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Old 08-22-2013, 04:38 PM   #1
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about bugs

i am looking for all rvers that have pets but also have bugs allways coming in and need to know what all others do more the safe way with pets to keep bugs out because im looking for good and safe ways from others that keep bugs out of there rv
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A friend gave us an electric fly swatter as a joke (Harbor Freight) but it works! Looks like a small tennis racket, the electric grid fries insects like a backyard bug zapper. A couple of swipes near lights or windows cooks 'em!
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We have a small indoor bug zapper. We plug it in at night when we go to bed and it gets the bugs, you get used to the snaps.
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We have a small indoor bug zapper. We plug it in at night when we go to bed and it gets the bugs, you get used to the snaps.
where did you get the small indoor bug zapper at but is it also safe around cats
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Also a sprayer bottle of original Listerine and water at 50/50 will repel bugs. You spray your skin and clothing as well as the dog. Keeps bugs off.
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Also a sprayer bottle of original Listerine and water at 50/50 will repel bugs. You spray your skin and clothing as well as the dog. Keeps bugs off.
can you spray the cats too
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We have a small indoor bug zapper. We plug it in at night when we go to bed and it gets the bugs, you get used to the snaps.
Ahahhh! Snapping sounds are white noise, aye? Gotta get me one of those, Judy!

I'm guessing it gets hung high enough to keep the lords from leaping on it. We have no resident lords, just asking for the pet folks. :-)
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can you spray the cats too I don't know I don't have a cat. But if it's okay for us and dogs, I would think it would be okay for cats.
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can you spray the cats too I don't know I don't have a cat. But if it's okay for us and dogs, I would think it would be okay for cats.
Check with your vet. There are many products that are safe for dogs, but not for cats. I am not a vet but rather a retired bug man.
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There are a lot of essential oils that bugs don't like, but are safe for animals. Just Google it, there are a lot of great ideas depending on the pest you are trying to rid!!
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We have our dogs bed down in their kennels before we turn the zapper on. But I'm sure it could easily hang high enough to be safe for most pets. We have one of the rechargeable zappers we bought off WOOT! many years ago, it burnt out finally on our last trip. So we went to Menards, and found a small one we set on the kitchen island overnight. It seems to work well, and we never have that pesky mosquito bugging us in the night.
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