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Old 12-09-2012, 11:09 PM   #11 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by Labradaddy View Post
Got a cat?
yeah the wife has two Siamese, I dont know if it's only our cat Chester but he's a nosy dumb cat that has scratched my sidecar and bike seat when he fell off while snoozing on my seat...jeez he's pissing me off!!! get rat bait in bait tins...no scratches or mice do do, in a very short while.
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Old 12-10-2012, 12:00 AM   #12 (permalink)
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I'm thinking the soft part of the inner motorcycle cover is being used for mouse nests? Maybe that is why those mo fo's are getting too close to your bike... I used to live in the country and any kind of soft material would get ripped off in my garage for mouse nests.
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Old 12-10-2012, 07:08 AM   #13 (permalink)
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Rat poison, glue traps to get those little peckers. Hate em....
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Old 12-10-2012, 07:22 AM   #14 (permalink)
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Mice need to chew to wear their inscissors down. They love chewing on electrical wiring ! They can haul over a pound of dog food or corn up inside the fairings ! I've seen popcorn flying out of mufflers already, lots of it !
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Old 12-10-2012, 07:51 AM   #15 (permalink)
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Stop using the cheese flavoured wax....
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Old 12-10-2012, 07:54 AM   #16 (permalink)
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If you have open pipes.. cover em. Nothing like firing up an engine and shooting a nest and 4 mice out the back... it is funny, but could be another spot they live.
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Old 12-10-2012, 08:59 AM   #17 (permalink)
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Don`t cover the bike when it is in the garage.
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Old 12-10-2012, 09:34 AM   #18 (permalink)
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Last year, I started it up after sitting for a week or so and blew about a cup of dog chow out of the tail pipe. Too bad the little bastages weren't napping in there when I fired her.

So, I don't store dog food in the garage anymore. And, I also put the kill food out.
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Old 12-10-2012, 09:47 AM   #19 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by lakeforktx View Post
Cat...my damn cats are so lazy...I saw a mouse run right over her paw and the dumbass cat just layed there and watched it run away....
Maybe the cat's smarter than you think. He's just waiting for the mice to get fattened up before he pounces on them.
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Old 12-10-2012, 10:19 AM   #20 (permalink)
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We get alot of cars towed in from rural areas with wire harnesses chewed from rats & mice. Turns out , the insulation used on most electrical wire is made from a peanut oil base. They absolutely love it.
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