Rat infestations have been on the rise since the COVID-19 shutdowns began.
Studies have shown that lockdowns and restaurant closings meant less food in dumpsters and alleys for rats, so they eventually found where the humans were hiding and started populating neighborhoods in greater numbers.
One study found that a large number of pest control companies reported that 50 to 100 percent of requests were from new clients or addresses.
Rats can carry diseases and contaminate food and they pose a serious threat to families and public health. Rats of California exists to raise awareness of this issue and invites California residents to post videos they’ve recorded to the website.
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