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World's most beloved mouse turns 90

World's most beloved mouse turns 90

Written By: Mandy Garnto

Hot Dog, Mickey Mouse, it's your birthday! Since Mickey's debut in Steamboat Willie in 1928, he has fascinated children and adults alike, bringing out the inner child in us all. While Mickey will always be near and dear to our hearts, most of us would agree that he is the only mouse we want visiting our home.

As the weather turns colder, mice and other critters are looking for places to over winter. Don't let your home become their home. Follow a few basic pest control tips to keep them out, or let Cingo help you with an all inclusive pest protection plan.

  1. Rubbermaid is your BFF. Seeing that mice typically enter homes in search of food, water and shelter, you can deter them by storing food, unused clothing and clutter in airtight plastic containers.
  2. Don't give them an inch! Mice only need a quarter-inch gap to enter your home. Be sure to seal any exterior opening that could give them easy access.
  3. Here kitty kitty! Consider adopting a cat. Visit your local animal shelter to find a spunky new addition to your family who can also keep the rodent population at bay.

If critters in your home sounds like it might put a damper on the holidays, consider a local pest control company for wildlife control. While most companies usually charge extra to remove wildlife from your home, a Cingo plan covers every single pest - from spiders and roaches to squirrels and even mice.

About Cingo: The name Cingo means to surround and secure, conveying the company's commitment to home protection. The company has been protecting families in the Southeast since 1974. It provides home protection services throughout Georgia and South Carolina, including Atlanta, Augusta, Charleston, Douglas, Dublin, Milledgeville, Savannah, Vidalia, Waycross and all points in between. Cingo was named a Best Place to Work in Georgia by Georgia Trend Magazine and listed as a National Best & Brightest Company to Work For. Learn more at www.cingohome.com.