Qld man rushed to hospital after being bitten by pet rat

A man has been rushed to hospital after being bitten by his pet rat.

The man was bitten on the hand by the rodent at a home in Cawarral, Queensland yesterday, however didn’t realise the extent of the bite until today.

A Queensland Ambulance spokesperson told myGC the man, who is aged in his 40s, phoned emergency services this morning after experiencing pain his arm, which had since swollen.


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He was treated at the house before being taken to Rockhampton Hospital for treatment.