The World of Rats

I have included here a listing of some of the books and texts that are available on or about rats. Most of these books can be obtained by ordering on line from , E-books, or at your local pet store.


Author:H. J. Tomlinson (Illustrations by Joanne Bella Hodges)
Visit Rat Planet to learn more about these very cute E-Books.

Author:Cutter Hayes
Illustrations: Cutter Hayes

Visit the RMCA website to read this moving story "The Mouse Knight"

Rats: A Complete Pet Owners Manual

"Rats: A Complete Pet Owners Manual"
Author: Carol Himsel Daly, DVM

I especially wish to thank Carol for the acknowledgement she gave me in her book, and for including a couple of my tips in the care of rats. This is a great book for novice rat owners.
This book may be found at and in your local Pet store.

Additional Books available through

Ferrets, Rabbits, and Rodents, 3e
Ferrets, Rabbits, and Rodents: Clinical Medicine and Surgery, Third Edition
Authors: Katherine E. Quesenberry, James W. Carpenter

Handbook of Rodent and Rabbit Medicine
Handbook of Rodent and Rabbit Medicine, 1e
Editors: Kathy Laber-Laird , Paul Flecknell , Michael Swindle (Editor)

Biology and Medicine of Rabbits and Rodents
Biology and Medicine of Rabbits and Rodents
Author: John E. Harkness, Joseph E. Wagner

Exotic Animal Formulary, 5e
Exotic Animal Formulary, Fifth Edition [Paperback], 2017
Author: James W. Carpenter