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Is This A Silverfish Bug Bite?

Is there anything worse than lying awake at night, staring at your inflamed and itchy skin, wondering “Is this a silverfish bug bite?!” And yes, the prospect of a silverfish is truly disgusting

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How To Kill A Scorpion (Without Killing Yourself In The Process)

Ah, that age old question pondered by all those who are both lucky and unlucky enough to live in dry, hot regions: how to kill a scorpion (without killing yourself in the process). It usually goes something

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How Do Scorpions Get In the House? (And How to Keep Them Out)

Wondering how do scorpions get in the house? That’s the kind of question that will keep you up at night. It’s also the kind of question that invites some pretty uncomfortable answers. Yet,

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3 Tell Tale Signs of a Scorpion Infestation (And How to Stop it in its Tracks)

Are you an evil genius? If so, you might welcome having a few scorpions around the house to scare off unwanted intruders and suave British super spies. Plus, they make great mascots for a diabolical mastermind.

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How to Tell if Your Cat Has Fleas: 8 Telltale Signs

Cats are constantly grooming and preening themselves. They also roll around for no good reason, chase invisible things and behave in generally mystifying ways. So how do you know if it’s fleas

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How to Get Rid of Ghost Ants (So They Never Return)

How to get rid of ghost ants? Call… The… Ghostbust—Hey, get off me! I’m writing an article here. You can’t drag me away like this, I’m a writer!I’m back. Somebody’s had a word with me.

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Fleas on Cats 101: 8 Cat Flea Facts You Need to Know

Fleas on cats are a pain in the butt but armed with the right knowledge and arsenal of flea-battling tools, you can defeat these blood-sucking buggers. The first step, of course, is knowing how they operate.

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How to Keep Ants Away: Top 10 Ant Repellent Tactics and Products

Try and think of any other many-legged pest that’s worse and more annoying than ants. Go on, I’ll wait.What’re you writing down? Wait, stop, you’re ruining my point. I don’t care if you’re

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Natural Flea Repellent for Dogs: Top 10 Ways to Naturally Keep Fleas Off Dogs

Protecting pets is no different than protecting our children; well, apart from the fact that we don’t have any kids of our own and that’s why we dress our dogs up in little costumes and pretend it

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What Is the Best Way to Remove a Tick? Which Tick Removal Tools Work – and Which Don’t

If you’ve never had to deal with a tick before, you might be thinking that devoting an entire article to removing one seems like much ado about nothing. To you, I say: no ticks for you, bottom of the

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