RoadBikeReview.com's Forum Archives - Non-Cycling Discussions


Archive Home >> Non-Cycling Discussions(1 2 3 4 )


Let's forget politics and the war. Let's talk moles.(4 posts)

Let's forget politics and the war. Let's talk moles.sn69
Oct 4, 2003 9:27 PM
OK, so I solved the snail problem without getting a turtle. Slugo pellets worked fine and continue to do so. More importantly, it's not a danger to our dogs. This morning, however, I found an interesting dirt pile in one corner of the new lawn, one lacking a discernable hole. I raked it away this afternoon and just checked again--it's back. That suggests I've got a pet mole.

Now, I realize that moles eat about 10 metric sh!t tons of gubs and other nasties every day. Likewise, they're not rodents and they don't carry disease. Still, I'd rather not have the little dude digging holes in my yard (for the record, I f-in' detest golf, golfers, the golf industry, etc). I don't need holes. Likewise, I'd rather not have the schnauzer develop his latent go-to-ground instincts. He's plenty fine as a watch dog/bed warmer, thank you.

So, what to do? I will not consider poisons or lethal means, even if I am stuck with the mole. I'd rather find a method to gently nudge Lil' Dude (moles somehow remind me of Dude from "Big Lebowski") into the neighbor's yard. Moles, after all, meet the criteria for legal blindness and thus cannot drive cars, leaving them mobility impared and such....

Any thoughts/suggestions?

Scott
So your not going to try the Caddy Shack approach? nmLive Steam
Oct 5, 2003 12:22 PM
speaking of....rufus
Oct 5, 2003 12:35 PM
i just got back from a trip to grab some food, and as i pull the car up on the street in front of my building, i catch a quick glimpse of a fairly large brown furry thing scrambling under the building next door, which is attached to mine by a small storage space. looked like a gopher to me, in the quick look i got at it.
I think this one is a mole. That said, the Carl-approachsn69
Oct 5, 2003 2:14 PM
won't sit well with the Misus...blowin' up the fairway and such.