This is the place for pet rat information: care, veterinarians, rats for adoption, etc. Pet rat owners and lovers meet to talk about these wonderful creatures. We want everybody to know that pet rats make excellent pets and we want to educate ourselves about their proper care, as well as to have socials, shows, and other fun activities. 917.887.5169; 908.330.2579. Local vets:
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    Raquel Raquel replied to pituitary tumor
    February 18

    "Dear Christine, There is now the option to treat with a prolactin inhibitor. References for you and vet: http://ratguide­.com/h... Bromocriptine is less expensive than cabergoline. Original study: http://www.ncbi­.nlm.n...."

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    "Looks like my rat may have a pituitary tumor and the outlook is not good."

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    "Hi, Location: ┬áLong Island NY Contact (message):­ From Jen: I need help. I have had many rats over the years, love them crazy..I have never had an issue with sickness or needing vet care until ..."

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    "Hi, I'm Jen I have1 male and 5 females"
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    "Mila, I volunteer with Empty Cages Collective. We recently took in two young dumbo girls. We don't know their exact ages but they can't be more than seven months old. Feel free to email me at [masked]"

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    "Hi, Please check out Facebook group: New York State Rat Lovers Connect. Log in to Facebook and click this link: https://www.fac­ebook.... Thank you, Raquel"

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