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There are many different ways that people can deal with a rat problem, but one of the most common and effective ways is by trapping the animals. There are some people who will consider that using a cage trap to catch and relocate rats is a humane approach, but in most cases the rat will not survive in a new habitat, so the majority of people who are looking for humane rat traps will be looking at those traps that will kill rats quickly and causing the minimum amount of pain for the rat. Here are a few of the rat traps that do deal with rats quickly and efficiently, and make it as easy as possible for you to dispose of the carcasses.
Rat Removal Methods To Avoid
While humane traps are the best way to deal with rats, there are several other methods that people can use, and chemical options should be avoided, such as poison or rat repellents. Poison can be a problem as you don’t necessarily know where the rat is going to die, and it can take hours or even days for the poison to kill the animal, so as well as not being humane, it is also a hazard if you cannot find the rat’s carcass to remove it. Chemical repellents are also fairly common, but in most cases they will have very little effect on the rat. Another type of trap that you should avoid is the glue trap, as this can take a long time to kill the animal, and is not at all humane. Read more about Do Light or Sound Machines Work to Get Rid of Rats? and Can Live Trapping Rats Work to Get Rid of Them?
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