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Mouse in cavity in the wall - HELP!!!

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littlerach Wed 18-May-05 14:31:22

I think we have a mouse in the wall cavity as I can hear scratching and the cat won't leave it alone!!!

Can they get into the house?
How can we get rid of them?

Please help!!

throckenholt Wed 18-May-05 14:32:14

set some traps in likely places.

littlerach Wed 18-May-05 14:34:20

But where would they get out?
I can't see any obvious holes in the wall!

handlemecarefully Wed 18-May-05 14:54:52

I had just that problem, I think they dug in somehow from outside. I managed to find the suspected route in from outside and left poison there (from garden centre). I've heard nothing for over 6 weeks now so am assuming it has done the trick

handlemecarefully Wed 18-May-05 14:55:34

Where they appeared to get in was under the foundations of the house near some shingle...which appeared to have been dug away

littlerach Wed 18-May-05 15:23:21

We have a small gap by the drain - maybe it got in there.
Can hear it scratching...

Louise1980 Wed 18-May-05 15:42:42

I'll swap you your mouse for my ants? They r making my skin crawl!

fifilala Wed 18-May-05 16:01:51

hate to say it but they can get in through the absoule smallest of spaces - seeing is believing - like to follow warm pipes - we had one about a year ago, had to use a trap - atleast you have visual evidence that it has gone!

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