City living and rats

How rats became an inescapable part of city living Rats are our shadow selves. We live on the surface of the city; they generally live below. We mostly work by day; they mostly work by night. But nearly everywhere that people live, rats live too. In Seattle, where I grew up, the rats excel at…

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The house-proud mouse

Here’s what that house proud mouse was doing – plus five other animals who take cleaning seriously A house proud mouse, considerately tidying up the workbench of the shed in which it lives, has been captured on video and shared online. The mouse pops out of a box, picks up some screws, nail clippers and…

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