Someones in the kitchen with Dinah.

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  1. ol' grouch

    ol' grouch Veteran Member

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    Tuesday morning I got up to find a half loaf of stale bread I had thrown in the trash pulled out, dragged across the kitchen and just an empty wrapper. The hole was a bit large for a mouse. I figured I had a rat move in. Got a small animal trap and baited it with a slice of bread with some peanut butter on it. Next morning, it was gone. Okay, last night, I baited it again and set the trap this time. It wasn't a rat.

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    No, I didn't kill it. I took it down the road to some woods and let it out. I get up and leave for work well before sun up. You can bet I'm checking when I get home to see how it got in my house, let alone my kitchen.
     
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    Yikes! Yeah probably want to make sure his access hole is patched.
    I know every critter has its place but them f’in things are hideous.
     
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    They make great pets! ;)

     
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    One of the guys told me they make good eating. I'm not that hungry. I was raised to live with Nature. That does NOT mean in the same house!
     
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    About 8 years ago the dogs had one cornered in a shed, so I got the dogs away in the house and grabbed a garden hoe to prod him out of the shed. Of course it was the middle of January and it was icy as heck. I got him out and then he turned on me. I swung at him and then my feet out from under me. I came to a minute later and jumped up the handle broken off, blood everywhere the little f’er was nearly split in two!
    I thought they hibernated but maybe not. Pretty sure this one had rabies or some other illness, I’ve never seen one act like that before or since.
     
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    Had one in my trap that acted like that so he went for a swim in the wash tub. I am not taking a chance on getting bit.
     
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    Wuss :eek: :)
     
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    I kill snakes, insects and rodents. No real sympathy for them.
     
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    It wasn't aggressive or anything. It took off like a shot when I dumped it near the trees. I can only find one spot that it mighthave come in at. It looks a bit small but maybe it managed it. Not now though.
     

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