trap idea for mice will it work?

Old 02-02-23, 02:03 PM
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trap idea for mice will it work?

I'm not sure if this is a dumb idea but I'll share regardless. If I were to place multiple rows of sticky traps on either side of a door way (so that it's like a mat on both sides) where I suspect a mouse is entering the kitchen would that trap the mouse as it tries to enter/exit the kitchen. or would they avoid it all together?
Old 02-02-23, 02:25 PM
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Mice often like to hug the walls as they travel, so you might get them that way with just a single trap. You could also place bait (food) in the trap.
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If the mouse is using that as its entryway, it'll probably work. Rats are neophobic, meaning fear of anything new, but mice aren't.
Are these the flat glue traps as opposed to the covered "motel" type glue traps?
Can you find its travel lanes in the room beside the kitchen? That could be an area to target, as well. The more areas you target, the better your chances get. Try your idea, but don't hesitate to break up the set of traps and make multiple placements throughout. There could be more than a couple of mice.
Be prepared for loudly squeaking mice if you catch one; you know it's going to be at a bad time for the residents. Murphys law kind of thing.

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