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#Rats

# rats - All time

Just some mice, on turntables, running as fast as their little legs will carry them
# Hipster Hamsters
From The Daily Edge
# Hipster Hamsters

Just some mice, on turntables, running as fast as their little legs will carry them

May 21st 2014, 8:30 PM 3,015 Views 0 Comments

Yes, it’s exactly what you think it is. Bear with us.

6 unexpected things that happened this week
# Mad World
From The Daily Edge
# Mad World

6 unexpected things that happened this week

May 10th 2014, 10:15 AM 16,106 Views 2 Comments

Loyal dogs, a “serial pooper” and hot dogs – it’s all the weirdest stories you need to hear.

Poster encourages community to 'clobber' burglars with hurls and golf clubs
# Vigilantes
# Vigilantes

Poster encourages community to 'clobber' burglars with hurls and golf clubs

Apr 24th 2014, 11:55 AM 19,003 Views 109 Comments

A local councillor said he does not condone the violence encouraged by the notice posted in a Dublin housing estate but said there has been a lot of petty crime in the area – particularly targeting the elderly.

Rats chew through woman's house from the inside out
# Ah Rats
From The Daily Edge
# Ah Rats

Rats chew through woman's house from the inside out

Apr 10th 2014, 10:16 AM 3,564 Views 2 Comments

The rats are coming from inside the house.

People are rightly freaking out about the giant rat found in Dublin
# Aaahh! Real Monsters
From The Daily Edge
# Aaahh! Real Monsters

People are rightly freaking out about the giant rat found in Dublin

Apr 4th 2014, 12:38 PM 15,068 Views 7 Comments

It was 2ft long and NASTY. So nasty.

Pub offering beers in exchange for dead rats in attempt to rid city of pests
# Don't Give A Rats
From The Daily Edge
# Don't Give A Rats

Pub offering beers in exchange for dead rats in attempt to rid city of pests

Mar 13th 2014, 6:00 PM 25,846 Views 21 Comments

Students in Wellington, NZ can trade in their unwelcome houseguests for a cold one.

Dead rat stench and mice on desks: Woman gets €20k over rodents at work
# PHOBIA
# PHOBIA

Dead rat stench and mice on desks: Woman gets €20k over rodents at work

Feb 12th 2014, 9:35 AM 46,289 Views 57 Comments

Amanda Byrne said she had a life-long phobia and was petrified to go to work in case a rat or mouse crossed her path.

Rats could evolve to become 'bigger than sheep', scientists predict
# Rats
From The Daily Edge
# Rats

Rats could evolve to become 'bigger than sheep', scientists predict

Feb 4th 2014, 8:00 PM 2,855 Views 4 Comments

If you’re terrified of rodents you may want to avert your eyes.

Rat-sized snails are taking over South Florida
# Snail Attack
# Snail Attack

Rat-sized snails are taking over South Florida

Apr 16th 2013, 11:02 AM 18,172 Views 40 Comments

The state authorities have warned that the giant snails are the most damaging in the world and can pose a serious risk to human health.

In lab 'bio-kidney' successfully transplanted into rat
# Transplant
# Transplant

In lab 'bio-kidney' successfully transplanted into rat

Apr 15th 2013, 10:39 AM 5,515 Views 19 Comments

The new kidney started filtering blood and producing urine through the ureter as soon as the bloody supply was restored.

Plane damaged on Dublin Airport runway was carrying... rats and mice
# Rats On A Plane
# Rats On A Plane

Plane damaged on Dublin Airport runway was carrying... rats and mice

Mar 7th 2013, 1:57 PM 45,992 Views 87 Comments

Rodents were on the cargo flight from England which became stranded on the airport’s main runway this morning.

Enda Kenny: Taoiseach, teacher... rat-killer
# Ratbo
# Ratbo

Enda Kenny: Taoiseach, teacher... rat-killer

Nov 19th 2012, 6:45 AM 10,612 Views 47 Comments

Extracts from The Unlikely Taoiseach by John Downing show a tough side to Enda ‘Ratbo’* Kenny. (*We may have made up this nickname.)

Rats recruited to hunt for TB in Mozambique
# Trust Me I'm A Rat
# Trust Me I'm A Rat

Rats recruited to hunt for TB in Mozambique

Oct 12th 2012, 5:50 PM 4,877 Views 11 Comments

The trained rodents are going to sniff out the disease, apparently.

New research into what causes nausea may help improve cancer treatments
# Rats
# Rats

New research into what causes nausea may help improve cancer treatments

Oct 9th 2012, 11:45 AM 3,010 Views 9 Comments

The research, carried out by the University of Guelph in Canada, used rats to better understand what led to the condition.

Rats, mould and dampness: Priory Hall 10 months on
# In Pictures
# In Pictures

Rats, mould and dampness: Priory Hall 10 months on

Aug 24th 2012, 6:45 AM 15,041 Views 19 Comments

Security personnel told a visiting resident to watch out for the rats earlier this week.

WATCH: An owl eat a rat during Colombia v. Venezuela
# Crossbar Challenge
From The42
# Crossbar Challenge

WATCH: An owl eat a rat during Colombia v. Venezuela

Nov 14th 2011, 6:00 PM 576 Views 1 Comment

And now for something completely different.

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads
# Sitdown Sunday
From The Daily Edge
# Sitdown Sunday

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

Nov 6th 2011, 11:00 AM 82 Views 6 Comments

The very best of the week’s writing from around the world.

Rats on a plane: Qantas grounds flight after baby rodents found
# Ugh
# Ugh

Rats on a plane: Qantas grounds flight after baby rodents found

Jun 2nd 2011, 11:48 AM 575 Views 4 Comments

The animals were discovered in a cupboard on the Boeing 767 minutes before it was due to take off in Australia.

Downing Street opens war on rats with rodent-catching cat appointment
# Mews At Ten
From The Daily Edge
# Mews At Ten

Downing Street opens war on rats with rodent-catching cat appointment

Feb 15th 2011, 3:39 PM 616 Views 0 Comments

Larry the cat has been appointed to deal with Number 10′s rat problems.

Exterminators warn of rodent increase as winter approaches
# Invasion
# Invasion

Exterminators warn of rodent increase as winter approaches

Nov 11th 2010, 6:51 PM 403 Views 0 Comments

Rentokil says its call-out figures are up 40% this year as the onset of a cold winter attracts rodents indoors.