Chicago Wildlife Removal
Pest removal can be a problem. More of a problem is finding ways to remove the pests in a humane way. When the interlopers are not cute so cute, like rats and opossums, it can be even more difficult. Each of these beasties has teeth that chew, claws that scratch or dig, and worst of all, they poop. But, rather than laying out traps or poison, it is possible to deal with pests in a way that leaves everyone including the buggers themselves feeling pretty good. A little research, care and especially patience is necessary to rid yourself of the most common pests in a humane way.
Rats and Squirrels
While enjoying someones hospitality, these guys cause problems. For one, they chew through wires which can cause house fires. And, because their teeth never stop growing, they chew on just about anything they can get their teeth on. Insulation is perfect bedding for Mama Squirrel, she will make a lovely nest in your attic or walls. The biggest concern with rodents is the number of diseases they may carry. Rats can carry several diseases, and while squirrels dont usually carry dangerous diseases, their scat can contain salmonella.
To most people Opossums look like giant, toothy rats. And, they DO have a lot of teeth. Most humans have 32 teeth, opossums have 50 Despite their appearances, Opossums are shy and mostly use their teeth for chewing and gnawing on food. They are practically immune to rabies, and they try to stay away from people and other animals. Although, they have been seen sharing food with cats out of the same bowl. So its a bit unfair to think about opossums as vicious, pet-attacking little monsters. However…They can cause some headaches around the house. Chicago opossum removal from Wildlife and Pest knows exactly how to handle these little guys, and will relocate them to a better area.
Opossums love garbage food, compost piles food, and pet food also food. When they find a house that does not contain these goodies, the opossum will feel like theyve found heaven. They make themselves at home, usually under a house or in its attic. They, like their little rodent buddies, can rip up a lot of insulation, but again it is their poop that causes the most concern. Its big and it gets everywhere. Yeah, ew.
Armadillos don’t seem as though they would be much of a problem. In fact, they eat bugs, including fire ants and that makes most people happy. But, they can really wreak havoc around homes, mostly in gardens and yards even driveways have been subject to the destructive force of burrowing armadillos. And, like most wild animals, they can carry diseases that sometimes pass to humans.
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