Opossums are scavengers, and they are commonly considered a pest because they make their way into trash cans, finding shelter in attics and under houses. Like other rodents, they break in through entry points. Mesh screens on doors and panels on attics are weak and easy for them to break through. Opossum removal can be complicated because they behave similarly to raccoons. Often attracted by pet food and bird seed, they raid property in search of easy food. If you are concerned about opossums, the best form of prevention is to seal the entry points, keep food inside, and have sealed garbage cans that they can’t knock over.
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The best form of possum removal is to physically trap and remove the animal. Opossums aren’t especially bright, so they aren’t as difficult to trap as some other rodents. Because they scavenge for food, it’s possible that they may very well walk right into a cage. However, trapping can be quite complicated. When you leave an open trap out, you never know whether you’ll catch the animal your looking for. You might catch a stray cat or maybe even your own pet if you aren’t careful. If you do catch the animal, you will also need to consider where you will release it. Additionally, opossums commonly carry diseases. Any encounter with a possums means that you could risk exposure to various parasites and other health risks.
For these reasons as well as the protection of your home and family, it is recommended that you hire opossum removal professionals to capture and control any pest problems. A cornered animal is dangerous no matter its size, and it takes a specialist with the proper equipment to safely trap and handle any dangerous or diseased animal.
When you have a problem with opossum control or the removal of any rodent, the specialists at Texans 1 Rodent Removal are always ready to help. Aside from removing the rodent, we will also fix any entry point it used so that other animals can’t follow in its path. We also offer a special cleaning fog called sporicide that removes bacteria from the area, sterilizing it so that your family isn’t exposed to any harmful germs.
Possum Removal specialists can minimize damage caused to your garden and home. Opossums or possums can wreak havoc on your garden and sod. These rat-tailed mammals may hit even closer to home by causing damage to your house as they try to gain entry. Possums will take up residence under sheds, in hot tubs and outbuildings. A shed is normally elevated off the ground and is perfect for raising a Possum family.
Opossums are North America’s only marsupial, which means that opossum babies live in their mother’s pouch. Opossums are white or gray with long, pointed faces, and bodies about the size of a house cat. Opossums have 50 teeth that number more than any other North American mammal, and their canine fangs are very visible.
Opossum or Possum Removal should be initiated as soon as the animal has been discovered living in your area. Texas is home to some very large Opossums or Possums and some exceed 20 pounds! The Opossum or Possum Removal should only be attempted by people who understand the danger this animal can present. Experts understand this danger and have the tools and training to safely handle these very strong animals. Texans 1 Rodent Romoval is your local professional for Opossum or Possum Removal.