Iggy & Nimbus

These brothers were born June 22, 2021 after their mother was left at the SPCA Gatineau, pregnant. They were adopted, but sadly were recently returned due to allergies. While these two sweethearts are on the slightly older side, they would still be wonderful companions for someone who has a bit of experience with rats, and it looking for calm, cuddly boys who will just hang out with you on the couch and give you all the kisses and licks you would ever want. Both are extremely sweet, comfortab...
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Ralph & Norton

Meet brothers Ralph and Norton. They are so friendly, so brave, and so full of energy. Estimated to be born May 20th, 2021 their mother was abandoned (pregnant) at a vet clinic. These two sweethearts were quickly adopted, but due to changes in their former adopter's personal life, they could no longer keep the boys and so Ralph and Norton are now back at the Rescue almost exactly 1 year later. They are still very sweet, curious and just needed a little TLC. Now we just need to find these br...
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Oliver & Eli

*** In order to adopt, you must be an existing client of a vet clinic that sees rats or have been accepted as a new client at a clinic that sees rats *** Oliver & Eli were born in April of 2021. They were initially purchased as pets for some children who unfortunately lost interested. A couple took them in thinking they could give them the care they needed, unfortunately they also ended up not being able to keep these boys. Finally, they've landed with the Rescue where hopefully, third tim...
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Buzz & Simon (special needs)

Looking for the perfect, friendly, cuddly boys who will calmly give you kisses and cuddles? Look no further. Buzz and Simon are the perfect duo for you. Simon is estimated to be 1 year 10 months old and Buzz is estimated to be 1 year 8 months old, so both of these boys are definitely on the older side, but with age, comes cuddles, good behaviour and the sweetest boys you'll ever meet. Simon was found abandoned outside along with 3 female rats (he was probably the dad) while Buzz lost his b...
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Sisyphus & Atlas

These bothers, Sisyphus & Atlas were born in October of 2020. Their previous human unfortunately had to move out of the province on short notice, and could not take them with her. Thankfully, they are both healthy, extremely friendly, very neat and tidy, and the perfect boy rats for anyone who would love a cuddle buddy for movie nights. Of the two Sisyphus is the attention hog, who can never get enough of being held and human cuddles, whereas Atlas is the slightly more independent boy. Both a...
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Xavier-Lee, Francis & Charles (special needs)

Meet this trio of of older boys, Xavier-Lee, Francis & Charles. They were unfortunately neglected for most of their life and surrendered to the Rescue with some health issues. Of the three Xavier-Lee is the oldest at approximately 2 years old, but he also happens to be the healthiest. His only ailment is some natural balding due to being a Rex rat. Both Francis and Charles are estimated to be about 1 year old and both suffer from respiratory infections. Thankfully, they are responding w...
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Bandit, Ash, Badger, Dove & Gizmo

These 5 baby brothers (from left to right) Bandit, Ash, Badger, Dove & Gizmo who were born at the rescue on March 9, 2021. Their mothers were surrendered to the rescue along with 57 other rats from a woman who unfortunately allowed her 5 pet rats to breed uncontrollably. Luckily, these boys will never have to live through that! Of the 5, Ash and Dove are the most chill and friendly, while Gizmo is still quite nervous and will need a calm and patient human to show him there's no reason to ...
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Yuri & Neptune

Meet brothers, Yuri & Neptune. Born Aug. 22 or Aug. 23, 2020, these two are maybe technically actually cousins, but their mothers raised them together, literally taking turns feeding them. Because of this, the two are absolutely inseparable. Yes, they do have their scuffles here and there, like all brothers do, but they are always found curled around each other in the hammocks. Both Yuri and Neptune are curious and adventurous. They're not the biggest fans of being picked up, but at the same ...
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Frankie (neutered) and Toby

These boys are estimated to be 4-5 months old, with Toby being about 1 month younger than Frankie. Both these boys had a very rough start to life. Toby was sold as snake food, but thankfully, the snake started shedding, and so the people who bought him decided to give him away. Thank goodness, because Toby is the sweetest, most loving rat ever. He loves people! Every time he sees his foster dad walk by, he usually sprints to the door in hopes of being picked up. Poor Frankie was abandoned...
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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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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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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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Harvey (neutered)

Meet shy but friendly and curious Harvey. Transferred to us from the Bramptom SPCA as part of an eviction/seizure, Harvey was originally living with his brother, Remy. Unfortunately, they started fighting non-stop, and as a result both boys had to be neutered and separated. Now several weeks after his neuter, Harvey and his brother still aren't getting along, so we decided that it would be best for Harvey to find himself some girlfriends instead. Estimated at around 10-12 months old, Harve...
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Peregrin, Meriadoc & Bilbo

Meet brothers Peregrin, Meriadoc & Bilbo who were born Dec. 30, 2019 and are now looking for that perfect forever home. These babies were born at the Rescue and have been handled since day one. They are extremely friendly and sociable. Since they are still so young, whoever adopts them must be willing to invest in a large cage, a lot of time and love to continuing raising these boys as brave, friendly and healthy rats. Little Bilbo, who was the runt of the litter, seems to have a large...
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Legolas & Gimli

Meet brothers Legolas and Gimli who were born Dec. 30, 2019 and are now looking for that perfect forever home. These babies were born at the Rescue and have been handled since day one. They are extremely friendly and sociable. Since they are still so young, whoever adopts them must be willing to invest in a large cage, a lot of time and love to continuing raising these boys as brave, friendly and healthy rats. If you think you have what it takes to be the perfect rat guardians, please ...
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Gandalf, Aragorn & Richmond

Meet brothers Aragorn and Gandalf who were born Dec. 30, 2019, as well as their adopted little brother Richmond who is estimated to be about 2 months old. All three of these boys are extremely friendly and sociable having been handled since an extremely young age. While Aragorn and Gandalf were born at the Rescue, Little Richmond was originally going to be snake food, but thankfully, a kind lady rescued him and brought him to us. Richmond was infested with lice and had a respiratory infectio...
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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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Snow & Leaf

Meet brothers Snow & Leaf who will absolutely melt your heart. Both boys were born either Aug. 17 or 19th. They were the result of a pet store not separating their males and females. Are you looking for fun, active, super friendly rats who have boundless energy and are always ready to come out and play? Well look no further. Please remember that these two are still extremely young and will need time, love and lots of enrichment to mature into happy and well socialized rats. And even thoug...
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Frizzle & Orloff

Meet brothers Frizzle & Orloff who will absolutely melt your heart. Both boys were born either Aug. 17 or 19th. They were the result of a pet store not separating their males and females. Are you looking for fun, active, super friendly rats who have boundless energy and are always ready to come out and play? Well look no further. Please remember that these two are still extremely young and will need time, love and lots of enrichment to mature into happy and well socialized rats. And even ...
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Coville (neutered) & Jackson

Brothers Coville and Jackson are rambunctious, fun-loving, friendly boys who were transferred to us from the SPCA in Gatineau. They are estimated to be anywhere between 5-10 months old. Both of them came in with some mild respiratory issues, but after a few weeks in a clean, stress-free environment, their lungs have cleared up and these boys are now looking for a forever home to call their own. They are both extremely active and high-energy rats and will need a large enclosure as well as lots...
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Hagrid & Hedwig *medical hold*

Looking for a sweet, friendly, adorable pair of boys? Look no further. Hagrid and Hedwig are literally the perfect pair. These brothers love each other, love people and above all, love to socialize. Hagrid especially will always wait for you at the door and come running the moment you call. Hedwig takes a little more time to warm up to you, but as you can see below, he's not exactly shy either. Both boys have no flaws when it comes to personality. Hagrid is just a little bit snatchy when ...
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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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Clyde, Huey & Remy

These 3 brothers are looking for a loving home together where they will be allowed to gain confidence, grow and play. Of the three, Clyde, who is estimated to be about 6 months old, is about 3 months older than Huey & Remy. This trio get along wonderfully and are almost always found cuddled together in a hammock or igloo. With the loving and patient influence of their foster mom, this lively trio have really come out of their shells. They love to cuddle with their foster mom on the bed an...
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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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