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May 29, 2014

DeBlasio's New New York:“Rat Reservoirs,”

NYC Launches New War Against Rats: It will target so-called “rat reservoirs,”
which are areas where rodent populations survive and thrive, such as subways, sewers and city parks. It’s welcome news for many city residents, who claim rats — some the size of small dogs or cats — are running rampant in their neighborhoods A sanitation worker said he has to shake and kick bags of garbage to scatter the rats for fear they’ll jump up and bite him.

Posted by gerardvanderleun at May 29, 2014 10:00 AM. This is an entry on the sideblog of American Digest: Check it out.

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And when will they address the rodent problem?

Posted by: tripletap at May 29, 2014 10:25 AM

They should make the city a rat preserve and limit access to a few members of the public chosen each year in a raffle. Rats are wildlife, people are just people.

Posted by: chuck at May 29, 2014 10:27 AM

Gee, I suppose there are certain neighborhoods that have more rats than others, uh?

Posted by: chasmatic at May 29, 2014 2:34 PM

As is the case so often, Ripley had the answer: I say we take off and nuke the entire site from orbit. It's the only way to be sure.

Posted by: mushroom at May 29, 2014 3:36 PM

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