Little girl: Daddy! I'm so excited to see the rats! –Metro-North Rail 20-something guy to friends: He couldn't drink because he was on antibiotics. He got a rat disease from a lab rat that bit him. –Lincoln Center Guy to girlfriend: I step on dead rats all the time! –Mercer St Overheard by: Julie 20-something girl on cell: The mouse was fed to the snake the night before, so when I saw it the next morning, I freaked. –R Train Cop: We had a guy down here eating a rat. I said, "You're a gentleman in society." He put the rat in his mouth. –South Ferry Subway