New Furry Addition!

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New Furry Addition!

Post by DevilNDisguise » Tue Oct 15, 2019 10:42 pm

His name is Tomato. (Odd, but my girlfriend thought it fitting, since we have a LH that we adopted named Potato.)

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He's been at my work for a few weeks now. Came in with a strange head tilt and clearly wasn't able to see very well; we think he's blind in at least one eye.

Well, he got treated by a vet for a supposed ear infection and the head tilt got better, but he can still act a little derpy. The vet assumed he has permanent brain damage/neurological issues from the infection. But once the tilt improved, he got put out for adoption.

A problem customer came in tonight and showed interest in him (someone who gives up animals constantly only to make room for new ones, but doesn't even house them properly), and my girlfriend knew she had to have him, so here he is at last, at his new home!
1 Bearded Dragon, 1 Guinea Pig, 1 Mouse, 1 Lovebird, 1 Dog, 2 Cats, 2 Rabbits, 2 Frogs, 2 Cockatiels, 2 Budgies & Their 3 Babies, 3 Rats, 4 Hamsters, and Many Hermit Crabs!

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Post by aussieJJDude » Wed Oct 16, 2019 1:04 am

Congrats on the new little one! i would love to see some pics of the setup, as rats have always been something that interests me.
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Post by RiNiKy506 » Wed Oct 16, 2019 8:24 am

He is so cute! I thought it was a rat at first. Is it a rat or a hamster? I had a pet rat a long time ago, they’re really great pets.

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Post by DevilNDisguise » Wed Oct 16, 2019 9:14 am

It's a hamster, haha! Although I do have 3 rat sisters as well.

This little guy is in a 10g temporarily until we can get a cage topper on Friday, so his setup is a bit boring at the moment.
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Post by aussieJJDude » Wed Oct 16, 2019 5:54 pm

DevilNDisguise wrote:It's a hamster, haha! Although I do have 3 rat sisters as well.

This little guy is in a 10g temporarily until we can get a cage topper on Friday, so his setup is a bit boring at the moment.
Oh. Haha, looks like a rat, never seen hamsters in that colouration... actually, never seen hamsters. They aren't legal to keep in Australia.

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Re: New Furry Addition!

Post by DevilNDisguise » Wed Oct 16, 2019 7:16 pm

aussieJJDude wrote:
Wed Oct 16, 2019 5:54 pm
Oh. Haha, looks like a rat, never seen hamsters in that colouration... actually, never seen hamsters. They aren't legal to keep in Australia.

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That's crazy, I had no idea they were illegal there! But yeah, he does have an interesting color pattern. They're usually all dark brown/black, oftentimes with some white in them, but he's definitely unique.

ETA: (At least these types of hamsters...)
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Post by CrabbyLover77 » Wed Oct 16, 2019 7:29 pm

Yay! Congrats on your new friend! I totally thought it was a rat too lol. Kudos to you and your gf for giving him a home!

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Post by scuttlecrusty22 » Tue Oct 29, 2019 12:41 pm

Aww what a cute little guy!!! :cloud9: I had a little hamster when I was little named Dakota! :lol: I also had a hooded rat named Tommy. :love::

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Re: New Furry Addition!

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this is a crab association GET OUT


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Post by eelTheandONLY> » Fri Feb 28, 2020 1:50 pm

DevilNDisguise wrote:
Wed Oct 16, 2019 9:14 am
It's a hamster, haha! Although I do have 3 rat sisters as well.

This little guy is in a 10g temporarily until we can get a cage topper on Friday, so his setup is a bit boring at the moment.
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Re: New Furry Addition!

Post by DevilNDisguise » Fri Feb 28, 2020 1:58 pm

eelTheandONLY> wrote:
Fri Feb 28, 2020 1:49 pm
this is a crab association GET OUT
That's why it's in the "Our Other Pets" section. :? :wink:
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Re: New Furry Addition!

Post by wodesorel » Fri Feb 28, 2020 9:36 pm

You guys know each other?
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Re: New Furry Addition!

Post by DevilNDisguise » Fri Feb 28, 2020 9:40 pm

wodesorel wrote:
Fri Feb 28, 2020 9:36 pm
You guys know each other? Image
Not at all.
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Post by Overmountain1 » Sat Feb 29, 2020 2:03 am

eelTheandONLY> wrote:this is a crab association GET OUT
First, I’m no mod.
Second, that seems really harsh, and totally uncalled for. Even if it wasn’t in the ‘other pets’ section, who cares? We all love animals here, or at least I thought so...

Now- Third- congrats on your new friend! Love the name, and I had to giggle when you said he’s still kinda derpy. That gives them character doesn’t it? Image Enjoy!


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Re: New Furry Addition!

Post by DevilNDisguise » Sat Feb 29, 2020 12:15 pm

Overmountain1 wrote:
Sat Feb 29, 2020 2:03 am
First, I’m no mod.
Second, that seems really harsh, and totally uncalled for. Even if it wasn’t in the ‘other pets’ section, who cares? We all love animals here, or at least I thought so...

Now- Third- congrats on your new friend! Love the name, and I had to giggle when you said he’s still kinda derpy. That gives them character doesn’t it? Image Enjoy!


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Thank you for your kind words! Tomato has definitely settled in nicely over these past few months, and he's so very quirky! Love him so much.
1 Bearded Dragon, 1 Guinea Pig, 1 Mouse, 1 Lovebird, 1 Dog, 2 Cats, 2 Rabbits, 2 Frogs, 2 Cockatiels, 2 Budgies & Their 3 Babies, 3 Rats, 4 Hamsters, and Many Hermit Crabs!

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