That is what most people say as soon as they see a furry four-legged rat run by. They are one of those animals that most people detest and fear. Kate and Kevin think differently.
Even their name screams rat. Mr. and Mrs. Rattray have 27 rats as pets in their home. They belong to the Yorkshire Rat Club and they want the world to know that rats are very intelligent and interactive pets.
Their friends have learned to adapt and get along with the furry vermin some of them have even played with the furry little beasties. The rat loving couple will even be making an appearance on television showing off how this unusual couple and their 27 rat pets live.
Learn Something Fun: Gambian Pouch Rats have been trained to sniff out mines in war torn countries - due to their light weight they are far less likely to explode the mines then sniffer dogs are.