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anyone know what this is

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by animals1981, Oct 11, 2009.

  1. animals1981

    animals1981 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    something has been chewing up my birds at night today i found this on my bed

    http://s255.photobucket.com/albums/hh146/cateyes221981/

    the title is unknown animal leg

    something the cat dragged in

    does anyone know what it is could it be the big brown rat that i think is chewing my birds at night, i hope i prey
     
  2. CMV

    CMV Flock Mistress

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    Wow, if that's from a rat it's a pretty big rat. I thought squirrel when I first saw it, but it could be a super-sized rat, I suppose.
     
  3. paddock36

    paddock36 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    looks like a squirrel to me.
     
  4. louloubean

    louloubean Chillin' With My Peeps

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    where do you live?
    woods, suburbs, farm, city?

    maybe possum?
     
  5. juliawitt

    juliawitt Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Squirrel....and wow, your cat is something to tangle with a squirrel and win!! That's a keeper.[​IMG]
     
  6. PunkinPeep

    PunkinPeep Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm no expert.

    But not having a really good grasp on the size.....squirrel foot and the raccoon hind foot doesn't look THAT different.

    I have been under the impression that squirrels don't actually attack birds.
     
  7. animals1981

    animals1981 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    shes killed full grown squirrel before but i thought it was a fluke like i didnt think she would really take something that big and tough again as they are larger then rats even


    no way it could be a chipmonk could it i thought it was to big


    how can u tell its a squirrel and not a rat though
     
  8. mxpres

    mxpres Chillin' With My Peeps

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    very mangled squirrel,If your cat did that it is a keeper [​IMG]
     
  9. thoughtsbysabian

    thoughtsbysabian Out Of The Brooder

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    Squirrel...... And I too agree, if your cat is taking out squirrels KEEP HER AROUND. They may seem small and harmless, but squirrels are tough little SOBs....
     
  10. sandy sea

    sandy sea Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I second it ,Squirrel.
     

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