Mice Problems

I have mice living underneither my air conditioner and also under a board attached to the house. The board is below the slab so I'm not certain what is behind there.
Is there any quick kill spray for mice? The traps aren't catching them and they don't seem to like the poison bait traps.
Otherwise, I might get 4 cans of great stuff and turn their home into a foam coffin.
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I had GREAT success with cheap traps and peanut butter... worked like a champ... 2-3 a day for a week then about 1 a week then... no more
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c_kubie wrote:

I have had good luck with the sticky traps, just make sure they are located where the mice are going to be.
Mice don't all like the same things. Different poison/bait, different brands, can help improve things. Also note that it has been estimated that up to 30% of the mice are now resistant to the poison used by some of the big name companies.
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Very few cat resistant mice.
Bob

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rck wrote:

I had one that sat on my lap, watched a mouse run across the counter to his food bowl, jump in and grab some cat food and run back. He watched the whole thing and did not budge. The next time I was read, knowing where the mouse jumped off the counter and this time I had a tall waste can there. My cat thought the mouse trying to jump out of the can was interesting, but not interesting enough.
A couple of months ago I spied one of the neighbor's cats at my back door. She was watching something so I went over to the window to see what. She was nose to nose with a mouse on my back step. After a short time the mouse turned and walked off. Now this is a cat I have seen bring down several birds.
It seems cats are specialist.
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"It seems cats are specialist" Nope, they just like to f*ck with people...
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Take it from experience don't waste your time with Great Stuff" the mice will chew through it like it was a rice cake or they will chew around it tried it didn[t work. Next step try the cheap snap traps again,This time try peanut butter as was already suggested. Peanut butter and snap traps worked for me . The secret I found was to pack the peanut butter into the little tube so the mice have to work at it. Also I bent the little catch a bit so the trap has a hair trigger. Check traps often remove when used reset and place some wher e a little different than the first time . They say mice don't have good eye sight thats why they are often seen running along the edges of the floor against the walls . So set the traps in thier path . good luck.
Bill
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Definatelt test the traps... you want the hair trigger effect mentioned... use your finger, it only hurts a lot :-)
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Joseph Meehan wrote:

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Cat's have to be trained by their mother to be mousers. I've seen mother
cats bring her kittens a half dead mouse to play with. Cats are not born
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Foam coffin? ROFLMAO. All that would do is give them foam for bedding. They would chew thru that like...well, mice thru foam.
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Hmmm, maybe call Vinnie and Guido for a load of concrete?
Bob

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LOL, now that picture is funny.
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c_kubie wrote:

Think cat.
News out of San Diego just today: Woman sees "funky looking cat" on the side of the road, evidently hit by a passing car. She stops, picks up the wounded feline, and takes it to the vet.
Vet says: "You're lucky it was stunned. This isn't a cat!"
"What?" says the Good Samaritaness.
"It's a Bobcat," says the vet. "See these extra-long claws? See these heavy-duty fangs? Yes, indeedy, you are one lucky lady!"
At last report, the (bob)cat was recuperating.
You may be able to adopt it.
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You might try installing three or four of these guys in the vicinity of your unit: www.reptileinfo.com/ yellowrat.html .
They work indoors as well. Also do a fantastic job of keeping wives out of attics.

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Hello
Talking about mice, this is what I did. (Last week) I have lite forms and did not put the tar on the out side. (no comments please) I have a ramp because I talk care of a elderly man. I first got our wonderful shop vac. and tried to get the droppings and guess what I got mice in my vac. WOW I thought ... Then realized that they were in my insulation that is around my basement .. so ... I unscrewed the board (Ramp) that is next to the holes. I had cleaned then out and then I put odor-ban --brand name and then put in this green slimy junk that you put into tires that they won't leak, Then put steel wool not the thin stuff but thick steel and packed it really tight, But in the mean time I had three different types of mouse traps.. the one that catches them alive (like a rectangle box) only caught 1 then the snap one. every 15 min. but I had All the lights off in garage. There is truth to the seeing mice. then I did the sticky trap and the trapped 2 .. I couldn't understand what I wasn't getting any more then I realized that I also got the adults and then it was babies.. So now, I'm going to put up a flashing type of metal and use glue that will allow me to use on insulation (with out melting it). So I pray now that they cant get the air underground and will die before they can get to a new tunnel.
Please tell me anyone.... that this seems to be my best solution at the moment and what I need to do about future mice.
Thanks for reading my dilemma And hopefully it will give you some ideas
Showerbeatle

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Excellent idea. Now that I won't need the cat anymore, is there a snake that will also devour the cat?
Bob

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