New York City's Displaced Rat Population Simply Cannot Wait to Give You …

Before I moved to NYC, I was embarrassingly afraid of rats. Once, I walked out of the back door of my apartment in Chicago and saw a gigantic rat running down the stairs right past me and I screamed so loudly that people on other floors came outside to make sure I wasn't currently in the process of being murdered. But… » 10/31/12 2:31pm 10/31/12 2:31pm

Your Morning Squee: Opossum Shreds the Slopes on His Snowboard

I had no idea that opossums tolerated being held let alone strapped to a piece of fiberglass and hurled down a mountain. This sort-of-cute little dude's name is Ratatouillie, and his handler must not have thought that Ratatouillie's internet humiliation was complete without making the rail-riding rodent wear an ugly… » 3/09/12 9:30am 3/09/12 9:30am

Get Rid Of Rodents Before You Die Of The Plague

Rats and mice can be adorable if they are your well-behaved pet, or if they are singing cartoon characters in a heartwarming tale of one Russian mouse family who overcomes adversity while immigrating to New York City and later, Goes West. Otherwise, they're disgusting cesspools of disease, unwelcome interlopers in your … » 10/03/11 5:25pm 10/03/11 5:25pm