Interesting thing I've noticed

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  1. Clay_22

    Clay_22 Young Pine

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    Been just over a year since we put down our great hunter Cooper the cat. Amazing how in a year the uptick in rabbits, squirrel, chipmunks etc I now see and have to deal with. He was my one stop pest control system.
     
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    Clay_22 I have always thought cats are great hunters too. We had a minx cat who adopted us. He kept the small critters at bay. They do claim their territory and beware if any other creature crosses . I do miss the occasional presents left on the porches.
     
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    Netty Chaotic Gardener Plants Contributor

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    The rabbits are out of control here this year, with and without a dog. I'm predicting an increase in the coyote population next year.
     
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    Since I have been mowing the pastures daily , spraying weeds and white clover I have not seen any rabbits or deer. Of course the season is still young. Knock on wood. Been catching gophers and moles using traps.
     
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