Pests are a devious lot. The rodents in particular are so cunning. They live rough lives chased by owls and other predators and have the potential to cause so much trouble in your life. In a disaster scenario or a severe SHTF scenario You will come to understand that these mice can also carry disease. It is imperative that you keep them as far away from your family as possible. There are some key techniques to doing this.
This is a great article on handling these pests on your own. There will be no Orkin man in a SHTF pest control will be your responsibility. The best advice I can give you on pest control is to mind their access to food, water and harborage you will keep them at bay for the most part. Use the tips provided by the author to sure up the deal.