SAN ANTONIO - You might want to check your attic for a specific kind of infestation.

San Antonio is one of the top cities in the United States for roof rats.

The Alamo City came in at No. 15 in the list compiled by Terminix Pest Control. The critters are quick climbers and can grow up to a foot long.

As for other Texas cities, Dallas came at No. 8 and Houston at No. 13.

The top 15 cities for roof rats in 2017 are:

  1. Savannah, Ga.
  2. Memphis, Tenn.
  3. Miami, Fla.
  4. Sacramento, Calif.
  5. Fort Myers, Fla.
  6. Los Angeles, Calif.
  7. Tampa, Fla.
  8. Dallas, Texas
  9. San Diego, Calif.
  10. San Francisco, Calif.
  11. Honolulu, Hawaii
  12. Phoenix, Ariz.
  13. Houston, Texas
  14. Jacksonville, Fla.
  15. San Antonio, Texas