In honor of World Rat Day, we’ve decided to showcase this little darling to show how they can be the most adorable animal ever.
Unfortunately, rats never get as much love as many people feel that they truly deserve. A vast majority of individuals often judge rats as being dirty and gross and being solely responsible for spreading the Black Plague. However, similar to cats, domestic rats will actually groom themselves in order to keep clean, and they also learn tricks fairly quickly, including rolling over and recognizing their own names. Perhaps most importantly is that domestic rats are extremely affectionate not just with other rats, but with their human friends as well.
I own a rat myself, so I can vouch for each and every one of these facts. They are also my most favorite animal ever!