Do people keep rats as pets? Are they good companions?
Not disease-ridden ones
- Dr. BrightLv 62 months agoFavorite Answer
Yes, people do keep rats as pets, and for the right person they are great! They're simple to take care of, needing only a cage, bedding, a water source, and plenty of food. They are very intelligent and with handling can become as friendly as any dog or cat. Rats make excellent pets, the only drawback being their short lifespans of around two to three years.
- Anonymous1 month ago
Ask Ben. Or Willard. Or Michael Jackson.
- NamelessLv 72 months ago
Definitely. Rats are actually one of my favorite pets. They are super friendly and bond with people yet they don't take up a ton of space and are not super expensive.
- 2 months ago
I've kept rats for 30 years. I love them. They are the BEST rodent to keep.
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- Pearl LLv 72 months ago
some people might
- Jake No ChatLv 72 months ago
Some people do, and they can be nice pets. Most people do not as rats are not well appreciated.
- Yahoo UserLv 52 months ago
Yes, they make good pets for some folks. Good snacks for big pet snakes too!