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Ketch-Um Wildlife Control LLC - Critter Removal in Salem, OR

Salem Wildlife Control & Removal

Ketch-Um Wildlife Control LLC
Contact: 541-701-3467

  • Noises in Your Attic?
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Please, no calls about DOG or CAT problems. Call animal services: (503) 585-5900
Go to the Marion County Animal Services page or read about cats or dogs.


  We are a locally owned and operated business. For over 20 years Bob Gilman and employees have worked in commercial timberland wildlife damage control. In 2001 we launched a new business. "Ketch-Um Wildlife Control" This business was developed to serve Urban, suburban & rural customers with wildlife related difficulties. Our long experience in controlling a wide variety of pest and animal damage assures clients of high quality professional, control work. Ketch-Um Wildlife Control works primarily in the mid and upper Willamette Valley areas from Salem in the north to the Cottage Grove area in the south. We also serve numerous small towns on the east and west sides of the Willamette Valley. Large jobs and contracts will be considered anyplace in Western Oregon. At Ketch-Um we don't do bugs or poisons, we specialize in humane wildlife capture and control. Our company motto is, "Mice to Mammoths, You got Em---We get Em".     

Ketch-Um Wildlife Control LLC provides professional wildlife control for both residential & commercial customers in the city of Salem in Oregon. We offer custom animal control solutions for almost any type of wildlife problem, whether it be the noises of squirrels running through the attic, a colony of bats living in a building, animals digging in your yard, or the destructive behavior of a raccoon or other critter, we have the experience and the tools to quickly and professionally solve your problem. For a consultation and price quote, give us a call at 541-701-3467
There are many Salem pest control companies for animals out there, but not all of them are licensed and insured professionals. Make sure that you hire a competent expert for your Salem exterminator of wildlife. At Ketch-Um Wildlife Control LLC, we will be courteous and friendly and take the time to answer your questions. Give our Salem trappers at Ketch-Um Wildlife Control LLC a call, and we will listen to your problem, and make an appointment to perform an inspection.
Oregon is full of wildlife, including snakes, squirrels, raccoons, skunks, opossums, and more. Wildlife removal is a complex field. I recommend professional Salem wildlife control services if you want to solve a critter problem legally and correctly. For example, it is necessary to perform correct preventative repairs to keep pest animals a out of your house for good. We perform full building inspection, do the the repairs and we also offer attic decontamination if necessary. Rats and mice love to live in attics, and can chew wires or leave droppings. In fact Salem wildlife frequently enter homes, and correct removal is not a simple task.
 
If you need assistance with a domestic animal, such as a dog or a cat, you need to call your local Marion County Animal Services for assistance. They can help you out with issues such as stray dogs, stray cats, vaccinations, licenses, pet adoption, lost pets, and more. No county in Oregon will assist with wildlife control situations, and there is no free Salem animal control services for wildlife.

Marion County Animal Services:
(503) 585-5900


Salem Wildlife Tip:
Are Opossum Feces Dangerous To Touch Or Breathe?

The opossum feces are a base for disease causing germs; therefore, you have to be aware of the potential risk if you come into contact with the substance either by touching it or breathing it in.

Generally, possum droppings are the same as that of a house cat or other small animals. The size ranges from 1 to 3 inches long, and they are tapered with a pointy end. Opossum droppings are visible on paths or near feeding zones. You might find the droppings close to your garbage bin or near your favorite berry tree. With a slightly shiny, hazy appearance, the color ranges from dark browns to red.

The nastiest feature associated with opossum feces is the smell, especially when it is combined with urine! This is the main reason that you want a prompt cleaning of that area. The feces have some unwanted features. The substance contains nauseating bacteria and is a source of illness. Leptospirosis and Salmonella is the genre of bacteria that is found on these feces. It is known to cause pathologies in some animals like horses. The diseases found in the feces may generate neurological disorders. This is because of EPM, equine protozoa myelo encephalitis. Toxoplasmosis is a disease that can make cats and humans drastically ill.

The disease-carrying germs on feces can cause permanent mutilation and disability in humans if they contract it either by touching it or breathing near it. The Bairns dale ulcers are basically skin ulcers, especially on the arms and legs. The World Health Organization has reported that this organism belongs to the same family of culprit bacteria causing Leprosy and tuberculosis. The infection is manifested as a painless pimple causing an irritating itch and ultimately transforming into an ulcer. The ulcer is curable in early sages but if not treated, it can lead to disability. The treatment is complex. Long term use of antibiotics is necessary and it may go to a surgery if left untreated.

Several reports have proven that opossum feces are highly contaminated and therefore it is better to stay away from it. If you do come into contact with the poop of an opossum, adopt the following strategies to stay safe. Remove all droppings; it is better to throw away all the soiled insulation. Spray the area with a special enzyme-based cleanser to eradicate the feces while removing the nasty smell. Repair damages where there is a chance of left droppings. Immediately contact your medical practitioner.  
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We are Salem wildlife management experts, and are familiar with all the pest animals, including all species of Oregon snakes and bats. We at Ketch-Um Wildlife Control LLC are the best among Salem nuisance wildlife companies and can solve all animal damage issues. Our wildlife operators are skilled at bird control and bat removal, and would be happy to serve your Salem bat control or pigeon and bird control needs with a professional solution. Opossums, skunks, moles, and other animals that can damage your lawn - we are the exterminators who can capture and remove them. Our specialty is removal of animals in homes such as raccoons in the attic or squirrels in the attic. Our professional pest management of wildlife and animals can solve all of your Salem critter capture and control needs. Give us a call at 541-701-3467 for a price quote and more information.

If you have any questions about a wildlife problem in Salem, please give Ketch-Um Wildlife Control LLC a call at 541-701-3467, and we will listen to your problem, give you a price quote, and schedule an appointment, usually same day or next day, to solve the problem.

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