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janx Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-19-09 11:01 PM
Response to Reply #18
30. There is a reason that farmers keep cats--
mousers--in barns. They're working cats. ;-)
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  -I have MOUSEGUESTS again! janx  Oct-18-09 11:34 AM   #0 
  - Here is a pic I took a couple of years ago after I caught  janx   Oct-18-09 11:42 AM   #1 
  - They are cute, but such little stinkers  marzipanni   Oct-18-09 04:26 PM   #2 
  - HERE:  janx   Oct-18-09 04:44 PM   #3 
  - As a suggestion  AsahinaKimi   Oct-18-09 05:27 PM   #4 
  - Those sound interesting--a friend of mine is using them, but  janx   Oct-18-09 06:05 PM   #6 
  - I forgot to empty the trap and it was a very inhumane death for that wee guy. :^( We use the sonic  GreenPartyVoter   Oct-18-09 05:50 PM   #5 
  - Have they worked for you? n/t  janx   Oct-18-09 06:05 PM   #7 
  - So far, but we started using them just in late spring when the mice would have been headed out for  GreenPartyVoter   Oct-18-09 06:22 PM   #8 
     - That's where my mouseguests like to nest--in the cabinets under  janx   Oct-18-09 06:34 PM   #9 
        - Ayuh, Our boy cat Pretzel stares at the cabinets too. He will also scritch at them and pull them  GreenPartyVoter   Oct-18-09 07:22 PM   #13 
           - Do you have to open the door and get him out?  janx   Oct-18-09 07:33 PM   #14 
              - Yes, and Yes. :^) They are baby pics, though.  GreenPartyVoter   Oct-18-09 08:16 PM   #17 
                 - Love these pics--the first one in particular!  janx   Oct-18-09 08:48 PM   #20 
  - We hava a dog  TheCentepedeShoes   Oct-18-09 07:00 PM   #12 
     - They say on the packaging that they are pet safe. I guess the sound is only in rodent range? The  GreenPartyVoter   Oct-18-09 08:26 PM   #19 
  - we had some too  Bombero1956   Oct-18-09 06:44 PM   #10 
  - Is it cooling off there yet?  janx   Oct-18-09 06:52 PM   #11 
     - we had them all year round  Bombero1956   Oct-19-09 12:08 PM   #22 
        - So sorry to hear about the cat!  janx   Oct-19-09 10:58 PM   #29 
  - Wanna borrow a cat?  Brigid   Oct-18-09 07:43 PM   #15 
  - I'd love to, but my dogs aren't used to cats and they both  janx   Oct-18-09 07:50 PM   #16 
  - My mousetrap is fuzzy, affectionate, and insane  realisticphish   Oct-18-09 08:25 PM   #18 
  - There is a reason that farmers keep cats--  janx   Oct-19-09 11:01 PM   #30 
  - GOT ONE!  janx   Oct-19-09 12:06 PM   #21 
  - I think they like peanut butter and long rides  Capn Sunshine   Oct-19-09 12:25 PM   #23 
     - It didn't seem freaked out at all!  janx   Oct-19-09 12:40 PM   #24 
     - MOUSE #2 just tripped the trap!  janx   Oct-19-09 01:25 PM   #25 
  - MOUSE #3:  janx   Oct-19-09 04:02 PM   #26 
  - Mice are the bain of my existance at the cottage. Went up there last weekend and  applegrove   Oct-19-09 08:53 PM   #27 
  - That is so funny! Really, they are destructive varmints, but they're  janx   Oct-19-09 10:44 PM   #28 
     - At least you can drive away b4 the hawk swoops in. n/t  madeline_con   Oct-19-09 11:33 PM   #34 
     - That depends entirely upon the predatory acumen of the raptors and  janx   Oct-19-09 11:47 PM   #38 
     - Yup. We don't go up in winter. We will have to deal with all their poo in the spring.  applegrove   Oct-20-09 07:40 PM   #42 
        - Mice in larder?  janx   Oct-21-09 12:26 AM   #44 
           - There was just a few containors of nuts there. Mice found them.  applegrove   Oct-21-09 09:00 PM   #46 
  - Graphic image, I tried all alternatives but they wouldn't be caught.  buzzard   Oct-19-09 11:19 PM   #31 
  - Wow, you must have shot that shortly after the SNAP! n/t  janx   Oct-19-09 11:31 PM   #32 
  - Can you smell them? I can.  Jack Sprat   Oct-19-09 11:33 PM   #33 
  - YES. They smell like a gerbil cage. The traps smell of rodent!  janx   Oct-19-09 11:38 PM   #35 
     - The little critters have a distinctive odor.  Jack Sprat   Oct-19-09 11:43 PM   #36 
        - Huck, Daisy, and I have this under control, Jack.  janx   Oct-20-09 12:01 AM   #40 
           - Sounds like a team working in concert. nt  Jack Sprat   Oct-20-09 12:13 AM   #41 
              - Yep.  janx   Oct-21-09 12:27 AM   #45 
  - THANKS JANX  Skittles   Oct-19-09 11:45 PM   #37 
  - I'm sorry, because I claim kinship with mice  pokerfan   Oct-19-09 11:50 PM   #39 
  - MOUSE #4  janx   Oct-20-09 10:54 PM   #43 

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