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Old 12-19-2013, 06:26 PM   #1
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I ,obviously, by the smell of it have a dead mouse in my house. I can't find it! It must have gotten into a wall or some other small space and died. Any idea on how to cover up the smell until it rots away? A hundred of those little car pine trees maybe? It really stinks.
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This is what you need!!! I have used it fir the same problem you have and it really works.found mine at the local hardware store. http://www.naturesairsponge.com/
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I ,obviously, by the smell of it have a dead mouse in my house. I can't find it! It must have gotten into a wall or some other small space and died.
What's a dead mouse smell like?
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I thought you smashed it with your club and couldn't find it.
I have caught up to over a dozen mice in one winter.
I use the wire spring type with peanut butter for bait for some reason with wire trap you never get a smell the body just dehydrates, maybe the peanut butter has something to do with it.
I have tried all the other tricks but have always come back to the traps.
The winter season is great mouse trapping season.
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I thought you smashed it with your club and couldn't find it.
I have caught up to over a dozen mice in one winter.
I use the wire spring type with peanut butter for bait for some reason with wire trap you never get a smell the body just dehydrates, maybe the peanut butter has something to do with it.
I have tried all the other tricks but have always come back to the traps.
The winter season is great mouse trapping season.
What he said. I've never smelled one, even after trapping it weeks before. They just dry up. Maybe you have a dead rat or something else.
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What's a dead mouse smell like?
Well, smells are hard to describe. It smells like rotting flesh. lol It has a pungent odor similar to ammonia but, not exactly the same.
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This is what you need!!! I have used it fir the same problem you have and it really works.found mine at the local hardware store. Nature's Air Sponge Odor Absorber
Thanks for the link. After you posted it I remembered that I had something similar called Fresh Wave. It's a natural odor eliminator too. It's like a lot of small gooey beads that dissolve and pick up odor as they do. I bought it years ago when I had a bad smell in a previous TT that I used to own. I had forgotten I still had it. I put some of it around the house in left over Potato Salad containers. (You know the cheap ones you buy at the store when out camping. I have a lot of them. lol )It smells much better this morning.
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Pack up the rv time for a trip. By the te you come back the smell should be gone. Use any excuse for a road trip.
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Use whatever freshener you wish.

Keep the area well ventilated.

If it is a mouse (one), the odor will be gone within 3 days.
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As stated, the smell is hard to discribe. Ours died on the furnace fan motor, it took a while to trace it down but thats where I found it. Removed as much of the rot and simi cooked flesh and cleaned the area, still took a while for the smell to clear. Finding it should be your first goal. Good luck.
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