I have a raccoon that thinks he's a cat! The mom cat comes to eat in the 
mornings & when I open my back patio door, the cat comes running & then the 
raccoon comes running! lol

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On Jun 1, 2012, at 6:56 PM, "Beth" <create_me_...@yahoo.com> wrote:

> I actually had a baby opossum that somehow got into my house. My cats just 
> sat there and looked at it like it was an alien. The opossum paid no 
> attention to the cats. My dog keeps them off the porch where some of the 
> ferals feed. She hates opossums.
> 
> Natalie <at...@optonline.net> wrote:
> 
>> Whenever someone dumps a cat around here, I always see them eating together 
>> with possums - it's amazing.  The first time I saw it, I was really 
>> terrified for the cat!
>> 
>> -----Original Message-----
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>> dlg...@windstream.net
>> Sent: Friday, June 01, 2012 12:22 AM
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>> Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] RACCOON GETTING INTO CAT STATION
>> 
>> cats and possums getting along.  That was one worry I had about feeding the 
>> birds, that the cats could be hurt by them.  So far, all my cats have enough 
>> good sense to back off when they and the coons come up to eat.  Somehow they 
>> seem to know they could not win a fight with either one of them.  Coons can 
>> kill a full grown dog, especially if they get them in enough water to hold 
>> their head down until the drown them.
>> ---- Dana Giordano <giordano.d...@gmail.com> wrote: 
>>> I feed mine on the ground inside a bin which I have cut out the sides of so 
>>> they can pass through. I lean boards up   Against the sides. It's low 
>>> perfect for a cat and opossums but apparently too low and awkward for a 
>>> raccoon to get in there. I put a large deep square plastic food bin inside 
>>> and a piece of styrofoam on the floor inside to wedge the food bin into one 
>>> place. Opossums and cats get along fine so I let them share. My main issues 
>>> end up being ants and slugs which I use food grade diacetemous earth and 
>>> sandpaper to deter. I also have a rope light out there - dunno if that 
>>> deters so wanted to mention it. Hope that helps.
>>>>> 
>>>>> Don't Litter, Fix Your Critter! www.Furkids.org
>>>>> 
>>>>> “I am not interested to know whether vivisection produces results that 
>>>>> are profitable to the human race or doesn’t….the pain which it inflicts 
>>>>> upon unconsenting animals is the basis of my enmity toward it, and it is 
>>>>> to me sufficient justification of the enmity without looking further.” – 
>>>>> Mark Twain
>> 
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