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    • bob_regis
    • By bob_regis 1st Mar 06, 8:49 PM
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    Getting rid of rats/mice (merged threads)
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    • 1st Mar 06, 8:49 PM
    Getting rid of rats/mice (merged threads) 1st Mar 06 at 8:49 PM
    I walked into the kitchen yesterday and saw a black rat/mouse move towards our bin in the kitchen, it came from the utility room.

    Now what can I do to get rid of them?
    Should I buy the rat poison and leave it around or buy traps? How much should I buy and how long does it take to do the trick?

    Is there anything else that I should do?
    Do I need to tell the council?

    All help appreciated.
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    • Vet
    • By Vet 7th Jul 18, 5:54 PM
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    A couple traps with peanut butter on them work effectively. the poison can damage animals higher up the food chain if they are exposed =/
    • lindens
    • By lindens 9th Jul 18, 8:14 AM
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    New cat? You appear to have a dud.
    Originally posted by elsien
    i have 3 duds!
    You're not your * could have not of * Debt not dept *
    • lindens
    • By lindens 9th Jul 18, 8:18 AM
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    Update: we got home from work, the cats were sniffing around a bit in the corner by the sofa so we built a corral and pulled out the sofa.... to reveal a very frightened shrew. Were able to pick him up, put him in the handy bucket and released him way up behind the house in some trees.
    You're not your * could have not of * Debt not dept *
    • 20400keith
    • By 20400keith 11th Jul 18, 4:55 PM
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    I've saved 421
    I have a rat problem. I'm not bothered about them outside but this week they've started coming through the cat flap.


    Quote from Rentokil - 462


    Quote from my Council - 41 and they contract the work to Rentokil.
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