Mass Suicide

I have a suicide problem in my apartment.   Thousands of lives have extinguished themselves over the last couple of days.  Poor little things.

Dead ant . . . Dead ant . . . Dead-ant. Dead-ant. Dead-ant. Dead-ant. DEAD-ANT!

The little buggers are marching one-by-one through a tiny crack in the outside of the icebox.    Probably it seems like a good idea, since the motor of the freezer is probably putting out heat.  It’s been pretty cold around here (well, cold for here), so I’m sure they’re just wanting to warm up.   However, we all know what’s going on inside a freezer.

When I came home yesterday, I followed their little trail, up the side of the icebox to this little space, and I opened up the freezer, and there inside, was a huge pile of dead frozen ants.  

It’s terrible, really.   

I’ve sprinkled cinnamon around everywhere, and cleaned up as best I can . . . I just hope that I can deter them.    I killed a couple, but I hate doing that.   I would prefer it if they just went along on their happy little ways, back to their colony with some noms.

5 Responses to “Mass Suicide”


  1. 1 dimensha December 24, 2008 at 11:15 pm

    oh noes! i mean, i’m not a big fan of bugs/ants/any creature with more than 4 legs, but still…mass suicides is still sad. and, cleaning up dead ant carcasses is kinda gross. 😦

  2. 2 Unclesamurai December 26, 2008 at 1:23 pm

    Sounds like the pink panther theme…

    Um…o yeah
    did you ever get back to me about your thoughts on
    http://ska4u.com
    I will listen to what you have to say about it.
    Your likes.
    Dislikes.

    That sort of thing.
    Hope you are well Pegy Lu

    Moose

  3. 4 Unclesamurai December 26, 2008 at 1:24 pm

    I meant
    Peggy Lu
    with two g’s

  4. 5 Hannah December 27, 2008 at 9:39 pm

    I saw the carnage first-hand.
    it was pretty gross.


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