Family Orders Toy Table From Overstock.com, Gets Free Rat Instead

A family near Houston claims that they ordered a toy wooden table from Overstock.com, and received a box with what appears to be a mummified rat in it instead.  They contacted a local TV news station…presumably only after they were done screaming.

Could it be true? Maybe. Overstock told the station that they’re investigating the alleged rodent, and gave the family a refund and a $30 credit. For their part, the family remains freaked out over possible “germs” that may have come from the animal corpse, but didn’t mention sending it for lab testing or anything like that.

We will keep you updated on this important story when any updates come along.

Couple: Rat found inside Overstock.com order [Click2Houston]