A pet rat is called a fancy rat. Many people love their pet rats. They are smaller, calmer, and friendlier than wild rats. Fancy rats come in different varieties. Some have curly hair or large ears. Others don’t have hair at all, or tails! Their fur may have different colors and patterns. They love attention and form strong bonds with their owners. It’s just one reason it makes them such popular pets. Learn all about these unique, inquisitive creatures and see if a rat may be the right pet for you! This title will allow students to cite textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.