i hear they make good pets… July 29, 2009 Posted in nature « flexible ferguson…rainbow mushrooms and a toad » Show Hide 4 comments Add a comment... Your email is never published or shared. Required fields are marked * Post Comment August Kryger Amazing pets. They can be trained easier than dogs. I cried like a baby when mine died a few years ago. Anonymous Katie- Rats are wonderful little critters! I had three- Chloe, Hannah, and Maizey. They were so much nicer than hamsters or gerbils! =)Lizzy C. DeeDee My kids have rats as pets – they are quite fetching. I was surprised at how much I actually like them. Mo-P We all know my take on rats. But I guess if that's what you're into… I'll stick to dogs.