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Any ideas where 2 get a humane mousetrap, please?
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Beastie    Posted 12-27-2001 at 12:08:37       [Reply]  [Send Email]
Geez, I left the house for one week and when I came back I found it'd been invaded by an army of mice. They're 2 cute 2 kill, so I'm looking 4 a website that sells humane mousetraps + ships international (I can't buy them in the brutal Central Europe): if u know of such a website or would b kind enough 2 send me such a mousetrap (4 $, of course) or know of a very very (that's v-e-r-y) simple way 2 catch or evict mice, please, let me know.
Thanks,
Dave (Beastie)

P.S.:
There's a mouse
In the house
And a cat
That's 2 fat
2 catch the mouse
In the house


jboy    Posted 09-03-2003 at 15:17:32       [Reply]  [No Email]
Hello,

I found this site that show you how to make a humane mouse trap.

http://www.smithsax.btinternet.co.uk/

hope it helps,

J.


Corrie    Posted 07-29-2003 at 11:55:15       [Reply]  [Send Email]
Check out PETA's website at http://www.peta.org and click on the "Peta Mall" tab along the top. They have a good humane mousetrap for about $10.


lil joe    Posted 06-17-2002 at 20:12:30       [Reply]  [Send Email]
shoot the damn thing he wont even feel it


Jeff Granger    Posted 02-13-2002 at 09:42:43       [Reply]  [Send Email]
Any idea how to spell the word "to"? It's a tough one, I realize.


gary    Posted 01-01-2002 at 08:06:25       [Reply]  [Send Email]
The pound always as a bunch of huamne mousetraps.
usually only $5-10 each.


V.K.    Posted 12-31-2005 at 00:58:15       [Reply]  [Send Email]
This site has two simple, easy-to-make, mousetraps using household materials. I have only tried one of the two, the bottle one, but it is simple to make and works. http://mousetrap.droehnland.net


Steve Smith    Posted 05-23-2002 at 10:22:07       [Reply]  [Send Email]
You can make your own! See link to http://www.smithsax.btinternet.co.uk


Ole Cuss    Posted 12-29-2001 at 02:55:39       [Reply]  [No Email]

Another source is Nasco Farm and Ranch in Wisconsin, link below.


Dave M    Posted 12-28-2001 at 14:19:06       [Reply]  [No Email]
Been there, tried that. My wife didn't want to kill the mice in our barn, so she bought a live trap and we caught quite a few. Then I found out she was releasing them only a hundred yards or so from the barn. Turns out white-footed mice will return to their home grounds from a lot further away than that.


jez goodman    Posted 10-21-2003 at 06:03:55       [Reply]  [No Email]
Make your own humane mousetrap very easily.
Flat tray on the floor with upside down oven roasting tin. Suport the roasting tin or glass cassarole dish on an upright thin stick with a right angle bend in it. Place bait on horizontal end of right angle stick. When the stick is disturbed the dish falls down trapping the mouse. Check out the URL link. Good luck, squeek squeek.
Jez.


TomH    Posted 12-27-2001 at 16:35:06       [Reply]  [No Email]
An old homemade mouse catcher might work. Take a tall plastic container (large bucket, trashcan, etc). Build a ramp they can walk up to the edge. Now suspend a circle of something that's almost as big around as the top of the container(a disk cut out of light metal or plastic), hang it from a piece of string attached to the center of the disk. Put something that smells good (like peanut butter) a few inches in from the edge of the disk. If you build it right they will walk out onto the disk which will tip them into container. Normally the container has a few inches of soapy water or oil in it to drown the victims but they should be caught in it if the container is big enough so they can't jump or climb out.


Dick Hayhurst    Posted 06-22-2002 at 01:47:34       [Reply]  [Send Email]
Our idea is similar to TomH's except we use a bottle instead of disc...place bottle on it's side on a support so the neck hangs over the bucket of water,lean a ramp against support.Smear the bottle neck with grease and put a piece of chocolate in the opening,trail a rag from bottle to support.If you dont want to hurt them hang life belts around the inside of the bucket.


IHank    Posted 12-27-2001 at 14:34:34       [Reply]  [Send Email]
Try putting out the following for 'em to munch on. A small amount on a piece of paper put away in a semi-hidden place works here. Please let us know how it works in Europe. IHank

Mix the following thoroughly by kneading in a zip lock bag.
1 tbsp peanut butter
1 tbsp sugar
1 tbsp flour
1 tbsp baking soda


Ole Cuss    Posted 12-27-2001 at 14:22:11       [Reply]  [No Email]

Here are a few sites to try:
http://www.animal-care.com/cata06a.htm
http://www.traps.freeuk.com
http://www.bins-n-benches.freeserve.co.uk/traps.htm
http://www.tomahawklivetrap.com


Mudcat49    Posted 12-27-2001 at 12:41:25       [Reply]  [No Email]
QUIT FEEDING THE CAT!!!!!!


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