Griffin Raccoon Removal Methods
Category: Raccoon Trapping & Removal
Raccoons or Procyon lotor, are often labeled as a nuisance animals. Although they are sometimes portrayed on TV as cute, furry creatures, many urban homeowners have encountered several problems involving raccoon’s. Often viewed as pests, raccoon’s have grown accustomed to living in or near human homes. They would tear roofs, destroy insulation panels and papers just to get inside the attic and establish a habitat there. Even though their natural habitat is in the forests, they have also learned to establish homes in the attics of houses. This is mainly due to the fact that human homes have lots of food. Raccoon’s are omnivorous. This means that they eat almost anything. Being a place that is constantly supplied with food, raccoon’s have found that human houses are the most convenient places to establish a den. Thus, many Griffin homeowners have sought assistance on Griffin raccoon removal methods.
Raccoon’s are known for their distinctive black mask and ringed tails. Often depicted as thieves and misfits, raccoon’s have a reputation for being crafty and sly. They can live up to 5-6 years and a mother raccoon can give birth to 2-3 baby raccoon’s per litter. A full grown adult can grow up to 40 pounds. Their mating season is usually during the winter. Being nocturnal animals, they usually forage for food during the nighttime. However there are some instances where they are seen as hunting for food during the daytime.
Oftentimes, raccoon’s would also leave droppings inside the attic, tip over garbage cans and eat pet food. Because of these, Griffin homeowners are always looking for effective raccoon removal methods. According to experts, trapping is an effective way to remove raccoon’s from one’s home. However, it is recommended to leave the job to a Griffin professional raccoon removal expert. A beginner would definitely have a hard time in capturing and trapping a raccoon. These creatures are both strong and crafty. They can find ways to break out of cages. For those that are having problems with a mother raccoon with babies living in one’s attic, it is advisable to snare first the mother raccoon as she is very protective of her young. After snaring her, place the baby raccoon’s in a bucket by hand. Afterwards, place the mother raccoon in a strong cage made especially to hold full grown raccoon’s.
Aside from causing household damages, raccoon’s are also known to be carriers of certain diseases. One such disease is rabies. Another is canine distemper that can kill pet dogs. Other harmful diseases that they carry include roundworms and infectious spores. Having all these in mind, a proper Griffin raccoon removal method done by trained professionals is the solution to one’s raccoon problems.