Like many other animals, rats and mice are also social animals and they love to remain together, play and enjoy from each others company. Those who want to keep rat as pet should understand that animals are socialized by being handled by humans and exposed to day to day human activities. In order to bond to humans and become a good pet, a baby animal must be held, petted, cuddled, talked to, carried around and exposed to normal human activities and sounds. Most people do this with kittens and puppies and kittens but they don’t do this with caged pets like rats and mice.
Cruel Treatment With Rats
Rats and mice are treated very cruelly both by ordinary people and also those who sell rats in pet shops. Often rats and mice are killed using rat poisons are using glue traps . Many of us are not even aware that most of the rats and also mice in pet shops are sold as food for snakes. You may have noticed on many pet shop that lists rat by different sizes such as small, medium, large, this is for snake owners who often buy rats for their snakes.