Feral Cats Put To Work To Keep Rats Away Got rats? Meet the exterminators. Hundreds of cats are being hired and put to work at local homes and businesses.
Orkin Names Chicago 'Rattiest City In America' Chicago is the rattiest city in America, according to pest control company Orkin. The company released a top 20 list with Los Angeles, Washington D.C. and New York City trailing Chicago.
City Expanding Computer Technology To Get Rid Of RatsRat poison might still be the best way to get rid of scurrying vermin, but knowing where to place the bait is a big challenge, one city officials believe can be solved with a 21st century approach: computerized data analysis.
Vet Warns Dog Owners About Spread Of Bacteria From Standing WaterA prominent veterinary clinic has suggested dog owners keep a close eye on their pets, and get them vaccinated against a weather-related disease that’s moving into Chicago.
Alderman Proposes New Approach To Rat ControlAld. Bob Fioretti predicts an explosion in Chicago’s rat population this spring. He’s pushing a new a new strategy. CBS 2's Chris Martinez reports.
Pest Control House Calls Spike As Rats Seek Refuge From Extreme ColdThe rats are coming — poking their twitchy little noses underneath porches, beneath doors, even inside airport hangars.
City Testing Smart Technology Against RatsCBS 2's Pamela Jones takes us dumpster-diving for a look at how it works.
Rats Overwhelm Residents In North Center NeighborhoodSome residents in Chicago’s North Center neighborhood say they are battling a war against rats.
City Touts Increase In Rat Baiting EffortsCity officials said they’re winning the war on rodents by laying more rat traps to keep them in check.
City Adding More Crews To Deal With Growing Rat ProblemA serious rat crackdown begins on the streets of Chicago on Thursday.
North Side's 47th Ward Using Feral Cats To Catch RatsTo combat the rat problem in Chicago, one North Side ward is turning to alley cats.
Rats Mar Beauty Of Downtown EvanstonAn inordinate number of rats have been spotted around some of the busiest and most fashionable sections of downtown Evanston lately.