Groom to Bond - from YouTube 3
More embedded YouTube videos of grooming and scritching that demonstrate great techniques to help you and your rat bond.
Ahhh, Scampers! Flipping a rat on her back is also an important communication. It seems rats do it to each other as a way to establish hierarchy. What do we signal when we do it to our rat? I'm not sure...
Sibylla getting serious scritching.
The human calls this rat a "spoilt (b)rat", but I think this kind of scrtiching should be standard fare for a rat-human pair.
This one and the next one are very serious grooming demonstrations. This human shows us expert scritching techniques.
I wish this human owned *me*.