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Many people find rats repulsive but squirrels, hamsters,
and gerbils cute.
Its gotta be the hair. Ratty is a synonym for coarse
unruly hair - but squirrels have big fluffy tails and
have soft smooth pelts in variety of colors.
Sadly, rats have no money so this wouldnt
sales. Primary customers of the Hair Club For Rats would
probably be unscrupulous pet shop owners who wish to
pass off a rat as a Filigree Siberian Hamster (link).
Basil the rat
No, is hamster! [kdf, Jun 28 2020]
For the glory of Nimh!
[2 fries shy of a happy meal, Jun 28 2020]
Ronald the Rat
.... or maybe its the clothes? [kdf, Jun 29 2020]
||God, I wish I would have thought of this. It's so in my
wheelhouse. Yay for the ratty rats in the world. Tiny
toupees it is.
||They just need another name and the disguise would
be complete. Something exotic sounding like
||No, it must sound cute. Welsh Fluffwobbles?
||We could pour loads of shampoo and conditioner down the
sewers so the rats can at least make a start. A bit of
creative virement from the fat-berg clearing budget should
Now there's a word I haven't encountered for a few years!
||: an administrative transfer of budgetary funds
||(I'm saving time for those bakers, like me, who had no clue
what that word meant. You may thank me later somehow.)