On Thursday, Bubble stopped eating. She had been struggling with myco complications for a good few weeks now, and the antibiotics seemed to be having only a limited positive effect. Rats often have respiratory problems, especially as they get older (my girls are about 2 now). Sometimes they get by on baytril long term, and […]

My little soldier

Well, yesterday was stressful. For the first time in my life, I had to take full responsibility for the life of another living creature. My darling little rat, Bubble, developed a mammary tumour last week (very suddenly appeared – I was alarmed that an acorn-sized bump appeared on her belly practically overnight). Naturally, I was […]

Mental Floss #2

Well, I’ve been a bit under the weather, and then yesterday morning discovered that one of my lovely rats (Bubble) has quite a big lump on her tum. So I KNOW it hasn’t been long since Mental Floss #1, but I’m in need of serious perspective taking right now. So here we go: 5 things […]