By Peter Martinez CBS News September 18, 2018, 9:45 PM New York City "Flood Rat" takes the internet by storm

"Flood Rat" seen at a subway station in New York City as rain water pours in during a storm Tue., Sept. 18, 2018.


Move over pizza rat — there's another rodent that has captured the internet's heart.

Reddit user JacksonCheeseburger posted a video clip showing the four-legged creature taking refuge in a New York City subway station inundated with rain water during Tuesday's storm.

The so-called "flood rat" was spotted at the 23rd Street 6 line subway station, taking refuge next to a support beam as fast-moving water swirls around him.

As one Reddit user wrote, "I hate rats but I do feel bad for him."

There's no immediate word on the fate of "flood rat" after the storm.

Take a look at "flood rat" in action in the video below (mobile app users click here):

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