October 2017
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Milly & Nora

At the end of May hubster and I decided to get a couple of baby rats. We ended up with Milly and Nora, two female baby rats that were about 6 weeks old. We had never seen rats so small and it was an adjustment to make since we were used to handling full sized [...]

Cleaning Robbie

Today hubster and I did something that we should be doing more often – cleaning our roomba, Robbie. He’s a funny little guy that no longer docks when he’s done and sometimes attempts to commit suicide. He hasn’t been running for very long and after reading up on roomba care from the iRobot website we [...]

Solo Miso II

My worries about Miso being heartbroken after losing her sister Chu seems to have been unwarranted. She had adjusted very well to being on her own and had kept herself occupied frolicking around the house. In the past few weeks though we’ve been noticing her aging at a faster pace. She is more reliant on [...]

Solo Miso I

After Chu passed away I was worried that Miso would be really lonely since rats who lose their only cage mate can take it pretty hard and even die of loneliness. Thankfully this didn’t happen to Miso and she seems to be adjusting really well for the most part. Since she doesn’t chew things and [...]


Hubster really likes snacking on fruits, especially berries. He started buying more produce to eat as snacks to improve our healthy lifestyle but it has come at a price. I calculated our grocery bill last month and it had jumped substantially because of all the fruit we’ve been buying. On the other hand our outside [...]