anyone know what this is

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

  1. animals1981

    animals1981 Songster

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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 Crowing

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    looks like a squirrel to me.
     
  4. louloubean

    louloubean Songster

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

    maybe possum?
     
  5. juliawitt

    juliawitt Songster

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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 Songster

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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 Songster

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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 Songster

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

    thoughtsbysabian In 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

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    I second it ,Squirrel.
     

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