As any resident of Brooklyn Heights knows, we are in a constant battle with these vile creatures. That is clearly one of the motivations of the poster who takes a sarcastic approach here:
WATCH: Biomonde’s Johnny Falco whacks rats on the Brooklyn Heights Promenade
Be Hospitable: They are your neighbors!
Throwing your garbage on the street is a boon to your good neighbors, the rats, who are rapidly infiltrating our blocks and congregating on our street corners. But it’s inconsiderate to the rest of us.
The message is clear: Please despot [sic] your garbage in airtight containers! It’s the right thing — and the legal thing — to do!