Thanks Nim for sending this to me :)
The rat information from my sites compiled into a handy paperback. All this is on my sites, but this is a version you can use as an offline reference. (I have always wanted to write a book, and now I have!)---Table of Contents: Why Rats?--Rats in Brief--The History of Pet Rats--Are Rats for You?--Choosing Your Rats--The New Rat--Rat Care--Is It True?--Health--Rat Psychology--The Lone Rat--Note to Children--Odor Control--Breeding--Genetics--Rat Types--Glossary--Other Resources Product Details:
· Paperback: 112 pages
· Binding: Perfect
· Publisher: Vickie Boutwell (February 2004)
· Product Number: 9768932
The Wonderful World of Rats is a free family fun fest dedicated to promoting domestic pet rats as quality companion animals taking place at the Peninsula Humane Society in San Mateo, CA on Sunday, March 30th from 11am-4pm. There will be hourly door prizes, vendors, games, crafts, educational seminars, raffle, photo contest and LOTS of fun!!
Rattie Ratz Rescue is holding a raffle at The Wonderful World of Rats and you do not need to be present to win. Raffle tickets are $1 each and all proceeds go to the care of all our rescue rats. Rattie Ratz is seeking much needed financial assistance to pay for medical expenses, spay/neutering, general maintenance and more. Only 5 more days to buy a raffle ticket!!
Info can be found at:
Unfortunately we can't all bring our pet rats to the fest, but we are all proud of our pets!
Attendees at the event will have the chance to vote for their favorite rat photo. Near the end of the event, a first, second, and third place winner will be established based on votes placed throughout the day. There is no limit on the number of entries an individual can submit and the winners need NOT be present to win!!
*** A ribbon will be awarded to each winner and Rattie Ratz will donate a prize customized with their winning image ***
How to enter:
Photos can be brought to the event (please bring a standard size 4x6 photo) Don't bring your only copy of the photo. Photos may not be returned and we cannot be held responsible for keeping pictures in mint condition.
You can submit your photo online at any time before Friday, March 28th to rattieratz@gmail.
You can send in your entry using the regular mail. (It must arrive by Friday, March 28th)
Please send your entry to:
WWOR Photo Contest
c/o Diane Nesom
5411 Drysdale Drive
San Jose, CA 95124
No matter which way you choose to enter, be sure to include your name, your rat's name, and your email address or phone number with your photo.
Please help us get the word out by cross posting this message to as many applicable groups as you can!
Thank you for your support. Hope to see you there!
The Friends of Rattie Ratz