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Irene Murphy wrote at 2015-04-12 06:55:51
Anne, I read your story and the response you received.  Do not spay your girls.  Spaying does not reduce aggression in females the way neutering does for males.

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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.

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