- Mice and rats can swim. They can climb and they are amazing jumpers. Mice can actually jump over a foot into the air. This allows the rodents to get onto your kitchen counters with ease.
- Mice don’t need a big hole to gain access into your home. They can squeeze through openings as small as the size of a dime or 1/4 inch.
- A female mouse can give birth at the age of 2 months. They can have up to 12 babies every 3 weeks. That is a total of up to 150 each year!
- A female rat can become pregnant at just 6 weeks old. She can have a litter of 10-12 babies every 3 or 4 weeks.
If you see signs of a rodent problem in your home or business, it is safe to assume that there are more than a few. It is important to get a professional to Pest Proof your location. Seal up all small cracks and openings. Stop the infestation as soon as possible.