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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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Symon’s Testimonial

September 11, 2008

I received this email this morning- “You are a legend for designing the humane mousetrap! After many failed attempts with conventional traps, I tried your design, and it actually worked! Thanks heaps!” Thanks Symon! Incoming search terms:redneck mousetrapredneck mouse traphomemade live mouse trapcornmeal mouse traplive mouse trap homemadehow to make a water bucket to trap [...]

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A Mouse Named Boo

August 23, 2008

This contribution from Jody- who has a great web site Jody’s Jungle where she posts animal cruelty issues. “I have had a mouse/rat/rodent in my kitchen for 8 months. I placed 11 traps in the kitchen, none of them were glue traps. As of now, my rodent is strong and healthy, I cannot catch him, [...]

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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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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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Ralph’s DIY Mouse Trap

June 29, 2008

I recently received this email from Ralph K.- First of all, thank you so much for your genius mouse trap design! My mother had a mouse in her house and as most women (for some reason that I still don’t understand ) she was not too thrilled about the situation. We tried to catch the [...]

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