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Lorich and Lothar - Fancy rats by DianePhotos Lorich and Lothar - Fancy rats by DianePhotos
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Now that's a biiiig yawn :D

DTC Carlos, renamed Lothar by my boyfriend, mismarked capped spotted black standard eared rex rattie, born January the 29th, 2009. He comes from a French rattery with great and responsible breeding ethics (raterie De la Tarte au Citron, aka DTC) : [link]

Lothar used to live with two very nice ratties but unfortunately these were older than him and passed away two months ago. Their owner loved them very much but since Lothar remained alone then and she wasn't allowed to get any other rattie (her boyfriend is severely allergic to them), she searched for a new home for him where he could get ratties friends to play with.
She was very sad to have to give him away but there was no choice left since Lothar was getting depressed... :(
She contacted me through a french rat forum asking if I could offer him a new home (she's a friend of one of my best friends) and I accepted so she brought him today and we introduced him to my ratties. Everything went just perfect : no squeak at all, he seems to be pretty happy to have new friends :)

Lothar is a sweetheart, a very laid-back buck who loves licking people's hands, cuddling, exploring everything, sleeping in weird positions, chattering during photo sessions and asking for treats :heart:


Lorich, siamese seal point hooded mismarked velveteen rat, born june the 1st, 2010 (his eyes are really that dark).

Lorich is my newest boy. He comes from an unwanted litter. His mother was pregnant in a pet store and was about to give birth to her babies, she would soon have become snake food. Fortunately, a girl who was there to buy some bedding found her and took her home :)

Lorich is a sweetheart. He is VERY licky, very cuddly and very playful, the perfect little rat :heart: He reminds me very much of Arkanys (they have a very similar behavior) except he is a bit braver (he doesn't fear any noise ^^). He loves licking our hands, eating, having his cheeks and belly rubbed, playing, sleeping on my shoulder and tangling my hair :heart:

Canon EOS 350D
Canon EF-S USM 60mm macro
Philips Living Colors lamps
Desklamps
My old customized box (with different colors this time) + white transparent fabric


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:iconthe0bourne0fluidity:
The0Bourne0Fluidity Featured By Owner Jul 27, 2014  Hobbyist Artist
Adorable lil bastards :iconeweplz:
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:iconeasolinas:
easolinas Featured By Owner Oct 7, 2012
Awww, do the wittle ratties need to go to beddie-weddies? I think they do!
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SaaphireFlames Featured By Owner May 16, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Lol rat yawns are adorable.
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:iconaiselave:
Aiselave Featured By Owner Nov 11, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I used to have a rat named Lothar. Small world ... :) ... +.
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:icondisneyphan01:
DisneyPhan01 Featured By Owner Dec 4, 2010  Hobbyist Digital Artist
LOL, that IS one big yawn!! XD
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:icontxelan:
Txelan Featured By Owner Oct 31, 2010  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Your animals are so adorable *__*
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:iconlulupoo:
LuLupoo Featured By Owner Oct 8, 2010
LOL Looks like hes singing opera, what a gorgeous shot. excellent :clap:
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:iconwebdoll:
Webdoll Featured By Owner Oct 8, 2010
This is the first time i see a rat yawn, what a cute little tongue he has, looks they are ready to go to sleep, sweet picture, nice and in candid shot :hug:
:blowkiss:
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:iconslug15:
slug15 Featured By Owner Oct 8, 2010
awwww :'D so cute :O
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:iconneodium:
neodium Featured By Owner Oct 7, 2010  Professional Artist
awwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwww *_*
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:iconniuky:
NiuKy Featured By Owner Oct 7, 2010
Awwwwwwww they are so cuteee *w*
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:iconnightmeadow:
NightMeadow Featured By Owner Oct 7, 2010
Oh they're cute! :D But the Lorich - the white one - looks kinda creepy with those' big teeth and big open mouth - like he wants to eat you, how cute! n__n
Haha ^^ Very nice job! :D :iconlaplz:
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:iconilostmyusername:
ilostmyusername Featured By Owner Oct 7, 2010  Hobbyist Photographer
Yawning animals are just the cutest thing ever. :aww:
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:iconoro-elui:
oro-elui Featured By Owner Oct 7, 2010  Hobbyist General Artist
aww.... fingerssss :D
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:iconbarbieq25:
barbieq25 Featured By Owner Oct 7, 2010  Student Digital Artist
Lovely capture!
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:iconziprexa-code230486:
ziprexa-code230486 Featured By Owner Oct 7, 2010
What do you do with your rats ?? They are always tired !! XD
But it's a good shot ! (again ^^)
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:icondianephotos:
DianePhotos Featured By Owner Oct 7, 2010
Haha, I do absolutely nothing special... just playing with them and petting them :)
Then they always get sleepy and all cuddly :)
Thank you :)
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:iconduzloo:
Duzloo Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2010  Professional Interface Designer
Rattie yawns = :love:
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:iconjeloveyou:
JeLoveYou Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2010
OH MY GOD. <3 !
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:iconcoraki:
Coraki Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2010
A fearsome roar!

So cute.
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:iconsammybunny711:
Sammybunny711 Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2010  Professional Writer
Oh my goodness! I just love my two little fancies and we have a ball every night in the middle hallway of our little apartment. Even though they have plenty of room to explore and play...I think they prefer to hang out on my shoulders or my head, lol. I'm so glad that you take all these beautiful pictures of your sweeties! They look so pretty and cute! Your information page about caring for rats was spot on, too!
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SilverGryphon8 Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2010
Do rats have cheek pouches like other rodents? Is that why he's got little folds in there?

And something about rattie tongues is just too cute
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:icondianephotos:
DianePhotos Featured By Owner Oct 7, 2010
Nope, they don't, these little folds are mostly there to prevent them from swallowing toxic or non edible material when they are gnawing things, such as the fold between their lower teeth, which is unfortunately not visible here ;)
Thanks :)
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SilverGryphon8 Featured By Owner Oct 7, 2010
Huh, cool. Thanks!
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:iconburdensdown:
burdensdown Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2010
cool
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:iconzenia:
zenia Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2010  Hobbyist Digital Artist
D'awww I love rat yawns! They are as silly and awesome as hamster yawns!
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:iconapple-dark:
apple-dark Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2010  Professional Writer
Awww, so cute. I was glad to see a new pic from you right now because my hairless boys all passed away this year (the oldest only made it to 2, but then don't they usually...they had severe respiratory problems) and anyway, I wasn't actively looking for new rats but two found their way to me. I will have them home next Thursday, and apparently they are real sweeties. Anyway, seeing your pictures reminds me of what I am about to embark on again. :)
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Guinnygirl Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2010  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
lolol rodents are so funny when they yawn xD My guinea pigs do the same thing
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:iconkartlmingo:
Kartlmingo Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2010
Hahaha, this is too cute! :D
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:iconisabel:
isabel Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2010  Hobbyist General Artist
Soooo tie-tie XD
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:iconwhocat13:
whocat13 Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2010
AHHHH!!!! I love little yawns ^.^
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:icontuneout34:
tuneout34 Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2010
....:iconiwantitplz:
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:iconprosaix:
prosaix Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2010
Nice shot. :lol: And great colours as well, it all looks so soft!
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:iconoly-rrr:
Oly-RRR Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2010  Professional General Artist
Awww this is the cutest most adorable thing I saw today. I always enjoy your photos, I'm a rat fan too.
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:iconkakashi-no-ai:
kakashi-no-ai Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2010  Hobbyist Digital Artist
no kidding! yikes! XD
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:iconskansen:
skansen Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2010
SLEEPY BABIES!
I happen to have two rats, one white, the other grey hooded very similar to this photo so i'm biased and love it :D
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:icondemonolattry:
Demonolattry Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2010
Every other shot from you is more and more cutee. I can cuddle this little rattie all my life! :hug:
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:iconcreyn:
Creyn Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2010  Student Digital Artist
Big :)
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:iconsaricia:
saricia Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2010
haha :D you cought a yawning moment :D
have you seen a hamster's yawn? THAT's impressive: [link]
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:icondianephotos:
DianePhotos Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2010
Quite creepy compared to a rattie yawn O__o
Thanks for the link ^^
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:iconeasolinas:
easolinas Featured By Owner Oct 7, 2012
Yeah, hammie faces practically turn inside out when they yawn. Then they stare at you if you react, like "What's the big deal?"
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XdarkxkittyX Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2010  Student General Artist
awww so cuute!!
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:icondianephotos:
DianePhotos Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2010
Thanks :)
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:iconxdarkxkittyx:
XdarkxkittyX Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2010  Student General Artist
^^
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:icon100animegirl100:
100AnimeGirl100 Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2010
The white rat scares me here xD
But the gray one is NYUUU >w<
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:icondianephotos:
DianePhotos Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2010
Haha, he was just yawning ^^ Then he caught my fingers with his little paws and licked them until he fell asleep :)
Don't be scared, he's one of the sweetest things ever :)
Thank you!
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:icon100animegirl100:
100AnimeGirl100 Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2010
Eheh mhm i know :3
but still, never thought their mouth looked like that xD
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:iconeve-rebil:
Eve-Rebil Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2010  Student Traditional Artist
Aww, so adorable! :hug: Rodent yawns are the cutest things ever! :nod:
The names have such a nice ring to them, and the background matches their little pink noses! :D
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DianePhotos Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2010
Aww thank you :)
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:icondurrender:
Durrender Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2010
awwwweee!! Look at those cute little thingies! >.< <3 They are really cute! :la:
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