Notable increase in rat-related callouts in North West

There’s said to be a notable surge in rat-related callouts in the North West region.


Recent statistics indicate a significant 33% increase in rat callouts in January 2024 compared to January 2023.


The research conducted by Rentokil shows that Cork witnessed the most pronounced increase during this period, with a 50% increase in callouts.


The pest control provider has issued a warning that rats pose serious threat to both residential and commercial properties.


In colder temperatures these rodents seek refuge indoors, heightening the risk of infestations in homes and business premises throughout the region.