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Favourite native mammal?

Posted: 01/08/2015 at 15:36

Favourite native mammal?

Posted: 01/08/2015 at 15:26

Mine was coastal otters Hosta - is that OK? (same species but they have the whole sea to play and fish in).

Inland otters got into a neighbours pond a few weeks back and did similar damage - so I know they can be a pest from that point of view. She had some nice footage of the culprits taken with an infra red camera tho'..


Posted: 01/08/2015 at 15:20

I couldn't resist a sneak peak either Jo 

I would like to ask (in a non inflammatory way) why somebody would consider it acceptable to bring issues of terrorism, paedophilia and rape into a discussion about cats digging in one's garden.

I refuse to enter into the arguments about cats but I do object to rudeness and unreasonable tirades on the forum. 

Posting Issues?

Posted: 01/08/2015 at 15:07

I wonder who you're talking about now.... 

Favourite native mammal?

Posted: 01/08/2015 at 15:05
Busy-Lizzie wrote (see)

....... and make a heck of a racket at night! Especially in mating and having babies seasons.

Reminds me of some neighbours I used to have BL ....

Sorry . Get me coat ....

Cute pic though.

Favourite native mammal?

Posted: 01/08/2015 at 10:09
It's probably the red squirrel (only seen 2) for me but coastal otters are jostling for top spot.
We enjoyed a magical day kayaking off the West Coast of Scotland and a couple of otters decided to join us diving and playing around the kayak for ages.They look incredibly cute and serene lying on their blacks floating in the water and are amazingly graceful swimming underwater.


Posted: 01/08/2015 at 00:10
I know it's not worth getting het up about but maybe it's just been one of those days & it got to me a bit. I think 'somebody' has some serious issues & it's not pleasant watching the fall out.
Never mind, I don't have to look at it...
Congratulations on your anniversary Liri - raspberries & cream everytime for me


Posted: 31/07/2015 at 21:35

Yeah! - that about sums it up for me too Hosta.

I am all for freedom of speech etc but unpleasant ranting, unwillingness to even consider alternative views and downright rudeness have no place on my computer. And that is without threatening to take pot shots at animals (which I have also seen once too often on several other threads). 'Ignore' button for me too. First time in nearly three years of using this forum. Very sad.


Posted: 31/07/2015 at 19:50

Thank yooooo,  There are some very nice people on this forum too 


Posted: 31/07/2015 at 19:26

Runnybeak - If I was you I would booby trap that short cut with strategically placed small plant pots and sticks. If your postie twists an ankle you can ask what the heck she thought she was doing forcing her way through and damaging your plants. Revenge is sweet.

Sorry - feeling a bit tetchy because some rather vitriolic comments on (yet another ) 'I Hate Cats' thread seem to have gotten under my skin. Some people just sound so rude and intolerant. Must remember it's only the internet - I don't need to meet these people or have them in my life...

Panda - I hope something turns up soon for you. It's frustrating & disheartening when you are working so hard to find a job - but I'm sure somebody will appreciate your special qualities soon.

Dove - ooh I just fancy apple pie & ice cream - is there a spare slice (just the one needed) going begging please.

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