This article is from the WSSF 2014 AFRMA Rat & Mouse Tales news-magazine.
By Jozzette Hagemann, CA
What I did to get a loose baby rat back is I took the wheel out of the cage and put on the floor in the evening, turned off the light, and laid down for a while. When I heard the wheel and saw the baby running on it, I picked up the wheel with the rat in it and put it back in its cage.
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