The Muskegon Chronicle reports nearly 1,500 rats have been removed, but they continue to breed.
The city of Fenton agreed last week to hire an exterminator, who set up 40 traps in the area of Hickory and Beach streets.
The I-96 construction project has triggered another problem in Livonia — rats.
Some Downriver residents are concerned that an ongoing construction project might have unknowingly unleashed a horde of rats near their homes.
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.
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.
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.