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Should I let my pet rat into the wild or no? and why?

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DO NOT, I REPEAT, DO NOT LET IT OUT INTO THE WILD! It is a Pet, and will not survive outdoors. If it does survive, it will end up a "pest" rather than a pet to someone, and could end up in a trap. Any way you look at it, it would not be good for the little Rat dude.

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Do bird EAT small animals?

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Why yes, some birds *do* eat small animals
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No. It has never learned its natural survival skills. It would most certainly die a cruel death.

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You should not release a domesticated animal into the wild unless a professional animal caretaker works with it to help it survive.

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Yes, it's where it needs to be.

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I totally agree!!!
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Great. Some don't, due to its being a pet, but a rat is darn smart, and will be just fine. :)
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Did you think about how it would affect the ecosystem??
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It's a wild animal. It should be free.
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A rat is "dam smart" LOL
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It would effect the ecosystem by providing more food for the food chain!
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One of the top ten smartest animals in the world!
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Rats are relatively innovative; they've been surviving in the wild for thousands of years. However, I wonder if rats that come from generations of domesticity would be able to survive in the wild. Many feral cats do, but many do not, and they starve to death. I didn't realize how interesting this question was:)
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I would never underestimate a rat.
Yes, it is interesting.
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Yes, at one time I had to put out glue strips. The little fellas were so smart that they would think that they were smelling peanut butter, they got stuck!
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While rats don't have the reasoning skills to comprehend that humans put out glue traps that smell like food, they are smart enough to have survived thus far
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No.

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Yes so it can die.

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Lol!
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xD
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because i learned in science that we can get new invasive species and that wouldn't be good!

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A good point! Just look at the Everglades with Pythons and Boas.
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thanks i thought so! & yeah..
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No. It does not have the skills to live in the wild. If you can no longer care for it contact an animal shelter.

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Only if there are cats present

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It doesn't know how to survive in the wild. Also, rats are social creatures. They grow up with their families and live their lives that way.He would be alone.

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No it wouldn't you survive

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Domesticated rats are as vulnerable as babies. Pet rats should never, ever be released into the wild. They would have no idea how to find food in the wild or what would be safe to eat. The same goes for water. Wild rats learn what to eat from what their parents eat. They know from the second they're born just by the taste of their mother's milk. A domesticated rat dumped out into the wild would have no experience of the foods out there, or how to find them.

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No because it's wild.

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No a snake or bird will probably eat it.

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Domesticated animals don't have the same natural defences to disease that wild animals have been able to develop.

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No, it is not wild, it would die

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