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Weeeeee! March 19, 2005 3:52 PM

Hello all,

I am now officially a rat-mum. Yesterday I started to write about bringing my Gwendolyn home, but my PC went down in the middle of it all, so I decided to wait til today. So, yesterday I brought my rat-baby Gwendolyn home at last, along with my daughters rat, Bibernelle. They love their new home/cage, and after a while where they sat in a corner looking around, they started to investigate their new place. They also had one play fight after another, and played "tag" , and had lots to eat and drink to. Gwendolyn is 6 days younger than Bibernelle, but she is the maternal one, ( and a bit bigger) buildig a nest for Bibernelle. Bibernelles' mum died giving birth, so Bibernelle and her siblings have had a foster mum. Anyway, today we are a bit disappointed, 'cause they have been sleeping almost all day, which isn't much fun for us. But I guess that if they are happy, we are to. They probably need the rest after the stress of moving to a new location and so on. 

I have put a couple of pics in my album, so if you are interested, please take a look , because I can't find out how to put them in here.

form Terese.

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. March 20, 2005 10:27 AM

YAY! Congrats! I looked at your pictures in your profile and she's absolutely adorable!!! I want mine!!!! ::sniff:: I have to wait a few months yet though.

I was curious though (if you don't mind me asking), I really like the looks of that cage that is in some of the pictures. If you don't mind telling me, how much did that cost you?
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Hi Auna D :) March 20, 2005 2:55 PM

Thank you for taking time to view my photos, and thank you for your kind words. The price of the cage would convert, in US dollars, to about 90-100 dollars. The hammocks and shelf/floor I made myself, and the varnish for the shelf (water-based) was a bit expensive. Then there's all the toys and huts and so on. I guess it amounts to about 150- 200 dollars with cage and all.

I can imagine how much you are longing to get your rat, 'cause we had an awfull time waiting. But believe me, it's worth the wait!

Friendly from Terese.

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So adorable!!! March 21, 2005 8:51 PM

She looks so much like our boy Axl who we just had to put to sleep on Saturday .  It's nice to see another sweet face like that, with the adorable pink eyes.  Congrats on finally being able to bring her home!  She's very lucky to have you as a mom .  [ send green star]  [ accepted]
 
:) March 23, 2005 3:51 PM

Thank you Maggie My Gwendolyn is more fun for every day that goes by. She's very active, and does lots of funny things.

from Terese.

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:'S March 23, 2005 3:57 PM

I'm sorry about your Axl but I'm sure the are taking good care of him.

Love from Terese

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Rainbow Bridge March 24, 2005 5:36 PM

Did anyone know that there is a Yogurt Drop bar at the Rainbow Bridge? Yup, it's there. And ratties can step up to the bar and have ANY kind of yogie they want: a strawberry yogie soy shake, honey yogie cookies, yogie peanuts and pretzels - anything they want.

Lots of my ratties are at the bar. I'm sure Axl has found his way there already.

Cindy

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Thanks you guys March 24, 2005 9:22 PM

You both are so sweet.  I love the idea of my babies at the bar with yours!    [ send green star]  [ accepted]
 
the rats March 25, 2005 12:19 PM

i love the pics they are soo cool and at two weeks rats are so small my rat has red eyes it is a hooded but instead of a dark hood my rat has a really ligh tan colour i say it is an albino hooded but mine is now a year and a half old so she is quite big!

hope all rats stay healthy forever!

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