10 thoughts on “Rats

  1. Mary in Ohio

    Oh ! Around here the RACCOONS feel the sunshine is coming and are growing bolder – even pried open one of my raccoon-proof metal cans holding bird seed ! Time for Plan B.. The outdoor cats are very careful of them – even the big feral tom who comes to eat early in the morning. Be careful !

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    1. Frimousse Post author

      No raccoons here. Only field mice – we call them ‘rats’.
      They eat the roots of salads and nearly all vegetables.
      “Where exactly do you live,” my Master asks?

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  2. Punapippuri

    Oooh, lucky you! We have no mice yet. The squirrels are tormenting us here and the birdies flutter about. We don’t get a chance with them as they are beyond our paws outside our Catio, and we are not fast enough if they fly in. Pöh.
    Happy hunting.

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    1. Frimousse Post author

      Plenty of tits and some sparrows and one or two blackbirds.
      The squirrels are in the fir-trees on the other side of the brook, beyond the fence of my garden. There are very few of them since the martens (grrrrrrrr) eat them.
      I was very keen on sparrows – well… eating them. but I’m a bit fed up. I prefer rats.

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  3. Eastside Cats

    Sweetie and Patty O’Malley catch their share of ‘rats’ around here! Our next-door neighbors have thanked us for having the cats around; their mouse-infestation ceased.

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    1. Frimousse Post author

      My Master says: “The problem is mainly with rats that never come outside! They remain in their galleries. how can cats catch them? We should have ferrets, maybe…”

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    1. Frimousse Post author

      No snow left here. Almost springtime yesterday afternoon – RouXy’s Master has started digging his garden. But this morning rather cold. Cars are frosted. 1°C.
      But I, Frimousse, like cold. I’ve inspected (thoroughly) my garden before sleeping in my arm-chair, by the fire, for a while…

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