A little gooier. <G>
We never had a cat door for the cats when we lived in the desert, and
our best hunters liked to be out at night. We'd find various pieces
parts of animals on the front porch in the mornings so after stepping in
them a couple of times, we learned to watch for them. <G>
Cats like to bring their people "gifts"...
The only time "prey" ever ended up indoors was when a female with
kittens would meow at the door, then run inside with it. It was usually
still half-alive at that point. :-P Usually mice, rats, small
squirrels, Kangaroo rats and the occasional quail. Patience was the only
cat we ever had that would catch rabbits!
Now that we spay/neuter and keep the cats inside, it's no longer an
It sounds like your cat has spunk. Did the owl that attacked her
I understand that around here, coyotes like to eat cats. I try to keep
my cats in at night. That's especially true of the barn cat that was
recently given to our son. Don is seriously doting over that little
I used to think that was bizarre . . . until someone told me why.
They are not bringing us gifts, they are taking their prey back to the
den. That's part of their eons-old instincts. Made perfect sense.
However, when I found a mouse in their dish of milk one morning, I
wondered. Did the mouse drown getting a drink or were the cats trying to
sweeten it up? LOL
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