Have you ever been driving around Western New York and you see something crazy? 

It’s happened to everyone at some point or another, but I doubt you have experienced something like this. 

A friend of mine was driving to work across town when she saw something scurry across her windshield quickly, but she had to do a double take when she realized…the creature was in her car! 

After frantically pulling the car over, she got a closer look at the creature now perched on her passenger side door.

attachment-IMG_9806
loading...

It was a mouse!

A fluffy mouse, at that…which made me wonder, is this mouse pregnant?

attachment-IMG_9807
loading...

“That’s what I’m afraid of,” my friend said.

Her husband purchased a live trap with some peanut butter, but she had to manage to get the vehicle home after her shift at work. 

‘I just hope nobody crawls up my leg while I’m driving home.”

Turns out, mice will seek a warm place to stow away for winter, and sometimes, that means they may make a home out of your car. 

Cars and other vehicles offer ideal shelter for mice and small mammals due to the small spaces that provide shelter from the wind and protection from their predators.

Those spaces in your car are more likely to be targeted if your car has been recently driven and the engine is still warm. 

The best defense against a mouse infiltration is to park your car in a secure, mouse-proof location, such as a garage, but if you do not have this capability and you do end up finding a mouse in your car, a trap or toxic bait can be used to remove the mouse from your car (though hopefully you never experience this winter dilemma).

I have to give props to my friend for not completely crashing the car in her shock, because I don’t think I could have said the same. 

33 Photos That Show Why You Wish You Were at this Monitor Lizard Christmas Party in Bangkok

Monitor lizard caretakers and enthusiasts gather on Christmas Day at a restaurant in Bangkok to share their love of the often controversial monitor lizard. Although many agree that they are usually shy by nature and will stay away from human beings – unless they are raised by them – they can be aggressive when provoked or hungry – especially in the wild. 

It is a day of fun, food and drink (for lizards and their human caregivers), and prizes.

There are approximately 80 species of monitor lizards known to exist on Earth at this time, and most are considered venomous. According to Singapore’s National Parks agency that venom usually has a “relatively mild effect on (human beings).”

10 Places In The Northtowns With Incredible Happy Hour Food

26 WNY Restaurants Where You Can Order A Mocktail

Here are 26 restaurants and places you can go in Western New York where you can order a delicious non-alcoholic beverage, i.e. a mocktail.

Have You Tried These 10 Great Snow And Ice Removal Hacks?

These are the 10 life hacks you absolutely need to know for snow and ice removal.

Buffalo Country Music Concerts in 2022

Concerts in Buffalo, NY? Here is a list of the shows coming to the Buffalo and Rochester area, such as Morgan Wallen, Keith Urban, Thomas Rhett and Luke Bryan.