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Garden Talk: Who Removes your Dead? (Wildlife)

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enidcandles
Enid, OK

May 12, 2011
9:58 AM

Post #8557789

Who is responsible for this less than appealing task at your house - and what do you do with the carcasses?

Every time there is something dead in my yard (which is daily), I point it out to DH and he says: "I will get that for you in a bit honey" - and he never, ever gets it!
I scoop it up with a trowel or whatever is handy and dump it in the garbage bin for the city to pick up on Tuesdays. Mind you, my garbage takes on a whole new aroma this time of year - at least in the winter the little bodies are frozen!

Just had to vent folks, this task is driving me crazy!!

I have two cats that love to hunt - I don't mind because they keep the moles/voles killed off but do they really have to bring me everything they catch?
Carolyn22
Athens, PA
(Zone 5b)

May 16, 2011
9:07 AM

Post #8566826

They bring you everything they catch and kill, because they are showing you they are doing their jobs... nasty as it can be, you are supposed to praise them.

I have always had the job of disposing of all the little bodies - but it is well worth it for me to do that and to have my kitties.

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enidcandles
Enid, OK

May 16, 2011
12:24 PM

Post #8567256

Ah - too cute!
The gray cat - are it's eyes blue or green - beautiful either way!
Carolyn22
Athens, PA
(Zone 5b)

May 16, 2011
2:12 PM

Post #8567453

Her eyes are green. She's the princess - or at least she thinks she is...:-)

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