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- The rats who contributed to the Black Death were black rats (Rattus rattus) not brown rats (Rattus norvegicus, the rat you're more likely to encounter on the streets or in a pet shop).
Source: Terrifying Pet Store Rat
- And get cheated nearly every episode by the giant anthropomorphic rat that runs the corner shop.
Source: Widget Series
- Is it a colossal dick move to purchase, as a pet, a cat that tried to eat your friend's pet rat at the pet shop, and then make no effort whatsoever to keep said cat away from sneaking off to eat said rat, which it inevitably does?
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