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Food

    People often ask me what rats eat, and my answer is usually ‘anything’. Rats are an omnivore species, and, like us, have adapted … Read more

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Buying a rat

So, you’ve decided to take on a rat of your own. Congratulations! They are one of the best pets you can have. They’re intelligent, clean, … Read more

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Handling a rat

It is important to know how to, and how not to, handle a rat. A lot of rat behavioural problems are caused exclusively by people … Read more

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Are rats right for you?

Before you begin searching for your new rats, you will need to be definate that these are the pets for you. Too many rats end … Read more

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Do rats bite?

One of the most common questions asked of a rat owner is whether or not rats bite. Often, people with no rat experience will group … Read more

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Male or female?

One of the earliest decisions you will need to make when you decide to get some rats is what sex you want. Male rats are … Read more

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The problem with pet shops

As with many rat owners, I am opposed to rats being sold in, or purchased from, pet shops. I’m often asked why this is, by … Read more

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What Do Giraffes Eat?

Giraffes are the tallest living terrestrial animals in the world.  In the past, people believed that there was just one species of the giraffe; the … Read more

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What Do Penguins Eat?

By now you have probably seen one or two different kinds of penguins because these aquatic birds are so popular in aquariums and zoos.  These … Read more

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What do Zebras eat?

Out of all the animals on earth, the zebra is probably the easiest to identify.  We all know and love these horse-like animals for their … Read more

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What Do Beavers Eat

Beavers are quite infamous creatures since they are so often used in cartoons as animals that clog up canals and rivers by building large wooden … Read more

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What Do Wolves Eat?

Wolves have been creatures of fascination since the oldest of times. We love to marvel at these beautiful creatures in zoos and are obsessed with … Read more

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What Do Ferrets Eat?

Ferrets are not as renowned in households as cats and dogs, yet these were some of the first domesticated animals.  These small, furry weasels are … Read more

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What Do Elephants Eat?

Elephants probably don’t need any introduction.  Being the largest land animals, they are quite infamous.  There are three main species of elephant:  The African bush … Read more

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What do Sheep Eat?

Sheep are some of the most important animals on the planet because their products are used for food and clothing manufacturing.  These soft and adorable … Read more

What Do Coyotes Eat?

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What Do Coyotes Eat

Coyotes are quite beautiful with their soft fur and bushy tails. These creatures are native to North America and look a lot like the gray … Read more

What do Hedgehogs Eat?

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What do Hedgehogs Eat?

Hedgehogs sure are sharp little creatures. These mammals are part of the Erinaceinae subfamily and there are seventeen different species under five genera found in … Read more

What Do Badgers Eat

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What Do Badgers Eat

Badgers are some of the toughest creatures in existence. These short-legged creatures are omnivores in the Mustelidae family. There are 11 different species of badger … Read more

What Do Alpacas Eat

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What Do Alpacas Eat?

Alpacas sure are eccentric creatures. These mammals of the camelid family are often confused with the Ilama because they do look quite similar due to … Read more

Naughty Grey Squirrel Raiding The Bird Feeder

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DIY: Squirrel Feeder

​While squirrels may look cute, they can be an annoyance if you have a garden and grow various fruits and vegetables. Squirrels love to pick … Read more

Squirrel Breeding Season

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What is The Squirrel Breeding Season?

Introduction Squirrels are abundant throughout the world. This is only natural considering how there are hundreds of different squirrel species. Even though they all belong … Read more

What Eats Squirrels

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What Eats Squirrels?

Just like other small mammals, squirrels have a lot of natural predators. This contributes a lot to their lifestyle. For instance, a squirrels will always … Read more

What do Ground Squirrels Eat?

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What Do Squirrels Like To Eat?

Squirrels are very practical little creatures and they will eat many types of things in order to survive. Needless to say, however, squirrels have their … Read more

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Where Do Squirrels Live?

Where do squirrels live? The correct question to ask is where don’t they! Squirrels can be found on just abut every continent and in a … Read more

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Do Squirrels Carry Rabies?

The belief that squirrels carry rabies is widespread and many people worry about their encounters with the little creatures especially if they are looking to … Read more

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Do Squirrels Bite?

As cute and innocent as they look, squirrels can be aggressive little creatures. Many people are fooled by their furry, bushy tails and their cartoon-like … Read more

What do Ground Squirrels Eat?

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What do Ground Squirrels Eat?

It’s easy to answer the question where do ground squirrels eat but how about their life? How similar are they to their counterparts living on … Read more

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Where Do Flying Squirrels Live?

Flying squirrel is a term that refers to two species – northern and southern flying squirrels. These two little guys have their specific characteristics and … Read more

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Do Squirrels Hibernate?

What do squirrels do in the winter? It’s a legitimate question to ask. Chances are that you’ve spotted the furry little creatures amid the snow, … Read more

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Where Do Squirrels Sleep?

What do squirrels do during the night? Where do they sleep? So many questions and no answers! Every little creature has its own way to … Read more

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When Do Squirrels Have Babies

We see squirrels all the time, but have you ever just stopped and thought to yourself, where are all the baby squirrels? You can look … Read more

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How To Keep Squirrels Away

Squirrels are relatively harmless, but if in a situation where you need to keeps squirrels away there are a few good humane ways to do … Read more

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7 Tips For Feeding Squirrels

Feeding squirrels can be an exciting and pleasing past time. In this article I will present 7 tips for feeding squirrels as well as what … Read more