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Is it better to get a male or female rat?

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Are there personalities different? I'm only getting one. Should I get a male or a femaie?
asked Jan 6, 2014 in Rats by anonymous

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Male rats called bucks are usually laid back creatures. If males fight they do so to gain position in a pack, but rarely cause injury. They enjoy being held and will cuddle. Females (does) are more energetic and active. About every 5 days when a female is in heat, she can become jumpy. Actually they both make good pets as every rat has a different personality. Sometimes, just looking at them helps you decide, whether they are male or female.
answered Jan 9, 2014 by (36,420 points)