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Catch those furry critters with this simple mousetrap.
Take a toilet paper tube and tape a weight (ie: 2 quarters) to one side. Partially flatten the other side so it does not easily roll (see picture).
Position your tube halfway extended over a table or counter top, someplace elevated the mice can get to. Set a small raisin in front of the tube. Set ...
Congratulations! Hopefully you will have demonstrated your superior intellect and caught a mouse. Now you get to exercise your capability for compassi...
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this is simply brilliant! thank you!!!
This is brilliant. Thank you
OH MY........No kill? Cmon. PLEASE do your homework on this subject. YOU have no idea about what happens to this POOR little mouse when you "Place" it somewhere else? He usually DIES of starvation because YOU placed him somewhere where he CANNOT find food! Oh but that's OK He's NOT your problem anymore.
Perfect great way to get live food for Cthulhu.
Just to clarify, I have a badass snake named Cthuhu
The mouse from my place is almost big as a beaver, will no bite this one. His nickname is Splinter, becouse he stand in feet.
I was going to write something similar to your comment whiteoakart.
Thanks for your informative post. I almost always agree that poison should never be used. I saw a short news piece showing a fancy boar poison bait trap designed to keep racoons and other wildlife out. I was being used in an area someplace in the Southern U.S. The report didn't say what poison was being used, or how it effected predators including human boar hunters. A friend who lives in Tennessee said there was a ballot measure to poison deer to reduce the deer population. He said the measure was defeated and the new plan is to issue more deer hunting permits. The poison might have reduced human, bear, wolf and other populations. Public water sanitation systems typically can't remove many poisons in rivers and lakes municipalities depend on for drinking water.
One of my cats brought a mouse in the house last night. I was able to catch it today with a gloved hand and released it outside. Now that I think of it, the mouse may have been injured too much to survive being played with and grabbed by the cat so I should have turned it over to my neighbor who manages a wildlife rescue center for it to be fed to a predatory bird, fox, or etc. being rehabilitated or an orphan predator learning how to hunt.
You know thats illegal don't you?
Its a shame you can't pet wild mice. They look so cuddly. If you want a mouse you can pet and stuff get one from pet shop. I would, but I can't. We have a cat, So I can't get birds or mice. Also, rats are very much hated but they make good pets if not wild. And rats attach a lot. they're good company, but dogs and cats are best for company. :)
Just don't stroke Mr. Mousie.
Ya. that was what I was going to do. However tempting it is to stroke that little mousie you can't for a risk of getting tics, fleas, or any type of disease.
But do any of those diseases carry through air.....?
Medical researchers have investigated " Do mice get rabies?" In controlled laboratory studies, the mice died very quickly. They were even too sick & weak to attack. That is not to stay that technically they can't get rabies in nature. They could, but it is thought that they are so small and fragile that they will not survive the trauma of the rabid animal that is attacking them. We should be more concerned about the other diseases mice can carry such as Salmonella, Rat-bite Fever, Leptospirosis, Hanta Virus Pulmonary Syndrome. Wild mice can carry many fleas and ticks too. Check out this link if you would like more info: http://www.cdc.gov/rodents/diseases/direct.html
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