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Rats are social creatures and love human touch when domesticated. They spend lots of time grooming. They make a special kind of "laugh" during play. They are small, inexpensive to feed, and easy to clean up after. All this should make for a great pet. But rats have a bad wrap. Throughout history they have spread disease, stolen our cheese and scared us with their crawling in dark places. Do you think rats should be pets? Vote below.

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Of course Reddit has a strong /Rats community. People share cute photos, videos and also notes about recently lost pet rats.  If you're looking for an excuse to fall in love with rats, this is the place to do it. The adorbs will slap you in the face. 

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A rat infestation ironically gets a pet shelter condemned. 

The anchor of the show isn't having this story. Rats give her the "heebie-jeebies." She even gets into it with someone else on staff who loves rats. Here them debate about whether or not rats make great pets.

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New Yorkers. They may hate on rats, but they love ferrets. What's up with that?

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Rats can learn tricks, respond to their names and love to play like puppies. Without company, they become sad and lethargic. They have great memories. What's not to love?

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FINAL RESULTS
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Do rats make great pets?
A festive crown for the winner
#RatLover
#YouDirtyRat