West Coast
Rat Rescue

Adoption Information

Adopting a pet rat can be one of the most fulfilling experiences a person can have. Not only are they incredibly cute and lovable, but they also make wonderful companions. However, it's important to remember that pet rats require support for their entire life. That means providing them with a comfortable and safe living environment, as well as proper nutrition and healthcare.

When considering pet rat adoption, it's essential to research and understand their behavior and needs. Rats are social animals, and they thrive on companionship. That's why it's recommended to adopt at least two rats so they can keep each other company. Additionally, rats are active and curious creatures, and they require plenty of playtime and mental stimulation. Providing them with toys and opportunities to explore is crucial for their well-being.

Another important aspect of pet rat adoption is their diet. Rats need a balanced diet that includes fresh fruits and vegetables, high-quality pellets, and occasional treats. It's also important to make sure they have access to clean water at all times.

Lastly, rats can be prone to certain health issues, such as respiratory infections and tumors. Regular check-ups with a veterinarian who specializes in small animals can help ensure their health and happiness.

Overall, adopting a pet rat can be a wonderful experience for both the rat and their owner. With proper care and attention, these intelligent and affectionate animals can make amazing pets for years to come.

Please fill out our application and a member of the adoption team will reach out to you as soon as we can. we may ask for a picture of the cage set up you have.