Weekend Happenings

04/28/2008 @ 11:10 AM | Animals, Nature, Personal with 6 Comments | Print This Post

Well this weekend was somewhat interesting. The backdoor pretty much stayed open all weekend for the dogs as it was really nice and I didn’t need to run the air really.

Incident #1: The little one is charging the back fence barking and back up repeatedly. I go to investigate and there is a line of leaves that I need to rake up so I didn’t see it immediately. Then she charges again and I see what she is after. Looked like maybe something dug a hole so I get a stick and move some of the leaves. Can’t figure it out so I put the stick underneath to see if anything comes out and it moves so I go get the rake and start move mounds of leaves. It’s the damn same snapping turtle that returns every spring because it has a crack in it’s shell. Fricken thing was fiesty too so I picked him up and put him on the other side of the fence. Now mind you the entire time, the dog was barking. So I turned around and told her if you get bit now it’s not my fault because I put him on the otherside of the fence and she did stick her nose through the fence.

Incident #2: That fricken mouse is still alive unbeknownst to me as I thought the little one had eaten it because I could’ve swore I saw flesh and fur but no blood so that should have tipped me off. Dunno what it was now. Anyway, I had left the traps down just in case and then let the dogs out Saturday to see one of the traps and been tripped. So I get it out beside the fridge outside and open it up. Nothing. Bastard. I take my happy little self to the ACE hardware store for a new rake and some poison now because I’m done playing nice with it. The man at the store was trying to tell me to put peanut butter on a cotton ball and I told him they were eating the dogs food. He thought I was nuts when I told him that it tripped the trap and they had the ones I used so he handed me the poison and said ya you need this.

Incident #3: Since the owner decided to pay someone to blast the exterior with bleach, it nailed the birdnest that was on my hanging plant because I wasn’t home and they didn’t take it down. After a week nothing was going in or out because there was no hole so I figure I’d take it down and trash it because the bird wasn’t coming back obviously. Low and behold here were too hatchlings in there with another egg not yet hatched. Nothing I could do about it. They were too small for me to rear them and barely moving by then anyway.

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    ella // April 28th, 2008 at 5:17 PM

    Hey there :beer: thanks for your comment.. sorry to hear you could’nt help the little fledglings,i hope the mommy n daddy bird bombarde your neighbours windows with birdie shite lol. I am curious as to the name you have chosen for your white kittie when you get it. i am a great believer of rehoming pets from rescue centres, is that what you would be considering.

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    Twitter: blueyestm
    // April 28th, 2008 at 5:43 PM

    Yep gonna hit the shelters as soon as I’m ready and I’m going to name her Snowflake.

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    artistic muse // April 30th, 2008 at 2:10 PM

    Aren’t you worried about using poison with your dogs around? I can imagine a little ball of peanut butter and poison sounding like a delicious treat for an unsuspecting puppy

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    Twitter: blueyestm
    // April 30th, 2008 at 2:14 PM

    Not when the poison is behind the fridge

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    Ling // May 1st, 2008 at 7:35 AM

    The battle of the fridge – Guess the mouse staked first claim to the territory. Maybe you should try filing suit against it, before you take the law into your own hands. :mrgreen:

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    Twitter: blueyestm
    // May 1st, 2008 at 7:59 AM

    LMAO. No I was there first.