Yoda (special needs – sponsor me)

Update: January 3, 2023. Yoda is now a permanent resident of the Rescue living with his foster mom and her four boys. He is currently being sponsored by Blair. Update: Nov. 11, 2022. Panna was confirmed to have a facial mass. Unfortunately most like a tumor. We attempted treatment with an anti-inflammatory and antibiotic in case it was an abscess. On Nov. 29 it was confirmed to be a tumor which had grown rapidly and was now impacting his ability to breath. At our vet's recommendation, he was ...
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Springfield & Dusty (neutered)

Springfield and Dusty are brothers who came from a very neglectful situation where they were left to live in filth, infested with mites and left to wallow in their own urine. Thankfully, we were able to take them in at a relatively young age, and despite how nervous they were at first, these boys have made huge progress. Estimated to be born between Dec. 23 and 25th of 2020, these boys are still young and have some growing left to do. Both boys are now neutered due to some aggressive beha...
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Menma & Mei

Update: June 14th, 2021. Unfortunately, Mei's respiratory infection has returned and will likely require treatment for the rest of her life. Additionally, Menma is now exhibiting symptoms of Pituitary Tumor. She will also undergo treatment with cabergoline. Don't let their age fool you. At 1.5 years old, Menma and Mei are both still so incredibly full of beans. They run, they climb, they explore, they do everything a young rat would want to do with boundless amounts of energy. Their foster mo...
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Lyra & Olivia

Meet sisters Lyra & Olivia who are estimated to be born in mid-May 2020. Their previous owner did the best she could to ensure they had a good life, but unfortunately found herself overwhelmed and with a busy work schedule, had little time to care for them. Despite this, they are curious, friendly and although still a little bit shy, are becoming more inquisitive every single day. Both girls are also in perfect health and clearly lived in a clean environment. The ideal home for Lyra and O...
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Checkers (neutered) & Othello

Update: July 21, 2021. Unfortunately Othello's face abscess has returned. We will again treat with antibiotics and saline flushes. Update: June 10, 2021. Great news! Turns out, the mass on Othello's face was an abscess, most likely caused by fighting between Othello and his brother Checkers. As such, Checkers has now been neutered, and Othello, after 1 month of oral antibiotics and thorough saline flushing of his abscess is 100% recovered! Update: April 17, 2021. Unfortunately Othello appe...
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Ned & Edbert

Meet brothers Ned and Edbert. These two were actually surrendered to the Rescue when only a few weeks old and thus benefited from being socialized since a very early age. Both boys are extremely friendly and social, though Ned is definitely the more outgoing one. Edbert loves to be around people, and playing and cuddling with his brother, but he's definitely less happy about being carried around. These boys were born in July of 2019, making them just over a year old. Unfortunately both are...
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Wilma, Amy (special needs) & Nutmeg

Meet this trio of unlikely friends (from left to right), Wilma who is about 1 year old, Amy, who is estimated to be 1.5 years old and Nutmeg, who is around 7 months old. All three were brought into the rescue from dire situations. Wilma had a small mass and a hernia on top of a respiratory infection. All of her health issues have now been completely resolved. She is a lovely girl who loves to play hard, but then cuddles just as hard. Amy was surrendered by a family who ignored her obvio...
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Poppy, Pixie, Ivy & Lucy

These 4 tightly bonded girls range from 8 months old (Lucy) to the eldest, being 18 months old (Ivy). Sisters Poppy and Pixie are estimated to be about 1 year old. We would like to find them a home together as each of them relies strongly on the other for comfort and confidence. Of the 4, Lucy is definitely the most shy. She may never exactly be a human rat, as she much prefers the company of her sisters. Once she's out of the cage, she's quite confident in exploring and running around on her...
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Grey

Update March 2021: Unfortunately, both Wraith and Purple had to be euthanized by our veterinarian due to persistent and worsening respiratory disease, leaving Grey the sole survivor from this group. Even so, Grey himself has severe and chronic respiratory disease and requires medication twice a day. His monthly medical bill is about $30. If you would like to help support the Rescue and our continued care of Grey, please visit our Donate Page. This trio of boys came from a previous owne...
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Ronnie & Ru

Meet adorable sisters, Ronnie & Ru. These two fun, quirky girls were estimated to be born around Sept. of 2019. They are inseparable and absolutely love chilling together in their hammocks. They are extremely friendly and well-socialized and came from a home that obviously cared a lot about them, but unfortunately just ended up with too many rats to have the time and resources to provide for them in the long-run. Especially seeing as Ru is hairless, she will need a family that is knowledg...
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Primrose, Maggie & Pearl

Are you looking for the perfect trio of beautiful, friendly, and lively girls? Look no further. Meet these sisters who we estimate are about 1 year old. This inseparable trio are perfect for each other, and any family that has lots of love and time to give them. They have been through so much in their short lives, and so we're looking for that perfect home with holder children, or adults where they will be the family pets and receive all the love and attention they deserve. Personality-wi...
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Arthur & Henry

Brothers Arthur and Henry are estimated to be about 1-1.5 years old. Well, you would never guess it based on how active and friendly they are. These funny hairless boys have very contrasting personalities. Why Arthur is brave, curious and outgoing; Henry, is shy and a little reserved. But, with enough patience and treats, you can definitely win them both over. These boys are tightly bonded and need to go to a home together. To apply to give these boys a loving home, please fill out an o...
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Nydia, Azumi & Haven

Meet this trio of sisters who had a rather interesting start to life, but are now looking for that perfect family to take them in. Nydia (hairless), Azumi (beige) and Haven (black) are estimated to be bout 10 months old. Their previous human unfortunately had to give them up due to health issues, but overall, kept these girls healthy and relatively well-socialized. Of the three, Nydia is the most friendly. She will happily be picked up, and climbs right up into your arms! Azumi, is just a lit...
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Betsy & Joker (neutered)

It's been a long road for both these sweet hearts, but it feels like they may finally be on the home stretch. Little Betsy was unwanted snake food abandoned at the SPCA, while Joker was found in a box on the side of a highway with 22 other rats. Now, the two of them are finally bonded and ready to go to their forever home.
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Bella & Lily

These tightly bonded girls are estimated to be about 1 year old. Although they have been passed through several homes, miraculously, they have remained extremely friendly, social and loving. Bell and Lily are two perfect little girls who are still young enough to actively seek their human out at every opportunity, but just mature enough that they are very calm and so very easy to pick up and handle. Both girls seem to recognize their name and will come running to you when called. They love hu...
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Cooper (neutered) & Bobby (neutered)

Meet brothers, Cooper and Bobby. These two were found on the side of a highway in a box along with 22 other rats in St. Marthe QC. It is hard to say exactly how old they are, but we're guessing anywhere between 6 months and 1 year old. These two did not have it easy, as they both came in dirty, infested with parasites and were extremely aggressive with people and other rats. Thankfully, both have now completely changed after their respective neuters and now are friendly, curious and qu...
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Bruno & Jack

Meet adorable, friendly, super curious brothers, Bruno and Jack. They absolutely love each other, and their human companions as well. Bruno and Jack love to explore, eat yummy healthy treats and squish together into hammocks or igloos to take naps. These two boys are an estimated 7-9 months old. They are more or less full grown now, but will probably gain a bit more weight based on how much their foster mom is spoiling them! Now that Bruno and Jack have been in their foster home for a f...
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Conrad & Marvin (neutered)

Conrad (albino) and Marvin (agouti) grew up together and have never been separated from each other. These two cuddle constantly and when they are in their cage, are often sleeping in a pile, or eating right next to each other. Of the two, Conrad is brave, outgoing, and extremely confident in himself. People don't make him nervous at all. He loves to run around on the ground and comes when you call. On the other hand, Marvin is a nervous wreck. New sounds, sudden movements, and especially new ...
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Stallone (“Squeaky”) & Van Damme

Meet inseparable brothers Stallone ("Squeaky") and Van Damme. These two friendly, curious boys unfortunately waited months at a dog pound in Montreal before they were transferred to us for a better chance at adoption. As per their foster dad: "Both are still fidgety and get scared of sudden movements or unusual noises, but are very friendly and sociable. Squeaky loves being pat on the top of his head, and Van Damme likes to burrow into your shirt. You might need to get these two adopted AS...
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Riley (neutered) & Chip

Are you looking for a pair of hilarious, friendly, super hand-tame boys who will take every and any opportunity to climb up into your arms? If so, then look no further! Riley and Chip are a bonded pair of brothers who could not be any more social. They live for out-times and love nothing more than when their humans come by to say hello. Imagine, tiny rat-sized puppies staring at you from behind a crate door: this is exactly Chip and Riley any time you walk by the cage and DON'T stop to say...
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Bubbles (spayed) & Blossom

These sisters are estimated to be about 1.5 years old. They were unfortunately dropped off at the SPCA in Gatineau as unwanted rats with very little information about where they came from and what their previous living conditions were like. Thankfully, regardless of their past, these two girls are friendly, curious and with just a little bit of socialization will definitely become absolute sweethearts. With their super soft fur, big dumbo ears and curious personalities, Buttercup & Bubble...
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Jacob

Sweet Jacob has come a very long way and anyone who meets him now would never guess that he used to be a terrified, aggressive rescue from a hoarder. Estimated to be just over 1 year old, Jacob has been neutered, properly socialized and now just wants a home with 2 or more female rats and a human lap to call home. Although it will take a week or more for Jacob to warm up to you, once he does, he is the perfect cuddle-buddy and fellow couch-potato. He loves to just lay on your stomach or on yo...
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Albus, Sirius and Remus

These 3 boys are a father/son trio, Albus being the big bossy dad, while his sons, Sirius and Remus, are much more easy going and carefree. All three boys get along wonderfully and after a long time in foster care, are now healthy, happy and ready to find their forever home. Are you looking for a sweet trio of boys to take home? Look no further! To adopt Albus and his boys, please fill out the adoption application under "Get Involved" -> "Adopt".
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Susan & Gabriel (neutered)

** Medical Hold ** Susan has developed a mammary tumor and will not be available for adoption until after successful removal and recovery. Susan & Gabriel are two sweet rats who are absolutely in love with each other. They are never far from each other, and spend most of their time cuddling, eating while pressed against each other, or taking turns draped over each other. And if that weren't cute enough, Gabriel is about twice Susan's size, yet he regularly lets her roll him over and groom ...
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