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Re: Re: snakes and cats

Lucky it was still alive.  Sugar would have killed it.

Pam Evans
Kemp, TX
zone 8A
----- Original Message -----
From: Kitty
Sent: 9/12/2004 9:28:53 AM
To: gardenchat@hort.net
Subject: Re: [CHAT] snakes and cats

> Geez, you ruined their fun!

> Kitty


> ----- Original Message ----- 

> From: "Theresa" <tchessie@comcast.net>

> To: "GardenChat" <gardenchat@hort.net>

> Sent: Saturday, September 11, 2004 10:55 PM

> Subject: [CHAT] snakes and cats



> > Hi all-

> >

> > Been kind of crazy lately, but things are finally settling.  Except for

> > our little excitement this evening.  Front door was open, cats just

> > hanging out looking out the screen door.  I'm just working on the

> > computer and then realize that one of the cats is all scrunched down in

> > stealth mode and the other one is all poofed up with a ridge of hair

> > down it's back.  They clearly see something- I figure something

> > outside.  Until... my siamese (the poofed up one) jumps back then wacks

> > at something with it's foot.  I get up to see what is up and in the

> > darkish room see something (bigger than a bug!) in the corner of the

> > door.  Turn on the light and it is a SNAKE.  Granted it is a little one,

> > but still it's in my house! Clearly the screen door wasn't shut

> > securely- or else it wouldn't be inside.  So- it stretches out along the

> > screen, so I closed the inside door (basically trapping it between the 2

> > doors. Went out through the garage and got a stick and opened the screen

> > door to shoo it back out into the garden.  It was only a little gopher

> > snake and I'm rather pleased that at least I have some little creature

> > enjoying my garden (he just needs to stay out of my house!)

> >

> > Theresa

> > Sac, CA

> >

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