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Pets of Dalhosuie: Meet Templeton, Pixie, Candy and Scara

Posted by Communications, Marketing and Creative Services on May 27, 2021 in Community Highlights
Meet the rats!
Meet the rats!

Get to know Templeton, Pixie, Candy and Scara, four rats who live with Deanna Foster, executive assistant to the Dean in the Faculty of Dentistry.

Name: Templeton, Pixie, Candy, Scara

Nickname: Ratties 

Species/breed: Rats, possibly bred at the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), where they learned how to read and steal electricity. (Movie reference from The Secret of NIMH)

Age: 2-4

Fave food: bacon, candy, grapes, licking the bottom of a glass with wine or beer in it when no one is looking. just about anything other than cheese. They will not eat it.

Special tricks: Hides in dressers when it’s time to go back into their cage. Never staying still except when sleeping. Making everyone laugh.

Best quality: So much personality and fun. Rats are very cuddly and playful. They want lots of attention and interaction, and are incredibly smart.

Social media platform or handle, if available:  Alas no