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Ratcatchers on alert as rodents move indoors

Callouts up 34 per cent as rats flee cold weather

17th November, 2015
Rats can gnaw through wood. Pic: Pixabay

Professional ratcatchers Rentokil have reported a 34 per cent increase in callouts since September, over the same period in 2014.

Rentokil technical manager Dr Colm Moore warned that rodents are attempting to move indoors as temperatures drop.

He said that mice and rats can gnaw through wood and will enter through a hole as small as one centimetre.

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