I bought Nooch from a pet store where he was destine to be snake food. I had taken taken some time off of work to recoup from getting my neck hacked open, and wanted a little company.
I like to describe him as a "plain brown sewer rat" when people ask me what kind he is. But the truth is, like most rats, he's very intelligent, playful and a bit of a love-bug.
For your viewing pleasure, Nooch as a baby when I first got him:
And Nooch today, on what I've estimated to be his Second Birthday, as a grown-up Super Rat:
He had vanilla ice cream and blueberries. Happy Birthday Nooch!