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    Default A mice that's too smart for traps?

    We have an unwanted resident in the house and I will have to start charging him rent if he doesnt leave soon!
    We have tried mouse traps in different areas and with different foods on them but nothing works.
    Every night when DH and I are watching tv in the living room Stewart Little comes out and cruises around the house! Some times he comes into my work room while I am working and the other night he was sitting by DHs feet while he was working in his room.
    Several times he would just sit there and we will have a stare off! He doesnt go to the kitchen or damage any rubbish bags.
    We take rubbish out every night, mop the kitchen floor every 2 nights and all food is packed away. I just dont understand where he's from, why he's here and how to get rid of him! We even got some mouse glue traps and he just won't go near it! Urrggh.
    Hes is cute I have to admit, tiny little thing but honestly I want him gone!!
    Please help!

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    Default A mice that's too smart for traps?

    Tried peanut butter on the mousetrap? It works rather well!

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    Try getting some of those electronic plug in thingies...they emit a signal that they dont like and should stay away.

    OR

    Ive also heard that they like Deb mashed potato...and just next to it you put some water. Theory is they gorge on the Deb them drink the water, bloat and die.

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    Defiantly peanut butter!! As there is almost always more than 1 mouse.

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    Or just pick it up and physically remove it. Mice are cute but they attract snakes.
    Also watch it eat a cat crunchy or pice of cracker, my gosh it is the cutest thing ever! And then you can get rid of it

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    Default Re: A mice that's too smart for traps?

    There is mouse attractant gel at bunnings, put it on the food bit. Worked the first night after weeks of trying to get it!

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    Default A mice that's too smart for traps?

    We have tried peanut butter doesn't work! DH doesnt like the idea of any sort of bait, he doesnt want him to die somewhere we might not see and then find him rotten weeks later.
    Hmmm never thought about snakes, now I really want him out!

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    Default A mice that's too smart for traps?

    Quote Originally Posted by αληθη View Post
    Or just pick it up and physically remove it. Mice are cute but they attract snakes.
    Also watch it eat a cat crunchy or pice of cracker, my gosh it is the cutest thing ever! And then you can get rid of it
    He's way too fast! I tried many times!

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    My DF shoots them he thinks it's great when we have a mouse!

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    Default A mice that's too smart for traps?

    Cheese.
    Might sound stupid but it's poisonous to mice.

    I use to have and breed pet mice, they are pretty much harmless but yes they do bring other unwanted visitors like snakes!

    Do you have family/friend who has a cat?
    You could have kitty stay for a week end

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