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Re: vacation.....HA!


Cathy's right - 
Voles have longer snouts than mice and shorter tails. and she's right about
cats.  When Shimmy was still small he found a nest and every day he brought
me one.  Each day the baby vole he brought was bigger than the day b4. 

Kitty


> [Original Message]
> From: cathy carpenter <cathyc@rnet.com>
> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> Date: 6/10/2003 8:24:20 PM
> Subject: Re: [CHAT] vacation.....HA!
>
> I suspect Kitty is correct. Did you notice the tails? Voles have short 
> tails, compared to mice. As to their elimination, cats do a pretty good 
> job.
> Cathy
> On Monday, June 9, 2003, at 09:44 PM, Donna wrote:
> > For those in my area, what are the small brown things that look like a
> > cute mouse? Found a family, very bold I might add.... As I was taking
> > out some overgrown areas, hear the rustling. Thought it was a snake, so
> > continued being careful not to grab it. (nothing but gardener type 
> > here)
> >
> > Out comes this little brown thing....with a baby crossing the path to
> > head over to where I am not working... bold, just a few feet away from
> > me... then mother heads back, gets another baby, turning so cute to 
> > make
> > sure the baby could get over the edging... then again... finally the
> > runt of the litter, which couldn't make it, so she picked it up and
> > carried it to safety...
> >
> > Ok they got to go, but what are they and how?
> >
> > Donna
> > IL, Zone 5
> >
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