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Written by hootenannie on September 18th, 2012

No, I’m serious.

I’m warning you.

Stop now, or forever hold your peace.

We caught the mouse.

And the screaming that ensued as Hannah and I disposed of it was the most obnoxious display of sissiness ever known to man.

R.I.P. little buddy.

But THAT’S NOT ALL.

We caught a second mouse.  It looked exactly the same as the death above.

So we set out even more traps.  And – horror of horrors – the traps are MOVING.  The peanut butter is getting STOLEN.  But we haven’t caught any more rodents.

You guys.  They’re getting smarter.  They are evolving, just like “Jurassic Park.”  Life finds a way…

10 Comments so far ↓

  1. Sep
    18
    9:47
    AM
    Holly Stephenson

    This is like the time a mouse exploded underneath the heat of a computer in Africa on Valentine’s Day!

  2. Sep
    18
    10:53
    AM
    Lan | angry asian

    i give you props, when there were mice in my abode, if one got caught in a trap, i would make my boyfriend come over to dispose of it. one time he couldn’t come for an entire weekend, i didn’t go home for 2 days, i crashed at a friend’s. then i hired professionals to sweep my place every 2 months to keep them out.
    i have a pic somewhere of a mouse that got electrocuted thru a socket, half its body still in the wall. it was horrifying.

  3. Sep
    18
    6:52
    PM
    Emily from Seattle

    Dude…this is exactly what happened when I had rats in my last apartment. I’d get up in the morning and find the traps in completely different places, and the bait gone. Rodents ain’t dumb, that’s for sure. Your dead ones look a lot less gross than mine did. Also, thank your lucky stars that you didn’t trap them ALIVE. Oh yeah…that happens. :O

  4. Sep
    18
    8:47
    PM
    Michael

    Love you, Annie, but this was a tough one. I’ve lived with rats and mice and HATED it…but the little buggers are so cute, lying there dead :-( You are doing the right thing, but poor bleeding heart liberal me is pouting ;-) (and retaliating by using emoticons, lol!)

  5. Sep
    19
    4:07
    PM
    Mary

    BEST MOVIE EVER, JP.

  6. Sep
    19
    9:13
    PM
    Sheryl Romaniuk

    Dude, you guys need a cat.

  7. Sep
    25
    12:21
    AM
    wreckless

    the tree-hugging hippie in me makes super sad faces. i’d probably go through the trouble of finding them, containing and training them, and relocating them to australia. but, that’s how i do.

  8. Sep
    27
    8:00
    PM
    Amanda

    Remember when my basement was infested with a colony of rats? A colony. OF RATS. So yeah, if you ever want to discuss the horror of living with rodents, call me. Or just call me anyway and we’ll not talk about rats. I miss you.

  9. Sep
    27
    8:03
    PM
    Amanda

    Also, I super love that the closest thing you’ll ever get to hate mail is when people are-not-super-happy-yet-not-quite-mad that you trapped the mice instead of “trapping” the mice. You are such a rebel. I am raising a fist in your honor.

  10. Sep
    27
    10:05
    PM
    Kate

    They make easy/safe set traps that are super awesome. I caught like 10 mice in my cabin with two of those this summer.

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