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Squirrel Pen

Squirrel Pen – $6.95 (sold individually) Are missing pens making you nutty? Hide your favorite pen in plain sight with the Squirrel Pen from the NeatoShop. This adorable pen is disguised as your favorite tree dwelling rodent.  The Squirrel Pen comes in Orange and Grey. Collect them both today.   Be sure to check out the NeatoShop for [...]

How Much Rodent Filth Does the FDA Allow?

With Thanksgiving just around the corner, we thought we’d do a little research into the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s regulations on our favorite holiday foods. We wish we hadn’t. Franck Boston / Because of the way foods are mass harvested, factory processed and packaged in the States, the FDA has to allow food companies [...]

Fashionistas splurge on designer rat outfits

Rats from around the country gathered in New York for an unusual event – a rodent fashion show. “The rats look very cute and seem to like wearing them…

Caplin Rous: World’s Largest Pet Rodent

It’s not unusual to have a pet rodent, but Melanie Typaldos’ pet Caplin Rous is no ordinary rodent. See, Caplin is a Capybara, the world’s largest rodent: The second part of his name, which Typaldos pronounces like “rose,” stands for “Rodent of Unusual Size” (a reference to the movie “The Princess Bride”). He’s also a [...]