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@  CindyR : (09 November 2017 - 08:51 AM)

I'm in too!

@  lollyh : (07 November 2017 - 12:23 PM)

ha!! i am in.woohooo. :clap: :thanx: :happydance: :yay: :ratlol:

@  lollyh : (30 October 2017 - 08:59 AM)

Rip my sweet Winston. :bigeyecry: I am gonna miss you sweet boy.you are with nougies in heaven.

@  lollyh : (24 October 2017 - 11:21 PM)

Yes I am Roos but I know their is a problem with the forums.it was put on Facebook..apparenting it was hacked & we waiting for tails to fix.on my pc it won't let me in.says decriptive website in big red writing.i am only getting in on my ipad. :ratsad:

@  Rattieroos : (23 October 2017 - 07:43 PM)

Hello..anyone still on here.?

@  lollyh : (23 October 2017 - 09:29 AM)

Hey everyone.is the forums back up & running?.

@  Rattieroos : (16 October 2017 - 11:28 PM) Oops wasnt finished. I will miss them like mad. :cry: :cry: :cry: This will no make my losses this year 9 :( :bigeyecry: I have 12 rescues left. My 10day old babies are turning 1 year tomorrow already. I will always have my few rats but I can't take on rescues anymore. At least for a while. Hope everyone is well.. sad to see the forum so quiet. I know I'm one of the quiet ones. @Lolly, thanks, missed you all too. I'm sure you and Winston miss her gentle nature. *hugs* *hugs*
@  Rattieroos : (16 October 2017 - 11:21 PM) Not able to be on much lately but had to tonight. I had to say goodbye to my beloved Grandpa Roo and his faithful Nibbs this evening. My heart felt like it was in pieces. Roo would have turned 3 next Tuesday. I keep expecting to see them in their cage or have them on the bed with me.
@  lollyh : (03 October 2017 - 09:07 PM) Hey Roos.yes!!. we have missed you. *hugs* thank you swty.miss her gentle nature so much. Poor Winston is also missing her too.
@  Rattieroos : (30 September 2017 - 08:31 PM) Hey all, haven't been on for ages. @ Lolly, so so sorry about Nougies :ratangel:
@  lollyh : (28 September 2017 - 09:01 PM) hehehe after all our rattie talking. :ratgiggle: .i forgot to ask you about the new posting method for here. lol
@  Caryn : (28 September 2017 - 08:52 PM) lol Was lovely to finally meet you in person after all these years :D
@  lollyh : (28 September 2017 - 03:54 PM) So today i finally got to meet my fellow noogan caryn today while up at the Spca.i was so excited to meet her.i screamed her name like a mad person. :clap: lol
@  Caryn : (27 September 2017 - 08:44 PM) Ah no :(
@  CindyR : (27 September 2017 - 12:56 PM) Aaarrrggggg! I can't seem to post any pics with this new image site. My pc refuses to work with it.
@  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.

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


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Rattieroos

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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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