Originally Posted by Koinonia M27 323
as above, peanut butter is best to catch these "mickeys". use spring traps and only once. DO NOT REUSE THEM IF YOU HAVE CAUGHT ONE! The death smells stays and you will not catch another if you have a family aboard. New traps every time.
Maybe because there is no death smell involved but re-using a live trap is surely no issue. My traps have captured many a mouse, they don't seem to mind if one has been 'inhabited' previously for a few hours.