Cute Overload: Rub-a-Dub-Dub Rat

Published by PETA.

What could be cuter than a rat with a cotton-ball tail? OK, cuter and real? I nominate this “Awww“-some video of Tinkerbell taking a bath:



Rats are not only adorably squeaky clean but also super sweet and smart—not that hygiene, looks, and/or IQ should ever be a requirement for caring about rodents or any other animal.

Written by Karin Bennett

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