| > I'm an idiot!
| > I received allot of good advice and I captured a squirrel in my
| > afternoon.
| > I would like to add one bit of information that NOW seems obvious.
| > SECURE THE ENDS OF THE TRAP IMMEDIATELY!
| > Thinking back I'm surprised it didn't get out when I tilted the trap
| > it down through the cut out in the ceiling.
| > In spite of some suggestions it was very calm as I carried it
| > In the basement I put the cage down on end, to judge the height that
| > available in the trap, next to a trash barrel...
| > Did I say I'm an idiot!
| > With the trap on end, the latch swings down and the door opens up.
| > I chased the squirrel through a bulkhead door into a shed attached
| > house and locked him in.
| > In hindsight I think I may not have planned the second half of this
| > operation to well.
| > I have to go lock the shed door so my wife doesn't open it....
| > steve
| My Hav-a-hart locks when it trips but I guess upending could unlatch
| Most animals I've trapped are docile in the trap but some go berserk.
| raccoon I transported in trunk was unnerving with the racket he made.
| Probably a good idea to tie rope around trap also.
just feed it peanut butter from the Georgia plant (#2111, plant number)
that'll show em who's boss