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Tell me everythign I need to take care of baby rats?

From what I understand rats can eat anything. My dad, as a pest control man found 2 baby rats (usually he just does away with them, not that he likes to but his job... :( but he brought these ones back and was only gonna show them to someone then set them free), I offered to take care of them till I was confident that they could be on their own. They're the smalles little things I ever seen. Both of them can fit in the palm of your hand. they DO have their hair, so they are capable of eating now. I want to know what I need to know in order to take care of them. I understand the dangers of rabies, but as of yet they are too young to know if they have them or not. I have it in my head to set them free when they get big enough, but at the same time I feel like I may become attatched. @Knowledgeable: Thanks a bunch.

Asked By: - 11/17/2012
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Baby rats, not yet ready to wean, can eat the following things and do just fine: baby food (blueberry is a favorite, but any will do), ensure (the drink meal replacement stuff), scrambled eggs, cooked pasta, cooked potato, cooked chicken. Basically, anything that is soft enough for their little teeth will do. If you do... More
Answered By: Knowledgeable - 11/17/2012
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