Not even Irish Springs soap keeps mice away. This myth comes from the idea that mice eat animal fat (a core ingredient in many soaps), so by eating soap the mice will die from chemical exposure. However, this simply isn’t true.
Does Irish Spring soap keep mice away?
The bottom line is the perfumes in this soap tell mice, rats, chipmunks, and other critters to stay clear. Irish Spring comes in different scents and varieties, and I have found that as long as it is Irish Spring in general it will work just fine.
What animal eats Irish Spring soap?
The Stricklands used Irish Spring soap as a deterrent to keep critters away but apparently possums like the flavored soap.
Do mice like to eat Irish Spring soap?
Quote from video: The mice didn't leave the area. They didn't even change their behavior that came back every night and the rat actually likes to chew on the soap.
Does Irish Spring soap deter animals?
Irish Spring soap is a staple around this house, as it can help repel mice, spiders, chipmunks, and even DEER!