When I would go to sleep at night I would hear little scratching sounds in the wall I was facing. I would tell my husband to turn off the TV and listen. He would hear… NOTHING. I would hear it again but a very faint sound, then nothing and I would drift off to sleep. The next night, their back, (you have to say that like the little girl of Poltergeist) I could hear their little feet scratching inside my wall. I would lay there in the darkness thinking about how a simple piece of sheet rock was protecting me from this horrible animal. Tony said it was probably a squirrel or a mouse or mice! I would lay there saying “Do you hear that?” Tony finally said, “There is nothing there. You are hearing things. Go to sleep.” I knew what I knew and I knew I heard little feet. Typical male dismissing a woman! I am woman hear me ROAR! Right?
Finally, I ROARED – “Go in the attic and see what it is.” To his surprise when he shined the flashed light down the wall beside my bed he saw – let me just say- multiple eyes looking up at him glowing in the light. BATS!!!!!! I was wondering why we had no mosquitos when we have two ponds behind our house.
He called an exterminator who tacked up a piece of a window screen in front of the opening so they could fly out but couldn’t find their way back in. Yes, we paid $50 for a piece of window screen. For the next few nights you could hear a few light thuds and then no more scratching. However, we did get mosquitos. Tony made a bat box but they didn’t go to it. Oh, how we want the bats back – No insects!
I knew I heard something but I would have never thought it was BATS in my attic!