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Old 01-16-2014, 09:04 AM   #8 (permalink)
Lilie
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You rarely (if ever) have one mouse. If you see one, chances are you already have a family living in your home. Pretty soon they'll bring in their cousins, uncles, aunts, neighbors...etc. And then they'll multiply.

The mouse poop could have been from a scout mouse, brought in from the cold to find a nice place to colonize. Perhaps one of your cats snatched it up before it was able to return to blab about the nice place it found.

If I see/hear any indication of an invasion of mice I'll take a glue trap and wedge it in between my fridge and the cabinets. The dogs can't reach it, but I can still see if I take any prisoners.

They can come in through the weep holes in brick, scurry their little bodies under doors, through walls etc.
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