Posted: April 4, 2008, 11a.m. EST
April 4, 2008, marks the sixth annual celebration of World Rat Day by rat enthusiasts everywhere. Members of the longstanding RatList on the Internet created the day to honor and promote pet rats. How will they celebrate? Around the world members hold private parties or public RatFests that showcase this animal’s pet qualities.
The website for World Rat Day [http://www.WorldRatDay.com] features electronic rat postcards that visitors can use to spread the word about rats as pets. For information about the RatList, click here.