And boy, have I been rewarded. 15 times. Yes, Rubin was also pregnant. Yes, Rubin was supposed to be a male. That’s what I get for ignoring the fact that people who work in pet stores can’t ever seem to figure out the difference between male and female. I *knew* this. I was stupid. I have no excuse. I do however, have a fridge full of beer and it is about to be drunk. The second Rat Condo was successfully built and Rubin & Ratlets are now ensconced in their own residence, much to Esme’s relief.