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Scatter Mice Far and Wide Naturally

Scatter Mice Far and Wide Naturally

Now that autumn is on its way, mice have plans to colonize your house for the cold months ahead! Mice carry diseases, their droppings are unsanitary, and their chewing habits can be dangerous to electrical insulation, bringing an increased risk of fires.

If you would rather not share your home with the pesky little rodents, here are some proven ways to send mice packing:

The night I put “Fresh Cab” herbal mouse repellent in our house, mice chewed holes in both screen doors, desperate to escape outdoors, away from the smell. They left a pile of mouse droppings inside the house by the screens, showing us it was mice who did the chewing, and that it took them some time to complete the job.

Country mice never bothered me much until I read about the first cases of Hanta virus (caused by rodents), or about mice eating electrical wires and causing a fire hazard. We’ve worked hard to rid our house of mice ever since. They always seem to come in the fall, as the weather gets cool, and they look for someplace warm.

Getting rid of mice without poisoning or killing them is very hard. We’ve used every trick in the book, including two Havahart Traps . From these we collect and drop live mice off miles from our house every morning. Another trick is mint (mice hate mint), and turning off the lights in the basement and then plugging up every place where we see light shining through from outside, knowing a mouse could come in there. Plugging up the holes has helped the most until we discovered Fresh Cab.

Fresh Cab is made of essential oils and spices mixed into corn cob chips. The final blend of scents has been proven effective in chasing away mice, flies, moths and mosquitoes. The blend is put in 2 1/2 oz. pouches, and they are sold four to a box. These pouches are designed to put in camper “cabs,” cabins, under hoods, and in trunks.

If you can tolerate the strong smell in the main part of your house, you are lucky, and you will not have mice! You might be able to tolerate a pouch under your kitchen sink, or in a closet. I found I couldn’t have the pouches in our living area, the smell is too strong for me, but I have eight pouches in the basement, and eight in the attic! I am hopeful that the squirrels will stay out of the attic, and the mice out of the basement. What a peaceful winter I will have, if this turns out to be true!

One box of four pouches costs $10 plus shipping and handling. To order Fresh Cab, contact Crane Creek Gardens, or call (800) 583-2921.

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By Annie B. Bond

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10:10PM PST on Jan 1, 2013

Quite nice this blog...Thanks for sharing proven ways of mice packing..Do great job..Well done !!!!!!!

3:04AM PST on Dec 31, 2012

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10:19PM PDT on May 27, 2012

Just Now called your office and left a message.
I thought I'd never find help. I await your return call say, Tues or Weds.
If this product works. . . I will run my mouth in four counties non-stop until
all the little ' boogers ' (( mice / rats )) have been evacuated.

Have been pulling hair out trying to stay ontop of the peaky ( prolific ) problems.

Hurry Call I need your paks of goodies

Respectfully, Thankfully, Anticipating, Lasting, & Effective Results

Local pest control firms are 100% ineffective. . . Oh wait till we show 'em

Pastor Mark

7:17PM PST on Feb 11, 2012


4:57PM PST on Dec 19, 2011

Getting rid of rats quickly is the first thing on most people's minds once they have discovered the ugly rodent has made its way onto their property. There are many rat repellents available on the market today.

4:23AM PDT on Oct 19, 2011

My cats dont keep the mice away. I have 2 inside cats and 1 inside/outside and STILL have ALOT of mice. I will try Fresh Cab. Thanks

7:49AM PDT on Aug 12, 2011

As long as there is a natural way to repel mouse, why do we use dangerous method like poison for example.

6:22PM PDT on May 16, 2011

so cats and mint leaves will do the job for me, thank you :)

5:08AM PST on Mar 1, 2011

Hello friends,this is a nice site and I wanted to post a note to let you know, good job! Thanks
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