DO YOU KNOW !!!!
Ratsare heavy snoozers. They sleep a lot and they sleep deeply.
During the day, rats tend to sleep off and on, depending on how much is going on in their environment. Rather than sleeping for hours on end, a rat might nap for four hours or so, then wake up to play or groom herself, then go back to sleeping some more. Rats in groups or pairs might sleep less, since they have a companion to spent time with — lonely rats might sleep more because of boredom.
When They Sleep
Rats are nocturnal creatures, which means they tend to sleep during the day and be awake at night. They usually wake up when the sun starts to go down; they’ll be ready to play by dusk. If you wake up early — say, around sunrise — you’ll see them moving up and about as well.
Note – A female rat can mate as many as 500 times with various males during a six-hour period of receptivity—a state she experiences about 15 times per year. Thus a pair of brown rats can produce as many as 2,000 descendants in a year if left to breed unchecked. (A rat matures sexually at age three to fou