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RatsHabitat, Exercise & Play

Where Rats Like to Live

Rats are indoor pets; their cage should be kept away from any radiators or any draughts and away from direct sunlight.

Rats are animals that love to explore so choose a cage that allows lots of space to do so. A multilevel wire cage is recommended.

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The base of your rats cage should be covered with shredded paper, avoid using sawdust/ wood shavings as this will annoy the rats eyes and nose. A separate space should be provided to sleep in with nesting material to keep them warm.

Rat Exercise & Play

Rats love to play, so make sure you have lots of toys to keep them occupied. Tunnels, ropes and a wheel are great toys to help ensure your Rats get enough exercise.

Choose an exercise wheel that will not catch your Rats tail, or hurt her feet.

A large rat ball is good for burning off energy, but should only be done under supervision for about fifteen or twenty minutes. It can also be useful if you are cleaning out your Rats cage.


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