The author would like to thank Yahoo for providing the services for club. And of course, thank you so much to everyone who has supported me even when I hadn’t updated the site for almost two years! A special thanks to those who sent in suggestions and photos–the site wouldn’t be what it is without you! See below for information about the photos and the people who sent them in!!

::Please note: these photos were sent in for use only on Fat Rat Central. Photos found anywhere else will be questioned and you will be asked to remove them if you do not have the photographers permission. If you have any questions, please contact me. Thanks very much for giving credit where it’s due ;) ::

Photos:

The circular photos at the top of each informational page:

  • The photo above is my rat, Piglet
  • On the FAQ page is a photo of Chibi inside her cage, sent in by Amkey.
  • On the Ask Sara pages is a photo of Myrtle, sent in by Shelly Nichols. Myrtle passed away on January 2 of 2002. May she rest in peace.
  • On the Mailing List page, “Pinky and Gus” was sent in by Nicole F.
  • On the breeding page, “Bulma and Babies” was sent in by Jeni.
  • On the caging page, this birds eye view of a rat cage was sent in by Andrew Buttner.
  • Andrew Buttner also sent in this picture of two of his rats for the choosing page.
  • On the diet page, Judy J. Pratt sent in this picture of one of her rats.
  • On the games and tricks page, “Carmen in Pocket” was sent in by Brian Long.
  • On the history page, the photo “Fern” was taken and sent in by Sara Gibson. Fern is 15 months old in this photo. Visit Sara’s website.
  • On the how many? page, “Vegeta and Bulma” was sent in by Jeni.
  • On the litter page, this photo is cropped from one sent in by Judy J. Pratt.
  • On the markings and colors page, this picture of “Carmen” was sent in by Brian Long.
  • On the Gallery page is a photo of Myrtle, sent in by Shelly Nichols. Myrtle passed away on January 2 of 2002. May she rest in peace.
  • On the medications page, this picture of Eddie was sent in by Donna.
  • Donna also submitted the photo used for the myco page, and the photo for the trust training page.
  • On the pros and cons page, this photo of “Baby” was submitted by Tracy Swartz. In this photo, taken at Christmas of 2000, Baby is 10 months old.
  • On the serious problems page, this photo was sent in by Andrew Buttner.
  • On the skin problems page is featured a personal photo of my deceased rat Lukass.
  • On the toys page, this photo of a playing mother was sent in by Claire from France.
  • The photo from the tumors page was found randomly on the internet years ago, as was the one from the vets page. If anyone knows the origin of these photos, please contact me.
  • On the varieties page, this photo of a dumbo rat was cropped from a photo sent in by Theresa.
  • The photo used for the trust training page is of Edward, and was sent in by Derek and Cathy Willis.
  • The photo for the communication page is Harvey, and was sent in by Kim, who is 15 years old. Visit Kim’s website.
  • The photo used for the introducing rats page is a personal photo of Lukass and Rizzo being introduced in my bathtub in California.

Photos used on the Caging Page:

  • The photo of the rat hanging on the side of a cage was sent in by Selissa Leonard. The rat is named Costello, and he’s a silvered black blazed berkshire buck (try saying that 5 times fast). Thanks Selissa!
  • The photo of five rats in a cage with a ton of shredded paper was sent in by Heather.
  • The photo of the rat disappearing behind a pillow is my rat Roxy, being nosy on my bed.
  • The photo of the rat on the printer is Baby, who at the time of this photo (Christmas of 2000) was 10 months old. Thanks to Tracy Swartz for that one.
  • The photo of the albino in the tube was sent in by Cat. This rat’s name is Sadie, and the photo was taken in June of 2000.
  • The photo of the two rats on the cat scratching post was sent in by Jeni. The rats are named Vegeta and Bulma.

Photos used on the Diet Page:

  • The photo of the agouti rat eating was sent in by Kim. Her rat’s name is Missy.
  • The photo of the rat looking up at the camera from the food dish was sent in by Judy J. Pratt. Her rat’s name is Big Guy.
  • The photo of the white rat on top of the cage is of Pepper and was sent in by David.

Photos used on the Litter and Bedding Page:

  • The photo of the light rat is Carmen and was sent in by Brian Long. Carmen is a male champagne hooded dumbo from Greensburg, PA.
  • The photo of multiple rats in a cage was sent in by Theresa.
  • The photo of the rat eating was sent in by Judy J. Pratt. Her rat’s name is Big Guy.

Photos used on the Communication Page:

  • The photo close-up rat face is Tikka, sent in by Colin and his daughter. Visit her website at http://www.fancyrat.co.uk
  • The photo of the girl with the frightened looking rat is my rat, Roxy, with my roommate Carli. Generally, Carli is the one freaked out by rats, but in this picture it looks like Roxy is the one worried.

Photos used on the FAQ Page:

Photos used on the Introduction Page:

  • The photo of the two rats with the feet was sent in by Selissa Leonard. The rat facing the camera is a mink odd-eye blaze capped doe, and the other rat is Kasha, a mink blazed capstripe doe.
  • The photo of the two rats meeting in the bathtub was taken by myself. The dark rat is Rizzo and the lighter hooded rat is Lukass.
  • The photo of the two rats peeking out of the hole was sent in by Andrew Buttner.

Photos used on the Trust Training Page:

  • The photo of the rat perched on a hand is my rat, Roxy, being held by my boyfriend Peter.
  • The photo of the dark rat is Napolean, sent in by Susanne.

Photos used on the Choosing Page:

  • The photo of the grey rat is Eddie and was sent in by Donna.
  • The photo of the hooded rat leaning off someone’s shoulder was sent in by Danielle. Her rat’s name is Stuie.
  • The photo of the pet store was taken by myself, secretly in Petco (shhh!)
  • The photo of the champagne colored rat was sent in by Susanne.

Photos used on the How Many? Page:

  • The photo of the two rats looking in a dollhouse crib was sent in by ???
  • The photo of the three rats in a cage was sent in by June. The hooded rat is Polly, the brown rat is Baby and the white rat is Ruby.

Photos used on the Rat Right for Me? Page:

  • The photo of the woman with the rat was sent in by ???
  • The photo of the frightened looking girl is my roommate, Carli, who is a bit squirmy when it comes to rats.

Photos used on the Common Problems Page:

  • The photo of the rat with the tumor was found on the internet long ago.
  • The photo of the rat looking out of the dollhouse was sent in by ???

Photos used on the Skin Problems Page:

  • The photo of the rat with scabs is my rat Lukass, who had quite the problem at one time (as you can see).
  • The photo of the rat in the cage on a wheel was sent in by Andrew Buttner.

Photos used on the Vets Page:

  • The photo of the rat on the cage is my rat, Roxy.
  • The photo of the man with the rat was found on the internet long ago. If anyone knows the origin of this picture, please contact me.
  • The photo of the light colored rat’s face is Carmen, sent in by Brian Long. Carmen is a male champagne hooded dumbo from Greensburg, PA.