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Ducks, Donkeys, and Rats in Holiday Spirit (Your Cute Pets)

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Cheerio and Peppermint’s first Christmas. They were born on Feb. 2 and Feb. 3, 2007 to two female hairless rats, Piper and Phoebe. They were the only two survivors out of a total of 12. Cheerio got his name because he loved Cheerios, but only the name brand. He refused to eat the generic kind and would throw them out of his cage at his dog siblings (who were all too happy to scarf them up). Peppermint was an albino and resembled his namesake with his red eyes and pale skin. Both rats were extremely smart and affectionate. Cheerio was the more outgoing of the two (rats have very distinctive personalities). He loved to ride around on his owner’s shoulder…even when she was vacuuming! Peppermint was a bit more timid. He enjoyed his playtime, but all he really wanted to do was hang out with Cheerio. Rats require a lot of hard work, special care, and attention. They also require a lot of money in vet bills when they get sick, they are well worth every penny! Sadly, both Cheerio and Peppermint are gone now and are missed terribly.

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2:10AM PST on Dec 3, 2013

the xmas rats are the cutest

2:08PM PST on Dec 13, 2012

All great cute pics, thank you!!

2:08PM PST on Dec 13, 2012

All great cute pics, thank you!!

3:53AM PDT on Sep 12, 2012

Cute

2:43PM PDT on Jun 13, 2012

Super super cute

2:33PM PST on Feb 21, 2012

How cute---I love ferrets!

Who would steal a donkey???

10:54AM PST on Jan 27, 2012

Awwwww....

12:51AM PST on Jan 26, 2012

Great photos. Fun to look at.

5:21PM PST on Jan 17, 2012

All cutie pies!

2:33PM PST on Jan 12, 2012

so cute:)

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