About Water-Soluble Doxy
Abscesses (Identifying and Ridding).
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.
Neutering does work sometimes.
Neutering your male rats is costly and often ineffective.
Neutering: Where I went wrong with Wolfman
Parts is Parts
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).
tip: When navigating through the RatTails,
clicking on the image that looks like the image above
will take you back to this table of contents!
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:
2) To help avoid repetition of mistakes
Remember! Your rat is not a science project, he is your friend!