Hurricane Irene rat-lizard befuddles internet

Strangely enough, Tropical Storm Irene brought out not one, but two examples of storm beasts. The latest being to drum up the internet's cryptozoological side is this marsupial-rat-dog-lizard. What is this being? My guess: the gangster rat from those crazy-ass Fletcher Hanks comics. » 8/30/11 2:45pm 8/30/11 2:45pm