Do rats have lungs?
Yes: rats are mammals so they breathe using lungs.
You have mountains of hardwood cherry shavings from woodworking is it advisable to use this for bedding for your pet rats?
Every animal with lungs can get pneumonia, from rats to birds to horses. However, it is recognized as a problem mostly in large production animals raised in herds like cattle and sheep. Pneumonia is simply an infection of the lungs, specifically the small alveoli where gas exchange takes place between the inhaled air and the blood stream.
No. Ferrets are not related at all to rats. Rats are rodents, ferrets are related to skunks, polecats, otters, and weasels. Ferrets are more like the responsibility of a cat or dog, as they are very very social and need attention at all times. Please if you are getting a ferret, DO NOT put wood shavings or newspaper as their bedding. They need soft blankets, hammocks, and even old t-shirts would work. The shavings cause…
rats are rats and people are people are people Besides that obvious fact. The thoracic cavity of a rat is much smaller than the abdomino-pelvic cavity but in humans they are almost the same size. Rats also do not have gallbladders. There are many other differences but these are the ones I know. Sorry :/ Rats lungs are divided into four lobes on the right side and only one on the left, humans have three…
A rats front teeth can grow to five inches long in a year--they constantly wear them down. Rats can't vomit. So when they feel sick, they eat clay. Rats can tread water for up to three days. Rats can survive without water longer than a camel. Rats can eat chocolate and be okay. Rats are colorblind. Rats can contaminate food. Rats love dark places.