In the San Francisco area, there have been reports of more rats out in public than usual, as the area’s water shortage has drawn them in search of nourishment.
“There’s no water source for them right now so they’re going outside to get it,” Tina O’Keefe, of Dirty Rats Rodent Removal, told the Bay Area’s NBC affiliate. “They eat plants. They eat meat. They’re going to the dog park because there are water bowls. They’re going to horse stables because there’s water.”