We were besieged by groundhogs last year around this time;
Well, this year it's raccoons. They're tornadoes on legs and
completely thrash our garden and backyard whenever they pass through
during the night. Thinking that it was probably just one of them, I
set the trap one night and waited.
Decided to look out a few hours later after hearing a commotion
outside and saw not one but four of them. One was in the trap with the
other three pulling and pushing the trap around in an attempt to free
it. Had to turn the hose on them.
Here's a shot of the unfortunate one before taking it for a ride;
Yeah, they're cute and I can understand why some people have them as
"The most famous domesticated raccoons were Rebecca and Horace, owned
by United States President Calvin Coolidge, who served from 1923 to