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1,000 Rats Still A Problem At Condemned Animal Rescue Operation

The Muskegon Chronicle reports nearly 1,500 rats have been removed, but they continue to breed.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/09/2015

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Fenton To Rats: Get Out Of Town

The city of Fenton agreed last week to hire an exterminator, who set up 40 traps in the area of Hickory and Beach streets.

CBS Detroit–03/30/2015

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I-96 Construction Stirs Up Rat Problem In Livonia

The I-96 construction project has triggered another problem in Livonia — rats.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/07/2014

Downriver Residents Blame Rat Infestation On Fort Street Road Work

Some Downriver residents are concerned that an ongoing construction project might have unknowingly unleashed a horde of rats near their homes.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/09/2013

Mayor: No $5 Rat Bounty In St. Clair Shores

The mayor of St. Clair Shores says officials won’t offer a $5 bounty for every rat caught in the city as part of a broader rodent-control effort.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/06/2013

Buttercup the rat (WWJ Photo/Sandra McNeil)

Michigan Humane Society Hosts Rat Adoption Event

When thinking about adding a pet to the family, a rat isn’t usually the first animal that most would think of. But, the Michigan Humane Society said rats are intelligent, social creatures that can make superb family pets.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/20/2012

Burned Neighborhood Battles Rats

A Detroit neighborhood hit hard by last week’s fires that tore through dozens of homes and buildings is now facing a new problem — rats.