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Mouse Infestations on the Rise

By April 25, 2012

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baby miceThe East Coast has been seeing an increase in mice over the last few years. But according to an article in the Newburyport Daily News, no one really knows why.

Sheila Haddad of Bell Laboratories is cited in the article as cited possible reasons as being "the unseasonably mild winter as a potential explanation for this season's sudden rise, a possible decline in predators or a reluctance to deal with the problem before it gets out of hand."

But regardless of the reason, mice and rats can spread disease and damage and should be dealt with as soon as a problem is suspected.

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April 26, 2012 at 10:20 pm
(1) Travis Cole says:

Definitely sounds like a weather related issue! Amazing what weather changes can cause!

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