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Re: Ant infestation..are you killing your cat???

Posted by richard on May 09, 2000 at 23:11:18:

In Reply to: Ant infestation posted by Marta on May 09, 2000 at 20:35:35:

Unless you use a water based exterminating product...all those over the counter ant killers are designed for the outside the REAL OUTDOORS, not a terrace ..and aerosol cans contain Petroleum Distallates, and ethyl alcohol, definately NOT healty for Pets.......

So you want a garden then take the responsibility for it......Ants Bugs Flies Worms, Bees are what comes with gardening, wether in Manhattan or in Kansas...


: I live in a rent stab apartment in Manhattan. I have a terrace where I grow a wonderful garden. For several years I have been experiencing a growing problem with ants, they are all over my terrace (although I manage to keep them under control most of the year) but in the spring they start invading the interior of my my apartment. I find them everywhere, even in my cat's food and water dishes. I have demanded that the landlord to send the exterminator on a monthly basis, but whatever they use, makes no difference, the ants keep multiplying.
: This year the invasion into the apartment is massive, I am constantly spraying around the terrace door and windows, have placed many ant traps but the problem persist.
: What legal recourse do I have to force the landlord to take drastic exterminating measures?
: Thank you for your help.

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