Meet Pizza Rat! New York City subway rat drags a slice of pizza down the stairs

Posted at 2:30 PM, Sep 22, 2015

NEW YORK — A New York City rat refused to leave a slice of pizza behind. And can you blame the little guy?

The internet is losing its mind over a YouTube video showing a rat, using all of its might, to drag a perfectly good pizza slice down the subway stairs.

Comedian Matt Little was able to capture pizza rat in all its glory at the First Avenue subway station.

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In just three hours, #pizzarat was a trending topic on Facebook and Twitter, becoming a top news story.

A Twitter handle <a href="">@NYCPizzaRat</a> was even created in honor of the rat.

The furry creature embodied what New Yorkers found themselves doing at some point of their lives, desperate to get to-go pizza down their throat.

The rat wasn't able to get the whole slice down the stairs, but seemed to go back for a second try. No word on how the pizza struggles panned out, but the world is rooting for pizza rat.