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The Kness Ketch-All Mousetrap’s Innovative Design Continues to Stand Out

Ketch-All® Multiple Catch MousetrapALBIA, Iowa (March 7, 2019) - Kness Mfg. Co., Inc, an industry-leading manufacturer of pest control products, reflects on its long design and production heritage of the Kness Ketch-All® Multiple Catch Mousetrap. Developed in 1924, the Ketch-All was the 1st multiple catch mousetrap. As Kness’s first product, its success led to the trap’s title of “The World’s Best Mousetrap.” What makes the Ketch-All such a notable mousetrap is its unique design and years of proven performance.

Designed to be a multi-catch live trap, Ketch-All doesn’t use harmful chemicals, baits or poisons. Instead, the device ingeniously uses a mouse’s sense of curiosity to spring the trap as it enters a small tunnel opening on either side of the container. The result is an easy-to-use and humane trap that doesn’t leave a mess. Click here to see for yourself.

Not only has the product’s design stood the test of time, but the Ketch-All is constructed with longevity in mind. To ensure quality construction, the exterior of the mousetrap is made from durable galvanized steel. Meaning that the trap will work for years on end in varying environmental conditions.

Performance is key to the success of the Ketch-All Mousetrap. The trap uses a manually-cranked wind-up device that sweeps the mice into the trap as they enter the hole. This allows the Ketch-All to catch multiple mice, and continue operating as long as it is properly wound. Since the device is a live trap, the caught mice will attract other mice to the trap.

“We are passionate about our products and proud of our company’s heritage,” said Kness President Kathy Wauson. “The Ketch-All Multiple Catch Mousetrap paved the way for our company’s continued innovation and creation of quality pest control products that deliver results.”

Kness also offers time-saving accessories for the Ketch-All. Such as glue traps, clear view lids, trap protectors and much more. For more information about the Ketch-All Mousetrap and other Kness products, visit the company’s website at