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On Oct 21, 2014 4:24 PM, "Steve Halford" <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> The professional pest controllers are pretty much unanimous in declaring
> ultrasonic pest repellants nothing but a scam.
> Steve.
>
> Steve Halford ([log in to unmask])
> Museum Technician (Retired)
> Department of Biological Sciences
> Simon Fraser University
>
>
> On Tue, Oct 21, 2014 at 12:08 PM, Karen Ackoff <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>
>> Just a word of caution... When I use baits, I use one that does not
>> poison secondarily. It does kill a hawk if the hawk (or your dog or cat)
>> eats a mouse that has ingested it. Available from
>> doityourselfpestcontrol.com
>>
>> K
>>
>>
>> > On Oct 21, 2014, at 2:18 PM, Deborah Shaw <[log in to unmask]>
>> wrote:
>> >
>> > I grew up in Tucson where pack rats are a constant problem if you let
>> them. Sure-fire (non-toxic) solution that my parents still use: park your
>> car over a couple of shop lights that you leave ON — all the time if you’re
>> in a garage, at night if you park in an open carport. Seems to work for the
>> nocturnal/crepuscular critters. My folks have them set on a timer. Don’t
>> know if it would work on the critters who don’t mind daylight...
>> > _______
>> >
>> > Deborah B. Shaw
>> > dbShaw Studios
>> >
>> > [log in to unmask]
>> > 949.887.3465
>> >
>> >> On Oct 21, 2014, at 11:05 AM, Kathleen Garness wrote:
>> >>
>> >> I never had effective results with the ultrasonic things. When we had
>> a mouse here I called a professional exterminator and he took care of it.
>> They have licenses to get really effective baits.
>> >>
>> >> Kathy G
>> >>
>> >>> On Oct 21, 2014, at 12:39 PM, Liz Lockett wrote:
>> >>>
>> >>> Dog pee under the car might work but not too pleasant for you!  There
>> are these little ultrasonic mouse deterrent things you can buy.  They plug
>> into a wall socket, maybe you can plug into an extension cord and stick it
>> under the hood when the car is parked.
>> >>>
>> >>> My friend had a persistant squirrel that the cat finally got rid of
>> for her...
>> >>> L
>> >>
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