Re: Creatures crawling problem
- Boric acid should be kept away from pets. A friend's cat needed to be
hospitalized after eating boric acid, and continued to have seizures for
the rest of her life after that episode.
Scott Rubel wrote:
> Ducks and geese will gobble them up quick. I'm sure that's not what
> you wanted to hear.
> We always used to use boric acid when these problems cropped up. If
> you only want to protect your home, just sprinkle it in places where
> you think they are coming in. Even though is is considered safe, it's
> still a good idea to put it where pets can't get it. It can be
> harmful in very large doses.
> On Mar 31, 2010, at 1:20 PM, m0d_esq wrote:
> > I have a storm drain manhole cover in front of my house, and when
> > it gets dark, hordes of huge cockaroach-looking creatures come
> > crawling out. Occasionaly I find one inside the house, possibly
> > having entered through the plumbing.
> > How can I combat these insects in a way that's safe for children
> > and pets?
> > Robert Ramirez