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    Default A mice that's too smart for traps?

    No we dont know anyone with cats. Never thought of cheese, will give that a go. I hate snakes! I wouldn't know what to do if I come across one!

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    You can buy these sticky mats from bunnings in the pest control section. They are designed more for insects but if the mouse is small it might still get stuck to it?
    I think there may have actually been a something for mice in the same brand? If you want to check them out, one of them is called 'the buzz insect control'- they are poison free traps.

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    Yeah we got a sticky mat, actually got heaps and left them everywhere in the house and a week later still nothing

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    Quote Originally Posted by Lumi View Post
    Do you have family/friend who has a cat?
    You could have kitty stay for a week end
    My cat was afraid of my mice

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    Quote Originally Posted by tubster View Post
    No we dont know anyone with cats. Never thought of cheese, will give that a go. I hate snakes! I wouldn't know what to do if I come across one!
    If you get a snake, burn the house down. Its the only answer

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    Quote Originally Posted by London View Post
    If you get a snake, burn the house down. Its the only answer
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    We use the poison blocks, but we had quite the problem, one got stuck in the bedroom and did this

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    That goes 6ft up the wall too!

    If you use baits, get them from bunnings, not the supermarket and just make sure there is NO water in your house. When they drink, they die.

    We had the blocks around the house while the kids and I were away, but when we came back we threw the blocks into the manhole in the roof.

    There were 22 little blocks (2 packs) and every single one had been nibbled. I shudder to think how many critters we had. That's what 180 degrees of devopment, less than 500m from your door gets you...

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    Or you could get a cat that does this

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    Lol my cat was afraid of my pet rat. Was hilarious to watch
    Do u know anyone with a jack rusks or mini foxy they're brilliant mice catchers or get a bucket & fill it about a quarter with molasses. They love it but get stuck in it

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    I use talen blocks, I had a couple of mice a few months ago and ever since I put some of the blocks down I havnt had a problem.

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    Default A mice that's too smart for traps?

    I've only ever used the catch and release traps. The glue traps are horrific IMO Either trap and release or just quickly kill it, no need to make the poor things suffer. Jmo.

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