Strange slurping noise

SAG1November 19, 2002

A strange slurping noise is coming through the air vent in my bathroom. I opened it up and there was nothing in there. The noise only occurs in the middle of the night, usually about 10 p.m.

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blincoln

Critters?

    Bookmark   November 19, 2002 at 3:54PM
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earthworm

Critters ?, middle of the night ? 10 pm ??
Hope you have no rats, you will need one huge trap, maybe a bear trap ! Please no poisons, the dead critter will smell so bad that you will have to burn down the house !
Possibily the beast abides in the bathroom vent, use a bright light and check for foot tracks(lay down some baking soda).
This is interesting..

    Bookmark   November 19, 2002 at 8:09PM
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trekaren

The slurping threw me off, but I did have middle of the night bathroom noises in my exhaust vent last year. They were scratching noises. Sounded like a big animal to me (but things are amplified when you're sleepy and it's 1 a.m.)

Turned out it was a huge roach, like palmetto-sized. It was an attic-dweller, I guess, and decided to try and come into the bathroom.

One night, it got actually into the fan, and I turned the fan on, and beat it to death. Then, like a true female, I woke my husband up to dispose of the remains!

Maybe scraping/scratching noises could sound slurpy if you are drowsy enough.

    Bookmark   November 20, 2002 at 9:05AM
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pyano

SAGI please tell us what it turned out to be!

    Bookmark   December 27, 2002 at 4:42AM
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SAG1

It was a squirrel.

    Bookmark   December 29, 2002 at 9:38PM
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fancypants2

How in the world does a squirrel make slurping noises?

    Bookmark   January 2, 2003 at 1:40PM
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felttip

Haven't you ever heard a squirrel make those noises? It's not exactly like someone slurping up a bowl of soup, but it's similar.

    Bookmark   January 2, 2003 at 6:33PM
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tracymomof4

just for the record , dead rats dont smell at all, dead mice stink to high heavens but rats dont smell.

    Bookmark   January 27, 2003 at 6:58PM
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jasonoski

Oh yes, dead rats stink! See the link below.

tracymomof4, you must have some amazing rats!

Here is a link that might be useful: Dead Rat Post

    Bookmark   January 29, 2003 at 9:47AM
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tresbelle3

dead chipmunks smell too

    Bookmark   January 31, 2003 at 7:13PM
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lindac

so does a dead robin in yout rain gutter....
But it doesn't make a slurping noise....LOL!...Nor a Bizzarre Buzzing!
Linda C

    Bookmark   February 2, 2003 at 3:59PM
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trekaren

Linda,

STOP!!!

I'm trying to drink a diet Coke!!!!

ROFL

    Bookmark   February 3, 2003 at 1:32PM
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lindac

Out your nose????

    Bookmark   February 4, 2003 at 12:43PM
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