Because I just walked into the kitchen and this scampered across the counter:
And disappeared up into the panel on the stove where the knobs are.
OMG. I hate rodents so so much! I may never eat in our kitchen again. This is good for the Weight Watchers program as Katie pointed out. But I'm still freaked out.
Have a call into a pest control place to come out and inspect. Until then, I may be at a hotel...