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An unexpected visitor

Oooookay, so I was sitting in the living-room, typing away on my laptop, when I saw, out of the corner of my eye, what I thought was one of the cats wandering down the hallway just next to me.

Except it seemed a bit big.

I glanced over at it, and suddenly realized it was a raccoon. In the house. Blithely wandering about.

I shooed it out towards the back door, and it slipped out the cat-door, and waddled off.

What I find disturbing is that it apparently knows about cat-doors and their use.

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sethm
Jan. 13th, 2004 10:05 pm (UTC)
We're watching. Aaaaaaalways watching.
jeran
Jan. 13th, 2004 10:09 pm (UTC)
Cat doors are easy. What's truly disturbing is finding out that the things know about regular doors. And keys.
smack_jackal
Jan. 14th, 2004 01:30 am (UTC)
Some people worry that cats will take over of the world when we're sleeping, I don't. It'll be the damn raccoons with their oposable thumbs. As I've recently learned they're attracted to yards with clutter in them and like to eat cat food. Your friend has probably been visited before and will do so again.
dnellin
Jan. 14th, 2004 02:45 am (UTC)
You've got to explain to the cats not to invite their "friends" in. On the other hand, maybe Cisco and Telly were hiding under the beds.
revar
Jan. 14th, 2004 04:56 am (UTC)
The cats were hiding behind the chair, actually, going something like, "AUGH! It's going to EEEAAAAT ME!"
tuftears
Jan. 14th, 2004 01:33 pm (UTC)
Cat later that night: "Can't sleep. Coon's going to eat me. Can't sleep. Coon's going to eat me."
cjthomas
Jan. 14th, 2004 07:14 am (UTC)
Flo Control.
Google for "Flo Control" for one person's solution to a similar problem =^.^=.

-Deuce
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