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Diseases from Rats and Mice

Diseases from Rats and Mice

Zoonoses are diseases caught from animals. Wild rats and mice carry several diseases that can be passed on to humans. Rodent droppings and urine can carry serious disease.

Do Rats and Mice Need Water with Their Bait?

Do Rats and Mice Need Water with Their Bait?

This week I have received several queries from people asking whether it is necessary to place water out with rodent baits.

Scared Rats and Inquisitive Mice?

Scared Rats and Inquisitive Mice?

In general rats are regarded as neophobic and mice neophilic.

Symbiosis in Your Home

Symbiosis in Your Home

Symbiosis is any type of close, long-term, relationship between two organisms. These relationships can be split into different types depending on the benefit or harm of the relationship to each organism.

Kiwicare Rodent Control Videos

Kiwicare Rodent Control Videos

These short videos and articles will help you get rid of rats and mice safely and keep them out of your home and other buildings.

Treating Wood for Borer Doesn’t Stink Any More

Treating Wood for Borer Doesn’t Stink Any More

In New Zealand the ‘traditional’ way to protect your home from the damage caused by wood boring insects was to apply diesel, kerosene or turps to the wood, ideally with...

Pests in Cars and other Vehicles

Pests in Cars and other Vehicles

Pests such as ants, spiders, fleas and rodents can infest vehicles in the same way as they infest homes.