SAN JOSE (CBS) — About 1,000 rats are waiting at a San Jose shelter in hopes of finding a new home.
The Humane Society drove the critters up in an 18-wheel truck over the weekend from Los Angeles, where they were rescued from a home featured on the A&E reality TV show “Hoarders.” More than 30 volunteers and nonprofit staff helped move the rats into Andy’s Pet Shop, which agreed to temporarily house them.READ MORE: Two-Alarm House Fire Breaks Out In Simi Valley, 1 Rescued
Lauren Paul of the nonprofit North Star Rescue told the San Jose Mercury News that the previous owner’s daughter had brought home a pregnant rat one day and the litter began multiplying quickly.READ MORE: California's Mask Mandate Could End On June 15, Gov. Newsom Says
The man’s neighbors called “Hoarders” producers after the rats began tearing apart his house.
Paul says she hopes rat lovers will come forward and give them a new home.MORE NEWS: Over 12 Cars Hit By BB Or Pellet Guns On Southern California Freeways In 2 Weeks
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