Chantelle Houghton scared by dead rat

Updated: Oct 13, 2012, 09:19 AM IST

Los Angeles: Model Chantelle Houghton was scared out of her wits when she found there was a rat in her kitchen.

Houghton found out about the rodent last week as she moved out of her Brentwood home. She called in experts to help her get rid of the rat. The pest control agent gave the 29-year-old quite a scare as they removed a dead rat from her house, reports

She was seen biting her nails as she waited to see what the agent would find.

When Houghton began packing her stuff, she found the rodent scurrying around in and was quick to share the news on her Twitter page.

"Packing up my house today, walked downstairs to find a rat in the kitchen last night! It got in from the river by side of house in basement," she tweeted.