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Best Humane Rat Traps To Choose From

November 2, 2010

Humane Rat Trap 1 Product Name: Havahart 1020 Two-Door 10-by-3-by-3-Inch Cage Trap for Mice and Rats: Buy from Amazon Rat Trap Product Dimensions: 10 x 3 x 3 inches Rat Trap Weight: 2 pounds Shipping: Presently, it is shipped only in the USA Price: $15.78 & eligible for FREE Super Saver Shipping on orders over [...]

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Types of Mousetrap

August 18, 2010

Definition: A mousetrap is a specialized type of animal trap designed primarily to catch mice; however, it may also trap other small animals. Mousetraps are usually set in an indoor location where there is a suspected infestation of rodents. There are various types of mousetrap, each with its own advantages and disadvantages. Larger traps are [...]

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Finding The Best Mouse Traps For Your Infestation

July 16, 2010

Finding The Best Mouse Traps For Your Infestation Businesses and homes alike can use sticky mouse traps for their mice problems. These problems are especially prevalent in restaurants, homes near cities and homes in the country. I recently moved into a home a few months ago, and there was a hillside behind the house. We [...]

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How to catch a mouse in a drawer

August 8, 2008

A recent comment got me thinking about a new mouse trap design- a trap made specifically for kitchen drawers and cabinets: “Since you were so clever with making this bottle trap- can you give me an idea for catching my mouse. He only goes to a few kitchen drawers and doesn?t come out to the [...]

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Mouse in my truck

August 5, 2008

I received this email from Julie, who successfully used the cola bottle mouse trap design to capture a mouse that was living in her truck! “Darn! I didn’t get a picture of the mouse I caught with this trap! Anyhow, I had a mouse inside my pickup of all places. I noticed it just yesterday [...]

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The best mouse bait- pistachios?

August 3, 2008

I recently had a comment from Belinda about what she believed could be the best mouse bait to use in a mouse trap: “I have a suggestion on bait. My boyfriend baited regular traps with pieces of pistachios mounted with bits of chewing gum. I have never been so successful in catching mice. Therefore, I?m [...]

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Mouse Holes

July 17, 2008

Mouse holes come in many shapes and sizes. Mice can get through holes just over 1/4″ in diameter. I call any opening or space a mouse hole, simply because mice can come into or move around in your home because of the hole (or holes). Entry Holes These are holes that mice can use to [...]

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PETA Protests Home Depot

July 5, 2008

PETA (People For The Ethical Treatment Of Animals) set up “Human Glue Traps” in protest of Home Depot’s selling of the horribly inhumane glue traps. Here is the link Next time I am at Home Depot, I am going to see if I can find any glue traps. Hopefully they got the message and removed [...]

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Glue Traps Are Not Just Dangerous For Mice

July 5, 2008

This unfortunate cat is covered in glue from a glue trap. You can read more about this poor animals situation here. This link also shows you how to remove glue from an animal that gets caught up in one of these stupid things. There was a second cat the contributor mentions that did not make [...]

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The Most Inhumane Humane Mouse Trap

July 2, 2008

While browsing, I came across the “Ketch-All” live mouse trap by Kness Manufacturing. Just looking at the device and reading the description was enough to throw up a red flag (it is mechanical, you wind it up). I noticed that it did not get real good reviews either. So I decided to see what [...]

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