Poor Rat.Run wrote:
Matthew Wareing collapsed and died after he was bitten by his children's pet rat (similar to pictured).
Ho hum - a pet rat doesnt.....Rats can carry as many as 14 dangerous diseases, including salmonella and listeria which causes septicaemia.
Paul wrote:In fact my daughter often used to go to bed with one asleep on her pillow. Next morning it would often be looking out the bedroom window from the sill.
Hah yeah, my mum was really nervous about me getting a rat but before long she was more than happy to handle it.Samanfur wrote:It's amazing how many people who're scared of or otherwise prejudiced against rats've never actually met a fancy rat at close quarters.
I know the feeling (on both counts).Run wrote:Hah yeah, my mum was really nervous about me getting a rat but before long she was more than happy to handle it.
I miss having rats. Gonna have to get more soon.
Hah, thats brilliant!Samanfur wrote: It was quite amusing when I stopped at the cash machine en route, and said passengers would poke their heads out of the back of my hair to eyeball the rest of the queue and wonder why we'd stopped.
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