Annie heard the scratching coming from the loft.
"Rats" she thought, "from the empty house down the street".
There were no dividing walls in the roof space of her terrace of houses.
Climbing through the hatch with the bait, Annie flashed the torch,
then stared in amazement at.........
the family that had taken up residence!
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