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Should I relocate this predator?

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by Oblio13, Jun 17, 2008.

  1. Oblio13

    Oblio13 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Caught this harassing our birds. I've been feeding it bread and water for a couple days while I look for suitable habitat.

    Some people think they make good pets, but in my experience they're loud, dirty, destructive and uncontrollable - perhaps okay on a farm, but not something you'd want in your house.


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  2. reallemons1

    reallemons1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hmmm.... I'd say relocate it.... Or you can give it to someone who has so many different distractions it leaves the chickens alone. I may be able to provide that if you are willing to give it to me! [​IMG]
     
  3. kinnip

    kinnip Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] I've seen those before. Prevention is still the best method of control.
     
  4. Davaroo

    Davaroo Poultry Crank

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    I agree. You didnt mention that they usually smell bad, too.
     
  5. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    That is a great shot! What is it with kids and dog crates? As soon as we put anything together for a dog/chicken/rabbit in goes my son and he sits like he is in jail. LOL

    You know what is even funnier maybe it is sadder - dunno? Think about what happens should the wrong people see the photo and come to your house asking why you are keeping your kids in cages. This is why I didn't post my photos of my son. It was around the time I was going to post the photo that some news story was on about some kids that had lived their lives in cages in a foster home. I figured someone without something better to do with their time might stir the pot.

    Sorry to be a drag. I feel talkative this morning!

    You need a "Don't Feed the Animals" sign. LOL
     
  6. Davaroo

    Davaroo Poultry Crank

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    I just hit me - nowadays, that pic could land you in trouble.
    Watch out.
     
  7. Oblio13

    Oblio13 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I might have to explain that he doesn't really live in a cage.

    He lives on a dog bed.


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  8. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Hahahaha! We got new dog beds last fall and my kids took naps on them instead of the dogs.
     
  9. Guitartists

    Guitartists Resistance is futile

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    [​IMG] That's funny! Hehehehehe Yeah, I'll tell ya, the world is a strange place...... Here's my pic... I don't care who sees it... [​IMG] If I kept him in a cage, LMAO, I wouldn't have had to install childlocks on everything, put up gates and tape all of my desk drawers shut!!! LOL AND we wouldn't have to put the computer chair on its side when we're not using it [​IMG] [​IMG]

    He loves to be where the dog is [​IMG] He gets in the kennel and shuts the door and sits with the dog LOL Of course, now we have a baby gate separating the living room from the dining room since he started climbing up on the table. [​IMG]

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  10. Katy

    Katy Flock Mistress

    You need to reform him before he grows into an even worse nuisance........a teenager!!!!!!!!!! [​IMG]
     

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