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Crystal Clarity Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jan-19-11 10:02 AM
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15. Aww cute story.
I like squirrels. Not necessarily in my house (lol) but I love to watch them and don't mind that they raid the bird feeders or eat the seed I put out on my deck railing... 'the runway' I call it, because it reminds me of one the way the birds come in for a landing.

Anyway the runway is a great place to watch the squirrels. From this computer, I can look out on them only feet away. For some unknown reason, both my SO and our dog hate the cute little guys though. If it wasn't for me my SO would "blister their asses" just so he can let the dumb dog think he actually got one. The two jokers did it once but their moment of fun and games came to an abrupt and painful ending once I caught them.

I know they won't be pulling THAT stunt again :evilgrin:
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  -I got a mouse problem. Need help, geniuses. Manifestor_of_Light  Jan-19-11 12:54 AM   #0 
  - Get a cat? ;)  kentauros   Jan-19-11 01:01 AM   #1 
  - GET One of these, used them for years..  AsahinaKimi   Jan-19-11 01:18 AM   # 
  - Looks startlingly like a Cyberman.  jobycom   Jan-19-11 03:55 AM   #3 
  - DUPE  AsahinaKimi   Jan-19-11 01:18 AM   #2 
  - Get an optical mouse and then the peanut butter won't mess up that little ball thingie.  jobycom   Jan-19-11 04:00 AM   #4 
  - My ex and I lived in a little tiny A-frame house in the middle of some woods...  MiddleFingerMom   Jan-19-11 06:11 AM   #5 
     - Aww cute story.  Crystal Clarity   Jan-19-11 10:02 AM   #15 
  - I had that same problem. I took it as a challenge and declared war.  Lasher   Jan-19-11 06:39 AM   #6 
  - every fall i have had mice, for over a decade. started feeding feral cats. first year, no mice  seabeyond   Jan-19-11 06:41 AM   #7 
  - Let a couple of these live under your house  hobbit709   Jan-19-11 06:55 AM   #8 
  - This guy has a few ideas that might help  pintobean   Jan-19-11 07:32 AM   #9 
  - Cat.  WilliamPitt   Jan-19-11 08:58 AM   #10 
  - Get a cat--or two!  meow2u3   Jan-19-11 09:14 AM   #11 
  - Gallon milk bottle with seeds in it, air holes, on cardboard.  DainBramaged   Jan-19-11 09:29 AM   #12 
  - And then they come right back in.  hobbit709   Jan-19-11 09:42 AM   #13 
  - Get an owl or a falcon.  NNadir   Jan-26-11 11:38 PM   #23 
  - Wire (or twist-tie) a peanut on the trigger  Mopar151   Jan-19-11 09:58 AM   #14 
  - This works every time for me  bif   Jan-19-11 10:08 AM   #16 
  - that is actually good  Kali   Jan-19-11 10:46 AM   #17 
  - Also remember, where there's a mouse, there are usually two  bif   Jan-19-11 10:55 AM   #18 
  - I think the rule of thumb is 10!  Kali   Jan-19-11 11:08 AM   #20 
  - When you find the geniuses will you let us know  LynneSin   Jan-19-11 10:58 AM   #19 
  - YOU GUYS are supposed to be the geniuses!!  Manifestor_of_Light   Jan-27-11 07:50 PM   #44 
  - Glue traps  Frosty1   Jan-19-11 11:37 AM   #21 
  - seriously?  Kali   Jan-27-11 10:51 AM   #32 
     - I have 4 snap traps 2 live traps and 2 glue traps  Frosty1   Jan-27-11 06:19 PM   #37 
     - Seriously. Glue traps work.  Blue-Jay   Jan-27-11 07:49 PM   #43 
     - That is if the snap trap kills them  Frosty1   Jan-28-11 06:34 PM   #52 
  - kick  Manifestor_of_Light   Jan-26-11 11:17 PM   #22 
  - I live trap them and bring them to an old barn where I let them loose and leave some food  Kaleva   Jan-26-11 11:45 PM   #24 
  - Good grief  Frosty1   Jan-27-11 06:25 PM   #38 
     - Well, I rescue drowning worms out of pools of water in the driveway.  Kaleva   Jan-27-11 10:27 PM   #47 
        - At least worms have a purpose in life  Frosty1   Jan-28-11 06:26 PM   #51 
  - get a nice cage, a couple wheels they can run on, some nice  orleans   Jan-27-11 02:03 AM   #25 
  - they are adorable in a cage or on your hand as a pet...  Kali   Jan-27-11 10:46 AM   #31 
  - Tell you what  Frosty1   Jan-28-11 06:40 PM   #53 
  - If you're gonna get a cat, GET TWO. One of each sex.  darkstar3   Jan-27-11 04:39 AM   #26 
  - Bahaha  MissB   Jan-27-11 11:20 PM   #49 
  - this works  pamela   Jan-27-11 06:16 AM   #27 
  - Charity my ass  Frosty1   Jan-28-11 06:46 PM   #54 
  - Get one of these. >>  BlueJazz   Jan-27-11 07:19 AM   #28 
  - I was going to suggest, open it, remove the ball and clean the rollers.  raccoon   Jan-27-11 08:00 AM   #29 
  - Glue Traps and...  rbnyc   Jan-27-11 08:46 AM   #30 
  - Set a couple more traps. I had one that the critter kept eating off of and then one day, without it  GreenPartyVoter   Jan-27-11 03:40 PM   #33 
  - Get a cat  Broderick   Jan-27-11 03:43 PM   #34 
  - Not all cats catch mice.  Blue-Jay   Jan-27-11 07:54 PM   #46 
  - Hostess Cup Cakes  Submariner   Jan-27-11 04:10 PM   #35 
  - Chocolate frosting, and put some on the underside of the tab. It'll push the tab to get under it  Brickbat   Jan-27-11 04:32 PM   #36 
  - Use very little peanut butter.......  Hotler   Jan-27-11 06:53 PM   #39 
  - Cat yet?  WilliamPitt   Jan-27-11 06:54 PM   #40 
  - Make sure the trap is not a cheap one. I only use Victor  Curmudgeoness   Jan-27-11 07:22 PM   #41 
  - Cat.  The Velveteen Ocelot   Jan-27-11 07:35 PM   #42 
  - Not if it ends up being a cat like I have.  Curmudgeoness   Jan-27-11 07:54 PM   #45 
  - We have a tall plastic garbage can under our sink.  MissB   Jan-27-11 11:14 PM   #48 
  - borrow a couple of cats from someone for the weekend or  zen_bohemian   Jan-28-11 08:31 AM   #50 
  - Get a rat zapper  ornotna   Jan-28-11 08:59 PM   #55 
  - That sounds like a good Idea n/t  Frosty1   Jan-29-11 10:44 AM   #56 
  - bacon.  applegrove   Jan-29-11 09:38 PM   #57 

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