A Greener Mouse Trap: Mouse in a Pint

A Greener Mouse Trap: Mouse in a Pint

Trent Johnson
Nov 4, 2008

I've had luck catching mice by placing an empty tuna can in a garbage can sans liner under my sink. They climb in and can't get out. This idea smells better.

The idea is simple - an ordinary pint glass is placed upside down with a bread stick and spring propping it up. Once the mouse eats through the stick, the glass comes down and bingo - you've got yourself a mouse!

Simple & humane. But will it work? I'm not sure, but it's a cute idea. I'd test it out but I no longer (knock on wood) have any mice around to test it on.

Build it yourself with these materials:


  • Pint Glass

  • Spring

  • Bread Stick

Or Purchase it here.

Mouse in a Pint at the Thorsten Van Elten shop via Uncrate.com

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