I am so proud!! (dead predator pic warning)

Discussion in 'Other Pets & Livestock' started by pardygwyn, Dec 12, 2010.

  1. pardygwyn

    pardygwyn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So apparently last week my husband walked out the door just in time to hear our dog Cricket dispatching something squeaky. He assumed it was a ground squirrel until a day or so later, when he found the body:
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    He snapped a photo and I didn't know a thing about it until tonight, when I went through the images on the camera and found the photo. He's really good at forgetting to tell me important things like this. Sigh.

    Cricket was born by my bed a little over four years ago. Four weeks into her life, my previous husband died and I ended up doing the lousiest job of raising a dog ever. That she's still capable of doing the jobs she was bred for warms my heart. [​IMG] I don't know that she'll ever gain the sort of reputation that her mother enjoys - Sasha excels at mothering baby birds and making unmarked raccoon carcasses appear in random locations - but she's doing pretty darn good.

    For fun, have a picture of the Mighty Huntress airing her softer side:
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  2. Imp

    Imp All things share the same breath- Chief Seattle

    Looks like Cricket deserves some treats tonight. She's beautiful too.

    Imp
     
  3. sred98

    sred98 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 18, 2008
    Oklahoma
    Beautiful dog! Is that a mink? I know it's some type of weasel and they can destroy a flock in seconds. Glad you have her!

    Shelly
     
  4. Rare Feathers Farm

    Rare Feathers Farm Overrun With Chickens

    Awesome! My cats get those, too! [​IMG]
     
  5. jennh

    jennh Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 21, 2007
    Lititz
    What is it? A rat? Weasel?

    Jen
     
  6. SundownWaterfowl

    SundownWaterfowl Overrun With Chickens

    Quote:I think a Weasel. [​IMG]
     
  7. pardygwyn

    pardygwyn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    A weasel. She's getting lots of bellyrubs tonight. [​IMG]
     
  8. chicks4kids

    chicks4kids Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 22, 2009
    Northern Indiana
    Beautiful dog!! So THAT"S what a weasel looks like?? Eeeww....
     
  9. Rare Feathers Farm

    Rare Feathers Farm Overrun With Chickens

    Quote:Yes and they are stinky, too!
     
  10. pardygwyn

    pardygwyn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    To be fair, they're a lot cuter alive and not rained on:
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