Rat Fan Club
The Rat of the Week
with Mildred Scott in
a nearly three-month-old silver Dumbo with absolutely no idea
he’s the smallest of four cagemates in a seventy-five gallon
enjoys mommy-back-riding (i.e. climbing to sit on my shoulder
or in my hair as I work at the computer), wrestling (i.e.
mercilessly and tirelessly attacking his adoptive brothers),
taking long leisurely naps in his bed of aspen shavings…and,
of course, eating!
In fact, he’s so fond of treats he spent the better
part of his first evening at home sorting out the marshmallow
pieces from a bowl of Lucky Charms and hopping away with each
one to savor it in the privacy of an empty box.
Thankfully, he’s also a very good boy about eating
more nutritious fare, including lab blocks, dry dog food, and
(our rat community’s collective favorite) mashed sweet
the most self-possessed individuals we’ve met of any size,
Noah never spent a moment as a stranger, immediately proving
eager to befriend both us and all our (many!)
prior rat adoptees. What’s
more, his confidence is so well-intended and egoless even his
big ‘brothers’ seem unwilling to deflate him.
I don’t believe there’s been a wrestling match yet
they haven’t let him think he’s won!
As a fellow rat owner once told me, ‘Even when you
don’t breed rats, they multiply.’
And if you don’t already own rats, surely meeting a
creature of such small stature and enormous spirit would
quickly change that.
the way, did I mention Noah’s a ham when it comes to taking
pictures…then again, do I need to?!?!?”
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