Pet adoption saves lives. Adopt a pet and you'll have a friend for life! Contact us, or contact another local humane society, animal shelter or SPCA.
We have foster homes through out Cincinnati, Dayton, and North Kentucky.
We do not breed rats at our rescue and do not support the breeding of any animal.
We do not adopt our rats out to for
research or to be used as breeders or feeders.
All rats are pets only and we do screen all of our potential homes and require the adoption questionnaire to be filled out completely.
We receive no profits from running the rescue. This is something we do purely for the love of rats and we dedicate a lot of time and money to ensure that the rats that come here are cared for and find their perfect homes.
Rattie Tattie Rescue retains all ownership rights of rats until both the rescue and the adopter have signed the contract. Rats are to go to loving homes and not to be used as breeders or feeders. We reserve the right to decline any adoption application for any reason.
If you currently do not own rats, we can only adopt out in pairs.
(Rats are social creatures and need companionship)
If you are adopting a new rattie friend for your current rat(s) that is ok.
Adoption fees are as follows:
Single rat $15
**We will be more than happy to neuter or spay your rat(s)!
House Pets For House Pets on Beechmont Ave. does rat neuters for $50.
Dr. Levitas at Mt. Lookout Animal Hospital does a Oophorectomy (Ovary removal / Spay) for $50 and will do a neuters too.
The adoption fee is for several reasons, to ensure that applicants are serious about the pet adoption, to help with the cost of care for our ratties and to ensure that rats will not be used as feeders.
We require the adoption application to be filled out honestly and completely.
If you do not own your home and are renting you must provide proof from your landlord that rats are permitted as pets in your home.
We require weekly updates of your new ratties for the first month.
If you move, change phone numbers, email addresses, etc., you must let us know so we have a means of contacting you for updates in the future.
If you must give up your rats in the future, or can no longer care for them, they must be returned to us. We must approve of any other home before the rats are placed with any other person.
If you have any questions regarding our policies, please contact us directly.
You can also join our chat groups on Facebook to meet rat lovers and adopters of Rattie Tattie where you can post updates and pictures and ask for advice from other rat owners : )
Why should you adopt?
small animals can make wonderful pets, and rather than buying a small animal for sale or finding a small animal breeder, adopting a small animal from an animal shelter or rescue organization is the perfect way to add a small animal to your family. Keep in mind, there is a lot you will need to know when you provide a home for a small animal. You will need to learn what to feed them, how much exercise or attention your small animal needs, and many other important things about how to house and care for a small animal. There are different types of small animals including Chinchilla, Degu, Ferret, Gerbil, Guinea Pig, Hamster, Hedgehog, Mouse, Prairie Dog, Rat, Skunk, and Sugar Glider.
Pet adoption saves lives. Adopt a pet and you'll have a friend for life! Please consider a rescue pet before you buy a pet from a breeder or pet store. Contact us, or contact another local humane society, animal shelter or SPCA.