You’ve probably had enough of my rat stories. Seen that. Read it. You’ve moved on.
Well, that’s all very easy for you to say. Because the rat wasn’t in YOUR backyard. What about me?!? I have a whole bunch of compost scraps to deal with… scraps that are now collecting flies in the city yard waste/compost collection bin.
Here’s my worry. This is a sketch of the actual rat incident, at our backyard composter. Notice the direction in which I lift the lid, which then determines the direction of the rat’s flight.
Now, here’s a hypothetical sketch of a rat in the city’s compost collection bin. You see the problem?