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Merry Mouse-Free Christmas

I received a Christmas card last week from Peter, Christopher’s stepfather. In it he wished me a happy and mouse-free Christmas. Well, you can guess what happened next. Almost immediately, the tell-tale scrabbling sounds started from my loft – this time directly above my chair in the living room. The mice were clearly planning a very merry Christmas of their own in the relative warmth of my loft.

Fortunately, I’m on very good terms with Martin, the friendly neighbourhood pest-controller. He was able to squeeze in a visit before he stopped for Christmas, and has replenished the bait in the attic. That should sort them out for a month or two. It really is an ongoing battle, but that’s hardly surprising given that I live out in the countryside. I’ve renewed my annual rolling contract, and will keep Martin’s number to hand in my phone for the next time I hear the unwelcome visitors…….

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  1. Sally B | 24 December 2016 at 3:39 pm | Permalink

    We hadn’t seen any wasps for some time, but after I had been up in the loft juggling boxes of Christmas decorations, 1 wasp followed me down the ladder. We will have to remove the nest I think.