Searching out rodents across the globe

Tuesday, June 05, 2007


In Pursuit of Rattyness

I cannot go anywhere without seeking out rats. It's my nature. The entire two weeks I spent in Hawaii I kept my eyes peeled for rats. Alas, I did not see any of the living kind, although I did stock up on some ratty souvenirs.

Painted Rat Keychain
Woven thread and painted glass bead
Acquired from Aloha Stadium Swap Meet, Aiea
Price: $4
8 1/2" long

Brass Rat Keychain
Brass with bell
Acquired from Ala Moana Shopping Center, Honolulu
Price: $5
3" long

Zodiac Rat Statue
Carved wood
Acquired from Chinatown
Price: $8
3" tall

Wooden Rat Comb
Carved wooden comb
Acquired from Chinatown
Price: $8.50
6 1/2" tall

Glass Rats
Hand sculpted glass
Acquired from Chinatown
Price: $5
1/2" tall

Clay Rat
Painted clay
Acquired from Pricebusters, Pearl Ridge Shopping Center
Price: $2
1" tall

Zodiac Rat Pen
Ballpoint pen with hula rat
Acquired from Pricebusters, Pearl Ridge Shopping Center
Price: $2
5" tall

This blog entry was featured in the Carnival of Aloha, a wonderful collection of blogs from and about Hawaii. Thanks goes to the Homespun Honolulu crew for putting this together and including the Rat Hunter Diaries.