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@  CaraLudick : (27 November 2014 - 12:41 PM) Me too!!! Should be sometime next week. Then I can start job and house hunting. If anybody knows of a fully furnished 2 bedroom flat in Ballito, give me a shout!!!
@  Caryn : (27 November 2014 - 12:35 PM) Ah ok, I thought you were heading Upper Highway area for some reason. That's nowhere near! lol Hope they sort out his contract soonest :)
@  CaraLudick : (27 November 2014 - 09:33 AM) Ballito/Dolphin Coast. Ashley has gotten a job at Sundumbili CHC so Ballito seems like the closest town. It's so up in the air though, we're still waiting on them to send us his official contract. Can't move until we have it :unsure: government...
@  raggedtoothg... : (27 November 2014 - 08:46 AM) Where in KZN are you moving to?
@  Caryn : (26 November 2014 - 09:29 PM) lol No problem!
@  CaraLudick : (26 November 2014 - 02:32 PM) Never lived there. TOTAL newbies. Going to need all the advice we can get. Might need to chat to you to find out how to act like Romans in Rome.
@  Caryn : (26 November 2014 - 01:38 PM) @CaraLudick: Have you lived in KZN before at any point or will you be a newbie to the province? :)
@  robynlyn : (26 November 2014 - 08:38 AM) Good luck with movr
@  CaraLudick : (25 November 2014 - 08:37 PM) 34 sleeps until we move
@  CaraLudick : (25 November 2014 - 08:37 PM) 30 sleeps until Christmas :yogie: :yay:
@  Tails : (24 November 2014 - 05:13 PM) 100% with you ronelrat!
@  Tails : (24 November 2014 - 05:13 PM) shame Robynlyn wish I had some advise for your mousie problem :(
@  CindyR : (24 November 2014 - 09:02 AM) Ag Ronel!! Let off the steam. We support you 100%.
@  robynlyn : (24 November 2014 - 08:38 AM) ronel your doing a great job, your ratties are so cute! and healthy! for one ahole, there are hundreds of supporters!
@  robynlyn : (24 November 2014 - 08:34 AM) i am so stuck becuase i dont want to buy a pet shop mouse due to those reasons, but i have to or the poor mouse rescue i got does not do well on own, my hubby is not keen on getting another mouse, and there are no mice needing a home, so do i stop the cycle, wait for a rescue or if someone has space for her in there gruop or get a pet shop mouse and prey she is not preggers.i dont just want to give her up to anyone, as i would rather make sure she gets proper care. and she is mine...aaaaaahhh
@  Maveth : (23 November 2014 - 11:33 PM) I know how you feel, and I really sympathize with you. :( Just ignore what they have to say. I've had countless opportunities to argue your point (but in terms of ethical dog breeders) with others, but I just don't bother. I understand the point of view of rescuers and people wanting to eliminate unethical breeders, but I seldom come across someone that can see it from an ethical breeders point of view. Unfortunately there is nothing we can do to eliminate irresponsible breeding and selling from pet stores and puppy mills, so yes there will always be unethical breeders. But people need to somehow make room in their opinions and outlooks to factor in that not everyone is the bad guy. And when it comes to rats especially, gee... I would MUCH rather support a breeder (that I have spent time researching and that has come recommended) than purchase from a pet store, for my sake and for the little ratties sake.
@  ronelrat : (23 November 2014 - 10:33 PM) I'm so glad the rat community is fundamentally different. ...maybe because many of us are artists and writers and more open minded.
@  ronelrat : (23 November 2014 - 10:28 PM) There are just as little ethical pet breeders as there are ethical pet owners and rescues. I swear some of these "holier than though" people does it only for their own ego and not the animals. My rescue dog came from a "rescuer" who was so proud of herself for rescuing him from a cruel owner. He then spend the next year of his life living with her, between two gates on a piece of concrete and the only having human contact was when he was fed. Now she can tell her friends she successfully homed him too.... Great job!
@  raggedtoothg... : (23 November 2014 - 10:10 PM) Ronel, I'm sorry people are being judgemental about you. You know that the people who matter know how you treat your animals and what your goals are. Heck, even the rat rescues suport the registered breeders. I wish there was some sort of way to monitor breeders so that more would take an ethical approach.
@  Rattieroos : (23 November 2014 - 10:03 PM) Ugh, must be so frustrating for you! You need some place to let off steam, sure we all understand

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