More than 1,000 rats rescued from a house featured on a reality television show are now up for adoption in San Jose, Calif. The Humane Society moved the rodents to San Jose from Los Angeles after they made an appearance on A&E’s “Hoarders.” The rats are now available at Andy’s Pet Shop in San Jose.


The house featured on the show became infested after the owner’s daughter brought home a pregnant rat. When the rat gave birth, the number of rodents quickly spiraled out of control. The owner of the home called A&E to help after the hundreds of rats began destroying the home.

3 Comments on Adopt-A-Rat

  1. I’m glad that the rats are safe!!

  2. I’m all for saving animals but that’s alot of rats.

  3. ugghhh! I personally wouldn’t want a bunch of baby rats running around my home!!

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