How to Expand Your Rat’s Lifespan

Your pet rat is probably your best friend. Like any good parent, you have taken the time to train your pet. You have spent the resources that you needed to spend to make sure he or she is comfortable and happy. There have been a ton of ups that have made your heart happy and a smile on your face. You have been frustrated and worked through it. Unfortunately, a rat’s lifespan is usually only about a year to a year and a half. There are some cases where rats have lived a little longer. The oldest rat known to live was almost five years. There are a few ways to extend the lifespan of your rat.

Environmental Factors

Your rat will live the longest in the right environment. Here is the thing, you have done everything you possibly can to make sure that his cage is secure. You make …