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figaro
08-12-2007, 08:03 PM
Early this morning, I was rudely woken up by the dog barking and growling. In in sleepy haze I thought he needed to go to the bathroom outside, so I go downstairs and let him out of his kennel and he starts attacking this thing in the kitchen in the dark! I had no idea what it was so I jump up on the counter and starting hollering for my husband to come down here. He gets Calvin's head out the door and the dog drops the thing and it runs off. We all go back to bed, husband goes back to sleep but since it is getting light out I decide to get up for the day. I end up letting the dog out on the tie down and then I don't hear from him for a while. I go to see what he is doing and there is the thing dead on the patio and he is looking quite proud of himself!

http://i68.photobucket.com/albums/i25/hum39/Image673.jpg

And here it is closeup.
http://i68.photobucket.com/albums/i25/hum39/Image671.jpg

To me it does not look like a mouse, its head is kinda like a squirrel and it has a flat furry tail, same type of fur that is all over his body. AND THIS WAS IN MY HOUSE!!??:shock::noway:

Anyone here have any idea what it is?

mimi
08-12-2007, 08:13 PM
It looks like a meadow vole to me. My dog goes after them all the time. . . in the yard . . . not in my house, though.
Google it and see if looks like your little culprit.

sugarfunpouch
08-12-2007, 08:14 PM
Squirrel, opposum, or muskrat?

figaro
08-12-2007, 08:20 PM
mimi, thanks but when I googled it, the head shape was not the same and the tail was too short and no hair...

sugarfunpouch, way too small for a possum and muskrat and I did think of a squirrel because of the head but I am not sure about the tail....

sugarfunpouch
08-12-2007, 08:22 PM
Opossum! BTW: It definitely is squirrel. I checked. It may just have a flat tail!

Ingrid
08-12-2007, 08:27 PM
I vote for squirrel, too. The others have bald tails. Good thing it wasn't this one, or your dog could have lost a nose!!

sugarfunpouch
08-12-2007, 08:28 PM
LOL! :rofl: That's hysterical Ingrid!

figaro
08-12-2007, 08:30 PM
sugarfunpouch, can you provide the link, I am not sure about it being a squirrel. I have seen them around the house in the trees but they did not look like this guy...

sugarfunpouch
08-12-2007, 08:33 PM
Like I said the tail may just be flat or something. (Possibly from saliva. I know its gross, but it's possible.)
http://www.walkinginla.com/Page2/images/530squirrel.jpg

Susan P.
08-12-2007, 08:36 PM
Ok.. we have no squirrels here but to me its a squirrel..just a young, thin one. Perhaps on the Weight Watcher's program or something.

:)

18 months ago I lived in the middle of a commercial macadamia orchard and the size of the rats! I woke one morning and could hear this padding on the veranda so I got up and looked out and this 'thing' turned its head and looked over its shoulder at me. I don't think I will ever forget the sight. This rat was the size of a smaller cat..thinnish but it was huge. YUCH

sugarfunpouch
08-12-2007, 08:37 PM
LOL!!!! Good one Susan P.! :rofl:

Susan P.
08-12-2007, 08:37 PM
And when young their tails are not as fluffed out and yes..the dog could have twirled it around its head a few times also.

OR..its a raquill..a cross between a rat and a squirrel!

zip
08-12-2007, 08:38 PM
could be a chipmunk... li'l baby chipmunk. :pout:

my dog's bloodthirsty, too.

Jan in CA
08-12-2007, 08:38 PM
I vote squirrel, too. We get possums so I know that it absolutely couldn't be a possum. I thought I had a picture of one, but can't find it. Here's one from the internet.
http://tvindy.typepad.com/tvindy/images/possum_1.jpg

sugarfunpouch
08-12-2007, 08:41 PM
Opossum!!!!!!! It probably is just a thin squirrel! In the picture the body, head, everything looks almost exactly the same!

zip
08-12-2007, 08:47 PM
Opossum!!!!!!! It probably is just a thin squirrel! In the picture the body, head, everything looks almost exactly the same!


It ain't no OHpossum! :rofl: 'possum babies look exactly like mature 'possums.

edit: and it isn't an armadillo either. :teehee:

sugarfunpouch
08-12-2007, 08:49 PM
I know!!!!

zip
08-12-2007, 08:50 PM
I know!!!!


and it isn't a crocodile.


i tease. sorry.

Jan in CA
08-12-2007, 08:51 PM
Opossum!!!!!!! It probably is just a thin squirrel! In the picture the body, head, everything looks almost exactly the same!

Ahem... possum is correct, too. ;)
http://dictionary.reference.com/search?q=possum

sugarfunpouch
08-12-2007, 08:52 PM
I know I just said opossum! I know, I'm a geek! LOL is the only abbreviation I use!
LOL zip!

Susan P.
08-12-2007, 08:54 PM
It's the fallout from Daniel Boone's original coon skin hat.
Like felting balls/fluff...just the parallel in the animal universe.

sugarfunpouch
08-12-2007, 08:57 PM
LOL!!!!! :rofl:You are hysterical today Susan P.!
(Not that you aren't everyday.)

sugarfunpouch
08-12-2007, 09:10 PM
I declare the THING a thin squirrel! Case closed! :blooby:

Susan P.
08-12-2007, 09:17 PM
sugarfunpouch's gavel was heard banging the 'my dog caught this..thing' table. I am da law!

Now, while we are being silly, please explain your nick..like..what is a sugar fun pouch? Is part of you made from spun sugar or do you carry about bags of sweets? :)

sugarfunpouch
08-12-2007, 09:20 PM
Wow, umm... I wanted a unique username (sugarfunpouch can be found on about 10 different websites) so I just thought of it one day! I do love sugar though! LOL!
Although my nicknames are sugar and sfp or the crazy geek who is obsessed with Star Wars, but that's another story!

stagebear
08-12-2007, 09:24 PM
definately not a possom (or oppossom) or muskrat. the head is too round for a chipmunk.

but it could be a squirrel. the ground squirrel has a very thin tail, unlike it red and grey cousins.

sugarfunpouch
08-12-2007, 09:26 PM
It is a squirrel! I declare it a squirrel! :blooby:

momwolf
08-12-2007, 09:31 PM
Ingrid you are tooooooooo funny:roflhard:
I vote squirrel
http://images.google.com/imgres?imgurl=http://www5.musatcha.com/musatcha/misc/squirrel.jpg&imgrefurl=http://www5.musatcha.com/musatcha/misc/squirrel.htm&h=480&w=640&sz=153&hl=en&start=6&um=1&tbnid=BNxCT9ig0zVOBM:&tbnh=103&tbnw=137&prev=/images%3Fq%3Dsquirrel%26svnum%3D10%26um%3D1%26hl%3 Den%26rlz%3D1B2GGIC_en___US224%26sa%3DN

sugarfunpouch
08-12-2007, 09:34 PM
figaro, you should do a poll on this!

sugarfunpouch
08-12-2007, 09:48 PM
LOL!!!!! That is a funny picture!

debinoz
08-12-2007, 09:51 PM
I vote squirrel too. An Eastern gray squirrel, black variety.

sugarfunpouch
08-12-2007, 09:52 PM
I concur! :blooby:

Susan P.
08-12-2007, 09:59 PM
I second the concur. I concur with the concur of the squirrel. Shall we stuff and mount the squirrel? Is there a taxidermist in the house?

figaro
08-12-2007, 10:00 PM
Call me stubborn but I am still not sold on it being a squirrel. Check these out:

http://i68.photobucket.com/albums/i25/hum39/Image7.jpg

and the tail is flat, not the hair so much as the actual shape of the tail...

http://i68.photobucket.com/albums/i25/hum39/Image10.jpg

sugarfunpouch
08-12-2007, 10:04 PM
Well I think it is a squirrel, and Susan P. is making my fall off of my chair! If you still don't believe us, contact a vet, animal control, a zoaologist(many ways to spell this), or a wildlife animal expert.

Susan P.
08-12-2007, 10:05 PM
And yet against say Debinoz's image it is really very similar and I think the tail issue sort of problematic as the dog could have cracked the cartilage in the tail which would have flattened it somewhat..??

It doesn't have the snout or head/ear shape of a rat

figaro
08-12-2007, 10:06 PM
I just tried to edit my post saying that you all are way too funny!

And it would not surprise me to be wrong about this guy either!

Susan P.
08-12-2007, 10:06 PM
I know..can you take or send the image through to a local vet and ask and satisfy our collective curiosities? :)

Susan P.
08-12-2007, 10:08 PM
Snap sugarfunpouch on the vet idea! :)

Tell your vet figaro an international cartel of women are going to land on his/her doorstep if we don't obtain an expert opinion within the hour..and we all carry a full knitting jacket!

LOL

sugarfunpouch
08-12-2007, 10:09 PM
Oo, oo pick me! I have an idea! Measure and weigh it! Then I will search the normal weight and height of a squirrel (even though it's dead) and let you know.

Susan P.
08-12-2007, 10:11 PM
"Full Knitting Jacket" - Woody Allen's new craft comedy spoof on Full Metal Jacket - coming to a cinema near you soon.

sugarfunpouch
08-12-2007, 10:11 PM
LOL!!!

figaro
08-12-2007, 10:29 PM
Who handed out all the funny pills? (and where's mine?! ;-) )

I actually emailed Terminex earlier and they emailed back saying that I could send them pics (I just did) and even offered a free pest inspection. So I should find out tomorrow what was in my house!

The head looks like a squirrel but the tail, if you shaved the hair off, it would be long and flat. That is the part that confuses me.

The ironic part is we have 2 cats, one that roams free and the other in the small kennel and they were both quiet all night. It took a dog in a kennel barking and growling who did catch and kill the thing...I guess the dog is a keeper!

sugarfunpouch
08-12-2007, 10:31 PM
:)That would be me! Here you go. *gives figaro funny pill* LOL!
Let us know the second you find out!

figaro
08-12-2007, 10:33 PM
:lol: Thanxs!

sugarfunpouch
08-12-2007, 10:34 PM
No problemo, it's my job! :)

sugarfunpouch
08-12-2007, 10:48 PM
Who thinks it's a squirrel? I do!

Riss
08-12-2007, 11:40 PM
My brother, an expert on all things... [age 12..] says this...

"Its a dead flat rat. And the dog didn't catch it. He might have finished him off.. But its definitly a dead flat rat."

LOL he just wouldn't believe me...

sugarfunpouch
08-12-2007, 11:44 PM
Huh? It looks to big to be a rat!

Susan P.
08-12-2007, 11:49 PM
All the rats I know about..but mainly ratus ratus (yes this IS this name :)) have a longer snout and pointier ears. But, you never know, it may be a species of rat that is a wilder more indigenous sort to North America. I still think squirrel but you never know.

sugarfunpouch
08-12-2007, 11:59 PM
Good point Susan P., but I still think it is a squirrel!

Silver
08-13-2007, 01:20 AM
That is not a squirrel. It looks like a dirty, flat, very dead bushy-tailed woodrat (http://www.enature.com/fieldguides/detail.asp?recnum=MA0081).

Susan P.
08-13-2007, 01:25 AM
Woodrat seems to fit the bill.

Can't wait for the expert verdict.

figaro
08-13-2007, 06:30 AM
That does seem to be closer to what it looks like, but I am in New Jersey and all the sites I found, it is supposed to be only in the west?

I haven't heard anything back yet.

I really hope that was the only one here...:shifty:

momwolf
08-13-2007, 07:30 AM
Ya know if you blow dried it to fluff it back up maybe we could tell what it is.It has so much dog slobber on it we can't tell:roflhard::roflhard::roflhard::roflhard::roflh ard: I still say squirrel:tap:

Susan P.
08-13-2007, 07:43 AM
Use bellows or a bicycle pump and THEN the blow dryer LOL

larudden
08-13-2007, 08:17 AM
It was in the HOUSE?!?!?!?!?!

EW!

**moment of silence for the squirrel/rat/possum/Opossum/etc/etc/etc/........................**

figaro
08-13-2007, 08:28 AM
It was in the HOUSE?!?!?!?!?!

EW!

**moment of silence for the squirrel/rat/possum/Opossum/etc/etc/etc/........................**[/quote]

Yep, that was my thinking too!

Jan in CA
08-13-2007, 12:26 PM
I asked my DH what he thought and he said it looks like an alien from the planet Xenon. :roflhard:

It looks a little like our ground squirrel which is why I thought squirrel in the first place. Ground squirrels live all over the world and do not have those bushy tails. When wet it would like yours. There are lots of small critters that probably look similar though. Can't wait to hear what this IS!

Silver
08-13-2007, 12:31 PM
That does seem to be closer to what it looks like, but I am in New Jersey and all the sites I found, it is supposed to be only in the west?
Yeah, I noticed that, but I suppose it could have been a pet. Or maybe he was just very, very lost, and thats why he gave up on life. :teehee: Wait, I know that's not funny. ;)

Heard any official word yet?? Keep bugging them till you get an answer. Lots of people need to know what that is! :lol:

sinistral_needler
08-13-2007, 03:11 PM
My guess would be a mole but it would just be a guess!

Kaydee
08-13-2007, 04:01 PM
Did you find out what it is yet? My guess is a squirrel.

figaro
08-13-2007, 04:48 PM
Nothing yet, I just emailed them again to see if they can see the pictures and I asked them if it might be a bushy tailed woodrat.

Oh and Silver, that was funny!

Indygirl
08-13-2007, 05:00 PM
:??Well, I have to say ya got my curiosity up. I say ground squirrel. I'll be waiting to find out what the thing is and how it got in the house?

figaro
08-13-2007, 05:07 PM
The house we are in is a rental and they installed a new door to the basement that has a 1 inch gap at the bottom of the door. And the garage door was open for a while on Saturday or Sunday. That had to be where it came in, there is no where else that he could have come into the house:??. We have had little mice that came in through a small hole behind the stove but traps took care of those.

Silver
08-13-2007, 05:23 PM
Nothing yet, I just emailed them again to see if they can see the pictures and I asked them if it might be a bushy tailed woodrat.

Oh and Silver, that was funny!
So, what do I win if I'm right?

Um... nevermind. You might send the dead rat/squirrel thingy, and I don't want to have to be rude... :teehee:

Limey
08-13-2007, 06:16 PM
Maybe ...

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Southern_flying_squirrel

they are found in eastern US.

stitchwitch
08-13-2007, 06:28 PM
Maybe ...

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Southern_flying_squirrel

they are found in eastern US.

I was going to say this also. They are very rarely seen during the day as they are nocturnal and dwell in trees. One way to tell is if they have alot of skin on their sides (skin wings), hence the flying part.

Spikey
08-13-2007, 07:00 PM
So why can't it be a chipmunk? I don't live far from you and we have scrillions of chipmunks around us. When I have to scoop them out of the pool, they look just like that.

Susan P.
08-13-2007, 07:14 PM
By the way, it rural areas, if you have any hole in the plumbing pipes outside, critters can get in there and up through the toilet. I used to get large frogs in the house in one country place until I realised and kept the lids down all the time.

I bet that freaks some of you out :) I woke one night and hear this large scuttle and the blinds being touched..and I thought..oh NO!!! it's a rat! how will I get it out!! but thank God it was only a large frog and NOT..again thank God..a cane toad. I hate cane toads with a vengeance. Horrid things and they eat small indigenous frogs.

In this case I think, yes, it came through the garage door.

Limey
08-13-2007, 07:14 PM
Chipmunk ... could be.

I thought it was a flying squirrel as it looked so much like the little critter my cat, Zindzi, brought into the house when I lived in western MA.

We'd left the front door open one summer evening so that the cats could come and in and out as they wanted and we could get some air.

Few minutes later, I saw the young horror running through the doorway with something in her mouth and heading straight for her food bowl .... His Hubbyness picked it up - it was such a shame - lovely little thing.

stitchwitch
08-13-2007, 08:25 PM
I thought chipmunks always had those funky stripes and stuff on them. The little guys I've always seen did. Of course, there could be different varieties.

Knitting_Guy
08-13-2007, 09:41 PM
At first glance, in the first pics, it does resemble a squirrel except for the thin tail.

In the close up pic it looks a lot like a very young woodchuck to me.

threesmom
08-13-2007, 10:52 PM
I vote flying squirrel. I've had them in the garage, but not in the house ... I reserve that right for field mice only :shock:. From what I remember, those flying guys are a little smaller and ... cuter than the bushier guys - sort of what your guy would look like, well, dry, and alive.

Did the pest people get back to you yet? Glad it's not an emergency!

Susan P.
08-13-2007, 10:58 PM
Flying squirrel? *chin wobble..lips quaver*.. you mean Rocky (Rocky and Bullwinkle) could be dead?!? Nooooo...anything but that! All hands to the bicycle pumps!!

:)

threesmom
08-13-2007, 10:59 PM
This one didn't have a cape, so I think we're all good.

(I'm remembering Rocky right, right? I'm picturing a blue cape)

sinistral_needler
08-13-2007, 11:46 PM
I think Rocky had goggles, a cap and a scar, but not a cape.

Jan in CA
08-14-2007, 12:03 AM
Ground squirrels do not have a bushy tail. They also come in other colors.

zip
08-14-2007, 12:47 AM
Ground squirrels do not have a bushy tail. They also come in other colors.


Ick. And the ears look right, too. And it was in the house. :ick:

laikabear
08-14-2007, 01:31 AM
Looks like a juvenile squirrel to me. They start out with skinny tails like that which don't get bushy until they are adults, even if they are of a "bushy-tailed" variety.

Googled "squirrel New Jersey" (looking for squirrel species in your area) since it doesn't look like an Eastern Gray Squirrel and found this...

http://sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/n/a/2007/01/25/national/a081306S24.DTL&type=bondage

Not too helpful on the "what is it" question but may eliminate some options on the "what should I do with it" question. :rofl:

Susan P.
08-14-2007, 01:53 AM
LOL No road-kill-on-toast recipes then :)

Susan P.
08-14-2007, 08:21 AM
Please..let me know the answer to this when I wake up in the morning..even tho everyone will know before me! :)

msoebel
08-14-2007, 11:37 AM
You mean we still don't know?

It can't be a flying squirrel...they have little flaps under their arms...little pockets of skin that catch the air and allow them to glide on wind currents. I didn't see on our poor friend.

I think it's a ground squirrel, but what do I know?

Misty

sugarfunpouch
08-14-2007, 04:01 PM
I still vote ground squirrel!

figaro
08-14-2007, 04:04 PM
I am still waiting to hear from Terminix about this. Not exactly easily reachable people. I did email another person and she said she would ask her boss about it but nothing so far.

I just want to know what the thing was, UGH!

Jackie M.
08-14-2007, 07:10 PM
I would want to know how it got in the house. Have you checked your attic? Squirrels love living in attics.

Jackie

figaro
08-14-2007, 07:36 PM
Over the weekend we left the garage door open for a few hours (something we never do) and there is a inch gap at the bottom of the basement door that leads into the dining area. That has to be the only way it got into the house, unless he used that mouse hole that the mouses from before? And this is how close we are to the woods-

http://i68.photobucket.com/albums/i25/hum39/Image677.jpg

and we have these almost every weekend...

http://i68.photobucket.com/albums/i25/hum39/Image629.jpg

Doodknitwit
08-14-2007, 07:39 PM
:blooby:pretty place.... pretty balloons

Jan in CA
08-14-2007, 07:52 PM
:passedout: Wow, what a beautiful place you live in!!

Susan P.
08-14-2007, 07:53 PM
Awww.. try a vet Figaro? Nice to see another image of your lovely home/area :) What are the trees around the back of the hoop?

figaro
08-14-2007, 07:56 PM
I think that there are oaks next to the road but other than that, I have no idea.

I do love the view out here, and for the most part it is quiet (except for the dump trucks that come from 6 am to past midnight!:wall:).

Susan P.
08-14-2007, 08:49 PM
Garbage trucks...ahhhh yes..I have those..and they seem to love getting garbage from one nearby place around 2am..and they lift this large trade waste bin and shake it and drop it back onto a concrete surface. oi!

It's really lovely your place..it has SUCH a nice feel to it..are the children settled and enjoying it all?

figaro
08-14-2007, 08:58 PM
I wish they were garbage trucks, they are the big dump trucks that haul large amounts of dirt or whatever. And we are on a downgrade so we hear the air brakes (I think) and we hear the trucks shifting gears going up the hill.

The girls are fine here but they can't go outside to play in the grass because of the amount of ticks out there. We just bought a house in a town close to here, I think they will like it better than here, it has a pool and a hot tub!:woohoo:

Susan P.
08-14-2007, 09:33 PM
Didn't you not long move there? Well, those ticks aren't fun so if you're making another move and are happy with that then that's great! :)

Here many rural areas had to have curfews on airbraking trucks because of the noise. I think 10pm is the end of their period to use the roads. It's funny tho..I live near a train station and the trains don't bother me at all but I have a lift right next to the flat and when it goes up and down the counter weight at the top bangs and that really! bugs me at times.

figaro
08-14-2007, 10:00 PM
Yeah, we moved here in Dec. of last year but it is a rental. This house costs too much for us ($500,000) and although it is almost 5 acres, maybe 1/4 of 1 acre is usable.

I think the county we are moving to, I think they do not allow the airbrakes at all but since we will be in the middle of town, I do not see a lot trucks using the street!

Susan P.
08-14-2007, 10:03 PM
I understand...well...start a'packin! and don't take any ground squirrels or hoosierats in your boxes :)

figaro
08-15-2007, 09:19 AM
:oo:

I think there are more in the house! This morning, the dog woke me up again barking and growling, I went down and let him out but he did not catch anything. But he was sniffing up a storm over at the stove, I think that is where the little things are entering our home. I put in a call to our real estate agent (she works in the same office as the agents who are trying to sell this house) and let her know that we have additional unwelcome house guests. We may be here for just over a month but I want someone to come in and take care of the problem. (I wanted to get up early and read the paper, drink a cup of coffee with some peace and quiet but no, I instead get the dog barking and growling off and on from 4 to 5!!:wall:)

Jan in CA
08-15-2007, 11:42 AM
Ugh. There must be an entry point somewhere in your kitchen. :doh:

We had possums in the attic once. My daughter kept telling us she was hearing things in her room. We kept telling her she was just "hearing things" because we didn't hear it. One night DH went into the garage after one of these episodes and sure enough he saw a possum going into the attic above her room. :noway: A few humane traps later and closed up entry point and the problem was solved. DD still brings that episode up now and then. :teehee:

Carla1019
08-15-2007, 12:26 PM
Since you found the first one and it looks like a baby..Do you think maybe you might have more "Babys" in a nest some where?

figaro
08-15-2007, 12:29 PM
NNNOOOOO!

Silver
08-15-2007, 02:09 PM
I dunno.. if I had to put up with some mystery rodents in the kitchen in order to live in a half million dollar home with that view, and hot air balloons??? Well, I don't see a problem. :??

figaro
08-15-2007, 02:16 PM
The real estate agent that is trying to sell this house just left. He came by to see what the thing is that was in here. He is going to call someone to take a look at it and hopefully take care of the problem. We looked under the stove and the hole is more than likely too small for that but there were 2 little dead mice in the traps!:ick:

It sounds like the homeowner is going to rent this place after we leave, the market cannot support the price and I guess she has to get a certain amount to break even.

So the mystery continues.......

Mulderknitter
08-15-2007, 05:17 PM
:passedout:dead mice too??? ack!:zombie:

sugarfunpouch
08-15-2007, 07:17 PM
Yuck! You seem to have a very bad "pest" problem.

figaro
08-16-2007, 04:32 PM
Well, we should be finding out what it is tomorrow. I talked to the landlady and she is sending a pest company out to take a look and maybe figure out how it got in and if there are more:oo:.

stitchwitch
08-16-2007, 06:16 PM
I could handle a fuzzy critter but if I see a roach, well that's a whole different story. I'd freak a little at the thought of a fuzzy thing in my house (other than my cat and husband) but I could sleep. If I found a roach I'd be keeping one eye open all night long. One time we had the french doors off of our bedroom open and a roach flew in and proceeded to fly around the room. I screamed, my husband was trying to tackle it and I'm pretty sure the next door neighbors thought we were having a domestic dispute as I screamed "get it away from me!!!" Not until I saw it's smushy guts was I relieved and then for two weeks I was still a little jumpy at anything moving near me. :roflhard:

momwolf
08-16-2007, 09:45 PM
I still vote for black squirrel

figaro
08-18-2007, 01:15 PM
Well, the pest guy just left and he said it was a
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http://i68.photobucket.com/albums/i25/hum39/squirrel.jpg

Yep, we had a flying squirrel in the house. They guy said more than likely it got in during the day, probably scared and they it tried getting out and then my dog found it. He did find more evidence of mice and some carpenter ants and will talk to the homeowner about it.

So, the mystery is solved...

zip
08-18-2007, 01:22 PM
poor Rocky. :(

at least it wasn't a badgerbadgerbadger. re your av. :rofl: or eek! a snake a snake!

ahem. sorry...

sugarfunpouch
08-18-2007, 01:57 PM
LOL zip! So it turned out to be a flying squirrel!

jcmom
08-18-2007, 04:54 PM
:cheering: Yeah for the pest guy solving the mystery. This is the funniest thread. Who knew so many people would respond to your plight? Beautiful view from the house too.
My question is this....Is that a pic. of a dog sticking out its tongue on your avatar? Just wondering.

figaro
08-18-2007, 05:07 PM
Nope, just a avatar of a badger sticking its tongue out. Is it weird to say that it fits my personality a little bit?;-)

I was pleasantly surprised by the amount of interest in this posting, a lot of the responses made me laugh out loud...

Silver
08-19-2007, 09:11 PM
poor Rocky. :(

at least it wasn't a badgerbadgerbadger. re your av. :rofl: or eek! a snake a snake!

ahem. sorry...
mushroom, mushroom!