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Pet rats

Pet rats Wendy and Lisa are owned by Wellington actor Jean Sergent-Shadbolt, who often goes for walks with them perched on her shoulders. They are known as fancy rats: Wendy is champagne-coloured, while Lisa is dark with white markings, and each is about two years old. Friendly and curious, they enjoy eating fruit, vegetables, oats, cat biscuits and un-hulled sunflower seeds, and gnawing on wood and other hard materials.

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Te Ara - The Encyclopedia of New Zealand
Photographs by Marguerite Hill

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Nancy Swarbrick, 'Pets - The modern New Zealand pet', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/20407/pet-rats (accessed 5 December 2021)

He kōrero nā Nancy Swarbrick, i tāngia i te 24 Nov 2008