812-496-4170 We run a professional wildlife removal business operating in Knight Township, Indiana. We service the whole Evansville metropolitan area, and do much of our work in Knight Township. We are a full-service
Knight Township animal trapping and removal company. We specialize in wildlife only, and are not like a regular Knight Township pest control company or Knight Township exterminator. We use humane methods to
solve wild animal problems in Indiana. We solve the root of the problem, by performing home repairs to keep animals out, and preventative measures in addition to critter trapping
and removal. We offer a variety of services, from animal damage repair to waste cleanup, dead animal removal and odor control, and more. We handle several nuisance wildlife
species, including squirrels, raccoons, snakes, skunks, and opossums. We also perform bat removal and bird control services, and rodent control, including poison-free mouse and
rat removal. Give us a call any time at 812-496-4170 to discuss your Knight Township animal control issue, and to schedule a fast appointment.
Knight Township wildlife control tip of the month: Why do rats die insides houses and attics?
Rats prefer to make their nest near the sources of continuous food and water and thus human houses serve as one of their favourite Knight Township animal control habitats! Rat infestation at home is a major problem. It can not only spread diseases in your home but also occupy space in your kitchen, attic, yard, cupboards. Rats will die where they are living and thus the chances of them dying in your house increase. Rats are very adaptable and thus they can live in both wild and residential area. Although wild rats are poisonous than other rats which are nurtured in residential area. Rats could die inside your house or attic area due to multiple reasons as listed below:
Cats are the known Knight Township pest control predators of rats and if your area has more cats then the chances of spotting dead rats at your place will certainly be high. Cats cherish the flesh of the rats and leave the remaining carcass after they finish. Other than cats, rats have many other predators and thus finding dead rats inside the house could be a common sight if their hunters are around.
Like humans, rats are also mortal and get old with age. Few rats might take their last breath in your premises. Since they become old, they lose energy to escape from predators and to hunt for food and thus die their natural death.
Injury and Diseases
Rats are targeted by rodents and other Knight Township wildlife removal animals making them injured and die eventually if the wounds are left untreated. Rats spread diseases, but they also fall prey to many fatal diseases which may kill the rats. Rats start losing hair and lose weight as well during this sickness period. The disease can also be caused due to some human foods which are allergic for them. Thus, rats die inside house in the area where they have formed nests.
The common sense around getting rid of rats is to follow the Knight Township animal trapping methods through which they can leave your premises. Killing rats is not a recommended course of action as it can cause many problems. Poison can be harmful for other pets at home and if any animal feeds on a poisoned rat then secondary poisoning happens. This nasty cycle can prove to be destructive and thus killing rats should not be considered as an option. Further, it is a myth that rat die in open area after consuming that poison. Rats enter their nests to lie down as they feel out of breath and then die.
What to do when dead rat is spotted?
The unfortunate Knight Township exterminator part is that you won’t get to know immediately when the rat dies unless you spot it. Otherwise the foul smell will slowly spread in the house indicating the dead rat. If the rat has died in your attic, then smell will not reach your living room in a timely manner and that’s why it is necessary to keep your attic clean and ventilated all the time. Call for professional help if you are uncomfortable in removing the dead rat and make sure you disinfect and sanitize the entire home after removal.
To learn more about our Knight Township pest animal removal services, visit the Evansville animal trapping and removal home page or give us a call at 812-496-4170.