Rat as SHFT food, start rat farm.

Rat farm is solution for SHFT short food supply
rat sa shft food

Nowadays eating rats is a taboo. But in many countries rats are main and easy source of proteins.

Cambodia, Philippines, Thailand, India, Vietnam, France, West Virginia and Valencia are places where rats can be easy found as food.

Why rats are so good to considerate to be a food source?

First rats can eat almost anything. So can be fatten with parts uneatable for human.

Rats are very resistant to biological and radiation thread.

Quite resistant to ambient condition. The only places in planet rats are no present are desserts and Antarctica.

Can be kept in small spaces so it is easy to hide your food supply.

Average weight of adult rat in wild is about 10 oz, but when kept in far can reach 30 oz!

Reproduction cycle is very short and population growing factor is impressive.

All mentioned above makes rats breeding  forth to considerate.

Be aware of wild live rats. Wild rats can carry a lot of pathogens. These pathogens can promote in human population s well as rat farm so make sure to isolate you and farm from wild rats.

City SHFT supplementary equipment

After you collected your town ruins scavenge tools and signal urbans SHTF set, this is god time to think about additional item s which can make your action easier after city collapse.
City shft supplementary equipment
First it might be good to have some more personal protective equipment as joints (elbows and knees) protectors. Ruins is not friendly environment and during ruins exploration a lot of injuries may occur. Especially knees and elbows are exposed.

This is good to have googles. When your hammer strikes rubble splashes may hurt eyes.

Ear protection as small and lightweight and can make your life easier.

This is good to have some sand bags to reinforce after SHFT shelter and/or protect from bullets.

Nails, wood saw and small hammer are useful during small wooden structure building. Metal wire and different tapes is good supplement of all set. This is good to have urban camouflage tape.

And in the end. Item which really can save your live is mirror. This is much saver to explore unknown rooms behind corner using mirror instead of exposing yourself to be a target of hidden or surprised attacker.

Now with all this equipment it will be easier to scavenge on civilization remains. What about looking for useful items in abandoned cars?

See what is worth consideration.