Get Involved

If you can’t adopt, but you’d still like to help, there are many things you can choose from!

Foster – We are always in need of foster homes. Please contact us for more information and a foster application.

Volunteer – We need volunteers for a variety of tasks including fundraising, outreach, transport, newsletters, etc.

Donate – Donations are always greatly appreciated! Please check out our Wish List below to see what items we’re in need of. You can give a monetary donation by mailing it to OPRats – see the contact us page for our address. We will soon have a link to Canada Helps where you can donate online.

Wish List

  • Monetary donations in the form of cash/cheque or Paypal
  • Fleece or thick cotton fabric to make hammocks
  • Gift certificates to Pet Valu or Pet Smart for rat supplies
  • Gift Certificates to gas stations for transporting rats
  • Rat appropriate cages (1/2 inch bar spacing needed the most)
  • Large exercise wheels and accessories including igloos, food bowls & water bottles
  • Yesterday’s News or other safe bedding. No pine or cedar please.
  • Oxbow Essential rat food
  • Storage containers to store supplies