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@  Tails : (19 September 2017 - 01:40 PM) for the most part, the NB images are done, but please drop me a PM or an email (not here in the chat) if you see any more 3rd party photobucket broken image links (excl posts made by members other than admin/Tails)
@  Tails : (19 September 2017 - 01:07 PM) yay banners done so far
@  Tails : (19 September 2017 - 12:39 PM) @lollyh, dont think he's a RN member :) and I'm so so sorry about Nougies :( :( :(
@  DiscoMoose : (19 September 2017 - 10:34 AM) i'm really sorry Lolly. She was most beautiful and special girl. I am thankful that she could go peacefully at home, with those she loves. <3 rest in peace dearest Nougies. All my love and compassion to you, Lolly <3
@  lollyh : (18 September 2017 - 09:56 PM) hi all.my very special nougies passed away this morning at 2:20am. :ratsadlook: .she reached 3 yrs & 2months.gonna miss her so much.she passed with sweet winston by her side till the end.
@  lollyh : (14 September 2017 - 05:17 PM) @tails wow sounds like the perfect guy.any jhb ladies looking for a friend?. :) is he not part of ratanoogan here?.
@  lollyh : (14 September 2017 - 05:14 PM) The maid called me urgently today as she Found nougies hanging by her neck as her head was stuck through the bars. :bigeyecry: .i was so heart sore. But nougies seems to be all ok.
@  Tails : (08 September 2017 - 01:43 PM) also, anyone in JHB want to meet a nice guy who keeps rats? he likes punk music, doesn't indulge much ( dont think at all really) in alcohol etc. He's a really nice guy, I've chatted at great length with him :)
@  Tails : (08 September 2017 - 01:42 PM) hey all, i'll fix the banners this weekend :) so they'll show properly again
@  DiscoMoose : (07 September 2017 - 07:42 AM) ag sweetie. reading that brings up all those feelings I remember having with my dearest Bolliemuis. I don't know what to tell you Lolly *hugs* You love her so much and all you want is the best for her. I believe she knows that too... no matter what you decde. She's really done well in the age department :tummykiss:
@  lollyh : (06 September 2017 - 03:09 PM) thank you moosie.it is bittersweet.her hld has gotten worse.she drags her 1 leg underneath her now. :ratsad: but she is eating-every meal she is in that bowl. (5 table spoons of oats this morning :loveyoueyes: ).was so proud of her,she doesn't like drinking but when i put water droplet in my hand,she will drinkl.pooping & weeing is normal.she takes a stroll right down our passage,around my bathroom & still climbs in & out of her bed.for a 3yr old rattie.i'm just wondering...is she doing ok or i just don't know.. am i being cruel. :unsure:
@  DiscoMoose : (02 September 2017 - 09:11 AM) aw Lolly - so bittersweet... enjoy each other <3 sweetie Nougies.
@  lollyh : (02 September 2017 - 12:41 AM) Spent a long time with my nougies & me time tonight. :wub: :wub: .she is so frail at times others she seems ok,just old but i can see her deterioration& eating alittle less but i am enjoying her snuggles & licks. :Kiss:
@  Caryn : (01 September 2017 - 07:08 AM) That's great :D
@  Rattieroos : (01 September 2017 - 12:29 AM) My other oldie is Thunder who was 2 years in May :D so proud of my boys!!
@  Rattieroos : (01 September 2017 - 12:28 AM) Grandpa Roo gave me a scare when he hardly moved out of his cube for a couple of days but he's back to eating hard food again and toddling around albeit on hobbled back legs. He's using his whole cage again with Nibbs and has good appetite after eating off my finger for a few days :D I'm so happy Roo is doing so well. He's the last of the 5 beeeg boys from Angeleen that I had taken in from previous owner. Hope he stays for a while yet and sees his 3rd birthday in October.
@  DiscoMoose : (28 August 2017 - 03:45 PM) hey Lora, I think the 'wanted' section of the 'rat stuff' classifieds?
@  lorajbk : (28 August 2017 - 03:28 PM) don't know which thread I should post on?
@  lorajbk : (28 August 2017 - 03:27 PM) Hi eveyone, looking for someone to look after my rats in Cape Town - preferably Southern Suburbs.
@  Tails : (18 August 2017 - 12:16 PM) Hi Caryn, thanks so much for that. I must also update the banners and such to the new hosting. Will get to it this weekend xx

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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, Nibbs, Doodle and Wallee (neutered boys) then my intact boys: Roo, 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 and Emo :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, Nibbs, Doodle and Wallee (neutered boys) then my intact boys: Roo, 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 and Emo :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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