Rats are a big problem in New York. Some New Yorkers claim that rats hate Irish Spring soap. Will that keep them away?


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One New Yorker took to Instagram and claimed that rats hate soap. Not just any soap though. Apparently, they can't stand Irish Spring.




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It seems plausible. Does it actually work? A-Z Animals claims that some people swear by it. Hopefully, they don't swear too much or else they might need their mouths washed out. The site reveals that rats have an extremely sensitive sense of smell. The strong-smelling soap could act as a great deterrent. It may not always work though.

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