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RE: birds and other critters


Donna - no poisonous snakes? Fortunate you are. We do get copperheads
here, but I always have a shovel handy and have become quite adapt at
beheading. I'd have been all the rage in pre-Elizabethean London. Big
Henry would have had me on retainer. LOL.



---------- Original Message ----------------------------------
From: "Donna " <justme@prairieinet.net>
Reply-To: gardenchat@hort.net
Date:  Wed, 19 Feb 2003 19:11:30 -0600

>Interesting Betsy,
>I guess it is what you get used to living around you. Here in my area of
>the world, nothing here is going to eat you or really harm you. I enjoy
>nature, but worry when I get to other parts of the country. Not sure
>just what I would do if confronted by bobcats or bears or snakes who's
>bites could kill me. 
>
>Donna
>
>> 
>> Hi Donna,
>>         No, she did not have a permit. She lives in the foothills of
>> Denver
>> which is fairly rural and her garden is mostly native. These bobcats
>are
>> wild  and will remain wild. She loves them for that.  She enjoys them
>for
>> what they add to her environment (or since they eat voles...she loves
>them
>> for what they remove) and would not consider them pets in any way.
>> 
>> betsy
>> evergreen co z4  10 degrees this am
>> ----- Original Message -----
>> From: "Donna " <justme@prairieinet.net>
>> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
>> Sent: Monday, February 17, 2003 6:50 PM
>> Subject: RE: [CHAT] birds and other critters
>> 
>> 
>> > Hi Betsy,
>> > I would have to assume that theirs is friendly. Somehow that is a
>bit
>> > large kitty cat for me. This one was never anyone's pet... well that
>> > they would admit to anyways. I am not sure just what happened to it.
>I
>> > know they were hunting it down at one point, due to it deciding it
>liked
>> > to hang out by the grammar school. I can understand that it needed
>to be
>> > relocated. Young children running up to it could be a very bad
>> > situation.
>> >
>> > Did they have to get a special permit or something?
>> >
>> > Donna
>> >
>> > > -----Original Message-----
>> > >
>> > > Donna,
>> > >     One of my customers loves her bobcat and family. They are
>keeping
>> > the
>> > > vole and mouse populations under control; for her so that her
>> > perennial
>> > > garden doesn't get eaten. The web of life in action.
>> > >
>> > > betsy
>> > >
>> > > evergreen co z4
>> >
>> >
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Kemp TX/zone 8A



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