A group of about 40 people — mostly seniors — gathered for the meeting in the main hallway of the school at 3857 W. 111th St.
Carol Tobin lives at 3730 W. 111th St. and said she's seen alley cats carrying dead rats nearly as big as themselves around by the throat near her home that overlooks Mount Greenwood Park.This article has 2 other Chicago locations (Show)
Marian Cook lives near 116th Place and Central Park Avenue in Mount Greenwood. She was the first to bring up the topic and later said she keeps the light on in her garage overnight in an attempt to keep rats away.
Tobin also watches her grandchildren who live on 103rd Street near Spaulding and Christiana avenues. She blames nearby home construction for the emergence of rats there. In fact, her dog recently killed a large rat in her daughter's backyard.
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