Yikes! Nikki Reed Is Adopting a Baby Rat

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We get the whole adopting a horse with Ian Somerhalder thing, but a baby rat?!

Nikki Reed revealed she's adding a new furry friend to her family, telling People recently, "I'm on my way to pick up my new baby rat," while she was attending an event celebrating the launch of Parker on the new shopping app, Spring. "I'm animal obsessed! I basically have a farm in my house."

"I do feel like by buying rats from a pet store, you are saving them because if not, they would get fed to a snake or something," she continued.

Nikki isn't kidding about her home doubling as a farm. The Twilight star also has "two horses, my two German shepherds, my mom's dog, and then I sort of adopted another three dogs," she told the mag.

In case you didn't count those, that's nine pets, including the rat. "Animals are my life. My mom and I built a guest house on my property so that my mom could help me fostering animals. I do multiple fosters a month," she explained. "Sometimes I get a litter of nine puppies and put them in a nursery I created. And in the backyard, I also have an outdoor setup that's actually enclosed so the hawks can't get to it."

Considering her Vampire Diaries boyfriend is an animal enthusiast and activist as well, she and Ian kinda make a perfect match (sorry Nian fans). Still, we want to know...would you ever adopt a pet rat?

Tell us if you think it's a cool pet or totally gross in the comments.

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