What to do if you end up with a rat in your toilet
On Wednesday morning, an East Walnut Hills couple found a furry surprise in their toilet.
Kevin Tighe walked into his bathroom, on the third floor of an apartment complex, only to find a rat swimming in his toilet.
“It was the size of a soda can,” Tighe said. “It was a big hairy sucker.”
He slammed the toilet shut and he and his wife Mary stacked some Harry Potter books on the lid. Kevin said the rat was definitely alive and was sloshing around when he closed the lid.
Mary Tighe said at first, Kevin suggested they take care of it themselves. Mary called their landlord. The former New York City resident said she had never seen a rat in a toilet there so its appearance was even more startling.
As for how it made it to the third floor and why it was there in the first place, Kevin said