hire a mobster lol
You can deter rats by making sure they don't have a food source but totally get rid of them I think you need to put poison down so they take it back to the nest and it kills the whole colony.
Here's a post that might help you - https://www.thespruce.com/best-ways-to-rid-rats-2656478
Hi Rose: Here are a couple of sites that should help you:
Just remember that if you poison them, anything, like pets or squirrels, will also be poisoned if they eat the rat. Good luck
Hi Rose. Burn the house down and run! Just kidding. Here are some posts that might be able to help you: