Welcome to Animals in the Attic of Seattle! We are a professional wildlife removal company servicing Seattle Washington. We specialize in the removal of critters from the attic of homes and businesses, and are respected
in Seattle as the best wildlife specialists for this unique work. Whether you have a family of squirrels, an infestation of rats or mice, a destructive raccoon with babies, or even a colony of bats or birds, we take
great care to remove the wildlife from your home safely and effectively, and we solve the problem permanently, with guarantee! We provide all the services needed - from complete 30-point home and attic inspection,
to the trapping or exclusion of all the animals, including any nests of babies, to complete animal-proofing and repairs, we do it all. We also provide attic cleanup services, if needed.
We are fully Washington licensed and insured. We operate 24 hours per day, 7 days per week. Call us any time, and we will be happy to discuss your critter problem, and provide a price estimate for the work needed, and schedule a same-day or next-day appointment. Call us any time at 206-829-4744. We look forward to hearing from you.
What diseases do raccoons carry? While you may think that a raccoon is a cute, cuddly animal, the fact is that these animals carry a whole lot of diseases and parasites that can be quite dangerous to the health of you and your family. Some you can contract simply by breathing in the organisms near the waste of the raccoon. This makes these animals very dangerous to be around.
This sounds crazy in some ways, but it is true. If you are interested in knowing what kinds of diseases these animals carry, here are some of the more common ones.
Raccoon roundworm is the most common of these. There are actually two different strains of this disease, but both are quite dangerous. The common symptoms include such things as loss of vision, tiredness, loss of muscle control and coma. This disease is airborne, meaning you can breathe it in simply by being around the raccoon waste. This attacks the central nervous system and can lead to death.
Leptospirosis is a bacterial infection that can be contracted by coming in contact with raccoon feces or urine. The disease is transmitted by these wastes coming into contact with an open sore or cut. Common symptoms of the illness include nausea, diarrhea, anemia, a high fever, sever aches, and liver or kidney failure. This can also be a deadly disease if not treated right away.
Salmonella is most commonly thought of when you are talking about food poisoning, but you can get the salmonella bacteria from ingestion as well. This usually occurs by coming in contact with the raccoon and then transferring the bacteria from touching the food. One can also get this disease by eating raccoon that is not properly prepared. The common symptoms include a greatly elevated fever, severe abdominal pain, and diarrhea.
Rabies can also be contracted from a raccoon. Getting bitten or scratched by the raccoon can easily pass the disease on, and cause serious problems for you. The common symptoms of rabies include foaming at the mouth, inability to walk without stumbling (look very much like a drunk), acts of violence or violent outbursts, and lack of fear. If not treated right away this is a lethal disease and the period until death is brutal. This is one of the worst diseases a person can contract.
While this is by no means a comprehensive list, it gives you a clear idea that these are not cuddly animals you want to take home. Avoid the raccoons at all costs.
If you have animals in your house, it's important that you hire a company that will do the job correctly. We do a complete job from start to finish, for a permanent solution to your Seattle pest control wildlife problem. We inspect the house, remove all of the animals humanely, repair the damage, and seal the entry holes with guarantee, so that you never have crittes in your attic again. Call us any time at 206-829-4744 for complete wildlife removal in Seattle. We look forward to hearing from you!