How To Get Rid of Mice That Don't Trigger Traps?

How To Get Rid of Mice That Don't Trigger Traps?

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Regina Yunghans
Mar 15, 2015
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Q: We live in an inner-city apartment. While it's a great old building, we've got a mouse problem. We've talked to building maintenance, they put out traps and bait. We've put out traps and bait. We've caught a total of two mice in traps and caught another two by cornering them and catching them in a plastic cup.

Sticky traps haven't worked — I literally watched a mouse run across one the other day and not leave so much as a footprint. The trap was brand new and very sticky. The mice are just that tiny and fast. They don't set off the snap traps we've put out, and they don't go into the cage/capture/humane traps at all. I'm at a loss, what can we do to deal with these guys? Thanks!

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