My Rat (My Pet Series) (Paperback)

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Rats are good-natured, intelligent, and easily trained, which makes them an ideal choice for both adults and children who plan to keep a caged pet. My Rat, as part of the My Pet Series, emphasize the special relationships that normally develop between pets of various species and their owners. Inside this expertly written book, you will find:

  • A history of rat and human interaction, including their significance in different cultures
  • Rat biology, traits, and habits
  • Tips for selecting and purchasing your pet rat
  • Tips on cage environment, including bedding and enrichment items
  • Dietary and nutritional information
  • Health care needs of a domesticated rat
  • Playtime activities and training tips

The clear text is accessible to older children as well as adults, and is complemented with attractive color photos on most pages. The front and back cover flaps feature checklists and information summaries on the care of pet rats.

About the Author

Gerd Ludwig is a zoologist and editor of the German magazine, Animal.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781438000077
ISBN-10: 1438000073
Publisher: Sourcebooks
Publication Date: February 1st, 2012
Pages: 144
Language: English
Series: My Pet Series