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Letting Rodents Into Your Life...

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If you're living in a part of the world where you're at risk for Seasonal Affective Disorder and you're sick of logging time in front of a light box (especially since your fungal infection is cured), maybe it's time for a change. 

Maybe it's time to cash in on the psychological benefits of adopting a pet. But for those who don't want to give up on being an iconoclast just yet, maybe it's time for an unlikely pet. Maybe it's time to adopt a rodent.

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If you're still hedging, here are some famous rat owners & their rats:

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Angelina & Harry

Teddy Roosevelt & Jonathan

And for when you hit the timeshare this spring...rat hammocks

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