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Re: What a week!rat

Try some more. Sometimes it takes a couple tries. Always works for me
eventually. I just cannot abide big rats in the yard!

Andrea H
Beaufort, SC

> [Original Message]
> From: Theresa <tchessie1@sbcglobal.net>
> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> Date: 9/13/2005 10:07:23 PM
> Subject: Re: [CHAT] What a week!rat
> Um. yeah-  I don't want a live rat in a trap anymore than I want a dead 
> one.  I trid poison- it vanished, but rat remains...
> Theresa
> James R. Fisher wrote:
> > Theresa wrote:
> >
> >> Rat-  anything other than rat trap?- too many cats in the 
> >> neighborhood and I don't really want to see the dead animal.
> >>
> >> Theresa
> >
> > +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
> > There are the live traps. Of various sizes depending on the prey.
> > Made of wire mesh on maybe 1/2" - 1" centers, with a swiveling
> > bait pan in the middle which drops the door(s) on the end(s).
> > May have one or two end doors. Bait the pan w/ peanut butter or
> > odiferous cheese, raise the door(s), and wait on the beast to enter,
> > trip the pan and lower the door(s).
> > But then, what do you do with the live rat inside the trap ?
> > That's why on necessary occasions (very few, fortunately) I have used
> > the rat trap.
> > -jrf
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