Rated 3.4 out of 5 by 76
Rated 2.0 out of 5.0 by Sabbie7 Does a great job catching the mice BUT
If you're not checking the trap every 30 minutes, you'll find the bait eaten and the mouse or mice long gone. They chew their way out of the cheap plastic construction. It does a great job catching the mice but unfortunately, it does not keep them for escaping.
August 1, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Webpriestess Awww! These Beasts <3
These beasts are in action! I bought 3 of these traps when I noticed one morning that my cat had a mouse in his jaws. I deployed a trap and didn't catch anything. The cat is 13 years old and pretty useless when it comes to hunting.
Then we switched to regular peanut butter instead of reduced fat. This was a game changer.
So I discovered that I had a little furry friend squatting in my brand new truck. While I don't mind these little beasties that much, I was worried about damage to my new vehicle. This trap caught the little furry guy.
This week we set up a trap in the kitchen because we noticed that these beasts are sneaking into the peanut butter cup stash. We have successfully caught and safely released two mice less than 4 days. They must be of the same mouse clan, because they have the same caramel color on their fluffy coats.
One time I read "there is plenty of room for all of us on this planet". That is so very true. I'm really glad I bought these traps <3
January 26, 2016
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by joe Works sometimes
Our trouble with mice is that they seem to get wise to traps after a while. We haveused this trap and it does work, for the first 1 or 2 mice,but after that mice seem to 'get smart' and avoid it. However it does work sometimes. Also agreewith someone else who complained that small mice can escape. Also, one more caveat is that after the first use, you would have to clean out the droppings to reuse, and that's not something everyone wants to do.
June 3, 2016
Rated 1.0 out of 5.0 by DebP16 Worthless
The mice have eaten everything around the trap and left it untouched. We have tried it in four different places and they won't go near it, but prefer "real" food instead...
June 6, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Charity Works Great, Reusable, Easy, Great Value
I have caught two mice so far with the trap within three days. Day one, I put a few pieces of chicken and some peanut butter in. "Rita" went in. I drove a couple miles away and let her go. Day two, I put some cheese popcorn in with peanut butter, and there was evidence a mouse climbed over the trap but not in. Day three, I put chicken and peanut butter in, and what I thought was Ralph, wasn't, the trap had caught a tiny, baby field mouse. So, Ralph and Rita may have been busy. I let the baby go a couple miles up the road. This trap definitely works, I think it depends on the food you put in.
This trap was easy to use. I am not mechanical and my hands don't work well, but I found it simple to slide the top cover on and off. I never had to touch the mouse.
Be advised that both times the mouse tried to hide under the "ramp." When I let Rita go, I couldn't coax her out, so I left the trap in some bushes then went back for it the next day. The baby field mouse was easy to tip over nudge out. I let Rita go right away, but the baby was not in there at 3:30 a.m. but was in there at 10:00 a.m. and was still alive when I let it go around 11 a.m. (No idea how long it was actually in the trap.) Maybe I can get a picture next time. :)
If you're a fan of Ralph and the Motorcycle, or are like me and have a hard time killing an animal unnecessarily, you'll love this trap. Totally worth the $3.99.
June 16, 2016
Rated 2.0 out of 5.0 by Li You better release it fast or it'll find a way out
The mouse escaped. Plain and simple. No chewing. Just escaped. Here's my story. I've used traps like this before. In fact, I have a large metal one in my attic. That trap is so effective that it accidentally traps mice when I'm not actively checking (or baiting!) the traps to gruesome results. So I couldn't find the smaller single-mouse Victor traps and was desperate to catch this little bugger in my kitchen who had already gotten out of an (albeit broken) single-size humane trap. Set this new one up, put the bait in the trap and waited. Two days later I see the mouse on my counter, having completely ignored this trap. *sigh* I then very lightly dab tiny smears of peanut butter on the overhang of the trap, just for scent, and do the same all the way into the trap where I put another dab. Yay! Success! Of course I catch it at 11 at night with a small child at home and couldn't travel 2 miles to release it. So I put it in the garage on top of my car, ready to head out in the morning. Next day I grab the trap to put it in my trunk for the short journey. It's...empty. Not chewed. The top door wasn't open. It was just empty (except for the ton of excrement.) So the mouse just figured out how to escape the door trap mechanism. That NEVER happened with my big metal one (or even the smaller, single-mouse plastic ones, well, except that broken one mentioned above.) This is either the smartest mouse, a ghost, Houdini reincarnated, or this trap just does not properly hold mice. I guess in the future, if you do catch one, keep the trap in a tall bucket until morning in case the mouse escapes. Otherwise you're better off with another trap. I refuse to kill mice and would rather let them off in the woods and become food for some other creature or whatever than do the deed myself, so I will continue to buy humane traps. But it looks like I'm going to have to put the monster trap in my kitchen (or garage now) because this one just didn't cut it. PS: That mouse took up half this trap. There's no way 4 can fit in there, at least not in my neck of the woods.
May 26, 2016
Rated 3.0 out of 5.0 by Princess Works but not durable
Bought the trap and caught 10 mice over 2 weeks, one and two at a time. After the second or third use, one gnawed his way through the plastic to get out the back. Reinforced that gap with a piece of a soda can and rubber bands.
Subsequent visitors launched a wholesale attack on the plastic around the entry doors, rendering the trap useless.
So, the trap is effective and reusable as long as you check it frequently and empty it. I did not let more than 12 hours pass between checks.
Anyone reading this that thinks they only have one wayward mouse, be advised that's what I thought too...
January 1, 2015
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Nickname Works fine and a great price
Used this trap in a lower kitchen cabinet drawer where I’ve noticed chewed straws and plastic bags along with mouse droppings. Used a pinch of bread as bait and placed the trap before going to bed. Over the last 10 days I’ve found a mouse every morning in the trap, once two mice. Once a mouse chewed through the top corner and escaped, but two pieces of duct tape covered that up as the picture shows. It does take a few tries to get the lid on properly and it could have been made of a clearer plastic as it’s sometimes hard to see a mouse in there (shine a flashlight up through the bottom). And you have to clean it out after use so wear latex gloves and run it under the faucet with hot water. As another review mentioned, you only think you have one mouse but you probably have quite a few.
February 28, 2015