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Old 07-08-2012, 03:14 PM   #1
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I was sitting in chair the other night and I heard a raccoon chatter, I didn't think much about other than I thought the chatter was a little loud. This morning my wife and I both heard it again, this afternoon I heard it again, each time I here it it sounds as though it is coming from the roof right above the surround speaker closest to the chair slide towards the front (I have a FL front living room). Does anybody have any ideas on how to get rid of it and does anybody have any ideas on how it could have got there? I have pulled the speaker down and found no signs of the coon in the roof line not to mention there is not enough room for one in the roof in that area, I have looked all over and cannot find any signs of where this critter could be coming in at. I pulled out the outlet and light behind the couch and found hat there is a lot of room for one to live but I could not find anyway for it to get there.
Any help would be greatly appreciated.
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Old 07-08-2012, 04:34 PM   #2
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Oh my...I cannot offer any suggestions, but did want to say good luck getting rid of that little fella. We found a nest and 6 babies in the wall of my office a few weeks ago. We still are not sure how they got in there, but needless to say, they are gone now! Sadly, we had to pull the drywall apart to get in there.

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Old 07-08-2012, 04:54 PM   #3
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Well I have for sure figured out where it is, it's right above that speaker I mentioned earlier. There can't be 4 inches right there. Must not be a small coon to fit in that space.
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Good luck catching that rascal! Any ideas how he got into the roof to begin with??

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Old 07-08-2012, 07:12 PM   #5
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Good luck getting him out!! Hopefully soon if it's a couple weeks from now the bigger problem will be very apparent... I would leave that one speaker out to make it easy for him to get out. Easier to catch him in the living area then not being able to catch him at all in the ceiling.
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Old 07-08-2012, 08:15 PM   #6
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Are sure they're in there and not just up om your roof? I can't imagine them getting inside without chewing a hole in the side of the unit.

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Old 07-08-2012, 08:28 PM   #7
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OK Bryan, I'm calling your bluff. Isn't this a hoax to see how many people will respond?? Raccoons in your Redwood... Yeah right.
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Old 07-08-2012, 08:36 PM   #8
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Mike and Dave I know it sounds weird but unfortunately its all true. I have been all over this Redwood looking for the point of entry but have not found it, I have found a lot of other things but where it's getting in.
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Old 07-09-2012, 05:25 AM   #9
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My grandparent's generation saw pink elephants... my dad's generation saw little green men.. I guess our generation is mutant raccoons ... j/k
Are you sure you just have squirrels or chipmunks walking on the roof in that area? At one state park I had a bird or squirrel that would walk around on my living room slide...very distracting.
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Old 07-09-2012, 02:02 PM   #10
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I recommend 12 gauge shot gun! I'd use 7 shot because deer slug or 00-buck leaves too big of holes. Make sure you have a digital movie camera on and focused on the attack so it can be documented. You can send the footage to Hollywood and they will make you VERY WEALTHY. Remember "Caddy Shack"? Just think, you can be the new Bill Murry, chasing those little "vermin" back to the wilderness.

I believe Robin Williams had a raccoon problem in the movie "RV" but without explosions it wasn't as good. So learn from Robin William's mistake.....more boom = more money.

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