I tried to clean off my rat poo collection with kerosene as mentioned on RatPooEnthusiast.com. But it seemed to partially dissolve the pellets.
Now I fear they are worthless. So I'm planning on taking a tax deduction as a long term capital loss on Form 1040 schedule D ( http://www.irs.gov/pub/irs-pdf/f1040sd.pdf
[ When I try to run for public office in the future I'm sure nobody will see this ]