By Sondra Murphy
In extreme rat infestations, even those disinclined to using poisons consider it. But care must be taken in order to avoid secondary poisoning of pets or accidental poisoning of pets and children. Private pest control companies are sensitive about using rat baits that will not contribute to unwanted poisonings.
"Inside a structure, we start with a trap," said Robert Wolpe of Ojai Termite and Pest Control. "Many homes can be sealed up where the rats