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Squirrel in loft

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  1. DP

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    Anyone encountered this pest in the loft.
    If so, how did you get rid of it

    Thanks

    Dan
     
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    I wouldn't use poison as it will stink when they rot.

    Seconded for squirrel trap, preferably a humane one that you can let the bugger go free elsewhere. I would find out how they're getting in your loft though and block it so it doesn't come back/happen again!
     
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    Be careful, though. They contain nuts.
     
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    That is illegal
     
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    They are vermin & as such should never be released. The accepted way is bashing them on the head, can be messy, but most people would drown them, not allowed, but needs must, then leave the body in the garden for the foxes.
     
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    Oh, I like squirrels.

    Chucking it out of the loft is hardly releasing it.
     
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    From the link:

    "Even the RSPCA could not re-release a grey squirrel."

    (Not sure what re-release means unless they keep catching the same one(s).)

    Clearly, by anyone's definition, prejudice against immigrants and so might be racism.
     
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    You are pathetic.
     
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    And? Rather break the law than kill something.



    You and doppy need to get a sense of humour. Twas a joke...
     
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    When I had one I set up a trap which the animal ignored. But I also made a cat flap type door where it got in so that it could get out but not back in. Once it was done I used expanded metal and concrete to block the entry. I also left Jeyes fluid soaked rags around the area because a pest controller told me that squirrels sniff out good places and trace the scent of others

    Jeyes fluid removes the scent.
    Peanut butter is good bait apparently.
     
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    And if you had an infestation of rats or cockroaches you would happily leave them to survive & reproduce ? Release them & they will return.
     
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    His ridiculous attempts at trying to prove racism does not exist was not funny.
    Racism is dangerous and divisive to social cohesion and a contemptuous characteristic of some individuals.

    Now that EFLImpudence's definition of racism has been proven to be nonsense, is he trying to suggest that racism is funny, with pathetic attempts at jokes?
    His pedantry was not funny, neither are his attempts at tivialising racism.
     
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