Having problems with Wildlife on your property?
Try these nontoxic and safe for animal recipes for Wildlife Repellents
- 1 Gallon Cider Vinegar
- 2 Lbs. Moth Flakes
Heat Vinegar in large pot until just boiling.
Gradually add moth flakes till all dissolved.
While mixture is still warm, use watering can to sprinkle a 1″ square area where needed or a 1″ line at the perimeter of your property.
Repeat after 3 days. This application should work for a year.
- 1 Whole Spanish onion
- 1 Jalapeno Pepper
- 1 Tbs Cayenne Pepper
Chop onion and pepper.
Mix together and boil 2 quarts of water for 20 minutes.
Let cool, then strain into a container.
Using a garden sprayer, spray over any outdoor area where animals are being a nuisance.
Process may have to be repeated for a period of 2 weeks to assure success.
Don’t Feed the Wildlife! Here’s Why
Feeding of Wild White-Tailed Deer and why you shouldn’t, according to the NJ Division of Fish & Wildlife. In Cedar Grove, we ask that residents please refrain from feeding the deer and/or other wildlife.
Should I call Animal Control?
|Stray dog at large||YES||Call police desk ext 250|
|Injured or deceased dog or cat||YES||Call police desk ext 250|
|Injured immobile wildlife||YES||Call police desk ext 250|
|Deceased wildlife||NO||Call Health Dept ext 224|
|Stray/ feral cats / kittens (no collar)||NO||Do not trap cats or kittens prior to making arrangements with a shelter or adoption service. Animal Control will not pick up trapped cats|
|Healthy wildlife roaming||NO||Health Wildlife are free to roam the Township, and protected by NJDF&W regulations|
|Wild life in “living area” of home||YES||Call police desk ext 250|
|Wild life in attics, crawl spaces, garages, sheds, under porches or decks or basements not directly accessible to the living space.||NO||DO NOT trap wild animals. Animal Control will not pick up trapped wildlife. Call a private pest control company for nuisance wildlife removal.|
|Bats in “living area” of home||YES||DO NOT release the bat, Call police desk ext 250. Allow Animal Control to trap the bat which must be sent for testing for rabies.|
|Bats in attics, crawl spaces, garages, sheds, under porches or decks or basements not directly accessible to the living space||NO||DO NOT try to trap or capture the bats yourself. Call a private pest control company for nuisance wildlife|
Other Helpful Links
|Shelter Information||Hours of Operation|
|Wayne Animal Shelter
201 Pompton Plains Crossroads
(Jackson Ave Extension)
Wayne, NJ 07470
|Tuesdays: 6PM – 8PM
Thursdays: 6PM – 8PM
Saturdays: 12PM – 3PM
|Montclair Animal Shelter
77 Willow Street
Montclair, New Jersey 07042
|Tuesday: 2:00 – 6:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 2:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Friday: 2:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Saturday: 2:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Sunday: 2:00 – 4:00 p.m.