Hard-Boiled Rats

Don’t worry, it’s not one of Violet Crepuscular’s recipes. It’s just somebody’s three pet rats trying to tackle a hard-boiled egg. Note how they frequently appeal to the stupid human with the camera, who finally gets the idea and helps them.

We’ve had pet rats, and they make wonderful pets. Quite affectionate, and very, very smart! Although our two girl rats were siblings, so every time you turned out the light for bedtime, they would fight: thump-thumpety-thump-SQUEEEEEEEK!!! Then you put the light back on and they’re just standing around looking innocent.

Just like our freakin’ cats.

About leeduigon

I have lived in Metuchen, NJ, all my life. I have been married to my wife Patricia since 1977. I am a former newspaper editor and reporter. I was also the owner-operator of my own small business for several years. I wrote various novels and short stories published during 1980s and 1990s. I am a long-time student of judo and Japanese swordsmanship (kenjutsu). I also play chess, basketball, and military and sports simulations. View all posts by leeduigon

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