Wednesday, March 21, 2007

How to kill a croaking lizard

I guess I've mentioned croaking lizards(geckos) enough for google to throw a few people my way with queries on how to get rid of them, so this is my definitive guide for all those who come this way.

For those of you who have cojones my first line of offence is bug spray :D as depicted here. The fly right off the wall once the spray hits them so try to get them square on the head. The lizards may not pass immediately but they will be left in a disabled state for a while, long enough to sweep them outside or to pick them up with some tissue and discard.

I have seen my parents make attempts to catch them with glue traps but those didn't yield much. I have actually caught a large croaker with a spring loaded rat trap, I guess they like cheese as much as the rats. I have attempted to blind them using a 10mw laser but it seemed to have no effect.

For those of you who are deathly afraid of these things (yeah, even pictures of them) need not read/scroll down any further.

I strongly suspect that I sprayed this bugger before and he some what recovered from it.. but not too well... I doubt he survived his second dose.

87 comments:

Dr. D. said...

There is a spray called "Ortho Hornet and Wasp Killer" which shoots straight in a line, if you can get that, it wikid for croakers, it literally dissolves them!

Kingston Girl said...

Get a cat and the lizards disappear. All you have to do is get through the first few weeks when you find their dissected bodies left all over the place and then there family learns and the lizards stop coming to the house

Yatta said...

Pyro is my best fren!!!! (when it comes to lizards that is)
My parents have a few upstairs who seem to be getting fatter and fatter... no clue why they don't deal with them. Maybe they decided to keep them as family pets?!?!

Mad Bull said...

But KG! What kind of thing dat you telling the man? You doah know say SimpleEnigma has decreed that single man mustn't own cat?!

Adrian said...

well as my comment in Simpleenigma's post stated I am a cat lover through and through. My problem with cats and lizards is that the cats will leave the chewed up torsos about the place.. like in your shoe so you can find it and be proud of them or something..

maybe one day :D

Stunner said...

I have used Raid to kill quiet a few big ones.

Adrian said...

lol according to yahoo.com this blog post is rank 3rd in the search results for "croaking lizard".. I guess that makes me a worldwide expert :D

NadYaDee said...

lol...ok Mr. Worldwide Expert...thanks for the tips...nothing new though...doesn't everyone know how to kill a croaking lizard?

GC (God's Child) said...

why does the lizard have to die? Why?

Anonymous said...

I guess these lizards must be a really BIG problem why so many persons are online blogging about them. I guess now I'll have to share in it. First of all sprays only leave them stunned for awhile doubt it actually kills them. I used to throw boiling water at them until I ruined a few artwork that was on the wall. Now I use one of those straw brooms that you normally see the Rasta men selling. You have to practice to get it just right and to avoid plaques or ornaments that you may have on the wall. Get a really long broom and stand at least 5 feet away from the wall then wind it up like a baseball batter. Ensure you do this slowly as you don't want it to move while you are getting ready. After that you klaaght it good and proper wid di broom. Ensure you use all your strength! Even if you miss by a couple of inches the blast of the impact on the wall should leave it stunned on the ground for a couple secs or mins. Then you go in for more strikes. I normally use a machete to behead them after delivering the other blows. This is very rewarding :). Then here goes the creepy part....you will have to get some tissue to take it up and throw it away. Also, you may need some Lysol to remove the blood stains on the wall or on the floor.

P.S. The hot(boiling) water really does work.

longbench said...

What would happen if you just left them alone? They don't bite, and if they did, it wouldn't be poisonous? All the toxic stuff you spraying around the place, and all the problems you going through to get rid of them, maybe you should just focus on something else. The croaker in my house minds its own business and mine as well. It seems perfectly happy, and when necessary, I actually talk back to it when I am not interested in hearing its noises. And it listens, most of the time. Leave the critters alone. This is a truly irrational fear. Nobody has a true story about a croaker ever doing anything to them.

polkadot5 said...

mine you croaker crap on everywhere they go.seriously piss me off.but when i do got them,hell's torture awaits.

Anonymous said...

Yo I know there are some crockas in the apt because I am seeing their droppings everywhere and they are nowhere to be found so I can unleash baygon under their rahtid.

I am going to try an old country tale I heard about setting some syrup and letting them get stuck in it. I truly hate them...grrrrrrrrrrrrrr

mozz_arella said...

Lord have mercy! You sick stomach eeh. I was out for the weekend and saw a GIGANTIC one on the wall of a villa was staying at. I have had nightmares ever since. The lizard is about an inch wide and high, and around seven inches long, excluding tail.

Anonymous said...

The boiling water works well, though the aftermath is messy and this works better if the lizard is on the floor. Another method is rolling up the newspaper to make a rod and paste double side tape on the top of the hand made rod (tape is optional). Like what Anonymous had said, aim and quickly strike out at the lizard. The lizard may be stuck to the tape and got stunned and drop onto the floor, making it very easy to smash that bugger flat with the rod.

But I found one issue with this method since recently, an lizard escaped when I got near by hiding behind the air con making it hard to reach it with the rod. Got to use the glue trap and prayed that that miserable bugger will be trapped soon.

BTW, don't preach about how we should not kill lizards. Cold blooded things have no feelings, and they are true nuisances, invading our houses uninvited. They should be killed with no mercy.

Anonymous said...

i hate these lil fuccers lol ;; kill all freakin lizards!

Anonymous said...

Geez people. The cute little geckos may take a bit of time to get used to, but they won't hurt you.

Personally I'd much rather have geckos on the outside of my house (and occasionally have to chase one down inside and trap it with a big bowl), than have a house crawling with roaches and centipedes and other nasty bugs.

Anonymous said...

OMG, I can't tell you what a relief it is to finally find a blog where people are ACTUALLY giving advise on how to get rid of this unsightly creatures! I've been trying to get rid of the ones at my place for over 2 months now, with no success. I was even trying to do it humanely! But now, I couldn't care less about killing them, I'd rather have mosquitoes that geckos any day! Thanks guys, I'll be trying these tips (Or rather, getting my boyfriend to try them- don't want to have to touch them myself)

kat said...

i know this sounds very weird, but it just happened five seconds ago. i was throwing paper bullets at this lizard and even though i didn't come close (it's a lot harder than you think) it suddenly fell on it's back, twitched like crazy, then died. i think i gave it a heart attack.

S/less said...

S/less...
While it can be said that the fear of lizards is irrational this does not negate the fact that it is real. I see a croaking lizard and I break out in sweat and if there is no warning of its presence and "mi buck im up" i am off screaming with hands and head flaying. I try the hot water and spray and I am near a heart attack. Fear irrational maybe but scared s-less HECK yes ^-^

Anonymous said...

All I can say is that in Islam, we know that there is 70,000 Blessings in killing a crockin lizard. Just mek sure you say " In the name of Allah" when you kill it. I hope this will help.

Anonymous said...

Hate the ugly critters & their disgusting crap!! Bleeding hearts have perhaps not had gecko diarrhoea staining your walls & curtains?? Saw one jumping out of my NTUC shopping bag last night & took care of it with boiling water. Btw, the yellow glue trap from supermarkets is useless - small, expensive & lousy glue. The cheaper pink "U-Like" glue trap is much better but harder to find. Or make your own with rat glue (for outdoor areas).

heather said...

This is the best way. It works!!!!! Put about 1/2 inch of Pepsi or sugar and water in a pepsi bottle and leave it where the critters frequent. Next morning you will find a greedy,drowned croaker. Just find someone to throw it away and you will be good to go

Lizard Care said...

What? Why would you want to kill those pretty little things? They take care of you by eating bugs that you don't want in your house. And they look so cool :)

tiad a lizard said...

Ive got a house chock full of those "pretty little things" maybe Lizard Care would like to buy it from me. I can kill my own bugs but I cant ever seem to kill a croaking lizard

Anonymous said...

Wow!! what a relief to see so may persons sharing my fear of this lizard with the great bulging eyes watching you, and the noise,my God!! Why the hell cant they just stay outside. Gotta get someone to try some of these things to get rid of them. After all new year coming, new law. but me, as usual staying far from them.

Anonymous said...

I know this sounds crazy, but I live in New York now and actually miss those little bastards back home...they were a great stress reliever, when I actually thought I had stress...my husband use to go running and screaming, but I used to jump up pon mi bed wid di cutlass, box them off di wall, watch them fly through di air, and yuh haffi ketch dem just as dem land, or less yuh corna dark, then you massacre dem....best murda scene...cutlass in hand, headless lizard, then dismemba dem nasty backside, tail, then foot by foot...cleaning up, leave that to the freaked out husband, who cuss sey yuh wicked fi kill di lizard suh...

Anonymous said...

@Aug 1, 2010 10:55:00 PM

Amazing. Today I had to kill one. Pinned it down with a stick, thought it was dead, I was wrong. I caught it a second time and I just crushed it's brain with a second stick while I did say that so very instinctively. Probably God didn't want me to sin and guided my lips. RELIEF :)!

Anonymous said...

Crazed
Well one thing is for sure they seem to mutate cause in my Apt complex we have possibly a new breed. They are afraid of nothing and noone. Immune to all sprays, even my potion of ammonia, grout cleaner and bleach with Oxy powder. The one I used that on came springing at me,shed his tail and was back again the next morning. Btw he is a little bit wider than a pickapeppa bottle. Gonna try the roasted scotch bonnet peppers next.

Oh btw that bleeding heart person...fyi the can cause harm. I have the permanent bruise to prove it. Fell between my bossom, and it stuck itself for dear life my husband had to put the kitchen towel under running hot water And grabbed that butafooka off. So...

Anonymous said...

Hey! All now mi nuh hear none a unnuh with the experirnce I had I was staying at a Cabin in Negril and mi lay down pan mi back a try fi get some sleep then the damn thing start mek noise then suddenly mi hear plap inna mi chest that rass nasty crawling creeper landed, and trust me people a swear a di truth inna mi uner pant yuh know mi fly outta deh and reach the front desk mi nuh go back a dat deh room di houseman affi go fi mi things dem! who, mi go home that night so now mi and dem again, and dem stubborn yuh fuck, nuh woman naw mek mi ketch dat deh so mi waan kno ow fi get rid a dem claat, but mi kno waan kill dem still just get rid of di fuckers, dem mek mi skin crawl bad to even pictures! Mi granny seh dem wi crawl inna yuh nose so mi nuh inna dat just tell mi di realest ting ow fi get rid a dem all now mi blood a run cold just typing this shit, mi a try di spray and dem a run but minutes lata dem cum back wah fi du?
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Pamela Douglas said...

I love this page. Cant believe I have found it. Yeah Pyro is the best. You just sneak up on them and Pyro spray them so that they are practically paralyzed, they still move after but very slowly, you can either kill them there and then or just wait and you will see the corpse in the morning Brilliant, I aint no murderer but these little bastards get everywhere, behind your pictures on the wall, the mirror, EVERYWHERE, Pyro is making a fortune out of me as soon as its nearly finished I start panicking and have to buy them two at a time. If Pyro is reading this maybe I can do an add for you and get back some money or a years free supply!

Anonymous said...

I was OK with just one resident croaker that made a trek from behind a painting on the wall out through the window every evening at dusk. But things got a bit crowded when a second one started appearing in my bedroom closet on a regular basis. Someone said the lizards can be kept away using moth balls, so I scattered some in every corner and crevice - but that has not worked. I am allergic to insect sprays like Pyro, and I don't have the guts to clobber the lizards to death or use the boiling water. Any other ideas?

Anonymous said...

I just had an experience killing one which would come through the hole behind the AC every night. I have been trying to deal with this sucker for months, sprays, bleach you name it. Nothing keeps it away, they are stubborn and fearless and very territorial, the only way is to kill it. I actually chased this one away today, it came back and jumped at me a few minutes later! You need to spray it and as previously mentioned, you then haveto slap it with a broom once it's down on the floor and weakend by the spray. (I actually even tried throwing salt on it too).

Anonymous said...

mi nuh tink anybaddy hate dem like me. I just got phone with a couple pest control ppl. Dem a mek mi know seh dem cyaan do nothing bout dem bcuz nuh spray nuh invent yet fi kill them and keep dem wey. I told the lady to take my name and put me on that waiting list fi when it come out. Cuz trus mi, it cud be a million dollar, mi a find it somehow fi buy it. One keep mi up till 4 this morning till him decide seh him ready fi crawl out go bout him business and now mi a buck a de ppl dem workplace.

Anonymous said...

Omg! Thank u Lord, there are more of you. Ppl are always laughing at me! I have a RAID spray but even that is a challenge because I won't go near AND I can't deal with the aftermath if I haven't got them square in the face! My toes curl, my heart races...ughhh! I closed my room door & moved into the 2nd room for a MONTH after a spray exercise. He prob suffocated to death but I still haven't found the body. *sigh* Solution SOOn plz someone, ANYone..lol

Anonymous said...

i have a bad lizard problem on my porch and i am extremely afraid of those things.. the raid works really good because it ruins their skin making them die a painful death, and i think that their mating season just ended so after i kill one the baby ones disappear i guess they learn early,but i want them to be permanently gone, i saw something about some kind of net that can be used, and i think i will try that out.and i dont think that the boiling water is a good idea because what are you gonna do with the lizard while the water boils, i think that is a stupid technique.

M@ria said...

Thats so sad, how mean are you y dont u just pick them up and put them outside!!!!! i think it is cruel to kill them with fly spray, it maks them have to suffer it would be a better idea to just kill them quickly like... well i don't have any idea how to kill them quickly cause i don't kill animals but u don't have to kill them at all.

paul said...

All you idiots asking why we want to get rid of these despicable creatures - because they CRAP up your house, and leave long streaks of urine on the wall, that's why.

Anonymous said...

I hate lizards! I cant sleep just because theyre roaring like a fuckin monster!!! Theyre hide everywhere! Behind the wardrobe, behind your bed, mirror, lamps, even inside my guitar!!! And it makes me crazy and crazier everynight!! I wanna kill all of them. I wanna destroy all of them!! But im fvckn disgusting to touch them!nd ths morning i just find out piece of its tail on my bed!!!!!

Anonymous said...

Carburetor & Fuel Injector Cleaner spray is more effective than any bug spray. However, not to be used by idiots, around children or without adequate ventilation.

For all the gecko fans, croaking lizards aren't those cute lizards you see in nature magazines. They are fugly, smart as a whip and determined to squat in your house. They sneak in through the smallest crevices and are highly trained sleep deprivation terrorists. Instinctively, they know the moment you'll slip into sleep and then they proceed to make the most infernal racket to ruin your night. More annoying than the combination of the mosquito and the whistling frog, they come in a bewildering array of sickening colours, from transparent death white to duppy grey to skin-crawling yuck brown with stripes that are the visual equivalent of fingernails drawn across a chalkboard. Final proof that these creatures have escaped the pit of hell is that they can clone themselves. That's right! Just one croaker is needed to start a family of these demons. We are doing the world a service by controlling the population. Left unchallenged no place on earth would be safe from them. Pray none come your way. Be very afraid.

Anonymous said...

So i've read all your suggestions but my case is a little different. A croaker has been living in my room for a few months now. I had no problem with it at first because it just minded its own business and ate the bugs and mosquitos. Now the thing is literally obese and I never see it in the daytime or at night when I am up and about. However, every morning between 4-5am I am awakened by this really loud croaking coming from the ceiling, or the high part of the walls adjacent to my bedhead! I am scared to use the bug sprays because i will have to look up at it and hence may get the toxic spray in my eyes or nose. The last time i tried to hit one with a broom, it leaped at me so i'm not very enthused at trying that again. And well the hot water and all those other things will make a mess of my bed. Please, help! I am tired of loosing my last hour or 2 hours of sleep in the a.m. and then a buck a di ppl dem workplace!

Nicole said...

Reading all these tips right now with one in ma curtain 3:45 in the morning I can't sleep until its out or dead pref dead don't want it crawling on me I sprayed everything I could find from wasp spray, pests spray to perfume and this fart just keeps running back into the curtain hiding. I really don't want to sleep with this thing in ma room if push comes to shove I'll just set the curtain on fire (desperate times calls for drastic measures...lol)

Anonymous said...

Lol I hear ya@Nicole! I'm here sleeping over my friend's house 25 mins away from my apartment, because there are 3 unmoving croakers outside of my door. :-( they scare me...don't wanna touch em or deal with them period. I noticed I don't see em in the daylight hours. Is there something that I can do during this time to prevent them from coming back at night? Sigh HELP!!!
-JA Queen

Anonymous said...

All I know is that if you want me faint, tell me say a lizzard deh pan me............One man try that pan me verandah an a me madda bed me wake up enah a hyperventilate and a sweat and bawl. No ask me wah gwaan after me c d croaker. One enah my room from wah, me block up every crease and crack enah d room and him still in deh, but me ago buy d pyro and set d pepsi bottle and keep the peculator running all night cause me and him nastiness.

The mek things fi kill ants, rat, roach, cat, dog and all kinda insects and rodent and no lizzard.

Me nuh able, me waah dem dead.........

Anonymous said...

I got so upset this morning because I've been trying to tolerate these lizards coming in and out as they please, leaving their despicable mess behind. "tolerate", because my husband said he's not a lizard killer, why don't I do it. I love my place clean and he's not the one cleaning their nasty shit off the damn walls. I was so pissed, he saw my face and said not another word. I can't cook or enjoy my meal looking at shit on the wall. My husband seems blind to mess. I can't bear to look at them, let alone striking at them, then a who di hell fi pick it up when it dead pon mi floor. If I had a gun, my house would be filled with bullet holes. Some time ago, I was changing the battery of my wall clock and found eggs behind it. OMG!!! How can pple live with this creature? Why the hell they don't stay outside where there's unlimited bugs and space to roam?
I came online to find a solution and this funny site made my day. I hate all reptiles just because of croakies!!! I would swop one of you skilled men for my husband. He thinks they are harmless (jus cuz him no want to do n e thing bout it) KMT!!! One fell in the bath tub n mi husband spray it pyro n the damn lizard a drink it with pleasure like pina collada. Him tek the broom fi brush out the lizard, and the lizard run like "BOLT" INNA D KITCHEN!!! All now we no find him. That was about 2 yrs ago. I guess from that experience, my husband has better things to do with his time and energy.
Now a big, sour lizard a plague me. I think the family living behind my cupboard, cuz I found a litter if shit on the floor. Any lizard killers on hire? If you live in Kingston, check mi. Kudos to this site, mi laugh till mi weak!!! Haffi tek bad things mek joke, after all, we need some kinda of lizard stress relief.

peetah mack said...

I am 100% man but run and scteam like a bitch when I try to kill them and its my girlfriend who ends up doing the killing and cleaning up as if its nothing,,,i would rather an alligator fall on me than a croaking lizard,,,right now they r outside singing and nobody cant tell mi seh a nuh me dem a sing bout,,,,y did GOd have to make them as if green lizard wasnt enough!!

Anonymous said...

You little fuckers. How bout you just release them outside. They do have feelings you know. Just like the rest of us. Ignorance, pure ignorance of the subject you are handling irrationally is despicable. How about you actually find a humane way to get them back outside. Grow some balls pick up the little thing and stop being such a pussy. And yeah i love lizards reptiles etc. All of you who claim to be in the right with killing them, are hardly correct. You can solve your problems by actually gaining some knowledge about these creatures, not killing them with bug spray, its not right. Im not going to be all religious and say how its a sin to kill something that a so called god created. No. Im merely showing you that everything has its place, you arent the only thing that can feel pain. these arent just little insignificant beings that have no real meaning or purpose. No, hell no. They want peace, they like the comfort of your home, that's a compliment.So don't be irrational or harsh. Just try to work out your fear, instead of killing a "nuisance", which is actually a small creature that gives many people joy and warmth of having little things in their house as company, or as pets. Read up online facts about them and learn their fears and how to safely shoo them out. Please consider my previous staement and dont take haste when it comes to something you don't understand how to handle, it wont kill you to actually ask for help with info on things, and i don't mean asking for help on how to kill them, i mean on tips to safely free them back to the wild. So, please from the bottom of my heart, have a heart and don't destroy their already short lives, take pride in preserving lives, not destroying them.

Anonymous said...

"BTW, don't preach about how we should not kill lizards. Cold blooded things have no feelings, and they are true nuisances, invading our houses uninvited. They should be killed with no mercy."

I drew blood from biting my knuckles over that statement

Anonymous said...

^Well, you love lizards, that's your business. It's not ours.

Don't come and talk about how reptiles have emotion. They don't. Don't come and say how they crawl to you when you have food and whatever, that's instinct.

I'd like to see some scientifically proven answers on how reptiles can have emotions.

Just coz you like them doesn't mean anything. Face the fact. I have seen rational reptile lovers who knows science, who knows about the brain function and structure differences between mammals and reptiles and who acknowledge that reptiles are not capable of having emotions

By the way, pain is not an emotion.

We are not saying it's the correct thing. But it's not incorrect either.

And it's funny you say we should feel complimented they like our homes. Sona of a bitch, so any stranger can just enter your house without your permission and stay there so long as he doesn't hurt you? You must be out of your mind.

So, we are done with your preaching. and we will continue killing those lizards so long as they invade into our homes. Period.

Anonymous said...

I have been having croakinglizards problems my self. They torment me every other night. I squeel like a baby when I see them. This morning I saw a big one on my veranda and as soon as it saw me it ran and hid in some hole. Now I wanted to sit on a little wall under where it hid. The lizard had the audacity to crawl back out and was staring at me. I had to jump up and run. And as soon as I did that it went back in its hole. In the evening now I opened my gril to go outside and the lizard came out to look at me. When I came back inside it ran back in the hole. I have no idea how to deal with them. They always surprise me behind my living room curtains. The hot water does work but u have to have a lot to run behind the lizard and dose it. It makes a mess.

Anonymous said...

Why dafuq does it have to invade homes for what man?! All they do is come in urinate & shit all ova the damn place. Right now. I am not in my room because I can't deal with sharing my personal with such a creature that while you are sleeping literally stares @ you & create mischief by dropping kersplat right pon top of you & they always choose my room to come into ***king stalkers.
I was sleeping once comfortably it was around 3am the all of a sudden the temperature of the room became hot & uneasy. A sensation flooded me that feeling where you know that you are not alone when me open up me yeye guess what was staring long & hard @ me?! Yh a big fat croakin lizard!!! I bawled for the entire morning you would think I was being killed had to let my bro come in n murder it! So for the people talking about leaving them alone please do I beg you come & take them all from me yard cause you have got to be f******* kidding to be able to sleep with that thing on you & having it urinate, shit on your furniture, books, clothing & not to mention that blasted croak that is disrupting to sleep right in your bed & work room!

Anonymous said...

Boy am I so glad I found this blog and people that can relate to my woes of these pesky pests. Scared of them since I was about 7; saw one in the bathroom and screamed for mi daddy like. My parents are Jamaicans too! So I feel your pain. Usually it'd be my dad who would kill the lizards or set them outside for us but unfortunately he passed away 4 years ago so it's been tough dealing with the critters by ourselves :( We live in South Florida and my god you'd think we'd get used to this shit now especially out of the 15/19 years of my life, but nooooope! I don't know where the dickens they are coming from because we NEVER open doors or windows so idk?? All I know is that ever since we have moved into the house we live in now a year ago they have TRIPLED IN SIZE!!!! From baby ones that I admit I feel bad for killing to fucking monsters size of my index!! I even found one black one in my fucking ROOM. And it left a turd on my carpet under my desk like are you SERIOUS? SERIOUSLY?!?!! These fucks have no respect for your space at all! I wish I could shoot these shits dead.


Oh and to you lizard fans on here: Yeah we get it, you love them and think our fear of them is irrational. But you know what is really irrational? Having them pop up out of nowhere in your house and leaving diarrhea shit all over your house and personal belongings!!! Shit and urine tracks. It ain't cute. How the fuck can y'all be crazy enough to have random lizards in your house and be okay with it? I know they eat insects but... I have bug spray and shit for that. Therefore, lizards are never welcome in our house. God forbid I or anyone else have them drop on you, I heard they never come off unless you have some hot thing. UGH!! Hurry up and invent a lizard killing spray already, goddamnit! There's apparently a repellent for them but I don't know if it'll be enough...

My mom's friend's sister from Barbados has random birds coming and flying in her house much like lizards but I'd quite honestly rather have that than lizards any day! I love birds anyway so that's a start...
Actually I love animals with all my heart but if it's reptiles (except maybe a veiled chameleon) and/or amphibians, keep them FAR away from me! Can't even be within 200 feet of one! Even the stupid curly tailed fattys on our back doors outside creep me out (they even climb our mosquito mats...yuck!) but as long as they stay their asses outside, I don't care. But overall, as for all reptiles/amphibians, if they're not like Pokemon or the singing frog off Looney Tunes or even Kermit, I DON'T WANNA HEAR ANY OF IT!

Anonymous said...

You're people are fucking sick. Go kill yourselves and then all of your problems are solved.

Anonymous said...

I honestly cherish animals and don't think we should kill them senselessly but Ttese people on here saying "leave the lizards alone" have clearly never had an experience with them to warrant fear or the need for avoidance of them. When I was little, I woke up one morning to pressure in one of my nostrils; Lo and behold, there was a young croaking lizard trying to crawl up my nose. Needless to say, it was nothing short of traumatising. I don't know about you pro-lizard advocates but that was just a bit too close for me. If you enjoy having croakers in your nasal passage and God knows where else then more power to you but I don't. Not to mention the time I bought my brand new sofa set only to wake up to a big pile of croaker shit in the loveseat. Since I am uncomfortably aware of what they are capable of, I DO NOT want them in my house, especially not in my room.
Mind you, my first strategy is to try to shoo them outside but if that doesn't work then it's the Pyro and the broom. By the way, I recently found a kind of poison that works to get rid of them. It's some blue pellets that are available at Agro Grace. I don't know the name of it though. I got it from my mother. Just ask for lizard poison I guess.

Anonymous said...

I will through the power of excellence with the third thing; sentence you to a life of unbelievable suffering only viewed and lived by the third world.Never human; you must and will eat the waste products you have become.I along with my fellow shadow people sentence you to a life of what you have become;talking walking shit.

Anonymous said...

Please tell me how to kill them they r in my room ...and not one they are two of them and they fight and croak and shit around ....i cant kill them by broom and all ...wat can i do...help ...

Eunice said...

All lizards are God's creatures....surely even you can understand that....Leave them alone!

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Anonymous said...

Fear of reptiles and lizards is a real phobia.
Scoliodentosaurophobia is a specific fear of lizards and Herpetophobia is a fear of reptiles.
Chile, mi have both fears... AND YES! for all you lizard/reptile lovers it may indeed be irrational BUT the fear is REAL! Take it up with lord above... I sure know when i see any lizard/reptiles, i feel like my heart stop, cold sweat and i want to take off like a bullet far far away... I swear to you, if i knew lizards were so pervasive in South Fl i would NEVER have left NY (where i grew up for the most part)... I grew up in my early years in Jamaica and fortunately didn't encounter them with much frequency, nor were they "so rass nuff" as the ones here in Fl. My recollection of the was mostly that they stayed in the garden area w/plants or in the trees, which i didn't climb so no problem to me.
As we speak i'm back inside my house, not able to go into my garage because i just saw a BIG FAT curly tail planted on the garage door as i opened it... the f**ker wouldn't even run away when I opened the door. I walk with Wasp & Hornet spray so i screamed and sprayed him... Dam thing still siddung on the door... I just slam back the door and run inside my house (thxfully the garage is somewhat separated from the main part of the house by a courtyard, so no worries about him getting inside the house itself)... Lawd, lawd lawd!!! How ill i get to my car??? I have things to do... I love living in Fl but seriously the lizard thing stresses me to no end. Right now sitting, waiting for my cousin to come from work and pass by me so he can go search for it in the garage... I hear the spray kills them after a few hours (maybe 2 days)

Anonymous said...

Most of the people has no prob with house lizards..they will be cool as if lizards don't exist... But for me... God ...an getting a mini heart attack every time I see them.. I am telling in behalf of all lizard haters ... Dear peace keepers and guardians of lizards.., we don't kill them for fun, or entertainment, or for food. Actually we don't even want to kill them, what we all want is , we don't wanna see them atleast in our life time. When we see it or think about it , we are becoming very afraid, irritated, losing temper..we become a instant terrorist.. We don't want to share our living space with them , just because of phobias... May be irrational fear, ... But the sympathetic flood is real... We are not demons or bad ppl , in the same time, we can't kiss them also... I killed around 20 Liz in my life.. Started having this phobia 5 yes before... And am not getting better... So, the way is.. Either it should gently say good bye to me... Or in the name of god... May them all rest in peace...!!!

Anonymous said...

So true! Totally agree

sega31098 said...

Really I have no problem with people killing lizards, just more so the way that people do it. I would suggest finding a method that doesn't make the geckos suffer for long periods of time.

Anonymous said...

If you take a milk jug and cut it in half, and then invert the top back into the bottom, you make an effective trap the lizards canon get out of easily. Fill it with some kind of soda, up to about a half an inch, and then place it outside where the lizards hang out.

The sugar attracts bugs, which attracts lizards, and the lizard gets stuck inside. I caught 5 geckos of various sizes in 8 hours. After spraying down the outside with raid, you just throw it in your trash outside. After about 12 gallon jugs over 3 weeks I caught close to 30 and dumped them in the trash

Anonymous said...

Some of you people are sick. My boyfriend sprayed raid around the border of our screened patio and a small one was poisoned by accident. I seen a larger lizard next to it as it flopped over back and forth, it seemed to be dying. Therefore, I think they have feelings too if their family members are willing to stay by them as they die or suffer. I have a few that live in my patio that seem to be a small family and they are very beneficial to my plants. Either way I took it inside and rinsed him thoroughly and cared for it the best I could. Slowly he came back and hopefully he makes a full recovery. I think it is cruel to kill something that will not harm you. I simply sweep them out with a broom or take preventive measures such as lining the outside entrance with bug spray to repell any critters. They are only attracted by bugs. Maybe your next life you may come back as one of these.....

Anonymous said...

what the fuck is wrong with you people why are you scared of them they eat bugs that's all they do. you make me sick! killing them is like killing a loyal dog that protects you, you wouldn't do that would you ? well then don't kill the lizards that are protecting your from hundreds of thousands of bugs.

Anonymous said...

you know, maybe your the one who doesn't have feelings.
PS cold blooded means their body temperature that varies with that of the environment and the other meaning of cold blooded is just a saying they do have feelings and they cry every time you crush another one of their family.

Anonymous said...

dude he was just saying look up some facts on how to scare them away instead of just killing them

Anonymous said...

i thank you guys for giving me a few laughs.i am so scared of them that i have nightmares about those disgusting things.i have headaches because of them .i am allergic to all chemicals but i am going to buy a pair of gogggles .

Linda said...

We had lizards get into our closet....they ruined a lot of clothes. The dry cleaner said they will destroy fabric in minutes. We had to have an exterminator and it cost a lot of money to replace my husbands suits.Lizards are fine in their habitat but not in our closet.

Linda said...

We had lizards get into our closet....they ruined a lot of clothes. The dry cleaner said they will destroy fabric in minutes. We had to have an exterminator and it cost a lot of money to replace my husbands suits.Lizards are fine in their habitat but not in our closet.

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PHRAWGIFY McGeehon said...

Thank God I found this. Was so sick of no kill lizard! I was looking up underground lizard killers!! Haha I am at war with them. I have done all the basics,clean,no piles, etc,etc.... I have been using wasp hornet spray soak them with it they fall and die. Also I have been using a Bug o Salt gun with garlic salt thats fun and now I am on my way to buy a turbo big ass long range water gun and use the tobassco, vinegar mixture and its on!

PHRAWGIFY McGeehon said...

Thank God I found this. Was so sick of no kill lizard! I was looking up underground lizard killers!! Haha I am at war with them. I have done all the basics,clean,no piles, etc,etc.... I have been using wasp hornet spray soak them with it they fall and die. Also I have been using a Bug o Salt gun with garlic salt thats fun and now I am on my way to buy a turbo big ass long range water gun and use the tobassco, vinegar mixture and its on!

Anonymous said...

I agree with the person saying your all fucked up for killing lizards!! Wtf .. They dont even bite or hurt your things!!!

Anonymous said...

OK. .killing lizards is a sin right ? But so is allowing a slimy reptile to indiscriminately crawl,and poo all over my babies clean bottles. What you morons who support the "let the lizards live" campaign are saying is you have no real knowledge or education in virology and communicable diseases..A so mi know disease start Inna fI oonu house fuss !and find di one dem who a talk bout reincarnation as lizard Inna next life fi kill lizard..since oonu love dem so much mi think oonu miss the lizard reincarnation boat.wishing that someone comes back as a lizard already demonstrates your low Karmic energy!!! Now back to the lizards. Im deathly afraid of them, so much so all I can do is stand frozen in place and rebuke the demon in the name of Jesus SADLY everywhere I go everyone knows I'm afraid of them from my terrified screams shattering the peace when I feel them staring at me waking me from sleep. In my last apartment in spent 40,000 jmd and screened the place but somehow they got in...under the door? Eating, craping, making babies and yes CROAKING! !!! They crap on the walls,the clothes, the furniture and for all the trees, fruits, bugs and mating partners OUTSIDE they seem to enjoy coming INSIDE my home...and mi no like it!I just moved to a new place and the mesh man don't come yet. Just like how demons were cast into pigs...I really believe croaking lizards house fallen angels. How else you explain dem diabolical behavior? How else you explain that you can feel dem staring at you in your sleep ? After I run one out of my bedroom and locked him into the living room, I discovered a toddler sized one, caught him, and to my own surprise, flushed him down the toilet..Then the other night I heard my baby in her crib making unusual sounds at an unusual time, and there she was..Di lizar mother lizard I chased out of my bedroom had found her way from the living room back into the bedroom !!! Alright she too is a mother and come fi hard pickney I flushed down the toilet..So I screamed at the top of my lungs rebuking her to get out...instead she run IN..next to my baby crib!!!! By the time I got the baygon and come back she was gone...so I thought she went outside..... I RIPPED down the house, sweep mop and dust everything.but she seemed to have vanished...then last night...a she dat pon di wall over my BED! MI BED!!!! WHERE mi must go? Well for once mi fear got me to react violently. I got the broom and the baygon and spray the frigger to kingdom come but the broom was too far away and now she gone up under my bed! So I slept in the living room...so if one of you good lizard murderers want to do gods work, please link me !!!!!! #lizardsareevil #croakinlizardfidead #killdemallanddun

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Anonymous said...

I'm back ! The same day I made the last post my baby and I were on my bed talking on the phone..as soon as I hung up and got up.not one but 2.TWO GIANT SIZED CROAKING LIZARDS CRAWLING UPSIDE DOWN ON THE CEILING !!!!! if that is not evil what is ! I chased them out but they separated one flash out the bedroom window the other flash into the bathroom!!!! Behind the towel stand ! And that's where he decided to control...running me out ,causing fear anxiety and mini heart attacks everything I pass... he took over the bathroom getting fatter and bigger...worst he was RED!!!! YES RED !I called and begged everyone I knew to come perform the murder but was unsuccessful. In the meantime I just sweep up his dodo and ask permission to use my own bathroom. Then yesterday I prayed about it asking him to leave because I couldn't take anymore. My heart is not strong anymore then last night to my surprise is him that I see crawling on the ceiling headed into my bedroom over my bed !...again baygon and broom got him out the window like his friend before.All is well right???? Wrong ! Today as I napped on the bed with my baby. A him dat ! In broad daylight slithering up the wall BROAD DAY LIGHT !I got so angry at his audacity I spring off the bed and gave him a dose of the baygon ...the baby start screaming ! Lizard start running towards me! Baby almost drop off the bed frightened at the commotion. So wide baby in one hand I had to rip up the house and murdered him Baxside wide di broom! I was so scared of the frigger I managed to use the broom stick to slide a glue trap under him to stop him from creeping away. The neighbors heard me screaming and uttering psalms 91 and came to my aide. The other got him down to the trash can for me.. my first lizard murder! I'm still freaked out each time I go near the bathroom but I am proud of myself ! I killed it all alone !

Limited by terror said...

I am currently hostiing a croaking lizard party every night on my veranda some nights there are as many as 7 lizards of different sizes on my veranda ceiling. I want them dead but i can't touch them, i tried bug spray but i can't bring myself to get close enough for it to be effective, even using a broom would be too f$#@ing close. My heart races my knees shake and i kinda just freeze.
Any advice on how to kill thesevthing from 6 feet or more preferably from another room.

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Nicky said...

If it were an animal you were deathly afraid of, you wouldn't be singing that "save the creature song"

I am really afraid of lizards and rather try killing them on spot than be nice and try to free it and risk it getting away, only to be encountered again.

So sorry for those who might be offended, but it's either me or them if they get in my living space.

Nicky said...
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Nicky said...

Exact how I feel 👏🏾

Anonymous said...

Those saying they should be left alone probably encouner only one or two a year. I see these things everyday and everyday im greeted with droppings all over the place, even on my bed. They are pests just as bad as bugs.

Tim Bradbrook said...

Catch them and send them to my place!
I'll relocatere every unwanted reptile because they eat bugs and I don't like bugs!

Sasha-Kay Hinds said...

Definitely doing yours. Lol its 4am

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Anonymous said...

Chlorinated CRC BRAKE CLEANER with the spray tube. With good aim stuns and kills lizards instantly, geckos take slightly longer for some reason. Toxic fumes and extremely flammable, although evaporates almost instantly. Avoid breathing fumes if possible, especially indoors. Caution, DO NOT spray near ANY heat source, including incandescent bulbs, heaters, stoves, etc. BE CAREFUL and read the label before using.