10 Human Foods that are Dangerous for Pet Rats


Three: Citrus fruits

This food warning is only applicable to male rats, who should not ingest the juice from citrus fruit rinds. Citrus rinds containd-limonene, which can cause kidney and liver cancer in male rats. Female rats do not carry the protein that causes this dangerous reaction.

Note that if you are careful and thoroughly rinse the inner fruit of these foods, they are safe for your male rat.