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Small 1-Door Easy Set Humane Catch-and-Release Live Animal Cage Trap for Squirrel and Rabbit

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  • Ideal for trapping rabbits, squirrels, and similar sized animals
  • Easy to set trap, one hand set and release
  • Smoothed internal edges to prevent injury to captured animal
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About This Product

The Havahart Easy Set Small 1-Door Animal Trap is the new standard in live animal traps. The patent pending design is easy to set, easy to release. Perfect for first time trappers, one simple move and the traps are set! This trap is ideal for trapping rabbits and squirrels. Havahart Easy Set traps are constructed of sturdy rust-resistant wire mesh with steel reinforcements for long life and are galvanized for maximum resistance to rust and corrosion. Mesh openings are smaller than competing traps of comparable size. Spring-loaded doors and sensitive triggers ensure quick, secure captures that targets the specific animal's size, eliminating undesired catches. Solid doors and handle guards protect users during transportation, while smoothed internal edges protect and prevent injuries to animals. These squirrel and rabbit traps have been field tested.

Highlights

  • Ideal for trapping squirrels and rabbits
  • Dimensions: 17 in x 7 in x 7 in
  • One handed set - One handed release
  • This animal trap is ideal for first time trappers
  • Simply lift lever to the back of the trap - trap is set
  • Lever is ideally positioned for releasing animal. Stand behind trap to open trap door and set animal free
  • One spring loaded door
  • Smoothed internal edges protect and prevent injuries to animals
  • Proven efficacy derived from extensive field testing means higher catch rate and fewer escapes
  • Designed by professional trappers
  • Made to last. Resists rust and corrosion comes
  • Trigger rod is located outside of the trap so animal cannot damage it while in the trap
  • Instructions and tips on baits and trap setting are included
  • Comes fully assembled and ready to use
  • This product is applicable for the following pest types: Squirrels
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Product Information

Internet # 202072050

Model # 1083

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Specifications

Dimensions: H 7 in, W 7 in, D 17.30 in

Dimensions

Product Depth (in.)

17.30 in

Product Height (in.)

7 in

Product Width (in.)

7 in

Details

Features

No Additional Features

Indoor/Outdoor

Outdoor

Location

Garden, Lawn, Perimeter

Number of Doors

1

Pack Size

1

Pest Common Name

Rabbit, Skunk, Squirrel

Pest Control Type

Rodent Control

Product Type

Cage

Returnable

90-Day

Safe for Pets

Yes

Trap Type

Live Animal

Questions & Answers

6Questions
caret
Q:Must be safe. They’re pretty small.
by|Oct 12, 2019
5 Answers
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A:  yes, the trap does no harm to animals.

by|Sep 6, 2023

    A:  I would not use this for kittens but if you are trapping a wild animal then it would be useful to use. You may want to use this for trapping for the mamma cat in this as you can lure her in with leaving food in the crate and once she steps in there is a small metal flat surface that she will step on and this is when the upper door will automatically close on her. Then you can go back and grab her babies. I just think that have kittens in there is not a safe place. Also, about tow years ago I had to buy and set one up for a baby raccoon that was in our crawl space underneath our apartment. So, I tricked him into getting in there by leaving food during the night and day. We eventually released him about 10 miles away from where we lived but this was so scary to deal with. Try using a small box or crate for the baby kittens. (you can email me if you have any questions). Good luck to you!

    by|Oct 19, 2019

      A:  If you want to use this trap for kittens, I think you shoud pad the bottom and sides if possible. If they're really small, they could get caught or hurt between the metal squares (paws stuck if left for too long). If you can transfer them to a padded regular carrier quickly, this might work. If you can get the newer version with the adjustable trip tension, I would highly recommend it. Good luck.

      by|Oct 14, 2019

        A:  This trap's dimensions are 17” x 7” x 7”. If they are roughly the size of a squirrel, this trap should be a suitable size. Additionally, we also offer a Feral Cat Rescue Kit for larger cats.

        by|Oct 14, 2019

          A:  Ideal size for kittens

          by|Oct 14, 2019
          caret
          Q:Will this size trap catch a gopher?
          by|Apr 21, 2019
          5 Answers
          Answer This Question

          A:  yes

          by|Apr 26, 2019

            A:  I've used it to trap a few roof rats and some larger field mice, so I think it should work for gophers. I'm not sure what bait to use for gophers, but if you contact Havahart or check out their site, they must have some info. Good luck.

            by|Oct 3, 2022

              A:  The cage for medium sized animals will be my choice.

              by|Jun 7, 2023

                A:  No, this will not catch gophers as gophers are underground. You can catch squirrels or other small animals. Look for traps specific for gophers or bates with poison. Gas bombs are very effective.

                by|Apr 22, 2019

                  A:  We recommend using a repellent for gopher control.

                  by|May 8, 2019
                    caret
                    Q:How do you set the senseative
                    by|Sep 23, 2018
                    6 Answers
                    Answer This Question

                    A:  It’s a ready set trap, don’t place bait on the trap’s spring plate and place on level surface.

                    by|Sep 19, 2020
                      1 found this answer helpful

                      A:  I modified the trap to make it more sensitive by attaching a small weight (car lug nut) using duct tape, to the vertical wire on the outside of the cage that attaches to the "trigger" sheet metal panel. A second sensitivity modification is to tape a small piece of cardboard underneath the gray grip handle on the top of the cage. These two modifications allow the trap door to close with only the slightest weight applied to the trigger panel.

                      by|Dec 30, 2023
                      3 found this answer helpful

                      A:  This trap's sensitivity may be increased by adding small stones, metal washers, or magnets to the trigger pan.

                      by|Dec 8, 2021
                        3 found this answer helpful

                        A:  The only way I've found to make this trap more sensitive is to first make sure that all of the metal linkage points and cable are lubricated so there is no friction. I also set the trap with the handle raised slightly (about 1/4") from the top of the cage, in the full open position. I set this so that it is very close to being tripped by the slightest touch on the release plate. I hope this helps.

                        by|Sep 19, 2020
                          2 found this answer helpful

                          A:  Add some weight to the bottom plate for small squirrels.

                          by|Sep 19, 2020
                            1 found this answer helpful

                            A:  The #1083 I just got had a knob on top to adjust the sensitivity - nice!

                            by|Aug 7, 2022
                              1 found this answer helpful
                              caret
                              Q:Is the Havahrt Traps in your store?
                              by|Jun 28, 2017
                              5 Answers
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                              A:  I had to order my trap online and had it delivered to my store.

                              by|May 5, 2023
                                1 found this answer helpful

                                A:  Was not available in store I ordered on line.

                                by|May 5, 2023

                                A:  No.

                                by|May 6, 2023

                                  A:  No I had to order on line and pick up in store. the far less efficient model with 2 doors is in store

                                  by|May 5, 2023

                                  A:  You have to order on-line. None of the stores in my area stock it.

                                  by|Oct 10, 2018
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                                  Customer Reviews

                                  4.4 out of 5

                                  • 4.4 out of 169 reviews
                                  • 81% recommend this product
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                                  Small Live Animal trap works great.
                                  Comes assembled. Caught my first squirrel the first day I put it out. Expect squirrel to come back as I only re-homed it about 1-2 miles from my house. After researching, should re-home squirrel about 10-15 miles away (better zigzag driving and at night). Still have a few more to catch.
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                                    • Recommended
                                    Worked o.k. for first rabbit, not for next. Modified trap with other reviewer added duck taped weight and also added masonite board to enhance size of trigger. Worked like a charm for 3 more rabbits. All relocated to rural protected area.
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                                    Medium worked for red squirrels
                                    I bought this yesterday in hopes to trap a red squirrel that kept going in my venza. I didn't catch him on the first round because I had the tension set for heavier weight. Fixed it and an hour later I got him. Super easy to use and I will definitely be using it where I live if the squirrels continue to invade my car. Medium size worked for red squirrels in the ottawa valley.
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                                      • Recommended
                                      Spendy w/modifications works for Rats & Squirrels
                                      I have bungee corded this trap on a horizontal tree branch Modifications... I ziptied a peanut to the bottom of the cage with a ziptie & adhered the peanut to the cage & ziptie top & bottom with hot glue...Basically encapsulating the peanut in translucent hot glue... I wipe a smear of nut butter on the glue-covering the peanut. I have an older trap without the trigger adjustment screw, reportedly now included, so I added layers of gorilla tap under the trigger to make it much more sensitive
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                                      • Recommended
                                      This works !!!
                                      This trap actually works and thats all I needed. This squirrel wasdestroying my garden and I found no way to stop him. First day I didn't even try to catch and just wanted to lure it inside. And second day I put the peanuts where the trap triggers and it did work. I let it go after few hours and it didn't come back yet. If it comes back then I will catch again and will free it in the nearby park.
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                                        Set it up on Sunday, quickly caught mother squirrel in attic, followed by 3 juveniles in the next...
                                        Set it up on Sunday, quickly caught mother squirrel in attic, followed by 3 juveniles in the next couple of days. Easy to set up. We used the bottom of a yogurt cup with peanut butter attached to the bottom with a twist tie, which can be seen on the left in the picture. Has a weight adjustment to make sure it will trigger for the smaller animals. It is nice and shiny, easy to hose off without any sign of rust so far. Very sturdy, but not too heavy, with a comfortable carry handle and easy release. We do recommend wrapping it in a tarp to keep the animal calm while you relocate it.
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                                          1 found this review helpful
                                          I caught 28 squirrels, 9 rats, 2 opossums & one bird in less than 6 months at my house in Irvine,...
                                          I caught 28 squirrels, 9 rats, 2 opossums & one bird in less than 6 months at my house in Irvine, CA. I set the trap on top of my 5 foot high wooden fence & tied it down so the trapped animals won't knock the trap off the 6 inch wide fence top. I baited the trap with a single peanut placed under the "trigger" sheet metal panel that's located on the bottom. I even caught 5 squirrels without any bait. I modified the trap to make it more sensitive by attaching a small weight (car lug nut) using duct tape, to the vertical wire on the outside of the cage that attaches to the "trigger" sheet metal panel. A second sensitivity modification is to tape a small piece of cardboard underneath the gray grip handle on the top of the cage. These two modifications allow the trap door to close with only the slightest weight applied to the trigger panel. Only negative is that the wire grid size opening allows most rats to get their head through the wire grid & hang themselves. Removing the rats requires using a big shovel & beheading the rat.
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                                            3 found this review helpful
                                            Great trap - it works!! Trapped 8 squirrels the first week. I had one of their older traps (the o...
                                            Great trap - it works!! Trapped 8 squirrels the first week. I had one of their older traps (the one with double doors) it never worked-it was hard to set and easy to spring, squirrels would always get the bait and get away. However this new cage is foolproof, easy to set and easy to release the squirrel. For bait - I use a pretzel or cracker spread with peanut butter and then some peanuts on top (unshelled peanuts). Place it in the back with a couple of other peanuts. Then put a tiny piece of the same (one peanut) in the middle of the cage and a couple of peanuts outside the cage by the opening. ALSO - I took an old black t-shirt, cut it in 1/2, then cut a small slit for the cage handle. When I catch one I drape the t-shirt over the cage, they can't see out and it keeps them more calm and sedate while transferring them (at least 4 miles away).
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                                            4 found this review helpful
                                            Squirrels have for some reason targeted my house and are chewing holes in everything! I have used...
                                            Squirrels have for some reason targeted my house and are chewing holes in everything! I have used this trap repeatedly with great success. It is by far the easiest Havahart trap I've used (I have two others-different models). Between this model and another one I like both set, I have caught 61 squirrels-no exaggeration! The only problem I had was when I caught a neighborhood skunk (twice!). The trigger plate is so sensitive that the skunk kept backing up on it while trying to exit the cage and closing the trap door. He was getting angry and I didn't want to suffer the result of this anger! I placed a rock on top of the handle to keep the door from closing again, then ran in the other direction...success! Simple and extremely easy to set and release; solid construction; I highly recommend!
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                                              • Recommended
                                              3 found this review helpful
                                              squirrel catching machine
                                              this is a squirrel catching machine.very easy to use.very easy to set and release.very easy on the squirrels.
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                                              4 found this review helpful
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