Sometimes rats are looks like cute and innocent creature as you are seeing in a cartoon movie but while speaking pests are the real threat to your and your family members. Rats visit your house seeking shelter and food. Even sometimes rats can carry dangerous diseases like Hantavirus, Lymphocytic, Tularaemia, and choriomeningitis. These creatures not only stop with the spreading of diseases, but also damage electric wires, furniture, food items, and clothes. In this blog, we mentioned some other interesting facts about rats you might not know about.
Interesting facts about rats
Rats eat themselves
Rats can survive for a long time without consuming water. They hydrate themselves with the help of the food they consume. They eat their own pup when they find no food to eat.
Rats are good hunters
Rats will eat anything on the earth. Even they will push themselves to eat the food if they see another rat eating it.
Rats have strong teeth
Rat’s tooth growing continuously and enables them to chew anything like hard plastic things, electric- wires, and leads. Their teeth will grow up to 5inches per year.
Rats reproduce faster
Rats reproduce very faster after completing their sixth week. This is the reason for the rat’s overpopulation.
Rats can hide in a small place
Rats need a small inch of space to get hide. Mostly rats get hides in the room corner and loft place.
Rats can smile and hear
Rats are good listeners; they have a tendency to hear and smile like a human.
Rats have the lengthy tail
Rats have long tails, used to keep their body temperature. Rats expanding its tail to connect with the blood vessels to keep themselves cool.
Rats can swim
Rats are great swimmers; they are able to hold their breath. Not only breathe they have the ability to control their bladder. When accidentally rats fall on your toilet sinks they will escape through the pipelines.
Rats are good Cleaners
Rat keeps themselves clean. They spend more time cleaning themselves.
Rats are good social creatures
They always live in a group and like to help each other in hunting food. They comb each other and sleep together. The group of rats is named “mischief”
After that you knowing the interesting about the facts about the rats, you got cleared with the question, why people keeping rats as their pets. Rats are considered intelligent animals in the Chinese zodiac. Rats are worshipped as a god to bring wealth and health.