This week harrowing film of a rat dragging a pizza down the steps of a New York City subway provided everyone with their newest collective metaphor for life. It's one of the most New York things to happen in a while, but Pizza Rat isn't the only animal out there that would take you down good if you got in between it and a hot cheese slice. Here are your real challengers, fair pizza lovers of the world.
Pizza Rat, for reference.
1. Pizza Bear.
This little guy marched into a pizzeria in Colorado Springs. Look! He thinks he's people! And he'll maul you back to the Stone Age if you mess with his pizza.
2. Pizza Cat Episode I.
3. Pizza Cat Episode II: The Legend Continues.
4. Pizza Cat Episode III: The Covenant Fulfilled.
5. Pizza Pup.
6. Pizza Pug.
7. Pizza Hamster is not playing games.
The distant, vicious cousin of Pizza Rat.