Best Maple Rapids MI Wildlife Control Company
- 1 Best Maple Rapids MI Wildlife Control Company
- 1.1 Types of Animals and Pests We Control
- 1.2 Maple Rapids Pest Control Service And Critter Removal
- 2 Signs of a Raccoon Infestation
- 3 Bat Control Services
- 4 Diet: What Do Squirrels Eat?
Are you frustrated by wildlife damaging your backyard in Maple Rapids, MI? Have squirrel and raccoons and mice taken over your home? Do you have a skunk problem? Don’t despair! There is one company to call for humane resolutions to all of your animal-control dilemmas: We are the best in Maple Rapids Animal Control.
As an owner-operated company, our company proudly delivers prompt and professional Maple Rapids Michigan service. We are certified by the Michigan and National Animal Damage Control Associations, and all of our technicians are state-certified. You can count on us for expert removal and handling of annoying animals. In addition, we are bonded and fully insured for your protection. Call us and learn more!
We can help you with all types of animal and wildlife removal, including:
- Attic & wall noise from wild animals
- Mouse control in attic & walls
- Exterior mouse and mole removal and control
- Winter damage shrubbery control from wild animals
- Night time attic noises and night time wall noises from rodents and other animals
Types of Animals and Pests We Control
These critters can get cause harm, including Raccoon, Skunk, Squirrel, Mice, Moles, Woodchucks, Groundhogs, Bats, Chipmunks, and Opossums.
How to get squirrels out of the attic
How to get raccoons out of the attic
How to get rid of raccoons in the attic
How to remove bats in the attic
How to remove opossums in the attic
Dead Animal Removal Services
Maple Rapids Pest Control Service And Critter Removal
Signs of a Raccoon Infestation
What is a Skunk's Natural Diet?
What is a Skunk's Mating Habits?
Living with Raccoons
Raccoons are medium-sized breed mammals that have made their homes in the woods and forests of North America for over 500 years. Once our society began claiming land and building cities, industrial complexes, roads, and highways, overtime, the raccoons and other wildlife were forced to leave their habitats and live among us in our residential communities. Today, it is common for someone to see a raccoon, squirrel, or rabbit running through the trees and bushes of a neighborhood. In fact, that person wouldn't think twice about it. This is because we have become so accustomed to living side-by-side with these animals; consequently, sharing our porches, crawl spaces, attics, garbage, backyards, flowerbeds, and more with these critters, particularly raccoons.
Raccoons have become a nuisance in residential communities, but there are ways to avoid issues with them. By following certain guidelines and rules, such as sealing your garbage and never feeding raccoons, you can achieve a raccoon-free property.
Bat Control Services
Skunk is Living Under Deck or Porch
Skunk Trapping and Removal
You found a baby squirrel, and now need information on how to care for it. You're about to experience one of the most rewarding activities on earth!
The ideal situation would be to return the baby to it's mother. If you place it in a small box with a warm rice bag, and tack it to the tree where you found it, it's possible that mom will come and take it back to an alternate nest. If the mother doesn't come within an hour, the baby becomes your charge.
Relax, caring for baby squirrels is easy! If you don't have the time or will to do it, every State has licensed wild animal rehabilitators who can do the job. If you do have the time and can remember the acronym, "WHAM," you can easily and confidently care for a baby squirrel!
The letter W, stands for warm. Baby squirrels need to be kept warm. You never should attempt to feed a baby until it is completely warmed. A baby squirrel should always feel warm the the touch when you pick it up. When the baby is less than 5 weeks old, (before it's eyes open,) it can easily be kept in a cardboard box. I like to use rice bags to keep my baby squirrels warm. I heat the bag in the microwave until it is warm to the touch, place it in the box, punch it down in the center to make a nest, place pieces of blanket or fleece material over the bag, put the baby squirrel in and cover it with more soft cloth. This method keeps the baby warm between feedings.
Some people like to use a heating pad on the low setting under the box. If it's placed under half of the box, the baby squirrel will climb on and off the heated side until it finds a comfortable sleeping temperature. Either way, this accomplishes the task of keeping the baby squirrel warm.
The need for calcium, especially in captivity, is one of the most critical aspects of raising a squirrel. In fact, it is the most important factor in success or failure when it comes to raising a baby squirrel! If a baby squirrel does not have an adequate source of calcium after it stops nursing, it will develop a condition called Metabolic Bone Disease, or Rickets. I don't know how many times I've gotten e-mails from panicked people telling me their 5 or 6 month old squirrel was fine one day and the next day lost the use of it's rear legs. It happens that fast, and is completely preventable!
There are many more details about how to take care of a baby squirrel, that are beyond the scope of this article. My desire is to help you take the right first steps in this rewarding endeavor, and to let you know that I am always available to help and answer any and all questions about the care of a baby squirrel! On my website I offer free recipes, advice and e-books at no charge to help you successfully raise a healthy and happy squirrel!
Diet: What Do Squirrels Eat?
What Should I Do if I Find a Nest of Baby Skunks?
While some of us may think raccoons are cute, many who suffer nightly trash raids from these little "masked bandits" really do not find them to be so adorable, in particular when they scatter the trash all over our yards. If you're an example of these unfortunate souls who might be suffering from raccoons in your trash, attic, or yard, you are probably searching for a type of raccoon deterrent to keep these critters at bay. There are various options available, however if you are looking for an affordable and easy way, why don't you consider creating your own homemade raccoon repellent?
There are numerous simple and proven ways for you create repellents with the use of some quite common food ingredients and household items. Raccoons possess a strong sense of smell, so the idea is to try to use items that contain strong or sharp odors which will deter them from coming near the trash. Below are some of the most common ones that could be made easily and speedily.
This deterrent is more effective for taste than it is for smell. Raccoons are turned off from the taste of vinegar, so simply immerse discarded foodstuffs such as corn cobs in vinegar for a couple of hours and set the items close to the trash. Also, spray the garbage can with vinegar so the raccoon associates that bad taste with the trash as a whole.
These are just a couple of the easy ways to construct homemade raccoon repellents, but you can always experiment with what can work in your case. Keep under consideration that it is advisable to use items that possess a really strong or sharp stench and also remember to be vigilant about applying it frequently. With time you should discover the raccoons will eventually have to agree with you that yes, your trash is just plain stinky.
Grey, Fox and Flying Squirrels
The Danger of Raccoons
Homemade Raccoon Repellent to Get Rid of Raccoons