costly and often ineffective.
Neutering: Where I went wrong with Wolfman

Parts is Parts
Penis Plugs
Porphyrin - What Does It Mean?
Possible Nebulizer Configuration for Rats
Pregnant rats need pickles and ice cream (with whipped cream on top).

Rats and Vets.
Rats don't like Spring as much as we do.
Respiratory Illness - Severity and Treatment Guide.
Restraining Your Rat.

Skin Glue, My Hero!
Some Things You Should Know About Antibiotics
Squishy Raisins? Yogurt!

The Truth About Salves
Trimming the teeth...
Tumors need not be proportional.
Tutorial: Giving Sub-Q Injections

Under Severe Stress, Rats Are Completely Illogical

Warmth isn't necessarily the best thing if your rat is gasping for air.
Why it's a good idea to separate sick rats (but it's usually too late).

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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:

    1) To entertain.
    2) To help avoid repetition of mistakes

  Remember! Your rat is not a science project, he is your friend!

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