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Large Mouse or small Rat ??? with pic.

Discussion in 'In the Garden' started by hyscore, 1 Apr 2008.

  1. hyscore

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    The cat has been working overtime this week 2 small mice already and this today is it a large mouse or small rat? The tail is 4" long and its body 3"
    Cheers.
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    Thank you for the fast reply Breezer,I was hoping it was a large mouse.
     
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    It wont be bothering you again whatever it was.
    Where are its front legs run off ?
     
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    Doubt it I reckon the cat has them. :D
     
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    Kangaroo Rat.
     
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    We had problems with rats recently in the garden, not the house thankfully and our cat left us a present almost exactly like your pic. We eventually called out the ratman but if you fancy some fun get yourself a .22 air-rifle/pistol, I spent a pleasant afternoon the end of last summar picking them off, got 3 in one day.

    Won't cure the problem, think only poison can get rid completely (they breed like mad) but great entertainment and they didn't suffer.
     
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    poison is a waste, see this
     
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    well done, you have a ferocious cat

    however rats will fight to the death so a big one may be more difficult.

    They need a good source of water such as a pond or leaking pipe.

    look for their nest and source of food.

    Many people keep a well-stocked rat-table in the garden, during daylight, birds sometimes steal some of the rats' food off it.
     
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    Airguns at the ready. :D
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    I dont think next door would like it they have two young boys. :)
     
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    Our cat likes a challenge he has also had a squirrel and I have got this pic quick when he was challenging a fox.

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    We are are guilty of having a bird table[or rat table] :oops:
     
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    you might as well stand in the garden calling "Here, ratty, ratty, ratty! Free food! Come and get it!"
     
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    Yeah I know your right we don't even get many birds. :)
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    A fine selection of.... Webley Tempests?
     
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    They are no tempests[which are similar]They are Webley Juniors,Mk1's,Premier's,Seniors.Also there is a Warrior,Titan,Tell 2,Diana,Thunderbolt junior, and three heanel's. :)
     
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