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Bugs in the Swheatscoop?

September 15th, 2010, 11:30 AM
Anyone else having problems with this? We get those little "pantry moths" from time to time in wheat products and bird seed, especially if I forget to put everything coming into the house into the freezer for a bit, and they are such a pain to get rid of! Lately I`ve seen them in the bathroom, and wondered why, since there isn`t any food kept in there, but I`ve just realized they are living in the litter box :eek:

I don`t know if they came in the bag, or if we already had a few from something else, but they seem to be thriving in the litter box. I hate to change litters, but don`t know how else to eradicate them. Any ideas?

September 15th, 2010, 01:08 PM
Remove the food source and you remove the bugs. You might be able to keep the litter in the long run, but maybe you could switch for a short period of time to help break the cycle. In the meantime you could freeze the bag of litter you have now if you've got a large freezer (it would kill anything lingering in there). Keep all grain-based products in well-sealed containers, including the litter when it's not in use. I don't know how you could keep the critters out of litter that's in an open litter pan, though :shrug: