Tomcat® Kill and Contain® Mouse Trap is safe to use around kids and pets because it won’t snap fingers or paws. The trap is great for tight spaces and extremely easy-to-use, it sets with just one touch. Best of all - you don’t have to see the mouse to know it’s been caught, the trap arm indicator will let you know. Once a mouse has been caught, you can safely and sanitarily pick up and dispose of the whole trap. Nothing to see, nothing to touch!Directions for Use:1. Open bait door located on back of trap. Bait by placing Tomcat Attractant Gel or other food (such as peanut butter or cheese) in the bait well. Close bait door.2. Set trap by pressing the arm on the side of the trap. The indicator will point to "Set" and you will hear a click when trap is set.3. Place trap where you see or suspect mouse activity.4. Check trap frequently. When indicator points to "Mouse Caught," use grab tab to dispose of entire trap.If a mouse has not been caught in 2-3 days after setting, move the trap to another area where you have seen signs of rodent activity.