Well, the mice are back… Found some rice cakes that had been gnawed at, so round 2…
After paying £150 for a ‘professional’ to come round for 10 minutes and put poison down and not check anywhere else I have gone to the council this time and for £40 they’ll do 4 visits and have heard they’re good.
In the meantime bought an electronic trap that electrocutes them for £25 (they’ve cost me over £200 already…) and the first 2 nights gave no results.
This morning the light was flashing! Result! Caught a field mouse by the looks of its short tail and was bigger than I’d imagined. Trap reset and ready to see some more caught…
“He’s Hitler with a tail! This is The Omen with whiskers! Nostradamus didn’t see this thing coming!”
Other half and her daughter don’t like them. I love cats and would have one in a flash again.
Outrageous. I guess they are mouse people.
Definitely not either lol wouldn’t even look at the dead mouse when I tried to show them! No pleasing some people!
I came down one night for a drink and the mice where partying in the kitchen the dog was horrified. We embarked on a live trap policy and got a lot which we dropped off in a field near the house. This was not so much from a humane pov but the sprung traps squirt blood and brains everywhere
Yeah I’d heard that about sprung traps, at least with this one I have it’s instantly killed and no mess. I’d rather not kill them myself but they’ve upped the ante now…
Get a cat…and tell your family it is a funny looking dog…that catches mice.
Air rifle … the next level
…except if you want to keep the house…
Ooo you may be onto something there! I used to do that when I was younger at a club and could be an excuse to get back into it although the holes in the wall may be a problem…
A North American Mouse Hound? Could work…
Whoa, whoa, whoa! I said mice not spiders! That’s plan A for a spider infestation with plan B being nuke it from orbit…
…it’s the only way to make sure!
…why am I seeing a Mudspike-inspired version of this occurring at @Mace’s domicile?
Now that I think about it…
The Yorkshire Terrier originally was bred to kill mice and rats. Might be an option (just don’t get one of the really small ones).
And I’m from Yorkshire so that would be apt!
can you imagine our colonial brothers across the pond … Big Sandy Night Shoot Oct 2017 - YouTube
Dont get a golden retriever. They will jump into a freezing lake to catch a shot duck but run and cower if they see a mouse.