Get Rid of Mice for Good

It seems that just about everyone has to deal with a mouse problem sooner or later. Mice are particularly pesky animals that like to take residence inside a home, and they stubbornly refuse to pay even a nickel in rent! While wild mice generally only live up to three months, …

How to Control Moles on Your Golf Course

You may be familiar with the movie Caddyshack in which an inept golf course groundskeeper named Carl humorously battles with a rogue gopher that is wreaking havoc with its tunneling activities. Much like gophers, moles are subterranean creatures that often inhabit golf courses and can do extensive damage with their …

How to Get Rid of Rodents Humanely

It’s usually not too difficult to detect a rodent problem in your home; telltale signs include scratching noises coming from behind the walls, gnaw marks on bread wrappers and other food packaging, the presence of tiny round droppings, and small footprints in dusty corners. You may also notice a damp, …

Growing Fruits and Berries while Keeping Unwanted Critters at Bay

Have your ever thought about how great it would be to have a backyard brimming with fresh fruits and berries? Perhaps you think creating a small backyard orchard would be a huge project that you’re not quite sure you’re ready to tackle.

By taking some time to learn more about …

My 17 Years of Rescuing Rodents

What is the best rodent pet? You’re looking at it! This is Wild Henry. He was found at the Anhiem Nature Center. His Family was dead, and I took him. A wild Norway rat who adored me, he was my pet for 4 1/2 years! I have been doing rat, …

The Rat in My Skillet

Some time ago as I lay sleeping, I heard someone messing around with my cast iron skillets. I turned on the kitchen light to see who was there, thought maybe [someone] had broken in to help themselves to my hard earned food.

There was a huge rat like creature trying …

How to Get Rid of Rat Infestation with Critter Ridder

If anyone has ever had a rodent problem, you know that they are dangerous and carry all kinds of disease. Well, they also wreak havoc on the people whose lives they invade upon. Let me tell you the story of how Havahart® Critter Ridder® got rid of the rat colony …

How to Get Rid of Vole Pests

Voles are kind of the outdoor version of your friendly neighborhood house mouse. Voles need vegetation to live to be senior citizens, although for the vole, the average lifespan is only about three to six months. Voles hang out in weedy gardens, abandoned fields and fallow plots, giving them easy …

How to Deter Muskrats and Muskrat Baiting Tips

Using Anise for Muskrat Bait and other Unusual Techniques

Way back in the 1970s, there was a popular song called “Muskrat Love” which depicted these creatures as charming and lovable. But if you’ve been dealing with a muskrat problem on your property, “love” is probably not the first word that …

How to Get Rid of Rat Pests: Rat Trapping Tips and Other Useful Information

When you stop and think about, when was the last time you spoke or heard a kind word about a rat? Rats have developed a rather unsavory reputation over many centuries, and it’s well deserved.

Like mice, rats can contaminate your food with their urine and feces. By some estimates, …

To My Surprise!!

I bought a Havahart trap a few months back. I had this annoying chewing noise under my home.I put out rat traps,my nephew checked under the house for me and found nothing.After not getting a full nights sleep for about 2 weeks.I gave in and bought a Havahart trap.I set …

A Squeaky Garage Surprise!

My two boys have made me pretty immune to the “treasures” I find around my house and garden! Snakes, crawfish, frogs . . . not for the faint of heart but definitely good for an adrenaline rush! So when I saw the fish tank tipped over on my garden work …

Thank you!

Thank you for your web site!  We some how encountered a raccoon in our attic. Then she had her litter.  We wanted to remove and replace them closer to the river. Humane is best. Thank you for your help, and knowing that someone else cares as well. Nancy

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Ick Mice Ick

It is not cute.  No.  AUGHHHHHH!!!!!!  Give me snakes any day.  The sound of mice scurrying makes me crazy.  It’s genetic.  My theory is this: historically speaking, women who hated mice lived longer and had more children.  Therefore, most of us are descendents of women who have spent some good …