Leonard Shoulders was hospitalized and "traumatized," his mother said.
It's "just not fair to rats" to compare them to Republicans now attempting to escape the sinking ship of Donald Trump, the former CBS News anchor tweeted.
The hard-working rodent detects landmines in Cambodia and has cleared more than 141,000 square meters of land.
The rats' owner "really loved them" but the population "got out of hand very quickly," the San Diego Humane Society said.
Donald Trump infamously called the city a "disgusting, rat and rodent infested mess."
Rats are not well understood. New York City alone has a rat population that could range from 2 million to 32 million.
Trump's critics are having a field day over rodent reports.
An animal rescue group says the plus-size German rodent simply had too much "good food."
The frightened feline got more than it bargained for.
“Pizza Iguana,” “Taco Squirrel,” and "Bagel Pigeon” were unavailable for comment.