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Current Event April 27, 2016

Cats After Rats

Residents of one Chicago neighborhood are anticipating a big rat problem in the near future. That’s because the city is tearing down an old hospital, and the construction will likely disturb the many rodents living underground. While developers and city officials are anticipating the onslaught by setting out poison baits and traps, residents are turning to a different solution: cats. Listen to the story to find out more about how these cats can help keep rats away.

Elementary Animals

Story Length: 3:40

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National Public Radio

AIR DATE: 04/04/2016

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