Rats are amazing animals, To show how fantastic these animals are here are a bunch of “Rat facts” On what makes a rat a rat and why they are the perfect companion!
Rats make happy "laughter" sounds when they play.
Rats are extremely clean animals, spending several hours every day grooming themselves and their group members. They are less likely than cats or dogs to catch and transmit parasites and viruses.
Rats’ tails help them to balance, communicate and regulate their body temperature.
The rat is the first of the twelve animals of the Chinese zodiac. People born in this year are thought to possess characteristics which are associated with rats, namely: creativity, intelligence, honesty, ambition and generosity.
Rats are little adventurers and they were one of the first animals to make the trip to outer space.
Rats are pretty great swimmers, and can tread water for three days without a break (although please don't test this out at home)
They’re SUPER social, so it’s always best to have more than one rat!
They’re smart little critters. They’ll learn their name and you can even teach them tricks!
Rats are stupendous nappers and they spend about 76 percent of daylight hours sleeping.
They’re tiny little creatures with big personalities, kinda like pocket-sized puppies!
Most of all, they’re smart, sweet little cuties who love to form a bond with their human.
Rats do not sweat. They regulate their temperature by constricting or expanding blood vessels in their tails.
Innie or outie? Rats don't have gallbladders or tonsils, but they do have belly buttons!
Rats are truly amazing and incredible animals!
Shayilen Gremlin knows how special she had her friends are!