Tomcat Rat Trap (BL33525)

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  • Product Type: Rat Trap
  • Animal Type: Rat
  • Kills Repels: Rats
  • Number in Package: 1
  • Trap Type: Bait
  • Reusable rat snap trap. Removable bait cup allows baiting without putting your hands inside of the trap. Multiple mounting points allow trap to be secured vertically or horizontally to maximize placement and prevent trap loss.


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Tomcat Rat Trap (BL33525)
 
4.2

(based on 15 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (9)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 3 Stars

     

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86%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (14)
  • Portable (9)
  • Reduces number of pests (9)
  • Safe (6)
  • Humane (4)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Home (6)
  • Outdoors (6)
  • Garden (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Do-it-yourself (9)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

AWESOME TRAP

This rat trap works awesome. I have trapped 4 rats in the last 6 days. It is very easy to use and you don't have to worry about snapping your finger, like the...Read complete review

This rat trap works awesome. I have trapped 4 rats in the last 6 days. It is very easy to use and you don't have to worry about snapping your finger, like the traditional wood and wire traps. 5 stars...

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Works good, but...

This trap works well but if it is triggerd by a fast rat or mouse (one that is not actually in the jaws when they close) the lack of padding (the animal) will...Read complete review

This trap works well but if it is triggerd by a fast rat or mouse (one that is not actually in the jaws when they close) the lack of padding (the animal) will cause the hinge to shatter. This has happened to the last two that I bought.

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5.0

Powerful even for 6-7lbs rats

By Julielvr

from FL

Pros

  • easy to use
  • Effective
  • Good directions
  • killing force.
  • light weight.
  • Quality
  • safe and easy to set.
  • Sensitive trigger
  • value
  • versatile mounting options.

Cons

    Best Uses

      Comments about Tomcat Rat Trap (BL33525):

      Read and follow all directions and safety precautions. The clamping force from the spring is very powerful. Combined with the tough, interlocking plastic jaws, the snapping force generated is more than enough to fracture the maxilla and mandible of 6-8lbs rats in my area. The interlocking jaw are strong enough to trap rats whose arms/ legs triggered the trap. Very easy and safe to release dead rodent and set for a new one. Bait application and installation is very convenient. The trigger is very sensitive. Would have preferred if the bait and the bait hole on the trigger tongue were located about .5" deeper in the trap to ensure a head/neck trap for bigger rats. A shorter trigger tongue could also facilitate this. Other than that, I hope this trap does not get discontinued. I mounted some in my fruit trees (mangoes) for rats. The next morning I discovered two huge rats that were killed on first night of use. Peanut butter, as recommended, is the best bait. Extremely pleased with this product.

       
      5.0

      Great product

      By GrannyTrap

      from Kansas, USA

      Pros

      • easy to use
      • Effective
      • Good directions
      • Quality
      • value

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about Tomcat Rat Trap (BL33525):

          I started using this trap after seeing the pest control company I hired use it for our chipmunk infestation. It is very easy to set and easy to remove the rodent. It is very durable, lasting several years even when it is used outside for chipmunks for 8 or 9 months.

           
          1.0

          Do Not Buy These Traps!!

          By JK

          from CA

          Comments about Tomcat Rat Trap (BL33525):

          These traps are not a reliable, quick kill. On numerous occasions the rat was only partially trapped and was not killed instantly and either died in the trap later or dragged the trap several feet away and then escaped.

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          4.0

          Great trap but the wears out quickly.

          By John of the Rat Patrol

          from Austin, TX

          About Me Do-It-Yourself

          Pros

          • Easy To Use
          • Portable
          • Reduces Number Of Pests
          • Safe

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Home
            • Yard

            Comments about Tomcat Rat Trap (BL33525):

            I've bought quite a few of these traps over the years as they are very good and are easy to use. I use them for roof rats. The only thing I don't like about them is the plastic is very cheap and only lasts a month or so before you can no longer set it, but in a month you can get quite a few rats. If you set one and just leave it, it will spring itself due to the plastic wearing out and weakening. Having said this I keep buying them because I won't use the traditional traps that I am very nervous setting. These are good traps.

            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            2.0

            bad quality control

            By Crista

            from Tucson, AZ

            About Me Do-It-Yourself

            Pros

            • Easy To Use
            • Humane

            Cons

            • Fragile
            • Poor Quality

            Best Uses

              Comments about Tomcat Rat Trap (BL33525):

              I've caught four rats over the course of a year with these traps. Of the first two traps, one fell from a foot off the ground and broke, so we replaced it. The other one caught several rats, but then the bottom broke. The replacement for the first trap broke shortly thereafter.

              So since I don't have a lot of rats, I decided to downsize and only keep one trap around. The current trap's catch is too stiff, so we've been feeding our rat for three nights running. We've clearly trained it to come to the bait, but now we need to train it to jump up and down on the pedal. My next purchase will be a T-Rex or those Victor pedal things. I've had it with Tomcats.

              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              If you have rats and poison is not good!

              By Barbara

              from Conyers,Ga.

              About Me Do-It-Yourself

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy To Use
              • Humane
              • Keep away from children
              • Portable
              • Reduces Number Of Pests
              • Safe

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Barn
                • Home

                Comments about Tomcat Rat Trap (BL33525):

                If you need help to control rats. This is much safer than other traps or the use of poison! Young children might think it is a toy, this trap looks so simple that a child may not see the danger of it.
                I am so glad to have found this product at Ace Hardware! Thank you Ace!!

                 
                4.0

                Lethal

                By AcmeRodentReducer

                from Tampa, FL

                About Me Do-It-Yourself

                Pros

                • Easy To Use
                • Portable
                • Reduces Number Of Pests
                • Teeth prevents escape

                Cons

                • Fast but not fast enough

                Best Uses

                • Garden
                • Home
                • Yard

                Comments about Tomcat Rat Trap (BL33525):

                With Bait Station, very effective & lethal. Few times animal was caught by a limb, still alive.

                Also used in combination with wire-type spring traps in a "rat tunnel minefield" of sorts. Heartier rats escape wire-type easily, but not the Tomcats.

                Only "con" is that it is not faster, so it can grab the smarter, quicker rats.

                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Tomcat built a better rat trap

                By Dennis

                from New Lisbon, NY

                About Me Do-It-Yourself

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy To Use
                • Humane
                • Portable
                • Reduces Number Of Pests
                • Safe

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Barn
                  • Garage

                  Comments about Tomcat Rat Trap (BL33525):

                  I used the traps in our pole barn. We had a problem with rats attracted to poultry feed, but I do not like to use poisons around the property. The Tomcat traps were easy to bait, easy to arm and disarm. If we had dometic animals in the area who might spring the traps, I easily covered the traps them with a bucket until the area was clear. The first trap captued and killed ten rats without us having to change the bait. We had peanut butter in the bait cup sprinkled with a little turkey crumble. Great product.

                   
                  5.0

                  Best rat trap ever

                  By "E"

                  from Churchville, NY

                  About Me Do-It-Yourself

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Easy To Use
                  • Reduces Number Of Pests

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Yard

                    Comments about Tomcat Rat Trap (BL33525):

                    I use it inside a bait box(same Co.)so dogs don't get their noses "snapped"; or tie it, if used under porch.

                    (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    5.0

                    Great Trap

                    By BgPB

                    from Newark, CA

                    About Me Do-It-Yourself

                    Pros

                    • Easy To Use
                    • Portable
                    • Reduces Number Of Pests

                    Cons

                    • None found

                    Best Uses

                    • Garden
                    • Home
                    • Yard

                    Comments about Tomcat Rat Trap (BL33525):

                    Trapped two rats last night, very easy to dispose

                    Re-use of trap huge plus

                    (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    3.0

                    Works good, but...

                    By flustered

                    from Carson City, NV

                    About Me Do-It-Yourself

                    Pros

                    • Easy To Use
                    • Portable

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                        Comments about Tomcat Rat Trap (BL33525):

                        This trap works well but if it is triggerd by a fast rat or mouse (one that is not actually in the jaws when they close) the lack of padding (the animal) will cause the hinge to shatter. This has happened to the last two that I bought.

                        (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                         
                        4.0

                        Boy, does this work

                        By Bruce

                        from Mountian View, CA

                        About Me Novice

                        Pros

                        • Easy To Use
                        • Portable
                        • Safe

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                            Comments about Tomcat Rat Trap (BL33525):

                            Bought 6 traps and set them with peanut butter cup pieces. Two days later two dead rats. Haven't seen another since.

                            (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

                             
                            5.0

                            Excellent Trap

                            By Big E

                            from Decatur,IL

                            About Me Do-It-Yourself

                            Pros

                            • Easy To Use
                            • Humane
                            • Portable
                            • Reduces Number Of Pests
                            • Safe

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                              • Garden
                              • Home
                              • Yard

                              Comments about Tomcat Rat Trap (BL33525):

                              I used the rat trap for ground squirrels that were digging holes around my garden and foundation. Caught 8 in one week. This trap is simple to bait, set, and release!

                              (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

                               
                              5.0

                              Excellent rodent catcher!!!

                              By Kathy Marquess

                              from Jefferson, Ga

                              About Me Novice

                              Pros

                              • Easy To Use
                              • Portable
                              • Reduces Number Of Pests
                              • Safe

                              Cons

                                Best Uses

                                • Home

                                Comments about Tomcat Rat Trap (BL33525):

                                This is an awesome rat trap.. We recently had a rat infestation and we consistantly trapped a rat every day, sometimes twice a day if we were home to hear the trap being sprung.. THE BEST at doing its job.. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!

                                (9 of 9 customers found this review helpful)

                                 
                                5.0

                                AWESOME TRAP

                                By Mike

                                from Arizona

                                Pros

                                • Easy To Use
                                • Reduces Number Of Pests

                                Cons

                                  Best Uses

                                  • Yard

                                  Comments about Tomcat Rat Trap (BL33525):

                                  This rat trap works awesome. I have trapped 4 rats in the last 6 days. It is very easy to use and you don't have to worry about snapping your finger, like the traditional wood and wire traps. 5 stars...

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