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Re: What a week!rat


Yes- I can see how a miniblink would be no contest for such a heafty cat!

Theresa

Pam Evans wrote:

>Probably take Sugar about 10 minutes to search and destroy that rat. She was
>doing her daily rounds of the rose bushes eating grasshoppers one day. Some
>man walking by stopped and watched her reach in and snatch them one by one
>and eat them. He asked me the same question. She's so good. I do have to
>replace the mini-blind this weekend that she used for a ladder to catch a
>moth though. Oh well. They were not designed to hold the weight of a 15 1/2
>pound cat.
>
>On 9/16/05, Theresa <tchessie1@sbcglobal.net> wrote:
>  
>
>>How much do you charge to rent out your cat? What do ya think it would
>>take her to catch my rat- a day maybe 2? Clearly the cats around my
>>neighborhood are all pansies. Oh, its well and good that they like to
>>scratch around in the nice soft dirt, but get their little paws dirty
>>with a nasty rat- heavens no!
>>
>>Theresa
>>
>>Pam Evans wrote:
>>
>>    
>>
>>>Well Theresa, be glad you don't have a cat that brings them into the
>>>      
>>>
>>house
>>    
>>
>>>and lets them loose. Shirley has a cat that does not mouse. She will
>>>      
>>>
>>watch
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>>>them walk right through the kitchen and go back to her dish. Last night,
>>>      
>>>
>>she
>>    
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>>>brought a rat in and let it loose in the house. I told Shirley she needs
>>>      
>>>
>>to
>>    
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>>>bring her over here for mousing lessons from Sugar. She kills (and eats)
>>>anything she catches. Unbelievable. They still have not found it. How
>>>      
>>>
>>nice.
>>    
>>
>>>On 9/15/05, James R. Fisher <garrideb@well.com> wrote:
>>>
>>>
>>>      
>>>
>>>>Theresa wrote:
>>>>But, I really
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>        
>>>>
>>>>>don't want to use rat traps because I'm concerns it would accidently
>>>>>catch something else (the the stupid neighbor''s cat) and I couldn't
>>>>>deal with that at all.
>>>>>
>>>>>Theresa
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>          
>>>>>
>>>>++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
>>>>That's a point (the neighbor is stupid, or his cat is stupid ?).
>>>>Last year, we had our 17-year locust invasion, and the rat population
>>>>mushroomed, so I was obliged to use traps. I was worried about
>>>>catching my resident chipmunk, but fortunately he survived.
>>>>-jrf
>>>>--
>>>>Jim Fisher
>>>>Vienna, Virginia USA
>>>>38.9 N 77.2 W
>>>>USDA Zone 7
>>>>Max. 95 F [36 C], Min. 10 F [-12 C]
>>>>
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>>>--
>>>Pam Evans
>>>Kemp TX
>>>zone 8A
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>Pam Evans
>Kemp TX
>zone 8A
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