Contact Information Preferred Name Pronouns
Please enter your chosen pronouns if you would like them designated.
Email * Phone May we communicate via text about this adoption?
If you choose not to text, we will be in contact solely through email.
Social Media Names/Handles
Please enter any and all social media names/handles you have contacted us on or you would like us to use. This information will help us correlate all communications.
Your Home Are you 18 years old or older? *
Only individuals that can legally sign our Adoption Contract and Liability Waiver will be approved.
You are adopting rats for: * What is your housing situation * If you chose “Rent” above, does your landlord/lease allow rats?
Before signing our Adoption Contract and Liability Waiver, it is your responsibility to ensure rats can legally be housed at your dwelling.
If you chose “Other” above, please explain: Are all the adults living in your dwelling ok with rats? * Do you have any other pets/animals currently in your home or frequently visit? *
Before your application is approved, proper handling and care will be discussed if you have other pets or animals in your home frequently.
If you answered “Yes” above, please enter how many you currently have: Do you understand that rats are social animals and should not be housed alone? * Care and Experience Have you previously owned rats? Do you currently own any other rats? *
Before your application can be approved, we will discuss proper introduction techniques. If you will have mixed-gender rats, we will require a guarantee that rats obtained from Oak Grove Rattery will be housed separately or will be spayed/neutered.
If you answered “Yes” above, please enter how many you currently have: If you answered “Yes” above, what gender(s) are your rats? Do you currently or have you ever breed/bred rats? * Do you have any future desire to breed rats? * How do you intend to house your rats? *
Please include specifics like cage brand names and sizes. Each rat needs about 2.5 cubic feet of space, so all housing needs to be properly sized. Also understand, females, babies, and dwarves can escape from cages with bar spacing greater than 1/2”. Applications will be DENIED for any housing in aquariums!
Please upload at least 1 photo of the cage you plan to use to house your rats. If you have issues uploading, please email the photos to email@example.com
What bedding/litter will you use? (check all that apply) *
If you choose “Other,” we will be in contact for details before granting application approval.
Please list and describe all foods you plan to feed: * Have you or will you establish yourself with a vet that treats exotic animals?
While we don’t require your vet information, we will confirm you have access to a proper vet in the event there are major health concerns or injuries that develop in the future. Be mindful, treatment for common ailments for older rats like tumors can get expensive.
Your Perfect Rat Do you want females or males?
Mixed genders either have to be housed separately or spayed/neutered.
Which individual(s) available are your second choice? Finishing Up Do you understand our adoption policies, what we expect from all adopters, terms, conditions, and pricing/fees? *
Again, please make sure you have read our Adoption Policies, Types and Prices, and FAQ pages as well as our Adoption Contract and Liability Waiver.
Do you certify all information provided here is true to the best of your knowledge? * Where did you hear about us? Do you have any other questions or concerns?