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A Life For A Life

Discussion in 'Gardening With Animals' started by Nyboy, Nov 19, 2018.

  1. Nov 21, 2018
    Carol Dee

    Carol Dee Garden Master

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    So sorry, funny how fast we can become attached to those little critters. :loveI was really rooting for Chickie. Made me sad too. Bless your heart for rescuing him form some gruesome end and providing love and warmth instead.
     
  2. Nov 21, 2018
    ninnymary

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    I am so shocked! Wasn't expecting that. Seems like you don't get any breaks. I hope things settle down for you and things get better.

    Mary
     
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  3. Nov 21, 2018
    pjn

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    so sorry to hear the news.
     
  4. Nov 21, 2018
    Rhodie Ranch

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    Oh Nyboy! You didn't need this poor sweet kitty to die on you. But like others have said, I'm glad he passed in some comfort and warmth of a cage, instead of horribly out there in the wild. Hugs to you, my friend.
     
  5. Nov 22, 2018
    henless

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    Poor kitty :hit So sorry Nyboy :hugs
     
  6. Nov 22, 2018
    bobm

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    Can you prove that this kitten is a working rodent control employee in your employ ? Take scalps of the dead rodents and prove that the rodents were indeed killed by this kitten with video proof of workmanship for evidence as that may help during an audit.
    At last count... there are somewhere like 14 wild ferral cats in our neighborhood. We have moles galore in my backyard with NO evidence in decrease of their population for the last 3 years. Rats and mice are in all of neighbors homes and 2 of them now pay for pest control. I use Decon in the garage and count many mouse bodies. Do you think that these cats are vegetarians or high on mary wanna as they seem to be thin but are still roaming our neighborhood looking for handouts ? Sorry to hear of your new feline friend's demise. RIP
     
  7. Nov 22, 2018
    catjac1975

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    My cats bring home all sorts of rodents to put on display for us. The day I was digging sweet potatoes I lifted the weed barrier and a few mice came running out. One cat was hanging around and immediately pounced and ate a mouse. 2 cats then hung around while I work pounceing occasional at something I could not see. Never thought of using them as a write off. They sure do eat a lot. hahahahah
     
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  8. Nov 22, 2018
    Jared77

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    Ugh I'm sorry to hear that. Wasn't for a lack of trying but its still not easy.
     
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  9. Nov 22, 2018
    aftermidnight

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    Poor little thing, at least it was shown someone did care, you have a good heart Alex.
     
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  10. Nov 23, 2018
    canesisters

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    :hugs:hugs:hugs
    I've been off-line a few days and have been catching up here on TEG.
    I a SO SORRY about all that you've been dealing with this past week!!! It's just terrible.

    Maybe spend the winter making a varmint-proof home for your ducks and chickens and re-order in the spring?
    Hugs to you. :(
     
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