Killing Grease-Eating Ants with Borax: Trial Two

Well, the grease-eating ants are still in my kitchen. It’s been more than six weeks now. I would think they’d get tired and go away by now or something. Stupid ants. The cat food mixed with borax seemed to work, but then the ants came back, and now they won’t even touch the cat food. So I’m looking for some other grease item they will like. Having had some bacon for breakfast, I thought I’d give bacon grease a try, because who doesn’t like bacon?

I mixed the grease with borax and set it out by the sink where I seem to always see ants walking around.
They're all pointedly ignoring it.

Nothing. They didn’t touch it at all. Dang. What will these infuriating ants eat? Maybe I should try some actual meat. What kind of meat would mix with borax? Ground beef? Deviled ham in a can? I’ll have to make a trip to the grocery store for some inspiration.

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2 Responses to Killing Grease-Eating Ants with Borax: Trial Two

  1. Lauren says:

    Well, you might hate those ants, but at least they are showing an aptitude for learning.

    ….. and growing stronger.

  2. Carol says:

    I think I heard this recipe on TV as I was drifting off to sleep last night:

    1. open a can of SPAM…
    2. roll the block of lardmeat in Borax…
    3. set out in location where you have seen ants for consumption by said grease-eating ants.
    4. If this is still ineffective, consider selling your home and moving.

    ‘Course, I coulda’ heard wrong, too…it was late…

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