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Do rats bite humans in their sleep?

If you were to disturb a rat, or to corner it, it would more than likely attack you. This is because it has no where else to run - you have it cornered. This would most definitely be the case if you had a rat in a cage. If the only way is to lash out at you, that's just what the rat will do. It’s probably a female rat, and her babies are probably in a nest somewhere in your home.

Rats probably won’t bite you in your sleep, that's the truth of the matter. If the rat was in the bed with you and you rolled over and accidentally squished it, yes, it would probably bite. But that’s a rare occasion. Rats want to keep away from humans. Humans are much bigger predators to these tiny rodents.

Although they can be quite vicious little critters, there’s a much bigger chance that the rat wants to run away than stay and fight you. That’s a last case scenario - the last tool the creature has at its disposal, and it will only use those sharp teeth and claws as and when necessary. If it’s quicker to run away and scamper down a hole, that's what the rat would prefer.

That being said, rats are wild creatures, and all wild creatures are definitely one thing - unpredictable. You cannot tell from looking at a rat whether or not it is sick or diseases. You can't tell whether or not it will fly at you or run away. That’s why we would always recommend proceeding with extreme caution if you are dealing with a rat problem by yourself, rather than calling in the professionals.

For more rat information, visit our rat removal tips page, or for more specific how-to instructions, read the how to get rid of rats page with 6 step-by-step instructions. If you have a problem with rats above your ceiling in your house, read my rats in the attic guide. The most important part of rat control is sealing shut entry holes into the building, but after you've done that, you'll want to know how to kill rats humanely to complete the rat control job. If you need to hire professional help in your city, click on my directory of over 200 rat removal companies servicing 95% of the USA. we can help your with your rat problem!
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