I just wrote the last email before seeing this one! YES! THERE is the cartoon!
Hey, I'm good to go!
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Joan Lee wrote:
[log in to unmask]" type="cite">All right, Linda, here's the plan.
Spread a few bags of kitty litter under your car. On top of the kitty litter pour two quarts of ammonia. Over that lay out a package of those dryer sheets and cover them with mothballs. Cayenne pepper sprinkled over that. A few mouse traps, baited with peanut butter inside the car. Don't forget the predator pee around the periphery. If it doesn't blow up when you start the motor, you should be good to go without rodents. Or not.†

On Feb 24, 2009, at 7:16 PM, Dj Sproat wrote:

Iíve had good success tossing mothballs down a disused chimney to drive out a family of raccoons who had taken up residence there.† Presumably they didnít like bedding down on the things.† I followed up with cayenne pepper since I figured getting that in their mouths when they licked their paws would be disagreeable.
So, perhaps a scattering of cayenne pepper under the vehicle for the little rodent feet to tread through, along with a screen-covered tray of mothballs for the smell, might discourage them from exploring the area further?
Good luck,
- Dj

From:SciArt-L Discussion List-for Natural Science Illustration-[mailto:[log in to unmask]]On Behalf OfJoan Lee
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They are pretty good bug repellants, I'm told. Many hikers use them.
On Feb 24, 2009, at 6:21 PM,[log in to unmask]wrote:

Someone told me to try those smelly papery sheets people put in the dryer with their laundry. She said she used them successfully in her ski machine to keep critters out of the exhaust pipes.

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