The Norway rat, also known as
the brown rat, or house rat, being nocturnal (active at night) is not
often seen active. But from time to time cats feel the need to
demonstrate their hunting skills, even though they prefer the taste of
commercial food. They sometimes present their trophies their
The Norway rat is generally considered a pest to be eliminated, if possible. Because they prefer to live close to humans, they can cause much damage. They may also carry human diseases. This species was brought to America accidentally.
The Norway rat is one reason
many people keep
cats around the house or farm.
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