Posted by emama at 10/21/2011
Okay, so it's been a while since I have brought up a topic, so first I'm going to say Hello to all you Veggies that I have missed Okay now to get to the issue ……..mice! To be more specific, dead mice and the way they were killed.
I understand we cannot have them running around and by all means I don't want them running around, nor do I usually care for them, but I was wondering if there was a way to get rid of them without the harsh and quite frankly unpleasant way of trapping and having to see a mangled mouse in the morning or poisoning them and having to smell it, where ever it may be dead lying somewhere or in something.
To be honest it creeps me out, Of Corse I love animals but …mice… rats really??? I dont want to kill them but they are not welcomed to my office or soy puffs,Help!!!!
Make sure you scope a good relocation area for your mice beforehand :)
I have trapped and relocated many wild mice. I've rehabilitated injured mice and those that could not be relocated I've kept as pets. I know all about these guys.
The trap above is a very good one. PM me if you have any questions whatsoever about what to do. And thank you so much for doing the right thing.
I got together with a few other people who at least didn't like the idea of poison being put down around the office, and we asked the bosses to let me have a go first.
I bought five humane traps, set them in strategic positions, placed chocolate in them (they prefer that to cheese!) and within 2 days, had five perfectly unharmed safe little furry animals happily chomping away on the chocolate and waiting patiently for me to carry them to the local park to release.
Yes, it's time-consuming because you have to keep checking the traps and then moving the animals, but it is a far better option than killing them (for both you and the mouse!)