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Rodentia, Part II

So last night as we're just about driftin' off to sleep, we hear this SNAP above us, followed by what I like to call a "wood flopping about" noise that lasted about 90 seconds. Then a bit more skritch-skritch-skritch, and then silence. The rest of the night was spent wondering if there was a dead rat resting in peace directly over our bed (answer: yes) and if there were more. And, if there were more, would his friends consider this a warning, or an act for which they would seek vengeance? Time will tell. In the meantime, as CNN would approve of, I've provided photographic evidence of The Dead:





R.I.P. Mr. Scratchy. Hope you weren't a family man. Big sucker, ain't he?

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asteroidbelt
Aug. 29th, 2003 11:12 am (UTC)
that's under yer bed?
vespa59
Aug. 29th, 2003 12:21 pm (UTC)
In the attic, directly ABOVE the bed.
beatnikside
Aug. 29th, 2003 11:17 am (UTC)
There's always more, son. But I doubt they take things personally.
crankyisgood
Aug. 29th, 2003 11:51 am (UTC)
right, because they're not persons.

UGH UGH UGH, how creepy.
rockstarbob
Aug. 29th, 2003 11:38 am (UTC)
That's so sad. And scary.
darkadaptedeye
Aug. 29th, 2003 12:06 pm (UTC)
awwww... he just looks like he's sleeping.

heh. sleepy rats.
(Anonymous)
Aug. 29th, 2003 12:24 pm (UTC)
Deja Vu...
Nice. Do Susie a favor...clean up the dried blood this time...don't do what mom did- she camouflaged them with cooking utensils and pretended not to notice.
(Anonymous)
Aug. 29th, 2003 02:56 pm (UTC)
It's business, not personal
Leave the gun. Take the cannolis.
(Anonymous)
Sep. 1st, 2003 09:01 am (UTC)
if only....
there were traps big enough for the republican rats who currently infest the nation's capital...maybe someday, someone will invent the better mousetrap...
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