Ok this is really simple and I did not even have to make a separate page for it but did so anyway. I had another feeding method listed here in the past but found this to work even better. I recently purchased a couple adult balls that supposedly only ate live rats. The previous owner tried many times to switch but had no luck. So of course, I tried my method and they ate right away. Normally after using the method after a few meals, they take the Frozen Thawed (FT) without the hot water. Ok there was the secret Hot Water, I put a FT rat or Mouse in hot water for just a minute or so and I have a paper towel ready when I pull it out of the cup and lightly dry it off and then offer it to the snake. It really works like magic. Just keep a dedicated cup in your snake room and add water, put in microwave for 60 seconds and your good to go. 60 seconds in the microwave is all you need then set your mouse or rat in it and let it sit in the water for a minute. I sure would like to here from you if you try this and have success.