If you are having a problem with wildlife in your Slidell home, your best option is to hire a company that specializes in Louisiana wildlife removal only. This is a specialty business, and regular
pest control companies do not use the proper techniques to solve animal problems. I have spent many years reviewing Slidell, and I recommend the following:
Critter Capture, LLC.
Cell Phone: 985-605-7697
NOTE: If you have a dog or cat problem, call St. Tammany
Parish Animal Services: (985) 646-4267
Critter Capture, LLC. specializes primarily in removing animals from attics of homes and buildings - this includes squirrels in attics, raccoons, and rats
or mice in homes. Louisiana also has a documented problem with
bats in buildings, and Critter Capture, LLC. is specially trained in bat removal. They also perform general wildlife trapping services, such as the capture and removal of skunks or opossums on the
property. Call 985-605-7697
to discuss your critter problem and schedule a same-day or next-day appointment.
When hiring a company to solve your wild animal problem, you want these features:
- Specializes in wildlife removal, not pest control
- Fully Louisiana and St. Tammany
Parish licensed and insured
- Works 7 days per week (critters don't take weekends off)
- Performs full building inspections: enters and inspects attic
- Performs exclusion repairs, with guarantee against animal re-entry
- Offers cleanup of biohazardous wildlife waste
Critter Capture, LLC. is a full-service Slidell wildlife removal company. This is very different from a regular Slidell pest control company. The pest control companies spray poison to kill insects. This is not at all
similar to wildlife removal. Critter Capture, LLC. performs a full inspection of the home or property, and determines why the animal(s) are there, and if inside a building, how the animals got inside. All
animals (including rodents) are trapped and removed, or if possible, removed from the building using special exclusion devices. Once the animals are gone, preventative repairs are essential, and
cleanup is sometimes recommended.
Slidell wildlife trapping - it's not as simple as it may seem. It's illegal in Louisiana to trap without a license. Trap type is very important and there are many different types, bait is somewhat relevant, trap placement
is vital, and there are dozens of small things that are very important to know.
Safety is a concern. Then once the animal is trapped, it must be removed and dealt with in the proper manner according to Louisiana law. We offer Slidell raccoon removal. Read more about how to get rid of raccoons.
Animals in attics - this is our specialty at Critter Capture, LLC.. Many types of animals like to live in attics. This includes squirrels, raccoons, rats, mice, bats, birds, and even possums. Critters like to go into attics for a safe place to live
and raise their young. Removing animals from attics is very complex work, partly because of the presence of baby animals. If you need Slidell squirrel removal, we can remove all the squirrels from your attic, and seal out any future ones. Read more about how to get rid of squirrels.
Rodent control must be done in a very specific way. First off, the most important thing is that all the openings that rats and mice can use to enter a house be sealed. Then all the rodents must be physically trapped and removed.
Never, ever use poison! Most Slidell exterminators will just use this lazy poison technique to kill rodents, and it causes more harm than good - dead stinky rats, and it doesn't solve the problem. Call us for correct Slidell rat removal. Read more about how to get rid of rats.
Bat removal is a highly specialized task. Louisiana is known to have colonizing bats who often live in buildings. Bats love attics. If not removed, the colony can grow to a very large size over the years. The bat droppings are often corrosive and
cause health risks. The same goes for bird droppings on or in buildings. We perform Slidell pigeon removal and bird control. But our specialty is Slidell bat removal. We remove 100% of the bat colony and seal the building so that it's totally bat-proof. Read more about how to get rid of bats.
If you have animals inside a house, no job is complete without proper exclusion repairs. If you simply hire a Slidell trapper who only removes the critters, then the problem will return. You need to hire a Slidell wildlife control company that identifies 100% of the animal entry points
into your building, and seals them shut with professional repairs. In addition, in many cases animals have left waste or contamination behind, and you'll want a company that can provide professional cleaning services. Critter Capture, LLC. does both.
The above are just some of the services offered by Critter Capture, LLC.. We also trap and remove animals that destroy lawns, such as moles, or digging animals. Sometimes animals like opossums will live under buildings, steal pet food, raid garbage cans, etc.
Read about how to get rid of opossums
. Skunks commonly live under sheds or decks, and set up a den. We can trap and remove them without them spraying. Read about how to get rid of skunks
. Critter Capture, LLC.
also provides dead animal removal in Slidell. If you need help with any other wildlife conflict, from a fox, beaver, groundhog, or any other critter, we can solve it. We also do Slidell snake removal - most of the snakes in Louisiana are not venomous, but
call us if you want safe removal, or read about how to get rid of snakes
in Slidell. And remember, we are a private business, not St. Tammany
Parish Animal Control Services, so if you have a dog or cat problem, call the
Parish at (985) 646-4267.
St. Tammany Parish animal services does not handle any wildlife issues.
Critter Capture, LLC.
Cell Phone: 985-605-7697
Slidell Wildlife Tip #1:
Bat Habitat - Flight has enabled colonizing bat to become one in all the foremost cosmopolitan teams of mammals. Excluding the Arctic, and also the Antarctic plus a couple of isolated oceanic islands, colonizing bat exist everywhere the planet. Colonizing bat are found in nearly each environs offered on Earth. Totally different species choose different habitats throughout different seasons, starting from ocean sides moving to mountains and ending up in deserts. Most temperate species in addition would like a comparatively heat hibernation shelter.
Bat Behavior - Microbats are since nocturnal thus they become active at moonlight. An outsized portion of colonizing bat migrate many kilometers to winter hibernation dens, whereas some hibernate in weather, rousing and feeding once heat weather permits for insects to move. Others revisit caves in winter seasons for hibernating for coming 6 months. Colonizing bat seldom fly in rain, because the rain is hindrance to their echo sounding, and they are unable to find their food. The social organizations of colonizing bat differs as few ends up living solitarily. The fission-fusion social organization is seen among many species of colonizing bat. The word "fusion" point to an outsized numbers of colonizing bat that assemble in single resting space, and "fission" is breaking apart and therefore the commixture of subgroups, with individual colonizing bat ends up switching their roosts with others and infrequently ending up completely on different trees and with other roost mates.
Slidell Wildlife Tip #2:
Opossum Behaviour - Opossums are mostly nocturnal, nomadic and solitary; tend to stay at localities where food is readily available. Some possums will gather underneath homes or temporarily attain empty burrows; as putting effort of building oneself is not their characteristics. As being nocturnal animals, they favour dark plus secured locality. Location might be above ground or below. When possums are threatened they defend themselves by acting as a dead body with bad odour. This response physiologically speaking is not a conscious act. It is much like fainting. Whereas a baby wildlife brain might not react every time, so they end up failing to display the act of being dead. When a possum act as being dead, his lips tend to draw backwards and the eyes are half open. His teeth become visible, there is line of saliva around its mouth, and from the anal glands, fluid is released causing bad odour. This firm, curled form can be turned over, prodded, plus carried without any resistance to different places. The possum usually gains consciousness nearly 40 minutes to 4 hours. This process starts with a slight twitch of their ears. Adult possums do not use their tails to hang from trees, as sometimes seen, moreover, babies' possums may do this for a while. Their semi-prehensile tails do not have the strength to aid a mature possums weight. In fact, the tail of a possum is used by it as a fifth limb while climbing. The tail is sometimes used to carry heaps of leaves or other bedding materials to their nest. A mother may sometimes carry her offspring up on her back and will hold on tightly especially when the female is running or climbing. Threatened possums (males especially) will deeply growl. Raising the pitch of their growl as they believe threat is being more eminent. Male possums make a smacking "click" from one side of their mouths while looking for a mate. The females may sometimes respond the same sound in return. When distressed or separated, baby opossums will create a noise similar to sneezing, in order to signal one's mother. Upon feeling threatened, young baby will hiss until the threat leaves.
Louisiana Wildlife Information:
Louisiana State bird: Brown pelican
State mammal: Black bear
State reptile: American alligator
State amphibian: American green tree frog
State fish: White crappie
State insect: European honey bee
Louisiana is famous for the devastation caused by Hurricane Katrina. The state sits against the Gulf of Mexico, and much of the southern region is below sea level. Because of this, when Louisiana gets hit by a tropical storm or a hurricane, it gets hit pretty hard. That same region which is prone to storms from the ocean is comprised mostly of watery marshes, swamps, and bayous. The northern part of the state is hilly but not mountainous. Overall, the climate is warm and humid. The summers are hot, and the winters are very mild. During the cooler months, the state is prone to substantial rainfall.
The areas in the mainland region of Louisiana are no longer dominated by the Florida panther, a large feline which used to roam many of the southern states. According to the local authorities, the big cat is considered extinct within the state. Now, aside from coyotes, the black bears tend to keep the public on their toes. Louisiana boasts two different types of black bear, the American black bear and the Louisiana black bear. The differences between the two are very subtle, and Louisiana black bears tend to be smaller and leaner than the standard American black bear. At first glance, however, it is very difficult to tell them apart. While bears are found in all regions of the state, they are not considered very dangerous. Instead, the bears are looked at as nuisance animals for their raiding of bird feeders and garbage cans.
The black bears join the ranks of other pest animals like raccoons, skunks, armadillos, opossums, beavers, otters, squirrels, rats, and mice. All of these critters can be found in every region of Louisiana.
With so many miles of swamp land, it isn't surprising that alligators are one of the most dangerous animals in the state. Alligators thrive in the marshes along the coast, using the watery vegetation to conceal them as they stalk prey. Many of the large birds in the area like cranes and pelicans can fall victim if they don't pay close enough attention to the water's edge.
Alligators aren't the only reptiles to love Louisiana. The region is home to many different species of snakes, and it was once a habitat for a number of subspecies of sea turtles.
You can always call Critter Capture, LLC., any time of day, at 985-605-7697, for a price quote for Slidell wildlife control services. I am confident that this is the best choice amongst wildlife removal companies in Slidell, LA.