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Even Cheektowaga is mentioned.Have the rats that once plagued Buffalo moved out to the suburbs?
The suburban problem seemed to start at roughly the same time Buffalo finished phasing in a sealable plastic garbage tote program specifically designed to combat rat problems in the city. The popular theory is that, with their food supply all but cut off in the city, the rats looked elsewhere for food.
You can tell when you've solved your rat problem, your neighbor starts complaining, as in the case with the city and the suburbs," said David Hahn-Baker, environmentalist and chairman of the Buffalo Pest Management Board. The animals live within 150 feet of where they eat, he said, and they migrate until they find food.
Does your community specify what style of trash container you have ?