Ew ew ew ew!

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  1. Laurelin

    Laurelin I'm All Ears

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    There is a dead mouse on my front porch and I am terrified of it. What do I do with it? It's sooo gross. I'm guessing I need to bag it up and put it in the dumpster?
     
  2. JessLough

    JessLough Love My Mutt

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    Bag turned inside out just like you would poop. Wash your hands after.
     
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    eddieq Silence! I ban you! Staff Member

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    Are you scared of it because you're afraid that it will suddenly reanimate? Zombie mouse! :rofl1:

    Agree - bag turned inside out and toss it away. Either that or a dustpan/broom combo.
     
  4. Laurelin

    Laurelin I'm All Ears

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    YES! Or it will give me diseases. And I hate mice.

    The thought of having to touch it even through a bag leaves me feeling sick. I even had a hard time walking past it because I thought it might touch me lol. I'm really not very good when it comes to small dead animals. Even when my betta died... seriously grossed me out.

    I used to make my roomies deal with any dead non-bugs. That was the deal. I'd take care of the arachnids and they'd deal with any mice/lizards.
     
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    Do you have a shovel or scoop of some kind? Scoop it up with the shovel... carefully. We had a baby squirrel die on our porch a few years back and instead of disposing of it my dad just told me about it so Auggie wouldn't go out there and eat it. I had to dispose of it. I used the little spade that we used to scoop poop and it was horrifying because I was afraid of accidentally scooping it up and flipping it onto myself and there's more to it but it's gross so I'm not sharing. X_X Yeah, I wouldn't want to touch it even though a bag either. urgh.
     
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    I can't touch dead things. Ick. I feel bad for you. I'd get a broom and sweep it away on the lawn till I found some one to pick it up for me! Thankfully my family will pick up dead things for me and throw them away.
     
  7. Laurelin

    Laurelin I'm All Ears

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    What I don't get is that I'm FINE around large dead animals. It's just small ones that freak me out. I had no problem helping load up a dead deer or going to see them clean it. No problems dissecting a cat.

    But a dead mouse? Omg. I want to throw up. Or the time Summer brought me a dead lizard? *gag*

    I'm even afraid to sweep or scoop it up. I think I'll get a shovel or something...
     
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    I don't like to touch dead animals, either. I recently killed a mouse in my kitchen silverware drawer. First I poked it to make sure it was dead, then I put on yellow kitchen gloves, then put it in a poop bag careful to only touch the sides of the mousetrap. Yuk!
     
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    In high school i tokk a cooking class... first time using the oven after summer break nobody bothered checking their oven.. til i smelled something dead cooking. Sure enough, fpund a dead mouse in one of the ovens. Teacher wouldnt even touch it, i had to. I just used an oven mitt and spatula.
     
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    Glove hands in dish gloves >
    get thick poopbags/grocery bags and double them inside out >
    pick up carcass and wrap thoroughly >
    dispose in appropriate place >
    wash hands with antiseptic soap.
     
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    ihartgonzo and Fozzie B!

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    Give it to Mia! New toy ;)
     
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    Yeah I'd be like, Lily clean up after the **** cat!

    If that freaked you out that bad, you'd be scarred for life if you saw what my 13yr old cat does to mice and leaves on the front porch, lol.
     
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    We had the cat leave one in the vent a few weeks ago.
    I ended up sleeping outside due to the smell.
     
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    Freshly dead animals never bothered me... it's the ones that have been sitting for a while with bugs in them that gross me out.

    If you can't stand the feel through a bad, then some type of shove would work... or you can cut the top off of a plastic milk container(assuming you have one :p ), use it as a scoop and throw the whole thing out so nothing you own is contaminated by death. That's what I do when I find really gross things in the yard. lol.
     
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    EWWWW. I don't do dead animals either. Gross.

    I had a big ass spider in the kitchen last year when I was home alone and I did not know what to do. I wanted to kill it because then I would be scared all night that it was going to come after me... but I HATE killing something that big because just... omg, gross. It makes like a noise and a crunch and just... ugh. So I quickly grabbed a bucket and put it over top of it, and then sprayed it with bug spray until it died. Yeah, it was a sight to see.

    Funniest thing is I'm not really a "girly girl" either, but just small dead animals or small alive bugs freak me out.

    I don't even mind mice so much when they're alive. It's just dead ones. :rofl1:
     
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    Laurelin I'm All Ears

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    Yes, I am a wimp! It's just very weird... I have no problems with bugs at all. Live or dead. I've found two black widows on my house recently and that didn't bother me nearly as much as the dead mouse.

    I hate live mice too. Which is weird because I had so many rodents growing up.
     

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