While many people struggle to keep rats, mice, and other rodents out of their homes, some other folks keep them as pets. Of course, there is a big difference between the domesticated pet shop rats and those that can be found lurking about in the wild. Pet store rats are normally clean, and somewhat tame. Wild rats, or those which are found in and around some homes, are not.
According to the CDC, Leptospirosis (a disease which can lead to kidney failure), and other diseases can be spread through rats to humans. Rats can also destroy homes and furniture. They have also been known to bite. All Pest Control Company (a Portland Pest Control business) offers you these interesting facts about rats which can be of interest to people who love or hate rat
If you live in the Portland/Vancouver area and would like us to check your home out for rats and other pets, give us a call at 503-968-5950. We’re a Portland Pest Control company serving this area since 2003.
More Interesting Facts about Rats
There are actually many interesting things about rats. Whether you are just curious, own rats, or want to rid your home of them, some of these facts may come in handy.
Rats sweat through the soles of their feet
Rats have poor vision
Rats chatter or grind their teeth when they are happy
Mayans and Ancient Egyptians worshiped the Rat
Rats can pass through and crawl through pipes and other openings only 1 1/2″ wide
Rats begin breeding when they are only 5 weeks old
We hope you’ve enjoyed these interesting facts about rats. Remember, if you live in the Northwest and need help, call for Portland pest control today.
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