Colorado Rat Breeder

Emerald City Rattery (RuBY)

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About Me


A little bit about me.

Welcome to our rattery here in Colorado Springs, Colorado. I got my first rat when I was 11 yrs old. Then did not have any more till I was 16. Got a male and a female and learned pretty quick you should only get same sex pairs! After having several litters. I finally separated the two and ended up with 4 rats. Two males and two females. After those pets. I graduated high school and went into the Army. Spent 9 years active, inactive and reserve time. Then in 2009 I rescued a rat that was not very friendly and since then I discovered hairless and wanted one. While looking on the internet I found Camarattery and got my first hairless and many others lol.

 I have been in love with rats and learned that they can't live alone and need a healthy diet and lots of toys. I have been dedicated in making my rats as happy as I can through play, healthy diet and lots of love. 

What I Do...

In 2014 I started my own lines. I got them from a breeder in Arizona that was retiring and was ending her lines. I worked with the line for a while to learn what genetics this line carried.

Late 2015 I brought in 3 rats from Camarattey. 1 Dwarf rex male and 2 females.

In 2016 I brought in Silvermane, Marten Harley and Marble from 3 ratteries in Canada. Exotic Whiskers Rattery, Georgian Bay Rattery and Pixies Pocket Pets.

In 2017 I continued to just work with what I had and improved where it was needed.

In 2018 I moved back to Colorado and picked up some rats from Camarattery.

In 2019 I out crossed some bloodlines and ended some.

In 2020 I got some rats from Igisum Rattery, Runamuck Rattery lines. (Note there is a new owner to Igisum. The line stems from the old owners line.)

The plan for 2020 is to just work on the varieties I have. Late 2020 I got Patchwork and Tonkanese.

In 2021 I worked with the lines I have and did just a few litters.

In 2022 I am still working with the same lines. As of November I have only done a few breedings and most rats stayed or went to other breeders.

At this time I am specializing in Black Whitesided, Silvermane, Marten, Harley, Angora, Rex, Hairless Variegated, Down Under and Dwarf. All though I do not adopt out dwarfs to pet homes.

My rattery prefix is RuBY.

My goals are first and most important healthy rats, then size, patterns and colors. I do this by selectively breeding, healthy diet and lots of play.

Tags:Sackets Harbor Rat Breeder, New York Rat Breeder