You are here:

Pet Rats/Massive growth on hairless rat's chest


Lady Rat wrote at 2016-04-10 23:21:10
Find a vet who knows about rat health issues. I have them removed off my rat's by my vet. I haven't had a Rat in awhile needing surgical removal of a growth. Iediua had tumors cancer ones, she received 6 surgeries , it extended her life for a extra 8 months.I loved her dearly.

Pet Rats

All Answers

Answers by Expert:

Ask Experts


Debbie Ducommun


I can answer any questions about pet rats, but you will probably be able find answers to simple questions more quickly on my website at If you have a life-threatening emergency you can try calling me at 530-899-0605. I am not usually on the computer on the weekend.


I have been "The Rat Lady" since 1985 and am recognized as one of the world's experts on pet rats. I have 3 published books and already answer lots of questions about rats daily.

President of Rat Assistance & Teaching Society

I am a monthly columnist for Pet Business magazine, and my writing has appeared in other magazines. I have 3 published books.

BA in Animal Behavior

©2016 All rights reserved.