||Six months old|
is Miep. It is an old Dutch name and pronounced Meep. She had bitten her
former owners and injured her rattie family. They couldn't keep her because
of this. She was at great risk of ending up as snake food so I took her home.
I trained her to trust me and I took it step by step. She never has bitten me
or anyone else since. She is the most trainable and social rat I have ever
had. She loves to rough house with my hands and follows me everywhere when
she is out of her cage. She now has a rattie friend who she lives happily
with after careful introductions. She is special to me because she dodged
many bullets. She was not bad, she was just misunderstood. She is the
loveliest rat I could ask for. I hope she'll live forever.
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