But you should have three or four set traps in every room. Replied on … 2. … We will assist you to resolve the issue. There is always the possibility of a nest so there can way more than one. I live in ny state. P.s ive never seen a mouse before in real life and i've lived in this house for 15 years!, this is the first time and its crawling around in my house so i really do want to get rid of it. Press Windows key + X on the keyboard at once. I understand that you would like to change the mouse setting to a single click instead of double click. Spread mothballs around the attic. I spent the next day mouse proofing my kitchen, and that afternoon as I was doing the final vacuum through, I surprised behind a door, freaked out and let it escape. I first noticed evidence of a mouse three days ago - droppings and a brief sighting. Mice can breed year-round with one female able to produce five to 10 litters per year. I suggest you to follow the steps given below and check if that helps. every time I clean the kitchen I find a few droppings, about 4 or 5, 2-3 in two separate spots on the counter. I would appreciate advice on how to get rid of it! Note: If you have repeated bat visits, it probably means your attic has become a bat motel and you need to stage an eviction. only seen one but is there a chance of more? You can follow the question or vote as helpful, but you cannot reply to this thread. 1. I had them in past. Your cat isn’t going to be able to control this number of mice, regardless of how good a hunter it is. When you have not seen any new mice droppings for over 1 week, it is a sign that the mice have all gone. They say if traps have not been active in five days you're clear. 5 ***** for best answer, I happen to know, from an unfortunate experience in my last apartment, that they enjoy cookies most, pasta next, and Thai rice noodles least … Have a look around and see if there is still mouse poo around, if there is then there is more around there. Our neighbour stores bird seed and that attracts the mice. And you probably know that if you have one mouse, you really have more than one (if you didn’t, I’m sorry). the last time we had a mouse i phoned my husband at work 60 miles away and insisted he come and get it out the kitchen i do know how you feel i hate them its the only think i am scared of and rats but i have a cat and she used to be very good at killing them the last time the cat brought the mouse is and was playing with it ARGHH !! Only then if the traps are non fired you're clear. it's cold and snowy and most houses are bound to get mice in them in the winter. Looked in Control Panel under "Mouse" This thread is locked. When it comes to mice, there’s one universal truth: Unless they’re pets you keep in a cage, you don’t want them in the house. We caught 13 in one weekend in our laundry. Note: This works occasionally, but not usually. The next day I set traps, that night I resorted to sticky paper, and the next morning it was stuck. Chances are you have a mouse in the house—or many mice, as a single mouse rarely stays single, and one female mouse can produce as many as 10 litters in a year. Finally, if you see one mouse in your home, there’s a solid chance that there are many more hiding nearby. I have the same question (787) Subscribe Subscribe Subscribe to RSS feed; Answer WillTell. If you see lots of mice droppings, then you still have a mouse infestation… time for some DIY pest control! I have been bad lately and keeping the kitchen clean, it's not filthy just cluttered with a few crumbs here or there. 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