Is it a rat or a mouse?
You’ve heard scratching sounds; out of the corner of your eye, you’ve seen something scurrying away; you’ve found little black pellets laying around; or encountered any of the other signs of an infestation. Now you need to know what exactly you are dealing with so you can figure out how to get rid of it.
Recognizing the difference between rats and mice can be tricky, but there are a few tell ‘tail’ signs that will make the job easier. If you’ve actually seen the rodent in question, consider these identifying characteristics: