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beac Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-05-11 10:33 AM
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1. Have you tried mint?
We had one a couple of years ago who kept showing up in our bathroom (presumably drawn by the natural wheat litter in the cat's box). I read that they hate mint, so I bought some fresh springs and put them under the radiator. The mouse disappeared shortly thereafter and we haven't seen once since (I mint-ify the bathroom each winter, just in case.)

And no, the cat didn't take care of the little guy. She, alas, is no mouser.
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  -Getting rid of mice without poison blaze  Mar-05-11 10:18 AM   #0 
  - Have you tried mint?  beac   Mar-05-11 10:33 AM   #1 
  - If a cat doesn't work, you could try one of these  GoCubsGo   Mar-05-11 11:14 AM   #2 
  - Heh... maybe not :)  blaze   Mar-05-11 01:30 PM   #4 
  - Interesting  blaze   Mar-05-11 01:26 PM   #3 
  - I get 10-20 mice a year in the house, and I have given up the  Curmudgeoness   Mar-05-11 03:22 PM   #5 
  - mice in car  trud   Mar-08-11 11:59 AM   #6 
  - If you want them dead  xmas74   Mar-22-11 11:59 PM   #7 
  - I Have a new kitty, Let's see what happens. Once my old kitty  Paper Roses   Mar-27-11 05:48 PM   #8 
  - Mouse Boards:  marybourg   Apr-02-11 05:53 PM   #9 
  - Nooooooooooo! No mouse boards!  Curmudgeoness   Apr-03-11 12:54 PM   #10 
  - I went to the root of the problem.  no_hypocrisy   Apr-19-11 09:32 AM   #11 
     - Good for you! I always take my used Brillo pads to stick in a few  Curmudgeoness   Apr-25-11 07:57 PM   #12 
        - That's my remedy too. I get non-soap steel wool at Home Depot.  no_hypocrisy   Jun-01-11 09:53 PM   #13 
 

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