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This can be a effective catch and release method, but the release is to mouse heaven so please give them a nice burial.

The method is allow access to your air conditioner cooling unit through a little hole that has a dab of peanut butter bait inside the unit. In this unit there was no bait at all. It seems just an access hole was good enough.
 

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I'm sure you could find a more humane way to kill mice with a little thought.
I prefer the "Little Nipper" cheap, easy and efficient.
 
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How gruesome is that - I`ll bet you discovered this novel deterrent by the whiff of bodies floating through the air con! I wonder if it would work on our pests - rabbits, partridges and pheasants :sick:
 

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I found they used to use the little drain pan at the back of the fridge as a water trough :rolleyes:

Must have caught about 500 mice while I was building the house :eek:
 
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Our mouse problem went away when three cats moved into the yard. The mice don't make it into the house. Three cats, no mice, who knew?
 
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There seems to be a couple of replies missing. This has lead a responder thinking this was in my house. This is not the case at all.
 
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What do you mean @SeniorCitizen ? Very often I write a reply and forget to click on the button :rolleyes: Is that what you have done also?
If so, it might - just might be an age thing :ROFLMAO:
 
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Please disregard reply #6, but this mouse accumulation was not in my house. Our HVAC unit is 38 years old and doing fine. It was a pic sent to me by my son that has a HVAC business.

 
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I think that we all understand now that these mice were definitely NOT in your house, and that your son had sent you a joke. No worries @SeniorCitizen - the lightbulb went on, and all is made clear now (y)
 
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I'm sure you could find a more humane way to kill mice with a little thought.
I prefer the "Little Nipper" cheap, easy and efficient.
They don't seem to be available in the US and the shipping I've seen on ebay makes it . prohibitive to give them a try.
 
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They don't seem to be available in the US and the shipping I've seen on ebay makes it . prohibitive to give them a try.
Victors are available at ACE Hardware but i re- enjinerer many products for those industries that aren't in the know. Example: the trap gets glued to a piece of wood for easier handling and a tether. A couple of pieces 1/2" x 1/2" of brown paper bag ( craft paper ) with a drop of Elmers glue on each side of each piece will do that. If you ever wanna remove it the ole butcher knife edge between the two and tapped with a hammer will separate those in a second or less. I learned that glue joint as a 7th grader but not from trapping mice.

No messy peanut butter for my mice. Pecan rolled in aluminum foil and pressed into the pan compartment. I haven't re- baited this one for a year or more and it still traps mice.
 

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I had a rat problem, but between a snake moving in and a cat that visits every night, I hardly see them anymore. I can now leave birdseed out over night and they almost never touch it.

I've never seen any mice, seems like most people have rat problems

 

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