In the past several years, rat populations have been exploding across the country, with The New Republic going so far as to call the situation a “Ratpocalypse” back in 2017. Even worse, experts say that these trends show no sign of slowing down, and the rat population is projected to rise even further in the coming years.
People working in rodent removal and wildlife control get variants of this question all the time: “How is that wild subway rat any different from the rats I see for sale in pet stores?” Or, “Could I just take a rat off the street as a pet?” Here’s the answer: wild animals are wild for
Bees might have frightened you when you were a kid. They buzz, they sting, their colors are bold and intimidating. That’s some scary stuff. But you’re an adult now, and you know better. Bees are just flies who pack a punch, that’s all—and now that some of them have decided to make a nest on
Your chimney is the ideal spot for unwanted rodents and other critters to wander into — they’re often uncovered, dark, and unfortunately they’re easy to accidentally become stuck inside. Some common chimney trespassers are birds, squirrels, mice, bats, and raccoons. All of these creatures can potentially be stuck in the chimney or find their way
Your attic is warm, dry, spacious, and safe. These conditions make your attic the ideal home for bats, rats, mice, and a neighborhood favorite, squirrels. Tree squirrels are common household pests, particularly found in homes in the fall and winter. They’re known for carrying ticks and bacteria that can easily spread numerous diseases, such as