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    21 Reasons Rats Actually Make Amazing Pets

    Not all rats are subway rats.

    1. Rats are the best pets. Just look at this cute little furball:

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    2. They’re the coziest critters ever:

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    3. And did you know rats actually care a lot about democracy? Because they do:

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    4. They also make great musicians:

    5. Rats also manage to be cute even while sleeping:

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    6. They're playful and curious lil' creatures:

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    7. Rats are the perfect pet to lovingly smoosh:

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    8. They eat with tiny pink feet and it's certifiably adorable:

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    9. They love to play games, such as tug-of-war:

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    10. Rats can make anywhere their home:

    11. They're peaceful little angels:

    12. Rats have extremely boop-able faces:

    13. They are also wonderfully derpy:

    14. They are constantly seeking adventure:

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    15. Rats are downright expressive:

    16. You can dress them up in tiny lil' clothes:

    17. Or even tiny lil' glasses:

    18. They are easy to care for, so having more than one is totally manageable:

    19. Their eyes are pools of pure affection:

    20. They aren't all one color and actually have a variety of fur patterns:

    21. And finally, all they want in return is your love:

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