Mice, rats, and other rodents may be cute, but, in reality, no one wants to see them hanging around their property. These little critters carry a number of dangerous infective diseases that can seriously harm humans
Although the best way to get rid of rats, mice, and other rodents is to prevent them first place, most people forget to prevent mice at their property and they have to deal with them face to face. And now, how do people deal face to face with mice and rats? Well, they need to trap them and deal with them face to face. But, what happens after trapping a mouse or a rat? What should you do after trapping a mouse or a rat and where should you relocate it? In this article, we will answer such questions so keep on reading if you are curious about where to relocate your trapped rodents.
So before you trap your rats and relocate them to another place, first take care of rodent entry points found on your home’s roof and at the base of your home.
Ok so you have finally trapped your rats. You are probably celebrating the occasion, but you should stop with celebration. Once you catch a rat or a mouse in your trap, you have to release it immediately. But, we are not talking here about releasing it inside your home.
You should release it outside your home, but not in your home’s backyard if you don’t want to see the mouse coming back again. Then what should you do? You should relocate your trapped mouse or your trapped rat at least 2 to 3 miles away from your home. This will prevent the mouse from coming back.
Why Relocate the Mouse or Rat 2 to 3 Miles from Home?
You should relocate the mice or rats only 2 to 3 miles from your home because that way they can still get used to their new surroundings.
However, relocating them more than 3 miles from your home will most likely kill them!