The Party’s Over

22 Apr

When I went to fill the feeders this morning I discovered the front porch wide open, and about a dozen squirrels chowing down on peanuts.  The “regular” birdseed is in a galvanized trash can, so they  couldn’t get to it, and they had not been interested in the finch food, but – boy, howdy! – did they have a blast with the peanuts.

When Blazer and I went out to feed the fish last night, the dog found a snapping turtle headed for the pond.  I  called The Squire out to take care of that little problem and he had come out through the front door, and then inside via back door, leaving the slider wide open in the process.

Nothing a good vacuum and wipe down couldn’t fix. That and a new metal bucket with a secure lid.


2 Responses to “The Party’s Over”

  1. tiggerlyss April 22, 2017 at 3:47 pm #

    Now, if your squirrels are anything like the ones here, they will be putting on the play, Oliver.

    • thisendoftheswamp April 22, 2017 at 7:08 pm #

      That’s Blazer’s job – standing around with his bowl in his mouth. The squirrels hop up and glare in the den window and fuss.

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