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Old 10-16-2008, 01:00 AM
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My ratty boy who died last month. Lived to a ripe age of 4 years and 7 months so they can live for a while ...

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Old 10-16-2008, 11:05 AM
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ive had 5 yr olds, heck ive had 5 yr old petshop ratties, and now as knowledge of how they need to be cared for (no cedar/pine, more fresh foods ect) and better breeding becomming more acessable to the general pet buying public, i belive lifespans should start to increase...

but while theres still places mass producing ratties for petshops the average life span drops incredibly.

with well bred ratties ive found they dont realy slow down much...
i had an almost 5 yr old female that was still running round like a baby untill about 5 hours before she passed away in her sleep.

I wonder if other dogs think Cresties are members of some weird religious cult?

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Old 10-16-2008, 11:12 AM
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Originally Posted by TheWonderPuppies View Post
My ratty boy who died last month. Lived to a ripe age of 4 years and 7 months so they can live for a while ...
Holy moly, that's amazing! definitely not the norm, though. But amazing nonetheless!
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