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Re: tomato stealers on their way out! I hope.

Did you use rat bait with poison? I always try to tell people that those
set about a chain reaction that is not very pleasant. The rat eats it,
crawls off, begins to die and because of that does not hide. An owl,
hawk, dog or cat comes upon it, eats it, and they die too. I hear this
from my animal rescue people and the vets. People use the poison in
their house for mice, the cat sees the wandering, sick mouse, eats the
mouse and ends up dead or close to death because of it.


"Theresa W." <tchessie1@sbcglobal.net> wrote:
  Yesterday I also resorted to getting rat killer, as I really can't abide 
having a family of rats live in my back yard somewhere. But, even 
worse... they are eating my tomatos as they ripen!!! How infuriating 
and how gross! I am very wildlife and animal friendly usually, but this 
I just can't abide. I noticed this AM that several of the baits were 
gone, so I'm hoping this means a quick end to this problem. Has anyone 
else had this problem?


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