- The Washington Times - Friday, May 30, 2014

New York City has declared war — on rats.

The Big Apple will spend $600,000 for “rat indexing” to track and reduce the population of rodents in the city, some “the size of small dogs and cats,” a local CBS affiliate reported Wednesday.

“They’re taking over, it’s madness,” another woman told the news outlet.

A sanitation worker added that he has to shake and kick bags of garbage before transporting them out of fear that he’ll be bitten.

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