We know some things about rats. In great big cities like New York, rats tend to proliferate in massive numbers in places you can't easily see. Beneath the sidewalks, underneath the sewer grates, you'll find rats lurking, plotting and possibly staking out the remnants of your discarded lunch. Knowing what these furry vermin are capable of with ample food and determination doesn't bode well for your comfort.
The newest ratty trick to infest your mind comes by way of a duplicitous fur-ball from our nation's capital. In footage collected by a Washington, DC condo last year, a rat pulls a fire alarm. It's haunting stuff. It makes you wonder about what rats can accomplish that hasn't been picked up by security cameras: