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Old 02-15-2020, 10:21 PM
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Wet a paper towel & put it over him...then gently pick it up & throw it outside!
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Old 02-16-2020, 07:33 AM
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Why would you not just grab it and toss it out the door ??? Also, if you lift up the bottom of the lowest course of vinyl siding, you will see the gap the little buggers use to get in. Load it up with caulking, put the siding back in place, and you will never see another one.
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Old 02-16-2020, 08:59 AM
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I use a broom, guide them gently towards open door
helps if two people room with a broom to help guide them out the door
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Old 02-16-2020, 09:10 AM
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My cat disposed of one last week.
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Old 02-16-2020, 10:03 AM
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They are harmless, and eat bugs. That's good enough for me. Poop or no poop.
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Old 02-16-2020, 10:29 AM
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Very helpful suggestions above. Thank you. Update: I had a bit of mold at the bottom of the screen of lanai and I cleaned it with vinegar. The vinegar also seems to keep the Geckos away.
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Old 02-16-2020, 10:36 AM
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Very helpful suggestions above. Thank you. Update: I had a bit of mold at the bottom of the screen of lanai and I cleaned it with vinegar. The vinegar also seems to keep the Geckos away.
They rub the bugs they catch on the vinegar to make them taste better!
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Old 02-16-2020, 09:47 PM
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The little lizard doesn’t seem to know how to get out. Is there a gentle way to help him? He seems to have an anxious partner on the outside.

If the broom doesn't work, try throwing a towel over it and gently pick it up to release him outside.
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Old 02-17-2020, 07:04 AM
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Want to borrow my cat..she loves to catch geckos...she brings them inside to us to show us her trophy. She thinks they are a moving toy..but she will not kill them.
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Old 02-17-2020, 05:45 PM
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Just use a high power leaf blower. They can fly but the landing is tough.
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Old 02-18-2020, 09:09 AM
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I have a roller butterfly net in my lanai and I catch them and put it back outdoors!!! Works great!!!
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Old 02-18-2020, 11:55 AM
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For those who love their anoles here is some timely information: How to Care for Green Anole Lizards: 13 Steps (with Pictures)
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Old 02-18-2020, 12:00 PM
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I don’t like anything moving inside the house, other than pets and people. But these anoles look so innocent and fascinating to watch - as long as they are outside.
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Old 02-18-2020, 06:45 PM
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I don’t like anything moving inside the house, other than pets and people. But these anoles look so innocent and fascinating to watch - as long as they are outside.
Frankly I think they are gross and likely unsanitary with their droppings ..... I say send them all to planned geckohood and then have them sterilized. SORRY PETA.
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Old 02-18-2020, 06:59 PM
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I use a piece if Tupperware (clear) to "catch" the little guys, then a piece of cardboard to slide under the Tupperware, i then carry outside and allow to go into the grass.
Yes I do something similar. Put clear plastic cup over and light cardboard over opening. Take them outside so they can be with their pals.
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