Tag Archives: Raccoon

If These Rodent Repellent Trash Bags Work I’m All In

These are available at Smith Hardware up at Gloucester Crossing and I assume the Rockport location too.  Damn varmint raccoons.  I’ve had my share of run-ins with raccoons.  Hate the little bastards. 

When I step back and look at the situation I know I could take the little sons-a-bitches but in real life face to face they scare the shit out of me.  I literally turn into a girly man.  Like even if I’m holding a nine iron and there’s no way the raccoon could get to me before implanting the club squarely in it’s forehead I’m scared to hell of the things.  Can’t explain it, it’s just the way it is.

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Past Raccoon Posts-

3:45am Visitors

Posted on August 1, 2009 by Joey C

Boom! I shot up out of bed like a rocket figuring that the maniac (Snoop Maddie Mad) finally figured out how to climb out of her crib and had landed with a thud. The Mrs, startled said no it didn’t … Continue reading →

Early Morning Visitors Video

Posted on August 1, 2009 by Joey C

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Finally A Solution To Our Raccoon Problem!

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After battling and documenting raccoons tearing into our trash time and time again and trying a whole slew of different types of methods to avoid having to pick up garbage left behind strewn all over the walkway we discovered an organic way to deter the little bastards.

Red Pepper Flakes!

Since the Mrs has been sprinkling red pepper flakes all over the lid and top of the trash bags we have been without incident in over a month!  Thank god because I’m such a pussy I don’t even want to open the door to club them over the head with a baseball bat and this seems like  a whole lot easier method than going all Rambo on them.

Saw this guy in the back of a pick-up truck this morning after being caught in a trap.  The owner of the pick-up truck is doing the humane thing and bringing it to the woods where he will pour gasoline on it and let it on fire release it back to the wilderness.

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This was a post from a couple years ago-

3:45am Visitors

Posted on August 1, 2009 by Joey C

Boom!

I shot up out of bed like a rocket figuring that the maniac (Snoop Maddie Mad) finally figured out how to climb out of her crib and had landed with a thud.

The Mrs, startled said no, it didn’t sound like a small child hitting the floor and we would have heard her wailing.

Then silence and we hear shuffling outside…  GODDAMN RACCOONS!

We’ve been having a problem with them for about a month and last week started putting bungee cords over the lids of the trash cans.  Little bastards still got into the trash.

Video at 1PM

3:45am Visitors, originally uploaded by captjoe06.

 

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