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moosmom
04-12-2007, 11:05 AM
Now that I finally have a way to post pictures, I'd like you to meet Winkie the very spoiled one-eyed rat.

http://s31.photobucket.com/albums/c358/deploss13/?action=view&current=DCP_2994.jpg

This rat eats as well as I do on steak, hotdogs (he won't eat them unless I nuke them), steak bones, fresh fruit, veggies, yogurt, you name it, he eats it. I absolutely am head over heels in love with this little boy. I have been since the day I rescued him from being sold as a snake's dinner at Petco.

Winkie was walking around on my bed, when he came upon my cat Shortie Girl. They went nose-to-nose and then Shortie Girl started grooming him!! :eek: It was the cutest thing I've ever seen!! I only wish I had my camera handy for that "Kodak" moment.

http://i31.photobucket.com/albums/c358/deploss13/DCP_2993.jpg?t=1176389709

http://i31.photobucket.com/albums/c358/deploss13/DCP_2992.jpg?t=1176389836

There have been times when he's been out with me and he would curl up in the pillow behind me and go to sleep. I'd fall asleep forgetting he was there. :eek:

lvpets2002
04-12-2007, 11:55 AM
;) Aweee Winkie is a cutie pie.. I wanted to see a pic of Winkie getting a kitty bath.. :D

Zippy
04-12-2007, 12:08 PM
Winkie is adorable! :) That's wonderful Shortie and him like each other.

lute
04-12-2007, 03:37 PM
Winkie is a big rat! A cute rat too! :D

Miss Z
04-12-2007, 03:42 PM
Wow, he's a BIG, beautiful boy! It's great that we finally get to see him, welcome to the PT family, Winkie :D ! Aren't rattie kisses on the lips just the best? ;)

Reachoutrescue
04-12-2007, 03:44 PM
Winkie is very cute. I am very happy he is with you. He is so cute!

Suki Wingy
04-12-2007, 04:07 PM
he's adorable! But then again, what rat isn't? :D

ramanth
04-12-2007, 09:01 PM
Yay!! What a handsome boy he is!! It's great that your cats get along with him. :D

Would love to see a family portrait! ;)

k9krazee
04-13-2007, 05:59 PM
What a cutie!!! :D It's great to finally "meet" you Winkie!!

Muddy4paws
04-13-2007, 06:45 PM
:D aww! Hes just like my Reggie!! He has the same colours including the eyes.