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"Critters" destroying elderly woman's insulation

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An elderly Spokane woman says she doesn't know how much more she can take. A variety for critters are making their way into her walls each night, leaving destruction in their wake. Their movement wakes her up at all hours of their night.

"I'm getting desperate," she said." There's something building a nest in my walls. It's noisy. They're been pulling out the insulation. I'm 87-years-old  and just can't do much about it."

Mickey's daughter Robin said her mom is in failing health. She is so stressed about the situation, she struggles to find any sleep at all.

"They wake her up every day at 3:30, 4:00 in the morning and she barely gets to sleep by then," Robin said. " She's only getting a couple hours of sleep every day because of the critters running up and down the walls.

Robin said she tried to call for help herself, but felt blown off.

"I did call a few pest control places from the yellow pages to try to get help," she said. "One was unpleasant on the phone, another said he'd call me back and he didn't."

That's when Mickey called Hayley, and Hayley called a different company, Pointe Pest Control who agreed to help at no charge. They waited until no critters were inside her walls, and then patched up the various areas they were coming and going from. They also sprayed for a relentless wasp problem on her property.

"My mom can maybe get a little better if she gets more than an hours of sleep at night," Robin said. "We are so grateful someone helped."

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