Thanks Raymond

By Anonymous - 20/03/2016 05:13 - United States - Boise

Today, my cat brought home a bloody, barely-living mouse. The thing managed to escape and dragged itself into a crack in the wall, where it must have died. The only way to get it out before it starts to stink up the place is by demolishing the wall. FML
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Why demolishing the wall? Can't you just cut a small square into the drywall??

Better to do it sooner than later... The smell will only get worse

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That phrase had no meaning before, so...

LuckBeNimble 19

26: incorrect. "mouse in the house" is, if I'm not mistaken, basketball terminology referring to a highly skilled defender that is significantly smaller in stature than his counterpart.

Better to do it sooner than later... The smell will only get worse

Why demolishing the wall? Can't you just cut a small square into the drywall??

UserError94 18

No. It is beyond logic at this point. She'll have to burn the house down

If you know where it got in, you shouldn't have to actually demolish the wall, just cut away some of the drywall. Good luck!

MikaykayUnicorn 36

That's too logical, tearing down the entire wall is definitely the only way. Definitely.

Deodorant works on armpits, not walls.

They have some deodorants that can be placed in caskets, mausoleums, etc. (places where there will be decomposition) to help with the smell. Maybe that is what the previous poster meant.

mice are pretty small and tend to die and decay in most homes completely unnoticed. just patch whatever crack it got in and call it a good days work. you wont smell anything

Whenever do any work in walls you tend to find dead mice, and no one has ever smelt them, your house is a fairly dry environment and the mouse is tiny so the decay won't be significant, it's more likely to end up a bit desiccated. Just leave it there it won't do any harm

ApparentlyNotEno 28

And this is why I don't own cats. In all seriousness, however, I was doing some demolition in my office last week and found a nest of mice - at least four skeletons - in the wall. Never had a clue they died there. Rats can be big enough to stink, but mice are relatively odourless when they pass.

KryssLB 14

Yup, that's what I was going to say. Mice don't have much moisture in their bodies, so when they die, they tend to just dry out and mummify with no smell. So I honestly wouldn't worry about it, OP. It won't smell. You can safely ignore it. :)

If you don't need that crack in the wall for some special purpose (eavesdropping on neighbors or something) then you can just take some cement and close the crack. No smell and repaired home.

amzy12 7

At least you know where the smell is coming from, better know than waste time wondering.

Tom never really managed to catch Jerry...

Well now that jerry is dead, he should have no problem.

You sure just ruined my entire childhood! Thanks!