AAARrrrrrrRRRRRgggggGGGGG!!!!!

yodeli

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)Paid a visit this morning to Max to have a look under the bonnet and of course had to go next to the dashboard to unlock the bonnet and ...... this is where the Arrrrrggggg starts! This is what I found on the dash board and even on the steering wheel!

Any idea? The biggest one measures 1,5 cms

Nothing to do with the little tiny stuff hard and black I found on my table when at Parc Verger! Nooo these ones are browny and soft ... all fresh!

I would think of a rat now, but then nothing has been eaten from what I can see. I can't know about the wires going from the cabin to the bonnet as there are too many but I didn't see any coloured crumbles coming from the plastic bit around the wires!

I have cleaned up all and have spread flour all over the place to see WHO dared!
And this evening I will buy the whole stuff to kill whatever tries to share Max with me !

Edit : Sorry the pic is not very good but my camera (as the rest of my things lately) ...is having a tantrum and decided that all pics will be like this one
 

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Some sort of rodent droppings I think. Rat, large mouse. Flour is a great idea to find out "who"
And only way is to set a trap. I don't know how you'd find where it's getting in.
Bon courage, Frankie.
 
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Well obviously from engine side as I didn't find big drops like these anywhere else. Did find smallish ones above the cupboard (and I know for sure there was none after my cleaning) , just next to my bed ...... yukkkkkk and I was sleeping there the night before last! I just hope none had a snif at me while asleep .... nah ... my snoring would have been terrible to stand:ROFLMAO:.

I must get rid of it anyway before it makes a mess among my wires!
 

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Are you sure the smaller droppings are from younger rats known as 'kittens'! Whatever you do don't lay down poison,they will go somewhere to die and then the smell will be 'orrible, lay traps with chocolate spread.
 
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Are you sure the smaller droppings are from younger rats known as 'kittens'! Whatever you do don't lay down poison,they will go somewhere to die and then the smell will be 'orrible, lay traps with chocolate spread.
In fact I thought I would do both . I've asked my dad to buy some nutella (little size one.... because I know a big female rat, I mean frog, who is going to have all the rest of it!:whistle::oops:)

I'm going to buy bigger traps that the ones I have and put Nutella on the thingy supposed to shut the trap and I will leave as well at the bottom of the trap, some poison soft cube so that I can see that 1) I caught the responsible and 2) be sure it's not going to come back or die in some little corner and makes the whole place stink 3)won't have to get rid of it afterwards when still alive.

Will let you know the result...if any that is
 

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Sticky "nutella" or chocolate spread, so that they have to lick it off the trap and make sure it is a rat trap, not a mouse trap.. Mitch and Jenny
 

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It couldbe a loir, they start gathering material for their hibernation around now. Our neighbour had a brand new audi ruined by the little critters, they invaid even if there is no food around. We use the blue toilet blocks in our attic to deter them.
 

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You might want to anchor the trap as rats put up one hell of a struggle when caught and will drag a trap away while still trapped in it.
I use steel traps, and anchor with a piece of chain. Same with mink. They will eat their own legs off to get away.
 

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Hi Frankie what you need to do is put plenty of food out to feed the rats or mice - that way they won't eat Max :D:whistle:
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Try some Menthe Sauvage in all the possible places they could occupy, they don't like it and it smells nice(y)
Can it be bought in the UK, as a sort of pot pourri ???
 
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