Articles For Rats

  • Hantavirus and Arenavirus
  • These recently identified and potentially deadly diseases are associated with the droppings and urine of rodents. These rodents often live around and in homes. Just what precautions you should take are covered in this important article.

  • Rats and Human History
  • While the U.S. currently enjoys relatively few deaths and disease outbreaks from bugs and rodents, it has not always been that way. The history of the world has been altered many times by the critters we call “pests”, and it pays not to forget history.

  • Glue Traps: How to Deal With the Glue
  • The use of sticky traps to catch rodents and insects is a common practice. It’s also not uncommon for the wrong animals, or children, to get the traps stuck on them. Is this dangerous? Is it toxic? How do I get that awful glue off of them? Here are some answers.