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Fancy Rat (Rattus norvegicus)

Experience Level: Beginner

Shopping List

Step 1: Choosing a Habitat
Minimum cage size is 24x12x12"; multilevel homes are preferred.

Water bottle

Food bowl

Step 2: Play and Hide
Hide house

Solid surface exercise wheel

Exercise ball

Nesting material

Treat sticks and chews

Climbing toys

Hay manger (if desired)

Step 3: Bedding
Aspen, pine or recycled paper products

Nutrition and Maintenance
Rodent block/fortified Fancy Rat diet

• Fresh fruits and veggies

Mineral wheel

Timothy hay or orchard grass (if desired)