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clearskies 11-18-2003 05:43 AM

HELP! Mouse on board
 
I recently acquired a critter on board. Hope there''s only one. Anyway, anyone got any tips on how to get rid of it. I don''t want to poison it, as it may go into the bilge and die and smell really bad if I can''t find it. I have tried traps, smart bugger just trips them and eats the food. Just knowing it''s there gives me the creeps.
Thanks

fourknots 11-18-2003 05:49 AM

HELP! Mouse on board
 
Try a Havaheart live trap - always worked for me. Use peanut butter.

thefantasea 11-20-2003 06:07 PM

HELP! Mouse on board
 
Why not borrow a cat for a while.

helmsmatt 11-21-2003 05:23 AM

HELP! Mouse on board
 
I used traps with peanut butter. Worked well. Large trap for a big guy.

ocean_lady2003 11-23-2003 10:22 AM

HELP! Mouse on board
 
Are you shure it''s a mouse? Could be a rat. Iwas always lucky with mouse glue on a big page of a news paper with some cheese in the middle. But be careful it''s real sticky stuff. Terrible to take of the flooring if it runs of the newspaper.

clearskies 11-24-2003 08:33 AM

HELP! Mouse on board
 
thanks to you all...I had also posted to the general discussion and got about the same thoughts and some new ones. If you have a chance check it out...and see my latest adventure with the critters!


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