A woman from Columbia, South Carolina has been forced to leave her apartment after a bat infestation.
GoFundMe page goes Bat Shit!: She said she first spotted the bats in her home on 2nd February. Dionne Wilks said she didn’t give it much thought at the time. She had left her windows open and surmised that was the problem. However more bats accumulated around the 10th February making her realise she had a big problem.
“I do not want to stay there. There’s bat shit all over that apartment.”
Currently A GoFundMe page has so far raised $1,700 for her to help with moving costs.
Earlier, She contacted the building maintenance department but it took them a few days to send someone out to investigate. Her doctor advised her and her son to get a rabies vaccination and move to a hotel until the problem was resolved. The management company have said they are aware of the problem and working to fix it.
Their work schedule meant that the apartment would be bat free by 26th February. Wilks said that she had been told she could move back in on Monday. However she said “I do not want to stay there. There’s bat shit all over that apartment.”
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