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Friday Fun: New York’s Next Top Rat
A NYC subway rat turns lets a camera capture his good side. Photo via ericskiff.

"Get my good side!" A NYC subway rat poses for a profile shot. Photo via ericskiff.

Last week, the New York Times asked all readers to submit snapshots of  their “favorite subway rats” to compile a slide show documenting the life apart of these perpetually persecuted but perspicacious little creatures.

Now, you can find their “field study” on New Yorkers’ favorite public transit pets here.

This was TheCityFix’s favorite:

A rat gets his sugar fix in a 42nd Street subway bakery in 1978 - arguably subway rats' heyday. Photo via the New York Times, credit: Vivian Sonnenfeld-Gaines

A rat gets his sugar fix in a 42nd Street subway bakery in 1978 - arguably subway rats' heyday. Photo via the New York Times, credit: Vivian Sonnenfeld-Gaines

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