Sometimes, you may find a rat dead inside your house. There are a variety of causes for this, including stress from your pets or lack of food and water. Once you have discovered the reason for a rat’s death in your house, take appropriate action to prevent the incident from occurring again.
There are many different reasons why you may find a dead rat inside your house, including:
Prevention is better than having to deal with the problem later. To prevent rats from dying in your house, seal up all entry points to your attic, basement, and walls. Keeping a pet, such as cat, will also keep rats away. (For more information, see Rats – Control.)