Look what came to visit last night

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by Imp, Nov 27, 2010.

  1. Imp

    Imp All things share the same breath- Chief Seattle

    So just after putting out catfood for the outside cats, I see a couple of the indoor cats very excited at the backdoor. Hmmm, gotta check this out. Look outside and see this guy. It's terrified of the door, but once it was open it calmed right down. I layed down on the floor with the camera and went nose to camera to nose with it. Wasn't fast enough to catch the cat going nose to nose with it. I think this is the same one that's been hanging around for a few months. Seemed totally unconcerned with me or the cats, but everytime I touched the slider it ran.

  2. abhaya

    abhaya Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 5, 2010
    cookeville, tn
    [​IMG] they are interesting creatures.
  3. luvchicks8

    luvchicks8 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 1, 2009
    new Hampshire
    I thimk your getting the stink eye from him
  4. kathyinmo

    kathyinmo Nothing In Moderation

    ICK! ! ! [​IMG] Did you get rid of it? I HATE those things..... right along with raccoons.
  5. jjthink

    jjthink Overrun With Chickens

    Jan 17, 2007
    New Jersey
    My dear kitty Fossey used to play with one of these guys. They really had fun. They would 'fake chase' each other, both clear getting a kick out of it. No one got hurt. She was unusually accepting of all other species though.

  6. Carols Clucks

    Carols Clucks Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 13, 2010
    They love a good chicken dinner too

    I was cleaning off the top of a roof of a falling down shed, pulling a tarp covered in leaves from the top of a ladder. When I came face to face with one, the boys heard my girlie scream at the bottom on the property and thought I must have fallen. The varmit took off with my scream.

    And my kids still laugh about that scream
  7. chickerdoodle

    chickerdoodle Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 21, 2009
    Dang free loader possum! They will eat eggs and on occasionally chickens. At least the cat food is an easier meal.
  8. pips&peeps

    pips&peeps There is no "I" in Ameraucana

    Jan 18, 2008
    Newman Lake, WA
    Somebody squish it!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! [​IMG]
  9. kathyinmo

    kathyinmo Nothing In Moderation

    pips&peeps :

    Somebody squish it!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! [​IMG]

    YES!!! That is really what I wanted to say! [​IMG]
  10. PaulaJoAnne

    PaulaJoAnne Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 30, 2009
    LOL! We had one growing up that lived peaceably with our goats.

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