I’d use either drat! or rats! myself (and both are in the OED), but here we get them in a portmanteau, in the Baldo comic strip:

It might not be in the OED, but it’s made it to the Urban Dictionary. And there are plenty of relevant Google hits.

(Hat tip to Sim Aberson.)

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