Saturday, July 24, 2010

Update on my Baby Rats and 2 Rat Birthdays! : )

Yay! I finally have updated pictures of the baby! Well babies, another one of my females had a baby like 5 days after the last time I posted. So there are 2, and I guarantee you won't even recognize the one from last time! : )

Yes! This rat above, was... this ->
Here are a few more pictures of this baby ( I didn't name her yet!)
 
 
And I couldn't get an updated picture of her mom because mom was being very very naughty and didn't want to be help right then, but just as a little reminder here is the old picture of mom: She looks the same, but a little fatter : D
 
And here is the picture of the other baby. He is a boy. Which is why he is about the same size as his "sister" There not really brother and sister but they grew up in the same cage, so I consider them Brother and Sister.

 
Isn't he beautiful? He has that creamy colored hood and I love it :)
And can you see his wavy fur? In the rat world he is known as a Rex because the curly fur and as you can see he has those pretty red eyes just like his daddy :)
Even though he is a week younger I am going to say that he actually weighs more then his sister hehe ^.^
 
And then here is a picture of cream baby (no name yet!) and his mommy. I know I know, it's funny. The Black and white ones mom is white and the white/cream ones mom is black and white like the other one lol. whoamg! I am just not realizing! Baby boy is close to his mommys size! She is very petite though.
 
  (Oh and yes, I did use a pizze box for the background lol!)
Today is also 2 of my rats birthdays (Yes, they are brothers even though they don't look alike hehe) Today they are 1 year old, yay! :)
And yes, I did buy special hats for them.
 They also had little pieces of cake, unfortunatly I did not have the camera at the time of the cake eating.

I present to you... Carlos and Luis 1st Birthday!!
  Happy 1st Birthday Luis!!


And Happy 1st Birthday Carlos!!

Sorry for not getting a lot of pictures! It's very hard to get the ratties to stay still hehe! :)
I will have a special treat for everyone (pictures) once they arrive. I bought these super cute hats on Etsy for my rats, one is a giant Cat in the Hat, Hat for a rat and the other is a little cowboy hat :D Yay!


And also, I am on the lookout..

I need someone to make me a few pieces of rat clothes, it can be simple, extravagent or whatever. I just want to be able to dress them up for special occasions. I am also in need of a little rat diaper. If any of you can make them I would be willing to pay, we can discuss pricing. Or if you want to donate them that would be very appreciated! I put an ad on Etsy (Alchemy) but the sellers on there are being a little ridiculous with pricing. I don't mind paying but I don't feel it is fair to charge me $40 for something so small and simple to make. If any of you are up for it please let me know :)!!
I hope you all enjoyed the pictures!! Once my little rat hats arrive I will be posting some more for all of you to enjoy!!

-Amanda T

7 comments:

  1. Happy Birthday to your super cute rats!!! Hope you'll find someone to make them the clothes.

    Have a nice day, Amanda!

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  2. Hun, I have no IDEA how big rats clothes are, but they are darling in their little hats :)I make sock monkey stuff, but if ya dont have a rat around or an idea of size it would be tough!

    Love the babies- both are super cute!

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  3. Awww, they all look so sweet.

    I have always heard that making doll clothes, like Barbie clothes, is almost harder than making real clothes, because they're so much smaller. I don't know if that's a factor in the high price of rat clothes, but I just wanted to throw that out there.

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  4. Very cute. They'll look adorable dressed up.

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  5. Cute little things!! Good luck finding someone to make them some clothes. I was looking at barbie clothes last year - and found it was MUCH cheaper to buy them on ebay from China in bulk! Maybe you could try that??

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  6. Amanda the babies are so cute, but the Birthday Boys with their little hats is Too Cute! Happy Birthday boys!

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  7. Adorable family you have there. I had a pet rat long ago. Smart little guys. :)

    They can grow so fast that sized clothing might be difficult. I wonder if there's a way to make adjustable pieces. Unfortunately, I never could work with fabric.

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