Cheap, easy DIY toys for small pets. Just use the toilet paper and paper towel rolls you're already throwing out to make affordable toys for chinchillas, rabbits, guinea pigs, rats and other small pets.
All rats should have a free range area. Even if your rats have a large cage it is important for them to have time outside the cage to run around and socialize with you. This page provides some ideas of what to put in your play area, where to set up.
I have sewn many accessories for my pet rats and these tents are one of my favorite. There are several reasons why I love this accessory (and why you should try sewing one). First, they are made with two layers of fleece, so they are nice and cozy.