Our Pest Control Service Specialists Will Tell You the Differences between Mice and Rats

Not everyone knows the difference between mice and rats. As a result exterminating chemicals for mice are applied to kill rats which as you have probably noticed yourself is not very efficient. In order to help you do a better job next time your property has to resist a rodent invasion, our wildlife removal service specialists have prepared a short comparison between an average mice and a rat.

The characteristics of a mouse:

  • It grows up to 3.5 inches long.

  • It has a small head and feet.

  • It weights less than 1 ounce.

  • It has a pointed snout and large ears.

The characteristics of a rat:

  • Adult rats grow up to 9.5 inches long, with a 6 to 8 inch tail.

  • It has large feet and head even when it is still young.

  • It weights up to 1 pound.

  • It has a blunt or pointed snout and small ears.

Once you have identified the type of rodent that is infesting your home or office building, you will be able to call an exterminator and get the adequate pest control treatment for your problem! Do not delay calling an expert for help as rodents are known to be carrying the bacteria of many diseases which can be transferred to humans!