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Old 08-04-2007, 06:21 AM   #11
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Just had rats eat my wifes main wiring harness to her brand new car. Luckily I work for the dealership, so it got "warrantied". In the mean time, yes, peanut butter and poison go great together. Missed the cheeky bastard with about 30 traps, so now I can smell him in the friggin garage walls, but at least the wires are safe yet again!

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Old 08-04-2007, 03:27 PM   #12
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I'm fairly certain they're Wood rats (AKA Pack rats). Had one in the garage a couple years ago that stole & ate SEVEN bricks of rat poison before dying. That one emptied a tool box; wrenches, sockets, bolts. Even had a couple beer cans. Obviously, a Red-necked Pack Rat.

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Old 08-04-2007, 05:38 PM   #13
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Old 08-26-2007, 11:37 PM   #14
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So, today I was checking out the RV for Hopmadness next weekend. All of the spark plug cables have been chewed again! This despite the poison I put out (it was all eaten), the red pepper on top of the engine and the rodent repellent under the RV. I'm really glad it has metal fuel lines.

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Old 08-26-2007, 11:53 PM   #15
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Do you live in the country to get rodent populations like that, David? If so, what about getting a couple of farm cats? You feed them a bit of dry cat food and they supplement with whatever they can find, if you know what I mean. Just make sure they're fixed. I know too many people that have to occasionally thin the herd. Doesn't seem quite fair to make them survive under harsh conditions and then execute them when they become successful.

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