A domestic rat can be a wonderful pet that does not require special training or careful care.
It is worth remembering that rats are very sociable, therefore, in solitude the animal will get bored: buy a couple at once.
By the way, it is better to buy individuals of the same sex in order to exclude the possibility of replenishment in the family. Rats are very friendly towards relatives.
Rats are also able to learn their name and even commands, so if you have a desire, you can teach your pet a few tricks.
Of the minuses, their natural curiosity can be noted, which will allow you to cope with any castle and climb into where the owner forbids. It is best to keep pets in an impressive cage.