Fact Sheet


(for mail ONLY)

Rattie Ratz
5433 Clayton Road
Suite K #276
Clayton, CA 94517


Rattie Ratz was established in 1998 and has grown into one of the largest non-profit rescue organizations in the country dedicated exclusively to domestic pet RATS and other small animals. Rattie Ratz operates a limited access rescue and accepts needy rats from local overwhelmed shelters. We are dedicated to responsible pet guardianship, a lifelong commitment to companion animals and a respect for all animal life. Improving the lives of small animal companions and their guardians is the primary focus of our rescue efforts.


Dedicated to the rescue, rehabilitation, and adoption of domestic pet rats


To improve the lives of small animal companions and their guardians by promoting value and respect for all animal life.


To promote rats as pets to new and experienced rat guardians.


Rattie Ratz is a non-profit organization supported by individual goodwill donations, adoption donations, and special events. The organization is governed by a volunteer board of directors, which oversees an annual operating budget of approximately $10,000.


Rattie Ratz is an all-volunteer organization and currently has 10-15 regular volunteers and about 20 casual volunteers.

Board of Directors:

Tahna Myers, Diane Nesom, and Shannon Carr


Tahna Myers – Bay Area Lead
Shannon Carr – South Bay Lead
Diane Nesom – Founder