Pet rats have been around for centuries, and there's so many reasons as to why they're soaring in popularity as pets today! They are smart, sweet, funny, charismatic, charming, and trainable! If you were to meet just ONE cool pet rat, you'll for sure want one yourself. These animals have been taught to detect landmines, they have complex personalities, and are even capable of giving AND reading facial expressions! Would you also believe that rats can recognize and imitate patterns?