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@  lollyh : (15 June 2018 - 03:11 PM)

Ha!!! What's all this happening here.not on for a week & I feel left behind. :clap: a :clap: :clap: :clap: good to see everyone back on. :thanx:

@  DiscoMoose : (15 June 2018 - 06:56 AM)

yay!!! :clap: :ratgiggle: :yay: :ggmr:

@  raggedtoothg... : (13 June 2018 - 11:10 PM)

Must admit I haven't tried in a long time so maybe it was working sooner.

@  Caryn : (13 June 2018 - 10:52 PM)

:yay: for Ratanoogans showing up again!! :D

@  Caryn : (13 June 2018 - 10:51 PM)

I've been lucky, using the "internot" address I've been able to access without the virus warning for months. But there was no one else around :ratsad:

@  raggedtoothg... : (13 June 2018 - 09:28 PM)

It let me log in again! Yay :happydance:

@  ronelrat : (11 June 2018 - 03:34 PM)

Same!

@  CindyR : (11 June 2018 - 12:28 PM)

First time I could actually get in without it screaming VIRUS as me!!

@  CindyR : (11 June 2018 - 12:27 PM)

Well hallo all!!!!

@  ronelrat : (10 June 2018 - 10:02 PM)

Yay. I could sign in on Tapatalk and access forum from my phone!

@  Tails : (10 June 2018 - 02:45 PM)

we are now on TAPATALK :D

@  Tails : (10 June 2018 - 01:06 PM)

yaaaay for internet again haha

@  Caryn : (05 June 2018 - 01:36 PM)

Hope it can be sorted without losing anything. Crossing fingers!! :D Arrrggh, I finally have internet after two weeks of a faulty line, so I'm interneting myself to a standstill right now :P

@  Tails : (28 May 2018 - 10:13 PM)

i love you all and thanks for still coming back to RN xx

@  Tails : (28 May 2018 - 10:13 PM)

hi guys. short of redoing the whole forums im not too sure on how to rid us of this probem we're having. Im sorry Ive been so absent, but i guess ill explain shortly in a post one of these days. i am going to put a lot more effort into sorting this out, and hopefully in doing that we wont lose any information.

@  Caryn : (16 May 2018 - 11:01 AM)

How strange :blink: I get to the usual full site :/

@  DiscoMoose : (15 May 2018 - 01:36 PM)

Ah... makes sense about the warning page. So glad she found a workaround, so as not to scare of potential new forum peeps... still, if I visit ratanooga.co.za I get only a 'hello' on the page *blush*

@  Caryn : (13 May 2018 - 05:48 PM)

Tails created the alternative forum address to get around that big red warning page, hence the redirection. No idea what's going on in general though, haven't heard from Tails in ages :( The main Ratanooga.co.za website though is still up and running as per normal.

@  DiscoMoose : (11 May 2018 - 03:24 PM)

I was also not so down with the big red virus warning the forum was making (i knew it was safe, but it disturbed my sense of loving things that are orderly) - so i'm happy that's gone. Some other observations: why is the forum redirecting to internot.co.za? what is happening to ratanooga.co.za? the page source over there is just a single 'hello'...? hmm curiouser and curiouser... ;)

@  DiscoMoose : (09 May 2018 - 12:00 PM)

I've been missing in action *blush* happy to be back though :boogie: once a regular always a regular I guess :Kiss:


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Long awaited pics ( excuse quality or messy house :p )


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First up is Thunder in his favorite sleeping cube

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Little Dove ( cage hadn't been cleaned yet )

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Dove on Jamie's bed

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Grandpa Roo after a little op, bugger took his stitches out first night. This was the bandage I put on

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Rosy in the teddies ( the rescue mom who had the 6 babies )

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Peaches ( one of her babies ) also in the teddies

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Ivy ( another of her babies ) on Jamie's shoulder

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Our new little baby, Duff, with Plum ( Plum is one of the rescue babies as well but her mom and sisters just attacked ) they're in the travel cage getting to know each other while i was making their cage up.

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First dinner together

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Synchronized washing

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2nd meal in their cage

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Rodger and Dodger ( two of the other babies, more than double in size to mom )
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Jamie with Marybelle, Rosy, Ivy and Peaches ( so small compared to the boys )

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Me with all of them as well

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Wallee my Wallee ( his head isn't so tilted anymore and he's grown soooo much ) I was saying kissy mommy

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...and he did

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Beautiful boy

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My gorgeous Thunder again ( 2 yrs and 1 month now )

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Grandpa Roo ( not bad for his age 2 yrs and 8 mnths )

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Roo and Nibbs ( no the pringles weren't for them :P )

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Follow the leader, Nibbs in front

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Roo really wanting to get in there

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Little Duff all settled in and sleeping over Plum

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Mansion all cleaned

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My boys eagerly awaiting dinner, they do this every evening

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Lastly my other grandpa, Emo, now 2 yrs and 3 months

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Ok that's all of my furry babies. Sorry so long but I don't manage to post often :)
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My current Ratties: Dove, Marybelle, Rosy, Ivy, Peaches, Plum and Duff (girls) Thunder, Doodle and Wallee (neutered boys) then my intact boys: Rodger and Dodger :ratlol: :tummykiss: :Kiss:

Always remembered, always in my heart, RIP my children: Sandy (our first ratty love) Pepper, Mickey, Snowy, Cloudy, Kellogs, Snoekie, Thing 1, Wotnot, Thing 2, Mischief, Monty, Barney, Seamus, Dolores aka Dilly, Jerry, Brian, Alfred, Patches, Stewie, Squeak, Bubble, Treble, Hayley, Onyx, Milo, Roxie, baby Bailey, FiFi, Bass, Bangerang, Emo, Nibbs and Roo :bigeyecry: :ratangel:

RIP my doggy loves: Andy and Toffee, loved and missed forever :cry:

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Gorgeous ratlets and lovely pics :D 


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oh roos,it is soo good to see all your babies. :clap:

 

such cuties all of them. :ggmr:

 

cant believe wallee!!! wow!! how far he has come & grown up!!! into such a handsome boy. :loveyoueyes: :loveyoueyes:

 

little duff.those ears!! squeee!!!! :thud: :thud:


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Ah such awesome pics yay!  :yogiedance:

 

Grandpa Roo is just gorgeous. Seeing that old rat posture is so bittersweet for me now and makes me miss my Bolliemuis, who was the first of my rats to ever get old... All my love and respect to grandpa Roo. And also to grandpa Emo, who is just as gorgeous in that last pic.

 

Thunder is also gorgeous, he's had a special place in my heart from the start. And Wallee is so beautiful. He is a very special boy too isn't he. I just love his colouring. 

 

I love the pics of Roo and Nibbs trying to get at the Pringles.

 

Duff looks like a dumbo version of Tobi  :ratgiggle:

 

Rodger and Dodger are so cute together.  :thud:

 

Love the picture of Jamie with all the girls and yes - I'm always amazed when I see how much smaller girl ratties are than boy ratties!

 

Thanks for the lovely pics  :ratcookie:


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Love my grandpas... sad because you get reminded though, I'm used to the look when they start aging. A lot of the children I've taken in over the last few years were older already but amazing how close you can get in that short time. I don't think it matters how long we have them, we always form a bond.

Well I love all my babies, not just the grandpas :duh: Wallee, Rodger and Dodger are crazy... big or not, they go charging up and down the cage. I have two XL cages joined sideways and put the basket in the top in line with two levels joined so they have lots of room to run both top and bottom. Wallee is mad though sometimes when he's playing he lifts the whole bottom ladder (which is also joined to make it wider) and goes under it. He and Emo go for a walk about on the floor and since the first time putting Wallee down he just comes when I call. Such a good boy.

Thunder (because since his wife, Hayley, went to the bridge) he has not accepted any other rat... and boy I have tried. He is now what I call my free range rat. 90% of the time his door is open and the ladder in place and he has a bed under our bed and we leave the cupboard open because he likes lying in there too. He even dedicated one of JP's shoes as his toilet. lol He's on heart meds :ratsad: but still doing well.

Dove is another girl on her own, since Roxie and her sister FiFi, she also has been dead set against getting any cage mates... I've tried so many different methods with the girls to see if I can get them all together but no going.. She's happy though, no sign of depression whatsoever, she's healthy, chubby in fact, waits by the door for breakfast and dinner, carries up every last piece of shredded paper to make her nests in her double bunk and still even covers her dry food dish lol like someone is going to just appear and eat it. She gets lots of love everytime we walk past the cage and happily sits on our shoulders to go for walk about.

Nibbs and Roo just love my bed, both are good on the floor but Nibbs likes crawling under dad's pillow and he'll sleep there for hours.

The girls in the mansion, I can't believe I have that huge cage for just 4 girls now. Had 6, but anyway.. they utilize the entire cage, charging up and down and playing rough and tumble on the bottom. They're very good on the couch or anywhere for that matter. When Rosy and Marybelle, the two moms, where still so scared ( it took a while but now they come running up my arm etc ) i digress... i do that often, anyway when they first went walking on the floor and were still afraid of being picked up, I have a pooh bear tent ( from Mary-Anne for Christmas in July) and I'd put the tent down and tell them to climb in the tent to go back to the cage, and they did right from the start.

Oh and little Duff, even though I was not getting anymore, i had to do something for Plum, I'm still not sure why her family turned on her so but when I put her in a different cage ( first tried with Thunder, then Dove ) she licked me like she knew I saved her. They bit her on her head, neck, well all over really. Her and Duff are doing well together and yes Moose :) like a little Tobi with beeeg ears. I'm so happy to have a PEW again. Love my little cream hooded girls too. Wallee is a fawn hooded, Angeleen from Wheatfields said he is the most amazing fawn she's seen, especially from a rescue litter. I got to know Angeleen via email after accepting the 5 big breeder boys. We're still in touch. Only Roo left from that little mischief.. they were all such incredibly awesome boys :ratyes:

Ok talking too much again....
My current Ratties: Dove, Marybelle, Rosy, Ivy, Peaches, Plum and Duff (girls) Thunder, Doodle and Wallee (neutered boys) then my intact boys: Rodger and Dodger :ratlol: :tummykiss: :Kiss:

Always remembered, always in my heart, RIP my children: Sandy (our first ratty love) Pepper, Mickey, Snowy, Cloudy, Kellogs, Snoekie, Thing 1, Wotnot, Thing 2, Mischief, Monty, Barney, Seamus, Dolores aka Dilly, Jerry, Brian, Alfred, Patches, Stewie, Squeak, Bubble, Treble, Hayley, Onyx, Milo, Roxie, baby Bailey, FiFi, Bass, Bangerang, Emo, Nibbs and Roo :bigeyecry: :ratangel:

RIP my doggy loves: Andy and Toffee, loved and missed forever :cry:

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Oh lovely to see pics! All such gorgeous ratties that look happy and full of love.
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