Wildlife Feces Habits

Wildlife animals tend to have many habits when it comes to defecating, and both present serious health hazards for homeowners.

  • Wildlife dropping habits IndianapolisRaccoons and squirrels typically use a single area to excrete waste.
  • Smaller rodents like rats and mice will excrete feces as they run through your home.

Call Critter Control of Indianapolis if you have seen wildlife droppings inside your home or on your property. We have the years of professional experience and equipment necessary to get rid of animals and clean up their feces.

Rat/Mice Feces

Rat droppings and mice feces may be found anywhere around your home. Frequent areas that small rodent droppings are found include cabinets, pantries, bathrooms, attics, and more. Rodents in the kitchen may chew through containers and contaminate food. Finding rodent droppings in your home? Call us today!

Raccoon/Squirrel Feces

Raccoon feces and squirrel droppings are commonly discovered in attics. Depending on your wildlife control problem, there may be an extensive mess of wildlife droppings in the attic, or the feces may be difficult to uncover (animals sometimes cover their waste). The area the wildlife animal used as a bathroom will obviously be unhygienic and a source of disease. If you suspect wildlife are present in your home or on your property, or if you have found wildlife droppings in your home, call the professionals at Critter Control of Indianapolis immediately!

Wildlife Droppings That Carry Diseases

There are several ways to transmit diseases from wildlife feces, including:

  • Consumption of food and drink that had been contaminated with feces.
    • Some diseases that can be transmitted this way include salmonella, E. Coli, and Roundworm.
  • Inhaling spores released from feces.
    • Some diseases that can be transmitted through inhaling spores include Hantavirus and Leptospirosis.

Diseases transmitted from wildlife droppings can be serious. Homeowners should call professionals to remove animals, clean up wildlife droppings, and prevent future animal problems.

Critter Control of Indianapolis has the professional experience and tools to get rid of your wildlife control problem. Give us a call today!