How do you know if you have a raccoon in your attic?

Raccoons are the most annoying intruders in your garden and even the indoors. Most of these are small enough to be spotted or killed individually. Moreover they can easily find such hideouts in your house as in the attic garage or near the garbage disposal points because they can find the feast to relish themselves over there as well. This is specifically dangerous because the number of increasing rodents and wild animals in the premises of your house especially in their breeding seasons will mean a further increase in their population and hence an increase in contamination.

Signs of presence of adult and baby raccoons
Whether you have a nest of any animal in your top story of home or in the base, it is equally dangerous. There are different gestures of raccoons through which it is noticeable that they are present in the attic portion of your house. According to these signs and the confirmation of their presence, suitable steps are taken to make them run away from the building because most of their gestures are damaging for the property. It can be noticed from their droppings and other symptoms and the presence of raccoons can be confirmed from the following symptoms.

Vocal sounds
There are certain vocals which are established by the male and female raccoons during their breeding seasons. Basically the raccoons build the nests in attic when there is their breeding season. Soon after that the birth of their babies is expected because the gestation time of these small wild animals is not much.

Scratching sounds
The young raccoons often scratch the wood panels with their claws. If this sighting is confirmed by any of the family members, then it is sure that there is one or few raccoons present in your home premises.

Nipples on females
As the females are meant to nurse the young ones, therefore when their babies are born nipples appear to be prominent on their bodies for the purpose of nursing and giving milk to them. This symptom is more obvious during the breeding season especially. The two most likely inhabitants of attics are squirrels and raccoons. Flying Squirrels as well as raccoons are nocturnal animals that’s why they always active at night.

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