Offbeat Video

By Katy Gill

RATS! This sneaky rodent just got caught trying to steal a cookie.

But she was not willing to give it up without a fight.

Little Yulianna was spotted by her owner Valaree Love making off with a cookie she found behind a cushion.

As Valaree asked her what she was doing and tried to take the cookie back, Yulianna squeaked in protest and dug her teeth in, desperate to claw the treat back.

Valaree, from Manhattan, Kansas, filmed the rat’s act of thievery and the video has since gone viral on Facebook.

Valaree, 27, said: “I was letting my pets roam free and Yulianna tried to steal a cookie and run off under the bed.

“She got caught, but she wouldn’t let go.

“She started having a fit when I tried to take it off her but she isn’t supposed to have that much sugar.

“Yulianna an extremely curious rat who loves to roam around and eat whatever she can find.

“She loves giving kisses and always cuddles, a lot like a dog, only smaller.

“Rats naturally like to steal and hide things In their nest. My pet rats are potty trained so I do let them roam free but Yulianna always gets caught in the kitchen trying to find snacks and food. This happens everyday she gets a chance away from her cage.”