Friday, 20 September 2013

Mice infestation oh what to do!!

So the other night I lie in bed and hear some kind of scratching. I call my husband to check its not him teasing me and it wasn't. Its just turned midnight after a long day and I am sat perched on the edge of the bed with a torch waiting for rustling so I can find out what and where the noise is coming from. I call my husband again who is now annoyed as he was trying to sort some videos out that kept on crashing (he was not amused didnt want to be disturbed from Avid or whatever it is). He comes in with a sword to swipe under hard to reach places. By now I am completely still afraid to move at all in case a tiny mouse jumps out and tries to attack me! No joy so off he goes back to do some more work. I finally look at the clock and its 2am ive been sat still for nearly two hours trying to find a mouse. I didnt see anything and waited for my husband to come to bed as was too scared on my own. Yes as sad as that sounds scared of a little mouse lol I now listen out of noises of little scurrying and creeping, unsure weather or not it was my husband or not.

In the morning I investigate to find little what could be suspicious mouse droppings in our bathroom! argh so it was a little mouse! We are now in the dilemma of how to sort the issue, do we go mouse trap option. Not really a great one with a curious 1 year old and then there is the clearing up the mess it makes, I am extremely squeamish (believe it or not bearing in mind I am a nurse!). Then there is using poison and how effective that is. Or even those glue trap things although I remember using one of those when I lived in a different house a mouse actually bit through its leg to get free.



This was a trap I made with double sided tape, Ive had no luck in fact I think my husband threw it in the bin! 

Have you had a problem with Mice how did you get rid of them thanks?

8 comments:

  1. I remember as a child we had a resident mouse - Mice LOVE chocolate! We used to put a little bit of mars bar down for them and it got them every time :)

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  2. aww honey what a nightmare, do your local council have any advice?

    Thanks for linking up with #PoCoLo

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    1. not sure will have a look on there website, think its a common problem this time of year! We caught one last night! so horrid!

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  3. Thankfully mice is something I've never had to deal with. No advice I'm afraid but popping over from #pocolo

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    1. Thanks anyway lol there little blighters lol

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  4. Try watching Tom & Jerry for ideas?????? (sorry) Alternatively, if you can borrow a cat for a few hours. According to my friend, once the mouse smells the cat, they'll leave as they don't fancy becoming the cat's dinner, Good Luck x #PoCoLo

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    1. That sounds like a good idea, we get enough Tom and Jerry to the point my son said if you hit someone on the head to they get a big lump like on Tom and Jerry. My husband is allergic to cats but worth it for a mice free home! although it would get terrorized by the kids!

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