Can I Bathe A Pet Rat?


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michelle cherry Profile
michelle cherry answered
It's not only good for their health, it's good for the smell they carry. It's not that bad of an odor, but it can be if you don't bathe them once a month. Some rats even like water. Mine did. He'd swim like all get out!!!
Winter Profile
Winter answered
Yes here are reasons why:
Cleans them
get rid of oder
good for health
Try not to squeeze them to much though.
Sarah Leach Profile
Sarah Leach answered
Yes , one of my real good friends bathes her rat bailey.. It gives him a refreshing look smell everything
Aisha Profile
Aisha answered
Yes you can definitely bathe a pet rat. In fact it is important for its health. Here is a link to a website that offers step by step instructions to bathe your pet rat.
Anonymous Profile
Anonymous answered
When I bathed my rat my rat freaked out and gave me a cut on my hand. Why did he do that?
thanked the writer.
courtney winters
courtney winters commented
He probably did it because he may be like most cats scared of water
Linda Jean Bowen
Linda Jean Bowen commented
i just had a rat giving to me last and she has fleas what can i use on her or give her i really want to help her get read of them
Anonymous Profile
Anonymous answered
You can bathe a pet rat but, honestly I wouldnt it causes them lots of stress and its not really necessary. Most rats do not like baths!!!! So if I were you I would buy special wipe you can get to clean them
Anonymous Profile
Anonymous answered
For the question above:
He probably was a bit scared.

For the actual question:
Its good the the rats health. If your going to give them a bath, make sure its warm water. If its too cold, they can get sick and die.

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