What if a bat got inside my house, bedroom, kitchen, etc.

You are outside one evening enjoying a cool summer’s night. As you enter your home something else decides to join you. A Bat!! This is a catastrophe. It is understandable that you would be entirely freaked out. Who wants a bat in their home? The answer is no one. These creatures are hideous and can make such a mess. They are also a danger to your pets so they have to go.

However, these are such hideous creatures and they can be scary to try to contain. So what does a person do? The first thing to do is to take a deep breath. If you are getting yourself all upset and panicky, you are not going to be able to get rid of this animal. You need to slow things down so you can make good decisions that will help you to get rid of this animal quickly and safely.

First, start by turning all the lights on in the room the bat is in and close the door. You want to make sure it does not get out and into another part of your home. Also, turning on the light usually makes the bat cling to something like the wall so it is less vulnerable to predators.

Once you have done this you will need two things: a broom and a blanket. If you can get help of another person, that would be ideal. One of you should swat the bat off the wall with the broom so that it is knocked to the floor. This will not only help you to implement your plan, but it should also stun the bat briefly enough so you can make your move.

Now, throw your blanket over the top of the bat. Let the blanket sit there for a minute before taking any action. This gives you a moment to calm down, but it does the same for the bat as well. In a minute or two it will realize it can’t do anything and will settle down to plot. That is when you can jump into action. Make sure you have thick gloves on, and go over to the bat and pick up the blanket so that you ensure that the bat is inside the blanket. Make sure that the blanket is completely around the bat, then go outside and throw the blanket away from yourself. It will open, letting the bat free and away it will go.

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