Use this raccoon repellent moth balls method with extreme caution. Video embedded using Easy Video Embed plugin. They may also carry distemper, roundworm, and fleas. Read our, I'm a print subscriber, link to my account, Avoid the use of toxic and offensive language. Just wondering if those seven that you drove across the lake were not in fact one and the same who found their way back.. those buggers are pretty smart. Not only are raccoons in the city much smarter than their rural cousins, theyâre also more stubborn and determined. I heard a story of homeowners who tried to discourage a raccoon from coming in their cat door by setting out smelly bars of Irish Spring soap (this didn’t work), as well as heavy quantities of human urine (which, ugh, also didn’t work). Actually, couple of years ago a group of scientists tried to establish how smart are those adorable raccoons. Either way they respond well to pain... Population is definately down. If a raccoon can’t break into your coop easily, he will likely move on and not return. But if left in such places for a long time, the chemicals can seep into the rest of your house, exposing people to it. What to do with the deceased? If you are looking to give feedback on our new site, please send it along to, To view this site properly, enable cookies in your browser. A great narrative! Round key used to have a nice campable spot in the middle, now it's just a shredded mess. burry the raccoons in a plot of land you plan to garden in two seassons, they will produce wonderful potatoes, and tuber plants like carrots for you and your family.
Raccoons have hands just like people, and they know how to use them. They can open jars, zippers and probably my jugular as well. A racoon holds on to a tree high above McPherson Square in Washington, D.C. "Hey, Oscar," I said, as the creature rounded the corner. They have learned how to knock garbage cans over to disrupt latches and get to the leftover human food inside. Raccoons used to be a huge nuisance.
Or, to be accurate, to deal with the varmint alone while I cowered on the toilet seat.
Is Your State Prepared For The Rest Of 2020? We have NO pets, food, flowers, grass, ect but we do have a pool which they are getting in???? We live in the city and I can’t shoot them with my gun. I'm looking forward to staying at sea or just off the islands this go round. We can never stress enough the dangers and troubles these critters pose, so check out these tried-and-tested natural raccoon deterrents we’ve collected for you. Quick, humane and inexpensive. They can open jars, zippers and probably my jugular as well.
yes all are poor sugestions i for one like to use a four ten less damage to the meat than of a twelve gague. I prefer finely tuned survival skills. The Essay is a daily personal piece submitted by readers.