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Old 10-24-2009, 12:04 AM   #1
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Mouse proof?

Hi, on the last day of our trip, we noticed that we picked up a little hitch-hiker. My wife heard a noise and opened the kitchen cabinet under the sink and saw something move/disappear. I also found some tiny calling cards/evidence. I never experienced this before and since our trailer is fairly new and not damaged, I didn't expect this to happen to us. We also stay in campgrounds, not fields. Even though I didn't think this would ever happen, I stuffed stainless steel pads into my front frame ends to prevent easy access to varments. I have read about gaps in the lower body and until now, I never did anything about them. I bought and placed six mouse traps inside of my trailer, [four sticky and two motels] but we never caught anything so I believe he left. There was no food or water that he was able to get to. I used spray foam to close off some mouse sized gaps.

(1.) Front and rear wheel wells on both sides.

(2.) I had to remove my steps to gain access to fill those gaps.

(3.) There were gaps where my tanks overlapped.

(4.) Over the stainless steel wool inside of my frame ends, I filled them up too.
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Bob: I take it that taking along a cat is out of the question. With a cat you always know when they get the mouse because they eat it then in the middle of the night they throw it up, usually on your bed or sofa.

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BTW: Thanks again for your posts of your latest trip---they were great.
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Bob: I take it that taking along a cat is out of the question. With a cat you always know when they get the mouse because they eat it then in the middle of the night they throw it up, usually on your bed or sofa.

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Old 10-24-2009, 12:19 AM   #4
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Mouse freeway.

Hi, since the mouse was inside of my trailer and I don't know where he got in at, we noticed that he could hide in my storage compartment. This is because, for no logical reason, Airstream left a freeway entrance leading into the storage compartment in the back corner of my queen bed. [about a 2" gap] I removed the bed top and made a filler piece to cover that base.

(1.) Bedroom side, mouse entrance to storage area.

(2.) Storage side, of possible mouse exit. Note: precission chain saw cut on board.

(3.) Filler board installed, storage area view.

(4.) Mouse freeway to and from storage area now closed to all traffic.
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Old 10-24-2009, 12:28 AM   #5
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Cat?

Hi, after the heart breaks of losing four lovable dogs, we have remained pet-less for the last few years; Although this encounter has made us think about a cat even though we are not cat people. What to do? What to do?
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Someone posted a natural "Cab"...something product does anyone remember it?

Hi I am trying to search for the post related to a natural product that began with Cab it was packages that the person ordered on a monthly or yearly basis.

Any suggestions or the correct product link would be great.

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And then the rains came.......

All Airstreams leak,
They all get mice.
Between deluge and invasion,
we tell ourselves the camper is now
leak and mouse proof.
Then cometh the rains.
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Thumbs up Fresh cab is the natural mouse repellant product

I believe you are searching for: “fresh cab”
Fresh Cab -- Natural Rodent Repellant---
We have used it for 3 years of full timing and are very pleased.
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We have taken one of our cats camping twice and she loved it. Since we usually use the cg showers we put the litter pan and her stuff in the bath tub. I had to laugh at the comment about that catching them and then reguritating-that has happened here in the house. Cats generaaly have a much longet lifespan than dogs, especially house only cats. I had one who lived until he was 19
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Old 10-24-2009, 05:49 PM   #11
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I believe you are searching for: “fresh cab”
Fresh Cab -- Natural Rodent Repellant---
We have used it for 3 years of full timing and are very pleased.
Hi, how do you use Fresh Cab? Do you have to put it in a special place in the trailer or anywhere? We don't have a storage problem, so will this stuff work while traveling?
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(2.) Storage side, of possible mouse exit. Note: precission chain saw cut on board.
Thanks Robert! I needed a good laugh and this post was great! Maybe the mouse nawed that chainsaw cut? Did you ever find out how big it was?
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thank you for the help!

thats great...storage side of a mouse exit?
I just read the website it says 290 sq ft. The AS is smaller than that do you still use multiple packets?

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Thanks Robert! I needed a good laugh and this post was great! Maybe the mouse nawed that chainsaw cut? Did you ever find out how big it was?
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thats great...storage side of a mouse exit?
I just read the website it says 290 sq ft. The AS is smaller than that do you still use multiple packets?

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Hi, we never really found him even though my sign stated, "Dead or Alive" but his calling cards were quite small. So I think he was a very small mouse. My thought is to hang two of the CAB bags, one each, on the bathroom and kitchen sink drain pipes.
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