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The house Mice can be found in houses and buildings and rural buildings, they are a brown or grey in colour and their body length varies between 60 – 90mm, however their tail can add another 100mm to their length. Droppings from mice are black and a rod shape and are about 3-6mm in long.
Mice live in nests which usually are found inside buildings or in sheltered areas, but mainly inside during the cold winter months, they like spaces under floorboards and also attics are a popular place for mice they also usually build their nests close to a good food source, their nests are usually made from wool, paper and cloth.
Mice are also mainly active at night and they can fit through holes as small as 4mm the width of a pencil! Mice will also eat anything but their favourite food is cereal products, mice also urinate in food as well as leaving mice droppings, they will gnaw their way through anything they can to get to a good food source.
Mice also carry diseases such as jaundice, typhus and weils disease.
Gray Squirrels are approximately 18 inches in length, which includes their 9 inch tail and they weigh about 1-1.5 lbs. as an adult. Their coloration is usually a grayish colour, however they can have tan hairs in the fur as well and they usually have a white belly.
Their winter coat is grey above with a white underside and their summer coat is shorter, sleeker and more brownish grey Red squirrels have red/brown upper parts in summer but may show some grey on the back in winter, which can sometimes lead to some confusion.
Red squirrels are smaller, lighter, have ear tufts and prominent in the winter coat and brown on the legs and tail. Their natural habitats are wooded areas in tree cavities, and they can also be near hardwoods like oaks and hickory trees.
They will also construct feeding shelters out of leafs. They generally have 2 litters a year, 2-4 young per litter and they normally breed in midwinter and late spring. Gestation is about 44 days. Their diet consists of bird eggs, insects, berries, fruit, vegetables, nuts and nestling birds, squirrels also like to hoard their food.
The Gray squirrels are most active during the day, and can inhabit the attic areas as well as crawl spaces. They like to enter the attic areas from your gutters and nearby trees and bushes. Installing gutter guards, or down spouts with screen may prevent them from climbing up to the roof through a down spout.
As an adult the average Rat can weigh between 12 -16 oz, with a body length of 6-8 inches long. The nose is blunt with small ears, and small eyes. The fur is shaggy and coarse with variation in colors. The tail is shorter than the head and body combined, and is quite scaly.
Rats Inspection The droppings are 1/4 to 1/2 inch in length and are of a capsule shape, with blunt ends. They are usually a shiny black, but may vary according to their diets.
Rats will leave a hind foot track of about 3/4-1 inch where a mouse’s track measure’s 3/8 of an inch or less. Rats will also drag their tails, leaving a mark between their feet tracks. Unscented baby powder or flour, lightly sprinkled can help you determine tracks and their runways as they cross suspected areas.
Gnawing holes from rats are about 2 inches or more in diameter. They have rough edges and they prefer to gnaw on wood, but can also damage electrical wiring. Rat burrows can be found along foundations, or beneath rubbish and shrubbery. If the burrow is active it usually clear of vegetation. Rat runways are smooth and well packed. Indoors, these runways are free of dust and dirt.