What is the most humane way to deal with rats and mice in your house?

Have your say in this month’s reader poll. 

Brown rat

As winter closes in, mice and rats enter houses more often and are seen more frequently in gardens. This can be a concern to some people, so what is the best and most humane course of action? Vote below. 

To find out more about the choices listed below read our how to deal with rats and mice in your house article.

Snap traps
15% (12 votes)
Live traps and relocation
20% (16 votes)
Electromagnetic or ultrasound devices
12% (10 votes)
Anti-coagulant poisons
5% (4 votes)
Repair holes in walls, floorboards or skirting boards
40% (33 votes)
Learn to live with them
9% (7 votes)
Total votes: 82
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