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  1. rodent trouble
    Curtis Sliwa Has Solution for Eric Adams’s Rat Problem: Two CatsThe Guardian Angels founder on his offer to set up a small feral-cat colony to fix the rodent problem on the mayor’s block in Bed-Stuy.
  2. In a Battle It Cannot Win, New York City Will Spend $32 Million to Fight RatsIt will target three areas, and include some new trash cans.
  3. A Deadly Rat Disease Has Killed One Person, Infected Two Others in the BronxIt spreads through the animals’ urine.
  4. vermin!
    New York Rat Complaints SurgeThe internet videos were just the beginning.
  5. stand clear of the closing doors
    Giant Rat Crawls Onto Sleeping Subway RiderThis isn’t the first time this has happened, either.
  6. important questions
    Was the Pizza Rat Video Staged?What is real?
  7. oh rats
    Meet Selfie Rat, Pizza Rat’s Annoying, Probably Fake Cousin The newest subway rodent is far less inspiring.
  8. ewww
    New Yorkers Probably Hurting Rats’ Feelings With Increasing ComplaintsOn the other hand, “the Burning Man of rats” sounds like something worth complaining about.
  9. urban vermin
    Rat vs. PigeonUbiquitous-urban-vermin smackdown.
  10. awful things
    Giant Dead-Rat Bouquet Adorns Lower East Side ScaffoldingYup.
  11. rats
    Mayor de Blasio Declares War on RatsFinally!
  12. rats
    NYC Rats Are Even More Disgusting Than You ImaginedA recent study found some NYC rats carry fleas that can spread the bubonic plague.
  13. ink-stained wretches
    Rats Are Winning Their War on Condé Nast StaffersThey’re chewing through the ceilings and rugs.
  14. bill de blasio’s new york
    NYC Rats Are Even More Disgusting Than We ThoughtScientists tested 133 of them and found 18 unknown viruses.
  15. oh rats
    New York City Humans to Recommence War on RatsA battle as old as time. 
  16. rodents of unusual size
    Watch This Supercut of Amateur Videos of NYC RatsCell-phone video whistleblowers, one and all.
  17. rats
    Video: Commuters React Appropriately to Being Trapped on the Subway With a RatLots and lots of screaming.
  18. Videos Show Rats at Midtown Dunkin’ DonutsJust everywhere.
  19. disgusting things
    Long Island Birthday Cake Comes With Truly Disgusting Surprise A rat tail and some mold.
  20. stand clear of the trash piles
    The MTA Wants Even Fewer Trash Cans in Subway Stations (and Fewer Rats)When will it end?
  21. things that are gross
    Atlantic Ghost Ship Almost Certainly Infested With Cannibal RatsGross.
  22. zoo york
    There Are a Lot of Illegal Exotic Animals in NYCAnd some of them eat rats.
  23. the racie for gracie
    Joe Lhota Wants to Solve Your Rat ProblemThe ex-“rat czar” wants to finish the job.
  24. air travel
    Flight Attendant Denies Smuggling Rats Aboard PlaneWe want to believe her.
  25. stand clear of the closing doors
    The Subway Is Cleaner, Still Rat-Filled It’s preferable to rat-filled streets.
  26. iran so far away
    Iran Is Killing Giant Mutant Rats With SnipersThey’re like gross, creepy cats without the attitude problem.
  27. rats
    New York City Rats Won’t Eat Just AnythingUnlike their rural counterparts.
  28. rats
    Thanks to Sandy, It’s ‘Restaurant Week’ for RatsMany moved to the surface and discovered it was awesome.
  29. oh rats
    Bushwick Leads the 311 Rat RaceThere’s no winner.
  30. The Ratpocalypse Has Been Canceled“We haven’t seen an increase in rats above ground caused by Hurricane Sandy,” a Health Department official tells us. 
  31. hurricane sandy
    So What Happened to All of the Subway Rats?Did the rats drown in the storm? OR CLIMB TO THE SURFACE? 
  32. rats
    Disturbed Rat Rolls Across NYC SidewalkYou’ve been warned.
  33. stand clear of the trash piles
    MTA Still on This ‘No Trash Cans in Subway Stations’ KickThey’re expanding the program.
  34. infestations
    Upper West Side Man Shames City With ‘Rat Crossing’ SignsThey like the scurry over residents’ feet.
  35. stand clear of the closing doors
    State Senator Wants $250 Fine for Eating on Subway to Curb Rat ProblemNo soup or sandwich for you.
  36. giant rats!
    Are NYC’s Giant Rats Multiplying?We’re screwed.
  37. stand clear of the closing doors
    Rats Are Biting People on the Subway NowThis means war.
  38. rat tales
    New York Rats Remain FearlessAs if you needed a reminder.
  39. it’s their city now
    MTA Using In-Service Subways Cars to Transport Rat-Filled Garbage Bags“A rat could jump out right on top of you.”
  40. rats they’re just like us
    After Pest-Control Layoffs, Now City Humans Are Going to Lose War Against RatsWe were winning it before. Oh, you didn’t know that?
  41. stand clear of the closing doors
    Your Ability to Eat Chicken Tenders on the L Has Been PreservedSnacks are safe!
  42. stand clear of the closing doors
    MTA May Put an End to Subway Spaghetti FightsA food ban was raised at a meeting last night.
  43. fears we didn’t even know we had come true
    Man Demonstrates ‘Ratmouth’ on the Subway for All to SeeIt’s even worse than you imagine.
  44. fears come true
    Lone Man Fights Back Against Subway Rat InvasionWith a newspaper — and fearlessness.
  45. stand clear of the trail of snot
    The Disgusting Thing You Always Imagine People Do on the Subway Is RealYou know. The thing with the boogers.
  46. fears come true
    What to Do If You Find a Rat in Your ToiletRuuuuuuunnnnnnnnnnnnnn!!!!
  47. fears come true
    Homeless Man Awakened on Subway by Rat Crawling on His FaceWelcome to our worst nightmare.
  48. photo op
    The Woman Stuck In a Crack In the Sidewalk Reminded Us of Something [Updated]We think we put our finger on it.
  49. dog eat dog world
    Opossums Overrun Brooklyn After Sick City Plan to Kill Rats Fails“They are everywhere.”
  50. slideshow
    This Summer’s Most Shameless Slow-News Stories (So Far)This summer’s best milking-it news memes.
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