Rats carry 55 diseases that can be transferred to children and adults. Rats cause one in five fires in the United states because they must chew on electrical wiring. They are not indigenous to the United States and harm and destroy local species.

The rat flea killed millions of people in Europe; almost half the population people usually died within three days. It was known as the Black Plague, and it could happen again.

Suppot your local pest control operators.

Kevin O’Connor
Santa Barbara