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@KingstonsMom wrote:

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You must not have feral cats or hawks in your area!


Or a big dog!

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@geezerette wrote:

@KingstonsMom wrote:

@Sooner 

 

You must not have feral cats or hawks in your area!


Or a big dog!


 

 

We have hawks, falcons and feral cats here. But  when my golden and I are sitting outside, sometimes a squirrel will come right up to us. My golden just looks at it. She never chases them either. She would probably want to snuggle with it...lol!

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I live on a wooded lot and had my house "wildlife proofed" to the extent it can be (wildlife can always find ways to get in but the company put wildlife-proof (including bats, squirrels and raccoons among other wildlife) screening over every place they could see where wildlife might get in (esp outside where there are vents for my attic). There is an extra small holed (for bats), extra strong special screening for this purpose. The worker called it "wildlife exclusion" screening.
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@geezerette 

 

I have a big dog (my avatar), but he has no interest in squirrels or any other animals.

 

We trained him to ignore all other animals when out hiking, walking. or in public in general.

 

 

 

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@SilleeMee wrote:

@geezerette wrote:

@KingstonsMom wrote:

@Sooner 

 

You must not have feral cats or hawks in your area!


Or a big dog!


 

 

We have hawks, falcons and feral cats here. But  when my golden and I are sitting outside, sometimes a squirrel will come right up to us. My golden just looks at it. She never chases them either. She would probably want to snuggle with it...lol!


@SilleeMee 

 

Goldens are such 'sugar babies'!Heart

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@Sooner  Those little critters are EVERYWHERE! Growing up, my Dad had a running battle with them in competition for the hickory nuts. He usually got just enough for one cake or one batch of Russian Tea Cookies. Back then, the squirrels were feeding on less polluted things, so we shot them and ate them. They are delicious! 

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@PA Mom-mom wrote:

@Sooner  Those little critters are EVERYWHERE! Growing up, my Dad had a running battle with them in competition for the hickory nuts. He usually got just enough for one cake or one batch of Russian Tea Cookies. Back then, the squirrels were feeding on less polluted things, so we shot them and ate them. They are delicious! 


 

Growing up, my brother used to shoot and eat them too, sorry but totally gross IMO.

 

They smelled really gross cooking....no thanks.

 

 

 

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@KingstonsMom wrote:

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You must not have feral cats or hawks in your area!


@KingstonsMom Lots of Hawks!  LOTS!  Making lazy circles in the sky --all the time (remember the song "OKLAHOMA!"?) but there are too many tall fences for them to swoop much in the 'hood!  It's easier out of the fields in the river valley!  

 

Lazy Hawks!  

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I've eaten many things in my life, even a muskrat. But never a squirrel.

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@PA Mom-mom wrote:

@Sooner  Those little critters are EVERYWHERE! Growing up, my Dad had a running battle with them in competition for the hickory nuts. He usually got just enough for one cake or one batch of Russian Tea Cookies. Back then, the squirrels were feeding on less polluted things, so we shot them and ate them. They are delicious! 


@PA Mom-mom I love hickory nuts!  (Or "hicker nuts" as most Okies say.). But they are SO hard to pick out!  And black walnuts too!!!!!  LOVE black walnut pound cake!