On Sun, 27 May 2018 09:07:59 -0700 (PDT), Richard Donnelly
One of our cats loved spiders, and would consume them with gusto. Get
I'm surprised you have them in the house at this time of year. It's
usually autumn when the weather turns cold that I get them coming
indoors. Whatever it is they're crawling around in, seems to be a
pretty effective trap.
On Sun, 27 May 2018 17:19:26 +0100, Chris Hogg wrote:
The mini-series of 'beasts from the East' seems to have confused them
this year and there are some big hairy ones out now (so my sister, who
has a preoccupation with such things, informs me). I expect there will be
fewer in the Autumn this time around as a consequence.
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We had a cat like that,for added joy it preferred to eat them up against
the glass of the outside of a window which was feet from the dining table.
Lovely view of spiders legs twirling about as they were disappearing past
the cats lips
While you were trying to enjoy meal.
On Monday, May 28, 2018 at 7:29:47 AM UTC+1, Brian Gaff wrote:
I think these things are cyclical. Some years back the bricks in our house,
which have a rough surface, don't know the terminology, were badly infest
ed with spiders nests. (Little white cocoons). They were impossible to remo
ve easily. Power hose, deck brush etc. Haven't seen them since.
If you have hundreds indoors it possibly means something large died,
attracted flies with in turn fed a spider which then produced a lot of
offspring. They possibly still have a food source attracted by the dead
I once had many hundreds of spiders the size of a pin head abseiling
from my loft hatch when a couple of pigeons were trapped and died after
a roof slate repair. However the infestation only lasted a day and the
spiders dispersed never to be seen again.
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