Friday, June 26, 2009

rat stars

The little human purchased a new (secondhand) camera and has been snappy us silly, and we have been posing when it suits us. Sidney is the easier to shoot because his white fur does not require such a long shutter speed, but he tries to make up for it by running around a great deal. Here are some samples:

Friday, February 27, 2009


I have been meaning to blog for some time, especially when some rat with the same name as me became president of the United States of America. What a coincidence! Here I am leader of the free rat world, and there he, president of a big country! Not as big as the free rat world of course, but still quite impressive. I wish him luck. It's not always easy being a big important leader. Several times a day I have to jump up and down on Sidney to teach him who's boss. And then there is all the power groooming....

Anyway, the reason I have to post is that all the mouse snacks have passed away - and me and Sid never even got a nibble! They had got pretty quiet. They used to come out and sit and watch movies on the little human's knee. Monty was starting to look a bit ill, with sores on his feet and cloudy eyes, while Vaughny remianed quite chipper. But one morning a couple of weeks ago there was Vaughny dead in the cage! Then two days ago Monty was having difficulty breathing and last night he was found dead in the cage too. Oh dear! I do hope the little human doesn't get "empty cage syndrome". Last thing we need is more mouse snacks that we aren't allowed to eat!