Rufus is voiced by American actress , following a common trend in which animated male characters are voiced by women.
Rufus also shares a strong affinity for nachos with Ron, and is considered to be his owner's best friend, apart from Kim.
Rufus also joins Kim and Ron on Kim's very first mission.
Unlike the character, naked mole-rats are unlikely to survive if and prone to die in captivity.
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Fans of the series were initially outraged when the film adaptation's first trailer did not feature Rufus.
Cartwright reprised her voice role in the show's , having hoped Disney would invite her back once the project was announced.