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.
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.
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
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
It seems cats are specialist.
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.
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.
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
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
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
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