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Would You Eat a Rat?

It has been said that there is a 12:1 ratio of rats to people in New York City. Granted, this is just an estimate, but it cannot be far off, considering the city has been plagued with rats for over a …

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Dog, Cat, & Rat (video)

This Colorado man decided to take his message of peace and harmony -- in the form of an inseparable dog, cat, and rat -- to the streets. What do you think? Related: Cat, Dog, Guinea Pig, and R…

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Top 10 Smartest Animals

By Animal Planet 10. Rat No. 10 in our countdown of smartest animals is the rat, a highly intelligent yet much-maligned animal in Western cultures. Widely used in research, the lab rat has b…

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Tinkerbell the Rat Takes a Bath (cute video)

Watch Tinkerbell, a family's pet rat, as she gets ready to take a bath. Her "dad" starts her out with gentle pats to get her comfortable in a sink with a shallow layer of water and gentle kitten shamp…

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True Love 2: More Animal Friends (3 videos)

We got lots of appreciative comments about our last group of loving animal odd couples—especially the cat and the crow. Here are 3 more. Which is your favorite? Rat Loves Cat Well, actually…

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Been there, too. Married 26 years. Single now 24 years. Married was stressful. had 4 kids in 5 years…

Everything sounds true to fact !! I know pets are better pets to adults when there have been childre…

Good info. Thanks. I am fortunate. In my garden there are many butterflies.

Beverly S., while your advice to keep cats indoors is great, I am saddened to see that you have boug…