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Jan. 4, 2014 - PRLog -- A band of raccoons can be a formidable enemy to deal with!

Raccoons are wild animals- they are the worst house guests that anyone could ask for. They are sloppy and destructive creatures! They invade our precious homes and make themselves at home in the attic.

The raccoon is a medium-sized mammal ( native to North America. It is the largest of the procyonid ( family (, having a body length of 40 to 70 cm and a body weight of 3.5 to 9kg. Its grayish coat mostly consists of dense underfur ( which insulates against cold weather. In the first decade after its discovery by the members of the expedition of Christopher Columbus (, who was the first person to leave a written record about the species, taxonomists ( thought the raccoon was related to many different species, including dogs (, cats (, badgers ( and particularly bears ( Two of the raccoon's most distinctive features are its extremely dexterous front paws and its facial mask (, which are themes in the mythology of several Native American tribes ( Raccoons are noted for their intelligence (, with studies showing that they are able to remember the solution to tasks for up to three years.

Raccoons have a tendency to destroy everything that they can lay their hands on. Home attics seem to be their habitat of choice. Raccoons given their destructive nature are reported to have torn ducts, insulation on pipes, chewed on wires, etc. It is believed that they do so in search for a bedding place. Raccoons are at the top of the list of wildlife that destroys vegetable gardens. They also are notorious for raiding bird feeders at night as well as garbage cans.

There have been numerous reports of raccoon damage. People in general don’t understand the risks associated with inviting these unruly creatures into their homes as pets. Raccoons are capable of spreading havoc as was demonstrated by a hair-raising incident. This happened a very long time ago, when a beautiful girl got scarred for life as she was attacked by a pet raccoon that mauled her when she was just 3 months old!! The poor soul went through excruciating pain and trauma and had to undergo numerous reconstructive surgeries even 10 years after the unfortunate incident. This was reported by the Mail online in an article dated 16th August, 2012. It also states that the “pet” raccoon had chewed off a part of her face in the incident

Also another incident was reported by on 15th March, 2011 where a 4-day old baby was attacked by a raccoon. The baby suffered from puncture wounds and a cut on her head. The reason for the attack was believed to be nosy and inquisitive nature of the animal.

Children in particular are highly vulnerable to attack from these vicious animals. A recent incident which went to press on 8th May, 2013 illustrates the same. The journalist reports that a 6-year old girl was subjected to unprovoked surprise attack in her own backyard. Imagine not being safe in your own backyard!

These wily creatures not only cause carnal damage, but also economical damage. Being inquisitive as well as dexterous by nature, they amount to huge damage in the wire and cable industry. They will chew wires and cables more often out of curiosity. Moreover most insurance companies don’t cover damage caused due to raccoons. They don’t pay for animal damage because it is seen as a direct result of homeowner neglect.

The time has come to protect our loved ones as well as our precious belongings from these raccoons. We at C Tech Corporation recognize this problem and have worked towards finding a practical solution for the same. Rodrepel®™ is the product of years of tremendous efforts coupled with innovative technology. Our product Rodrepel®™ works effectively in repelling rodents and other aggressive animals like raccoons. It is one of its kind non-toxic, non-hazardous and eco-friendly rodent and animal aversive. It is available in polymer compatible masterbatches which can be incorporated in cables and cable insulation as well as wires. It is also available in the form of lacquer which can be applied on wooden doors and frames as well as on fences to keep raccoons from entering the property.This product will be instrumental in keeping raccoons out of your house as well as life.

Ankita Singh
Source:C Tech Corporation
Tags:Non-toxic, Non-hazardous, Eco Friendly
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