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Friday, January 4, 2008

Muscovites Cleaning out Rats From Pet Shops

It's Varmint Friday everyone! This story claims that residents of Moscow are cleaning out pet shops of rats in honor of the coming Chinese Year of the Rat.

Many Russians are fascinated by the astrological beliefs of neighbouring China.

Newspapers have been filled for days with articles on Chinese astrology, tips for taking care of rats and interviews with experts on the intelligence and loyalty of the rat.

I .... don't even know what to say here....

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