There are a number of rat baits which are recommended for catching rats. One of them is peanut butter which has a strong aroma and thus attracts rats. You may also tie a piece of bacon on a bit of string to draw out the rat. Ensure that your hinges and trigger mechanisms are lubricated properly to ensure functionality.
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According to profession terminators, the best bait for a rat is peanut butter. This is so because peanut butter smells sweet to rats and it is not easily portable hence they cannot run away with the bait.
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