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Post 21

ITIWBS

smiley - esuomrenegade


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Post 22

paulh, not fond of Lord Mudpants

I've bought some peppermint tea bags. Mice are said to hate the smell of mint, so I will put the bags in my cereal boxes to keep the mice out. smiley - evilgrin


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Post 23

ITIWBS

There's an idea, 'Mace' for mice.


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Post 24

Paigetheoracle

Your mice swear by your rubbish? Mine swear at what I put out (full of mousetraps, not like here and full of mouth-traps)


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Post 25

ITIWBS

You should refile on the puns thread.smiley - biggrinsmiley - esuomrenegade!


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Post 26

ITIWBS

> A Pun in the oven, or no Pun intended < under advanced search.


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Post 27

paulh, not fond of Lord Mudpants

The mice seem to be steering clear of the peppermint tea bags. smiley - ok.


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Post 28

ITIWBS

I'll remember that.

smiley - sighI know it won't work for kangaroo rats.

The little devil stole all my peppermints.


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Post 29

paulh, not fond of Lord Mudpants

There might be other spices that he doesn't like. Would cinnamon work?


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Post 30

ITIWBS

She, definitely a female.

These desert creatures will eat almost anything.

The only thing I know of they'll refuse is desert croton, spurge family, related to gopher purge plant, smells kind of like eucalyptus, but no repellent value.


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Post 31

ITIWBS

...still...smiley - run


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Post 32

paulh, not fond of Lord Mudpants

I've hard that you can leave buckets around, only a third full. The rats get in but can't get out.


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Post 33

ITIWBS

Works for kangaroo rats, now that you mention it.

Frequently found them drowned in the cat's 1 gallon water dish.


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