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There's some kind of wild animal in our attic... Should we just leave it there or remove it?

There's probably some kind of raccon in there which I have no idea about how it even got in there. Should I go up there and remove it, leave it there, or get wildlife control people to catch them?

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You should get an expert to remove it, the problem with leaving it is that it can cause a lot of damage, chewing wires, ripping up insulation etc. But raccoons can be quite viscous and even squirrels can give you a problem if you corner them, best to leave it up to ppl who know what they are doing. (they can also carry rabies so better safe than sorry)

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call an expert

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give it a cupcake
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how about 2 cupcakes lol :)
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lmao
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lol:)
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You should leave it there and sell tickets to tour..
The House with the Haunted Attic!

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Call an exterminator

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Yep^^
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If this animal is damaging your home you should call an expert to come and take it away, or if you have the right equipment, you could catch it yourself and release it into the wilderness if you'd like.

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It's winter here and 3 of our neighbours are having problems with raccoons... There is some kind of rustling sound coming from the top so IDK...
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Maybe you can set a snare (that won't kill the animal) and catch the raccoons. They probably are staying in the house because it is warm. :)
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Okay... Thanks...
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call somebody!! dont leave it there what if it goes in other parts of your house...

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Naw man you go in there and take that thing out.

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First, figure out what the animal is. If it is a squirrel, then I suggest killing it yourself. Once one makes it into your house, others could also. I had a problem in my attic where 13 squirrels(Yes! 13!) made it into my attic within the span of 3 weeks. We just used the $2 mouse traps. They worked best. If it is a raccoon or something similar, call an exterminator.

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I'd pop up there and take a look to see what's there. If your not afraid of catching it yourself go for it. The best way would be to trap it or them. There are numerous traps that you can purchase, just bait them and bingo no more problem

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Get someone to remove it....

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Call the critter getters. You don't want anything living up there and leaving feces and stuff.

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Well if it's not illegal to shoot it..... POW! coon skin hat!

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That is SO rude, John -_-
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Well, I can't give you a fun without a helpful.....we did have a deal, after all.
That's too bad. : |
;)
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smartgirl21, if I had something in my attic when I don't want it to, I would probably chase it out or if last resort, kill it.
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You can buy a trap at home depo
However once you catch it
I doubt you would be able
To remove the trap-
Still- it would be far cheaper
To remove it with your own trap
More importantly , how on earth
Would a large animal like that get in there to begin with "

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I have no clue. 3 of our neighbours already called raccoon removal people...
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Right
That's my point ,
Besides removing, someone need to locate the point of entry and seal
It off, otherwise , this problem will persist . :-)
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It is probably a squirrel they can be rather noisy. Im not sure how a raccoon would climb that high or if would even want to. The squirrel definitely needs to go and you will need to trap it with a squirrel trap. then plug up the hole. 'they can smell awful, you need to outsmart it. it will usually go out during the day, if you can plug the hole while it is away.

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FunnyLittleFrog

It will be hard to remove it yourself, and to do so humanely. They are very fast and strong. So don't be macho, call a humane animal controller.

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We had a family of raccoons who would eat out of our bird feeders then sleep on our porch. We called an exterminator and they got rid of them right away and took them to an animal sanctuary. Calling an expert is the best thing to do because anything bigger than a squirrel will be viscious. you could also cover where ever it got in and if there is nothing important in there u could wait till it dies but there will most likely be damage. Good luck!

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call an expert you can trust... go to Angies List or something

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