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Old 18-02-2012, 03:57   #16
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Re: So, you catch a mouse on a sticky tray-then what?

Flush him down the Toilet (or baptise him in a bucket ).

Or if onboard over the side.

......and think yourself lucky that your mouse was dumb enough to fall for sticky tape.
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Old 18-02-2012, 07:58   #17
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Re: So, you catch a mouse on a sticky tray-then what?

I just know that when I go to sleep tonight I am going to toss and turn and I'm going to have nightmares

on the couch...
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Old 18-02-2012, 08:12   #18
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Re: So, you catch a mouse on a sticky tray-then what?

Splash..glug.. glug.. no more glug
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Re: So, you catch a mouse on a sticky tray-then what?

ever heard of a bucket of water?
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Re: So, you catch a mouse on a sticky tray-then what?

I have had occasional mouse problems in the past...not aboard, thank Neptune...and the stock issue Victor trap is quick and I don't really care if it's painless so much as efficient. Boom, head shot. Yes, sometimes it's messy. Hunting always is.

Glue, on the other hand, is like a land mine. It cripples but does not kill and requires that the mouse struggle, sometimes for hours.

I don't like the little bastards, but I don't insist they suffer because I am squeamish about killing them in the first place. I won't use Warfarin on the same basis.

Since I got a rescue cat, fairly experienced in finding her own supper, the mouse problem has completely abated. I hear one, and within 48 hours I hear a lot of rapid movement and I see a tail out of the corner of the cat's mouth. Everyone is happy...except the mouse, I suppose.
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Re: So, you catch a mouse on a sticky tray-then what?

cat or rat terrier--- both leave no evidence, after initial giftie...
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Old 18-02-2012, 09:32   #22
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Re: So, you catch a mouse on a sticky tray-then what?

With a cat onboard its not an issue anymore but I have no problem with the miserable vermin suffering a bit. They're a filthy destructive disease carrier. If they suffer a bit before I dispatch them my conscience is clear. Turning them loose just makes their filth and disease somebody else's problem. On a sticky trap? Fold it up, quick squeeze and into the dustbin. Mama doesn't like it? Tell her to Google hantavirus.
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Old 18-02-2012, 09:46   #23
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Re: So, you catch a mouse on a sticky tray-then what?

As a child, my pet was a little white mouse. Until my sister let it outside one day never to return. I had nightmares for days wondering what horrid demise 'Charlie' had met. Hopefully, he had a good life and sired many, many more mice to plague the neighborhood. Long before the days of sticky trays... good bye, Charlie... Capt Phil
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Re: So, you catch a mouse on a sticky tray-then what?

I do one of two things, One, stick a hook throu his back and use him for fish bait..
But if you've already had dinner,
Stick a pop-cicle stick on the paper next to him with a little make shift sail and set him free to cruise the wide world of water..
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Old 18-02-2012, 11:34   #25
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Re: So, you catch a mouse on a sticky tray-then what?

The Victor Tin Cat is an effective no-kill trap. I use it for catch-and-release in the barn. I then take the trap far out into the woods and let the mice go. The trick is to not release them too close to your home / boat.

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Re: So, you catch a mouse on a sticky tray-then what?

A little peanut butter on an old fashioned snap trap. then flush. Takes all of 10 seconds including the washing of hands.
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Re: So, you catch a mouse on a sticky tray-then what?

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Splash..glug.. glug.. no more glug
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A little peanut butter on an old fashioned snap trap. then flush. Takes all of 10 seconds including the washing of hands.


Why fool around.
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Re: So, you catch a mouse on a sticky tray-then what?

Sticky bait's usually catch more than the moussie! Easiest way is straight into a plastic bag, seal and freeze for ten minutes, remove and place in skip.
Wifey/partner see no Beady eyes looking at them and every cooking show teaches them that freezing animals is HUMANE!!!!
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Re: So, you catch a mouse on a sticky tray-then what?

Dude, you're in Cali? So you take it to the local Animal Rescue Society, or put it in a box and mail it to PETA. Keeps the gf happy and the critter won't be back again.

Extra karma points if you can get a grade school class to adopt it.
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Dude, you're in Cali? So you take it to the local Animal Rescue Society, or put it in a box and mail it to PETA. Keeps the gf happy and the critter won't be back again.

Extra karma points if you can get a grade school class to adopt it.

I did not notice the OP was in CA.

You are right.
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