Wildlife Problems in Cambridge, MA

A lack of natural habitats within Boston's metro area often forces the nuisance animals of Cambridge, MA, into neighborhoods. Along with squirrels, bats, and raccoons, homeowners also encounter pests like rats and pigeons.

Shelter for Squirrels

Cambridge gardens and bird feeders provide squirrels with easy access to food. Once they find a yard that provides regular meals, the rodents often move into nearby attics, crawl spaces, and sheds for shelter. Inside, a squirrel may build messy nests from leaves, debris, and torn insulation and give birth to young.

Raccoons and Disease

Quick to adjust to urban settings, raccoons are always searching for resources to help them survive. The animals root through trash cans and dumpsters, creating messes that may attract more wildlife. The raccoon is a vector for rabies in Massachusetts, so it is crucial to treat these pests with caution.

Bat Roosts

Cambridge attics make prime resting sites for bats. While their insect-rich diet helps to control mosquitoes in the area, these animals pose a problem for residents when they roost indoors. Bat waste can give off unpleasant smells and lead to serious health issues in people and pets.

Other Massachusetts Wildlife

With plenty of nesting sites in Cambridge, pigeons are a constant issue. The birds take shelter in eaves, porches, and other spots near houses. Just one pigeon produces large amounts of unsightly droppings, so large flocks compound the problem.

Rats invade Massachusetts homes by chewing holes or squeezing into small gaps in walls. In addition to contaminating pantries, these rodents can be destructive. A rat will gnaw on wood, wiring, plastic, and even cement, resulting in structural damage and fire hazards.

Common Wildlife Issues in this Location

  • Animal Damage
  • Animal Droppings
  • Animal Noises
  • Animal Odor Removal
  • Animals on the Roof
  • Animals Under Homes & Porches
  • Bats in Homes
  • Bats in the Attic
  • Carcass Removal from Homes
  • Chimney Repairs
  • Dead Animal Removal
  • Humane Animal Trapping
  • Mice in Walls & Attics
  • Raccoon Trapping
  • Raccoons in Attic
  • Rats in Walls & Attics:
  • Seal Animal Entry Points in Homes
  • Skunk Control
  • Skunk Trapping
  • Skunks Under Heating Units
  • Squirrel Trapping
  • Squirrels in Attics
  • Squirrels in Homes
  • Venomous Snake Removal

Residential Services

We provide trapping & removal services for the following types of animals:

  • Armadillos
  • Badger
  • Bats
  • Beavers
  • Bees
  • Birds
  • Blackbirds
  • Bobcat
  • Chipmunks
  • Coyote
  • Crows
  • Deer
  • Fox
  • Gulls
  • Hornets
  • House Finches
  • Magpies
  • Mice
  • Moles
  • Muskrats
  • NorwayRats
  • Opossums
  • Pack Rats
  • Pigeons
  • Porcupine
  • Rabbits
  • Raccoons
  • Rats
  • Roof Rats
  • Skunks
  • Snakes
  • Sparrow
  • Squirrels
  • Starlings
  • Swallows
  • Voles
  • Weasel
  • Wild Hogs
  • Woodchuck
  • Woodpeckers

Commercial Services

  • Bird Control & Municipal Animal Control
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