On Jul 6, 9:26 am, firstname.lastname@example.org (Way Back Jack) wrote:
Don't know about current Hav-a-harts but mine will take a groundhog
but not a big raccoon for which they had a bigger trap. I watched the
raccoon I was after enter the trap, trip it, and both doors closed but
did not latch as he was too big. He must have tripped the trap a half
dozen times before I gave up.
If you must poison, I would suggest rat poison mixed with peanut
butter. You can't get in trouble trying to kill rats with poison.
I really doubt Dexcool will do the job. It's a different
chemical. Buy the cheap green stuff. You might have used too
much, also. Just dampen the catfood with the green
D-Con, the mouse stuff, might also work. I've seen mouse
poison, designed to look like wheat or grain.
How about parking yourself outdoors in a nice chair at night with the .22
and capping the animal without trapping it first? Get yourself a Sure-Fire
light, designed for making targets think "What the f&&k??" and stopping just
long enough to get nailed.
They're ridiculously bright.
Taste it and see. Seriously, just touch a drop to your tongue and then
spit it out, it won't hurt you in that quantity.
Mouse bait would be more effective and less likely to poison someone's
pet, or use compound 1080 or 1081 and be careful.
Trapping and drowning would be more humane (and should be a dignified
way to go for a raccoon since they know how to drown dogs), and a lot
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