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What I want to do

Educate people about rats

What matters to me

That animals are treated humanely

What inspires me

People who devote their lives to animals

Chico, CA USA

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NORTH STAR RESCUE
August 1, 2011

I have worked with North Star Rescue for several years and found them to be extremely dedicated and tireless in working to find homes for rats and other small pets. They are also dedicated to spaying and neutering rats to make them more adoptable.

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I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

I have adopted quite a few rats from North Star, and appreciate that they don't give up on even the least adoptable animals.

Ways to make it better...

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

Because of the huge numbers of rats they have dealt with lately, they've had a tendencey to hangle the rats a little roughly, so I would like to see them slow down a bit and handle the rats more gently.

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How does this organization compare with others in the same sector?

Very Well

How much of an impact do you think this organization has?

Life-changing

Will you recommend this organization to others?

Definitely

What is unique about this organization?

They were willing to take in over 1000 rats from a southern California hoarding case, and and been extremely successful in finding homes for a large number of them.

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2011

MY ROLE:
Professional with expertise in this field & North Star recently held adoptions at our Rat-stravaganza and found homes for alot of lucky rats.

Rattie Ratz
August 1, 2011

I have worked with Rattie Ratz for many years, and I find them to be extremely knowledgable and caring about rats. They have held adoptions at our Rat-stravaganza for many years. They have found good homes for many lucky rats over the years.

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I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

I have seen them find great homes for many rats over the years.

Ways to make it better...

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

Like to see them find another adoption representative in the Sacramento area.

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How does this organization compare with others in the same sector?

Very Well

How much of an impact do you think this organization has?

A lot

Will you recommend this organization to others?

Definitely

What is unique about this organization?

The founder has devoted a large part of her life to the success of this organization.

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2011

MY ROLE:
Professional with expertise in this field & I have had a booth at their annual Wonderful World of Rats expo for many years.

RAT ASSISTANCE & TEACHING SOCIETY
August 1, 2011

I founded the Rat Assistance & Teaching Society to educate people about pet rats, and encourage people to treat them the same as any other pet. We are especially working to change the pet industry so that live rodents are only sold as pets, and frozen rodents are sold for snake food.

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I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

We have a loyal group of members who believe in our goals.

Ways to make it better...

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

We need more members to increase the impact we can have on the pet industry.

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Will you volunteer or donate to this organization beyond what is required of board members?

Definitely

How much of an impact do you think this organization has?

Some

Will you tell others about this organization?

Definitely

How did you learn about this organization?

I founded RATS in 2003.

What is this organization's top short-term priority?

We are currently working on a survey of pet shops so we can measure the impact of our campaign.

What is its top priority in the long run?

Our ultimate goal is for domestic rats to be treated the same as any other pet.

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2011

MY ROLE:
Board Member & I am currently conducting a survey of pet shops to learn how they sell rats and mice.