Rat Tales: The Trials of Fatherhood, or, The Hand that Rocks the Hammock

by Rebecca McLeod

Bluey: the alpha male of the Boys' Cage and a new father. Overwhelmed by his new responsibilities.
El Dorado: a troublemaker but good at heart.
Spotty Boy: a neutered male rat with a mellow disposition. Loves his food bowl.
The Babies: Bluey's unruly children, product of his relationship with the doe Willow.