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Animal behaviour

Discussion in 'Personal' started by henriette, Mar 19, 2012.

  1. henriette

    henriette New commenter

    We have a cat. A (neutered) male. He hunts. He usually leaves his trophies ( pigeons, starlings, mice, squirrels) by the back door for us.
    O/h noticed that a pot of bulbs on the patio was looking "dug in". He discovered a half-eaten wood pigeon buried amongst the lily bulbs.
    Question: would it have been the cat who did this? (it seems against what he normally does).
    If not, what? We are semi-urban with foxes and kites along with the normal range of garden predators.
     
  2. henriette

    henriette New commenter

    We have a cat. A (neutered) male. He hunts. He usually leaves his trophies ( pigeons, starlings, mice, squirrels) by the back door for us.
    O/h noticed that a pot of bulbs on the patio was looking "dug in". He discovered a half-eaten wood pigeon buried amongst the lily bulbs.
    Question: would it have been the cat who did this? (it seems against what he normally does).
    If not, what? We are semi-urban with foxes and kites along with the normal range of garden predators.
     
  3. Doglover

    Doglover Occasional commenter

    It doesn't sound like cat behaviour. Maybe a fox?
     
  4. jacob

    jacob Lead commenter

    It is revenge for you having chopped off his bo!!ocks! personally, I don't blame him....
     
  5. Foxes bury their surplus nosh to come back for later. Pots seem to be very acceptable to them for this purpose. I found quite a sizable bit of lamb once in a pot of runner beans.

     

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