Wednesday, September 03, 2008
So this week is a "Backward" edition, and it works like this: instead of giving a tip, I want (hope) to get tips from y'all.
In a nutshell- we have a mouse. Let me interject here and say I fervently hope it is a mouse (singular) and not a RAT. At any rate, this guy is good- a little too good, if you know what I mean. He eats my tomatoes sunning on my windowsill; he eats my bananas hanging on the banana tree; he eats the mozzarella cheese RIGHT OUT OF THE TRAPS (3 of them).
Can someone pleeeeeease help? Leave a comment here with your suggestions, and then go see who else you can help today!
Labels: works for me
I don't know how practical that would be for you, since he's in your kitchen, but that works for me! Maybe put it under the sink and hope he finds it?
We used peanut butter in our traps.
You probably have more than one.
:>( So, look out.
We didn't want to poison them to have them disappear into the walls, so we looked for other means. The major mouse trap company Victor offers this one at Home Depot:
Just use peanut butter at the back of the trap to attract them and once they enter the trap, it 'electrocutes' them. All you have to do is dump the rodent into a plastic grocery sack and put them into the trash outside. (YUCK - but what else can you do?)
I shudder to mention we have caught 5 this way in our garage. The mice wouldn't go anywhere near the 'snap traps' and they were very hard to set.
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