I have a large mouse/ small rat in the yard I've seen him.
Normally I won't care as he's outside but he's eating my veggies what's a safe humane way of removing him?
If I catch and release will he find his way home?
Really don't want to kill him
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22-12-2015 17:53 #1
Rodent in the garden,
22-12-2015 19:53 #2
We have a rat at our new place. He's eating the unripe walnuts.
Subbing for kid safe catching ideas.
22-12-2015 20:50 #3
Just had scary though. Snakes eat mice...
Neighbours had a python in roof years ago, not sure if it's still around but that creeps me out more than the mouse eating my veggies
23-12-2015 01:03 #4
I personally wouldn't try to trap and release. They are territorial, so if you don't take them far enough, it will be back!
They are vermin and if you have one, you'll have more than one. We live in the country and have baits down year round. It's he only way to keep them under control. Once you've had rats in the roof partying all night keeping you awake, or getting in your car making a mess, you lose all sympathy for them.
23-12-2015 07:23 #5
23-12-2015 14:47 #6
We had a rat chew through the wall at our last house. So gross. Baits were set at the first scratch we heard here!
23-12-2015 15:39 #7
Rescue a cat from a shelter. Problem solved.
23-12-2015 18:07 #8
Is there a fast killing one?
23-12-2015 18:14 #9
Rats never live alone, if there is one there is bound to be a whole family.
I would also have concerns about them getting in the house.
You can get humane traps from here (for catch and release):
I have this one:
I have caught one in it, but it doesn't seem to work as well anymore.
24-12-2015 00:57 #10
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