The snap-trap. Nothing to it. Just load it up with cheese or peanut butter and wait for swift and sure retribution. One wrong step, and bam! A mouse is quickly eliminated. What could possibly go wrong?
If there is even the slightest chance your pet could somehow get at a snap trap – and there’s plenty of motivation with the cheese or peanut butter – that one wrong step means a trip to the vet and a badly injured companion. How powerful is a snap-trap? Well, a rat trap can break your finger. Snap-traps close with a that is intended to break the spine or crush the skull of a rodent. Your pet’s paws don’t stand a chance.
It’s not uncommon for mice to successfully steal bait without activating a trap. You’ve essentially set up a dangerous buffet for them. Sure, you might kill some of them, but the lucky or skillful ones will simply enjoy your tasty spread.
If you’re setting your snap-traps in a garage, shed, workshop, or other outbuildings, there are a number of perfectly harmless animals that may be accidentally killed or maimed. Any neighborhood pet can easily set one off. So can feral cats or other non-invasive wildlife. If one of your traps injures a neighbor’s pet, out for its evening stroll, that’s going to be a very awkward conversation.
Snap traps represent the least efficient, most violent way to handle a mouse problem. They also require a tremendous time commitment. Why not have your mouse situation handled professionally, quickly, and neatly? When you call , your mouse situation will be eliminated without the fuss of snap-traps and their associated dangers.