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17 Facts That Will Make You Love Rats Even More

Just goes to show that they're the greatest pets ever.

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2. Rats don't have great eyesight so they rely on their adorable whiskers to interpret their surroundings.

3. They're really clean animals--cleaner than cats!

8. Rats are pretty great swimmers, and most of them really enjoy it!

13. ...or hiding in your hair!

14. Rats are stupendous nappers and they spend about 76 percent of daylight hours sleeping.

If you're looking for a furry rat friend, check out your local rescue or Petfinder.