How Do Raccoons Get into Attics?

Wild animals such as raccoons look for warm, safe, and dry places to live and raise their young. They often seek out shelter inside people’s houses, particularly in attics. If you have heard noises in your attic at night, you may have a raccoon problem. You may be wondering how the raccoons got into your…

Feeding Pets Outdoors Can Attract Raccoons

Wild animals are found in neighborhoods in cities and towns all over Connecticut. They frequently make their way into people’s yards looking for food. Animals such as raccoons look for places where food is plentiful and easily accessible. They may target trash cans and tip them over to find something to eat. Raccoons may also…

How to Raccoon-Proof Your Shed

Raccoons often live in urban environments around people. They look for sheltered places where they can make their dens and frequently choose to live in or under buildings that are meant to be used by humans. A raccoon can squeeze through an opening as small as 4 to 6 inches in diameter and can use…