Big Rat

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Hjalmar Rattussen is hungry. And can you blame him?

He just happens — through no fault of his own, I might add — to be the world’s largest Norwegian rat, weighing in (at least for today) at 15, 897 pounds (7,211 kilos), and looming over 83 feet tall without trying.

It’s a good thing he’s so fluffy, or all that bulk would add up to a lot more weight! Pity the parked Porsches!

Hjalmar is indeed hungry. It appears that American society expects this poor fella and the rest of his extended immigrant clan to subsist on the odd banana peel, fish bone, eggshell, or tuft of home insulation.

Try to understand that Hjalmar likes what you do: medium rare filet, popcorn, fro-yo, cheese-crust pizza, bloomin’ onions, hot wings and New York deli cheesecake. So loosen up on the vittles already!

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Sneha 6 years ago

Hi... A rat of 7,211 kg!!!! Is it true????


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rickzimmerman 6 years ago from Northeast Ohio Author

Yup. Just as real as Mothra, King Kong, Godzilla, the marine creature they seem to keep spotting at Loch Ness, and that very large Sta-Puft Marshmallow guy from Ghostbusters.


thestephconcept 6 years ago

I like it =)


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rickzimmerman 6 years ago from Northeast Ohio Author

Thanks, tsc! Always eager to please!


Sneha 6 years ago

your articles are unique........ Thats nice..... You paint the pictures yourself??????????


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rickzimmerman 6 years ago from Northeast Ohio Author

Yes, Sneha, all my article illustrations are my own drawings, paintings, cartoons or photos.


Sneha 6 years ago

You are a good writer as well as good artist....


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rickzimmerman 6 years ago from Northeast Ohio Author

Thanks, Sneha! Hope you get to enjoy all of my hubs!

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