(Closed) How do I get a chipmunk out of my house?

posted 7 years ago in Home
Post # 3
7431 posts
Busy Beekeeper
  • Wedding: October 2009

I think leaving the door open to the outside would be best, I’m sure once you leave the room it will run outside

Post # 4
149 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: August 2012

Borrow a friend’s cat!

j/k… leave the door open and it’ll run back out!

Post # 6
1022 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: November 2011

Awww. Is it weird that I’m a little jealous? 

Post # 8
2606 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: May 2009

Leave the door open, and if it doesn’t leave on it’s own, shoo it out with a broom or something?  lol

My husband and his sister had a squirrel get in their house when they were little.  They dressed up in winter clothes and armed themselves with tennis rackets and brooms and the like, and tried to get it out.  I guess the neighbor eventually had to come uh…”remove” it…with a gun.  They both hate squirrels to this day, (my husband was also bitten by one a few years later, so that really doesn’t help their case).  *I* think squirrels are adorable.  And chipmunks!  

Post # 10
2606 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: May 2009

You could try a live trap of some sort….

Post # 11
351 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: September 2014

Put some peanuts outside the back door (with the door open). Check it every so often. The animal should go for th peanuts, then you walk into the room and the animal runs away from the house.

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