What Do Rats Sound Like?
Unfortunately, there are a number of animals that can invade your home in search of shelter, water and food. And, many times, you’ll start noticing the signs of these visitors before actually spotting them. So, how can you determine if you have rats in your home, or something else? One way to differentiate between rats and other creatures is by listening to the sounds they make.
If you have rats in your home, you’ll likely hear several specific noises:
- Scurrying sounds as rats travel from place to place
- Thumps as they play or fight
- Scratching and chewing as they eat and gather supplies for nests
- Squeaks from immature rats coming from a nest
Most vocalizations occur outside of the realm of what a human is capable of hearing. Most audible sounds come from rats that are in a state of distress.
Where will these sounds originate? For most people, your attic. This can be disturbing, because we … Read Full Post »