5 Ways You Can Help
Never buy products from companies that test on animals, and only shop cruelty-free.
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Find out how cruelty-free your morning routine is.
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Do you have a rescued rat? Snap a pic with him or her and submit it here for free PETA Kids goodies!
Did You Know?
Rats are smart, curious, and friendly and can be as outgoing and gentle as any person.
Rats have poor eyesight but excellent senses of smell, taste, touch, and hearing.
Rats are a lot like humansâ€”they can fall in love, will risk their lives to save their family members, and even giggle when tickled!
Rats love snuggling and curling up in their human companion's lap.
Rats are social animals who play together, wrestle, and love sleeping curled up together. Like us, if they don't have companionship, they can become lonely, anxious, depressed, and stressed.