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10 Rat Myths

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Most rat urine -- while gross smelling and obviously not something you'd prefer to ingest -- is nontoxic. Unless of course the urine came from an infected rat, in which case it's a whole other story. Rat urine, along with feces and other bodily fluids, can transmit diseases from rats to humans. If you need to deal with an area that's been exposed to rodent attentions, proceed with caution and clean it thoroughly, disinfecting or disposing of any affected items.

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