Very very graphic. Dealing with a dead animal in our shed.

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by buck-wild-chick, Sep 28, 2009.

  1. buck-wild-chick

    buck-wild-chick Songster

    Jul 24, 2008
    Hamilton C. FL
    My brother shot a stray tom cat 2 weeks ago.The cat was fighting with our neutered male cats and killed one of my biddies.My brother took care of it but the cat ran off and he thought maybe he missed.Well its two weeks later and I found the decomposing cat in a tight space in our shed.We will get it out with a shovel tomorrow but I would like to cover up as much smell before we start moving it.Any tips

    Please don't tell me that it was wrong to kill the cat blah blah.I'm looking for advise not criticism.

  2. PunkinPeep

    PunkinPeep Songster

    Mar 31, 2009
    SouthEast Texas
    i'm really sorry to hear that.....

    i've got nothing for you.

    wear a mask, bleach the area after the cat is moved, and then throw the cat in a red hot fire in a burn barrel.

    those are my thoughts

  3. buck-wild-chick

    buck-wild-chick Songster

    Jul 24, 2008
    Hamilton C. FL
    Thanks for the fast reply PunkinPeep
    Those are great ideas.
  4. Kittymomma

    Kittymomma Songster

    Sep 9, 2009
    Olympia, WA
    Put some lime where the cat was laying and it should take care of the odor.
    Last edited: Sep 28, 2009
  5. jenjscott

    jenjscott Mosquito Beach Poultry

    May 24, 2008
    Southeast Arkansas
    smear some vicks vapor rub under your nose before you start.
  6. jafo

    jafo Songster

    May 2, 2009
    Lime, lots of lime. then just throw some dirt on it. Like bury it in place if it's a tough place to get .
  7. sonew123

    sonew123 Poultry Snuggie

    Mar 16, 2009
    onchiota NY
    when ever we have a dead animal-we make sure we have a rip roaring fire going and put it in there. I also do this on processing day. Theres never anything left but ashes-we make sure of that! the vicks under the nose is good advice too!
  8. farrier!

    farrier! Songster

    Feb 28, 2009
    Southern Illinois
    I second the lime.
    How long can you hold your breath?
    Good luck.
  9. Germaine_11.20

    Germaine_11.20 Songster

    Jun 6, 2009
    [​IMG] If you aren't allowed to burn it. Then I would go in armed with Vicks, gloves and a large black plastic bag. Mr. Garbage Man will never know.
  10. Hangin Wit My Peeps

    Hangin Wit My Peeps

    Apr 20, 2008
    Birnamwood, Wisconsin
    One things for sure...if you have dogs bury deep if you bury, put rocks over the spot where you bury it. Dogs will dig that up in a second! We took a dead cat off the road and buried day dogs had it at our back door! [​IMG]
    Last edited: Sep 28, 2009

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